21 November 2011

Green Cuisine Reopening

Walking through Market Square, I saw that Green Cuisine's sign
 has changed from this to "We're OPEN! Welcome Back 10am-8pm" 

They've been closed for quite sometime now ever since the 
fire. I've been missing their delicious vegan cuisine, badly! 

For the record, I had a hard time taking these photos due to
 sheer excitement; What are we waiting for? Let's go inside!

For those who don't know, Green Cuisine
 Vegetarian Restaurant is a 100% Vegan Buffet

Kid's Room and Family Eating Area

Level Ground Organic Fair Trade Coffee with your choice of Rice Milk
or Soy Milk. Eco Paper Cups and personalized Green Cuisine Glass Mugs

Biodegradable take-out boxes, bags, plates, napkins and cutlery

The main dining area that extends far to the right as well

Soup and Bread Bar with glass plates and 
bowls, forks, spoons, knives, chopsticks etc.

Minestrone and Leek & Potato Soup

Focaccia Bread, Vegan Butter and Cornbread

Cold Salad Bar: Tuscan Barley Salad, Yakisoba, Curried Potato Salad and Beetslaw

Extra: You can click the food links to see the 
past posts where I ate/photographed the item

Raw Salad Bar and Dressings: Tofu Mayonnaise, Hummus, Meany Greeny Tahini, Eggless Salad, Tahini Sauce, Ginger Dressing, Fresh Salsa, Organic Arame Seaweed, Organic Beet Pickles, Organic Red Onions, Organic Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Mixed Salad Greens and Organic Carrot

Hot Buffet Bar: The food isn't served until 11:30 am, and since it 
was 10:45 am when I got there, I don't have much for you to drool over

Organic Buttercup Squash, Organic Broccoli, Organic 
Brown Rice, Falafels, Chickpea Curry and Cashew Rice

Baked Samosas, French Fries, Pinto Enchiladas, Moussaka,
 Organic Kale, Citrus Cilantro Tofu and Spicy BBQ Tempeh

Half-Price Desserts

Spelt Banana Blackberry Muffins

Condiments and Extras: Fruit Salad, Vegetarian Sushi, Kalamata Greek Olives, Sliced Black Olives, Ketchup, Organic Raisins, Dill Pickles, Organic Live Sauerkraut, Red Hot Chili Sauce, Apple Tamarind Chutney, Organic Pumpkin Seeds, Organic Sunflower Seeds, Hemp Oil and Bragg's Liquid Aminos Seasoning

Juices, Smoothies and Shakes: Featured on the sign in the back, against the wall 

Dessert Bar: Raspberry Tofu Cheesecake, Apple Blueberry

Most of their desserts are gluten-free too!

Frozen Desserts: Mango Sorbet, Kiwi Sorbet,
 Vanilla Tofulati and Chocolate Tofulati Ice cream

Deli Case Desserts and Pastries. I have both of those cookbooks too! 
One contains their original recipes and the other is their gluten-free versions

Spelt Apple Cranberry Muffin

Hazelnut Fudge Squares and Peanut Butter Blondies

"Not" Nanaimo Bars

Almond Coconut Krispy Squares and Gingercake

Praline Brownies and Hedge Hogs

Deli Case # 2. They also carry organic sodas, juices
 and apparently they sell GT's Kombucha drinks too!

Carob Crunchies and Mudpie Bars

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and Ginger Pecan Cookies

Brownie Cookies and Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies 

 Nutty Cookies and Chocolate Haystacks

A small huge part of me misses working here! Mmm all that
 delicious vegan food. Btw, you'll have to wait until tomorrow to
 see what I bought. Bye for now Green Cuisine, see you again soon!

Green Cuisine on Urbanspoon


Lauren said... [reply]

Holy Moly! This all looks amazing :)

Marian said... [reply]

This is the one that had the fire right???? anyway, I wish we had one of these!

Lauren said... [reply]

Okay, that's it. I'm coming to BC.

Annie @ Naturally Sweet Recipes said... [reply]

Wow, this looks awesome!! I'd love to eat there!!

Lyn @ FueledBySalad said... [reply]

Whoa, everything looks so delicious! We need a vegan buffet restaurant 'round here.

Red Deception said... [reply]

OMG! I am so going there on my next trip to Victoria!

Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen said... [reply]

Yay! There back. I love it!

Chelsea said... [reply]

Oh my gosh, I wish we had a place like that here. It looks amazing! You can't ever go wrong with a healthy buffet like that!

Kat @ Cupcake Kat said... [reply]

Holy yum! Everything looks delicious I really want to go there

Living, Learning, Eating said... [reply]

I want a Green Cuisine to open where I live, if just for the dessert!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Oh my word- I'm dying! This looks absolutely phenomenal.

Anonymous said... [reply]

wow, this place looks so cozy and all that yummy food!!! what did you have to eat there or what are your favourite things?

Jessica said... [reply]

Words cannot convey the deep envy I feel looking at that vast selection of goodies. I think there are more yummy vegan options there than in every cafe, restaurant and deli in the UK combined.


Stephanie said... [reply]

Wow! That's quite the restaurant! The desserts alone make me want to go there... I'm too chicken to take pictures in public...luckily for us, you aren't! :)

Krista said... [reply]

That's great to hear that they've re-opened! Come back kids!!! :)

Yuki said... [reply]

Thanks so much for these awesome pictures!!!

Aspiring Steph said... [reply]

totally reminds me of Whole Foods I went yesterday!!! Looks great!! :D

Marianne (frenchfriestoflaxseeds) said... [reply]

Can you believe, in all my years of living in Victoria, I have never been to Green Cuisine? I know, crazy eh? I'm gonna have to go next time I'm over. Didn't know you used to work there though!

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said... [reply]

I wish we had a restaurant like "Green Cuisine" in my city.

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