Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker Reveal Their 28 Favorite Vegan Dishes in Los Angeles

Celebrity couple Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker (collectively known as “Kravis”) just revealed their top vegan food picks in Los Angeles. Shared on Kardashian’s Poosh wellness blog, the couple’s favorite vegan food runs the gamut of cuisines, from Japanese to Middle Eastern to classic American with a plant-based twist. In all, Kravis shared his eight favorite Los Angeles-area restaurants and his orders there, along with a guide to vegan ordering at his favorite non-vegan sushi restaurants. The duo can’t get enough of the matcha lattes and order them with almost every meal.

For a nice dinner, Kravis heads to Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood, where they order a huge selection of dishes. Favorites include Roman Caesar salad, fried olives, squash blossoms, tempeh piccata, and chili cheese fries. To finish off the meal, the couple opt for a matcha latte and brownie sundae topped with brandy cherries.

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When craving burgers, Kravis heads to vegan fast food chain Monty’s Good Burger, where Kardashian says, “The vegan food tastes so close to the non-vegan versions.” Here, the duo order vegan chicken sandwiches and the Travis Oat Matcha Latte Shake, a drink that began as a limited-time collaboration but remained on the menu permanently. For more fast-food classics, the couple like to visit Lucky’s in Malibu and Santa Barbara, where they order Impossible Burgers (with extra pickles, no onion, no tomato), sweet potato fries, and a hot green tea to “balance the fat.” food,” according to Kardashian.

When the longing for the Middle East hits, the couple like to go to Carousel in Hollywood. “I grew up eating at this restaurant with my family, and now we love to order it for family dinners with our kids, so this is sentimental to me,” Kardashian shared. “It’s my comfort food.” The order to go here is hummus with pita, sarma grape leaves, coleslaw, muhammara, and spinach fatayer, along with pickled turnips and olives.

For a healthy bite, the couple heads to Health Nut, which has three locations in the Los Angeles area. There, they like to eat a high-protein salad made vegan by omitting the chicken and cheese and substituting avocado. Kardashian likes to pair this meal with an iced mango green tea.

At plant-based Vietnamese restaurant Âu Lạc Downtown, the couple love to order vegan waffles and chicken, the green pyramid (a dish Kardashian describes as “live wild rice”), and matcha shakes. JOi Cafe in Westlake Village is a new breakfast favorite where the duo get a breakfast burrito with a side of salsa that normally comes with the breakfast bagel, initially ordered by mistake and now they’ve placed their order on purpose. The Matcha drinks here are among his favorites.

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Kardashian also shared the couple’s secret restaurant, Ma-Kin Vegan Sushi, which is located in a strip mall in Agoura Hills. “Okay, I wasn’t sure if I was going to share this one, because it’s my secret sushi spot,” Kardashian posted on the blog. “But here at Poosh we’re all about sharing secrets, so here you go. No frills, just a cute little vegan sushi place in a strip mall.” Here, the pair indulge in spicy tuna over crispy rice; salmon sashimi; Six Seven rolls (a crispy roll with shrimp tempura and crab); miso soup; and a mandatory iced matcha latte.

At non-vegan sushi restaurants like Katsuya and Nobu, the duo offered up a few tricks for some satisfying plant-based meals, including ordering miso soup (check that bonito fish flakes aren’t used for flavor), edamame, salad of artichokes without cheese, spicy avocado on crispy rice and rolls of avocado and cucumber.

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The Kardashian Clan Explores Plant-Based Eating

Barker became a vegan after surviving a plane crash in 2008, and Kardashian has leaned heavily toward a plant-based diet since the two began dating. This year, the couple had multiple wedding ceremonies and after their first Las Vegas elopement, they found time to go on a “vacation” at West Hollywood’s famed Chateau Marmont with vegan brand Daring Foods.

As part of the “Saucy” campaign, the duo posed in a sexy photo shoot captured by iconic photographer Ellen von Unwerth, who photographed the couple enjoying vegan chicken from Daring Foods. “Honestly, I can’t believe how much chicken it tastes like,” Kardashian said in a statement at the time. “There are a lot of plant proteins out there, but we are always looking for options that are super clean with all-natural ingredients. That’s why I love Daring.”

The rest of the Kardashian/Jenner family have also experimented with plant-based eating in recent years. Kim Kardashian has been outspoken about transitioning to a plant-based diet, and in 2021, she hosted a vegan cooking class to showcase her Beyond Meat stuffed taco recipe at Kourtney Kardashian’s virtual Poosh Your Wellness festival. This Kardashian sister also partnered with the Beyond Meat brand earlier this year as their official lead flavor consultant.

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Crossroads expands vegan restaurant empire

One of Kravis’ best restaurant picks, Crossroads Kitchen is actually backed by Barker and owned by celebrity chef Tal Ronnen. The beloved restaurant opened its flagship location nine years ago on Melrose Boulevard in West Hollywood. This year, it expanded to Las Vegas as the first vegan fine-dining restaurant on the Strip. Operating within Resorts World Las Vegas, this Crossroads location is also complemented by CB/Crossroads Burgers, a new fast-casual concept within the resort itself from which guests can order delivery to their rooms or poolside cabanas.

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Menus at the Las Vegas locations are crafted with the same care as Crossroads Kitchen’s original West Hollywood location, where the food has impressed many celebrity guests over the years. “A lot of people don’t realize it’s vegan when they first visit because the food tastes so much like the non-vegan versions (it’s honestly magical, who knew non-dairy cheese could taste so good),” Kardashian posted. about Crossroads. on her recent blog. “All dishes can be shared, so bring some friends and try everything. PS: Coming soon to Calabasas.”

And Kardashian is right. After opening its Las Vegas location, Crossroads Kitchen is planning an additional outpost in Calabasas, which is scheduled to open this fall. This location will feature a private dining room to help celebrity guests retain their privacy. “We have had many guests over the years who suggest that we open [in Calabasas] and a spot became available that we really liked,” Ronnen previously told VegNews. “We will have a private dining room available for anyone who wants to reserve it.”

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