11 August 2011

Best Veggie Burgers

My best friend and I went back to Salt Spring Island together,
 only this time swapping muffins for the Best Veggie Burger ever!

Photo Courtesy of Panoramio
The adorable and earthy Tree House Cafe in Ganges

Photo Courtesy of  Out There

From wooden architecture to a live tree growing in the
 middle of the restaurant, this cafe is picked straight from nature

The friendly cashier at the health food store
recommended this to-die-for Veggie Burger

A hearty and "beefy" Veggie Patty with Cheddar Cheese, Mayo-based Sauce, 
Greens, Lettuce, and Tomato tucked between two slices of toasted Ciabatta Bread 

It's scrumptious Vegetarian Junk Food at it's finest! (Hint: It
 tasted like a cross between A&W's Teen Burger and Mozza Burger)

Came with a side salad which I saved for later since I was still full from the burger

Spinach Salad with sliced Mushrooms and 
Red Onion, with a Lemony Dressing on the side

This place is truly "out of this world" :)

Tree House Cafe on Urbanspoon


Danielle said... [reply]

Looks delicious! I wish there were cute little restaurants with vegetarian food around my city. :/

Donna @ Life of a Happy Blonde said... [reply]

That burger looks ah-mazing!!!!
Such a cool restaurant, i wish i lived closer and could try it out :o)

Toronto Girl West said... [reply]

OMG that looks so good!!!! I've never been to Salt Spring but it's on my to-do list and now so too is that burger! :P

Anonymous said... [reply]

Jealouuuuus. I want a veggie burger now! I had some black bean ones... but I ate them all. :(

Chelsea said... [reply]

That cafe is seriously the cutest place ever!

Lauren said... [reply]

Yum! I would so eat that...ANYTIME :)

Eleanor@eatinglikeahorse said... [reply]

I'm not a vegetarian but that looks like the best burger ever, meat or not! The bread roll looks delicious too and I'd love to go to that sort of cafe :-)

Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free said... [reply]

awww :D How cute! and clever-a treehouse restaurant!

Natalie @ TheFirstKitchen.com said... [reply]

Oooh I looove ciabatta bread!

Missy said... [reply]

That is the meatiest looking non meat burger I have ever seen I do declare.

Tara said... [reply]

That has to be the cutest restaurant I have ever read about. The name, the idea, the whole shebang is awesome. Oh and amazing veggie burgers. When can I go!?!?

Marianne (frenchfriestoflaxseeds) said... [reply]

I'm hitting up Saltspring on Saturday - perhaps that shall be my lunch. I do have a special place in my heart for a good A&W Mozza burger ;)

maiylah said... [reply]

omg...would love to have a bite of that burger! i wonder what ingredients they used. there's a mushroom burger joint here, but i think they also add in a bit of beef/pork to the patties. i want a truly veggie burger like what you had! lol

peachkins said... [reply]

I love the first photo..it's like I wanna bite right into my screen!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Ohhh man. I want to eat one of those veggie burgers RIGHT. NOW.

Sarah B @ Bake + Bike said... [reply]

That cafe sounds like a dream!!

Definitely makes me want to return to Saltspring :)

rachel said... [reply]

Wow that veggie burger looks so good. Plus that place looks so pretty and cute! :)

Amy said... [reply]

The cafe is so cute! And oh burgers, how do I miss thee, let me count the ways... I must find a tasty gluten free vegetarian burger and make friends with it as soon as possible :)

Cassie said... [reply]

Thanks for your comment on my blog--I totally love yours and it will be a new daily read of mine! :) As a veggie burget connoisseur I must say, yours looks AMAZING!!! and the tree-house vibe is so cute for a restaurant. Looking forward to future posts!

Anonymous said... [reply]

OMG that looks soooo goooooodddd. wish there was a cute little caf here that served that- BOO! Anyway, maybe you can recreate it in a recipe ;) *hinthint* haha. have a nice weekend!

Jeanne said... [reply]

This post brought a smile to my face...I went to Salt Spring Island last summer for a Mudgirls workshop, and we spent a few evenings at the Tree House Cafe! I'm dying to go back to the island someday. All this food looks spectacular!

Unknown said... [reply]

wow, that looks awesome. and now i'm starving :)

nadia said... [reply]

squirrely, thanks for commenting on me humble little blog! I don't write as often as I want to. by the way I am (still) totally inspired by and LOVE your blog! <3 xoxo - you make food look so GOOD and you are just so very sensible... :)

Anonymous said... [reply]

OH I love a good veggie burger!! That place sounds great!

Anonymous said... [reply]

I couldn't even tell that was a veggie burger at first! It looks epic!

Angela said... [reply]

That bread looks absolutely incredible.

Anonymous said... [reply]

Oh my gosh that sounds delicious!!! And what a neat concept :D I love it!


Diana @ VeggieNextDoor said... [reply]

The Treehouse Cafe looks like a place that I would adore! What a unique little foodie paradise!

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said... [reply]

That cafe looks like a great place. I haven't had a veggie burger in a while, and never one that looks THAT good!

Anonymous said... [reply]

i would LOVE the recipe for that burger! do you think they would give it to me if i asked nicely??

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