It's not every day Jonathan Gold says a beer-battered tofu burger tastes “meaty” and drips like beef. Take a bite at Chef Nick Erven's new vegan restaurant in Santa Monica, along with some fried date pickles and sunchokes with ketchup-romesco sauce. You won't be disappointed. Read Jonathan's full review of Erven on the LA Times website.
Beer-battered tofu burger, photo courtesy of Socially You
Erven: 514–516 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401 | 310-260-2255
Photo of Korean "gnocchi" courtesy of Erven.