We search the web for the best vegan things to do in the city, so you don’t have to. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.
Friday, December 20
Hungry Angelina’s Opening Night
Make your reservation for the opening weekend (or pray for an open seat at the bar) of chef Matthew Kenney’s latest restaurant. The open space is chic yet more casual than Plant Food & Wine. Get hungry for burgers and bao!
Order Your Christmas Tamales
No time (or skills) to make Christmas dinner? Check out these local vendors to order your tamales today—really, today, because the deadlines for orders are fast approaching. If you’re headed down south for the holidays, check out the catering options at The Plot in Encinitas.
Plant Power Pop-Up at Besties
Save yourself a drive to Long Beach and experience the awesomeness of Plant Power Fast Food at Bestie’s Vegan Paradise. From 5pm-8pm, the vegan fast food chain with a cult following will be serving up its “chicken” nugs, fries, burgers, and more.
UNITY Open Mic Night
Sign up to sing, or just enjoy the vegan food. Head to Hot and Cool Cafe between 7pm-10pm to put your name on the list and enjoy catering from Baba’s Vegan Cafe.
Vegan Pop-Ups in Highland Park
Come for a cocktail at Block Party, stay for mouthwatering vegan street food vendors, and cap off the night with a midnight donut at Donut Friend. The party starts at 6pm and rages until 12am!
Saturday, December 21
All Vegan Everything Pop-Up at Besties Vegan Paradise
Missed the Friday night pop-up? Swing by this all-vegan market between 12pm-4pm to sample eats from Baked Vegan Vixen and Love Amaro Pizzeria.
Long Beach Vegan Social
Grab a brew and some vegan eats from local SoCal vendors at this established community vegan pop-up. Mama’s Tamales, All Vegan Franks, Swamiji, and more will serve their enticing eats at the Hawk Bar from 12pm-5pm.
Sunday, December 22
Soon-to-be brick-and-mortar Just What I Kneaded will be popping up at the Holiday Extravaganza event with her coveted baked goods. Follow her Instagram stories for details.
The Little Green Kitchen Pop-Up
Feast on nachos, tostadas, tacos, and cheesecake at the Brentwood Farmers Market from 9am-2pm!
Vegan Exchange LA
Vegan Exchange is Vegan Street Fair’s weekly vegan market. From 11am-5pm, stroll Bakman Ave in NOHO looking for your next food and Instagram story victim.
Enjoy Instagrammable eats from LA’s most prestigious pop-ups, including Workaholic, Happiness Capsule, Donut Friend, Señoreata, and more!