Department retailer chain Neiman Marcus will open plant-based eatery Café on three as we speak at its Beverly Hills location. The new café’s govt chef Alan Campos Arroyo will serve connoisseur plant-based dishes resembling Wild Mushroom Toast with cashew truffle aioli, aged truffle cheese salad with candied walnuts, and roasted broccolini with romesco. For dessert, the eatery may also function gluten-free baked items resembling muffins and cookies offered by native vegan chef Yvonne Ardestani of Yvonne’s Vegan Kitchen. “It is superior to see the plant-based motion making it into the mainstream, particularly in locations the place you wouldn’t usually anticipate it,” Ardestani informed VegNews. “It simply goes to point out that individuals are making extra choices based mostly on their well being, the environment, and are extra conscientious about how the alternatives they make as we speak deeply affect the world tomorrow.” The new café joins the ever-growing Los Angeles vegan scene, which incorporates the upcoming 100,000-Square-Foot Vegan Playground block get together scheduled to open within the metropolis in June.