Go to the main content Menu
Back
Maciel's
The Flores Sandwich from Maciel's Anna Beeke
News Los Angeles
Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley

LA’s First Vegan Butcher Shop Comes to Highland Park

Maciel’s Plant-Based Butcher & Deli is about to revolutionize LA’s vegan scene.

A Latina-owned vegan butcher shop is preparing to open in Highland Park! Maciel’s will offer a succulent variety of ​​pastrami, bacon, Mexican prepared ribs, and so much more! With plans to open in June, this will be the go-to spot for your vegan summer BBQs.

Vegan Butcher Shop Founder Maciel Luna

Shop founder and creator of plant-based meats, Maciel Bañales Luna, brings LA’s first all-vegan butcher shop to Highland Park. As Luna shares on Instagram, “As we build our space, we’re closer than ever to sharing our delicious plant-based food with you. And we couldn’t be more excited. Stay tuned!” The innovative chef is from Durango, Mexico. This north-central state is known for its abundance of flavor-filled meaty dishes. Luna plans to bring her culture to her new all-plant-based butcher. And we’re here for it! Though this founder-chef has an impressive background with a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences, Luna will use her culinary expertise to serve up delicious vegan deli meat and cheeses.

Maciel Bañales Luna

Founder & Creator Maciel Bañales Luna Photo courtesy of Maciel’s

Maciel’s Plant-Based Butcher

Maciel’s Plant-Based Butcher will be your one-stop deli shop. “We’re excited to be a part of the vegan movement and to join other entrepreneurs creating plant-based butchers around the world. We can’t wait to feed fellow Angelenos our in-house meats, cheeses, and sandwiches!” Maciel shared.

The shop offered a peek at their menu, which includes The Flores. This Mexican-style sandwich features Latine-flavored ribs with pickled onions and fresh arugula on ciabatta bread. And if you’re in the mood for a brighter deli dish, try their Californian Sandwich. Stacked with herbs, vegan turkey, and bacon, this comes topped with creamy avocado. It’s the perfect summer sandwich.

The shop will open its doors at 5933 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042. To stay updated on their journey, follow Maciel’s Plant-Based Butcher & Deli on Instagram!

Alejandra Tolley

@laveganaenojona

Alejandra is a spirited writer that highlights vegan BIPOC-owned businesses in the LA area where she was born and raised. She volunteers her time donating vegan food to community fridges to make plant-based eating accessible for everyone. In her free time, she loves listening to David Bowie, hiking, and taking pictures of her doggies, Luna and Dexter.

Articles by Alejandra
Alejandra Tolley

More from VegOut

See the article this black-owned vegan restaurant is bringing a taste of the caribbean to connecticut

This Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant Is Bringing a Taste of the Caribbean to Connecticut

This family-owned vegan Caribbean restaurant is serving up nutritious, flavorful meals for all.

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Caribbean Style Vegan
Food & Drink
See the article matthew kenney’s sestina to open at century city mall

Matthew Kenney’s SESTINA to Open at Century City Mall

SESTINA’s third location is set to open later this month.

Cayla White
SESTINA
News Los Angeles
See the article 5 reasons why natural energy drinks are better

5 Reasons Why Natural Energy Drinks Are Better

Searching for a natural energy boost without the jitters and crash? Look no further!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
OCA
Sponsored Food & Drink
See the article tofu tikkā recipe

Tofu Tikkā Recipe

Tikkā is a northern Indian dish involving marinated protein or vegetables cooked in a tandoor, or clay oven. My version is made with marinated tofu baked on skewers in a conventional oven to mimic the traditional cooking vessel, which adds a char and smokiness to the dish. Using smoked paprika further pays tribute to the traditional cooking technique. This tikkā is best served hot with cooling mint chutneys and is delicious in lettuce wraps as well. For lettuce wraps, dice the tofu and vegetables into smaller pieces after cooking and fill the lettuce leaves just before serving.

Dr. Sheil Shukla Dr. Sheil Shukla
Tofu Tikka Recipe
Recipe
See the article the best vegan breakfast sandwiches across the us

The Best Vegan Breakfast Sandwiches Across the US

People say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So why not make it the most delicious, too?

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Crossroads Kitchen
Food & Drink
See the article this vegan coffee shop is a hub for the long beach lgbtq+ community

This Vegan Coffee Shop Is a Hub for the Long Beach LGBTQ+ Community

Wood Coffee Co. is not your average caffeine destination.

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Wood Coffee Co.
Food & Drink Los Angeles
See the article san diego’s veg’n out moves into mission square market

San Diego’s Veg’n Out Moves Into Mission Square Market

A chef-driven menu upgrade is coming to Grantville’s only vegan deli!

Jared Cross Jared Cross
Veg'n Out
News San Diego
See the article popular portland restaurant sxnw to permanently close

Popular Portland Restaurant SxNW to Permanently Close

The beloved vegan restaurant’s last day of service will be Sunday, August 7.

Cayla White
SxNW
News Portland
See the article lizzo takes on veganized hot ones challenge

Lizzo Takes on Veganized Hot Ones Challenge

The vegan singer appeared on the latest episode of Hot Ones, where she enjoyed vegan chicken from popular brand Daring and talked about her newest album, Special.

Cayla White
Hot Ones
News
See the article tolerant foods adds chickpea spaghetti to gluten-free vegan pasta lineup

Tolerant Foods Adds Chickpea Spaghetti to Gluten-Free Vegan Pasta Lineup

Be sure to check out this better-for-you spaghetti for your next pasta night!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Tolerant Foods
Sponsored News
See the article our favorite vegan canned wine brands

Our Favorite Vegan Canned Wine Brands

These cruelty-free wines are convenient and taste great after a long day.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Nomadica
Food & Drink
See the article 9 spots for vegan ice cream in chicago

9 Spots for Vegan Ice Cream in Chicago

Check out these nine places to find dairy-free ice cream in the Windy City!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Ben & Jerry’s
Food & Drink Chicago

Newsletter

We’ll keep you updated on new information,
upcoming events, and the best deals in your area.

By signing up you agree to receive emails from VegOut Magazine
and accept our terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy.

Subscribe Now

Get the latest in plant-based news, entertainment, and lifestyle delivered straight to your door (or inbox!)
Order the magazine!

Navigation

Subscribe Now

Order the magazine!
Close

Filters

Cities

The Most

Writer

Test

Test 2

ddd