New vegan sushi shop appears in San Francisco
A brand new vegan sushi popup will seem on August 1st Wooden block opens within the room the place the Jardinière restaurant was beforehand positioned within the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. Woodblock opens concurrently with the brand new vegan Italian restaurant BAIA, as each ideas had been developed by chef Matthew Kenney in collaboration with Kyle and Tracy Vogt, who personal and function the Charlie’s Acres shelter in Sonoma, CA.
The woodblock gives greens, bowls and conventional sushi rolls with new components. The highlights of the menu embrace asparagus tempura, served with a spicy ponzu sauce; Truffle explosion roll created from cucumber, marinated shiitake mushrooms and truffle aioli; and Spicy Tuna Roll with vegan tomato-based “ahimi” tuna. The Woodblock menu is out there for take-out and supply for a restricted time.
BAIA On the identical time, a menu (additionally obtainable to remove and ship) is served, which incorporates vegan variations of Italian classics akin to caprese salad with cultivated cashew mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, contemporary basil, olive oil and ripened balsamic vinegar. Cavatelli pasta with contemporary creamy pesto and parmesan with roasted pine nuts; Cacio e pepe pizza with garlic cream with black pepper, mozzarella, parmesan and ricotta; and eggplant parmesan created from layers of eggplant, mozzarella and marinara with basil.
Kenney operates plenty of vegan eating places all over the world, together with Plant food + wine in Los Angeles, Hungry Angelina in Brooklyn, NY and Lengthy Seaside, CA, and Double Zero (a number of places).