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Seed Kitchen

1604 Pacific Ave.
Venice, CA 90291
310-396-1604
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  • Daily 10am-9pm
  • $$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible, Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Chef Eric Lechasseur knows that eating is about much more than survival these days, which means healthy meals also need to be approachable. At his simple order-at-the-counter restaurant Seed Kitchen in Venice, Lechasseur transforms humdrum vegan and macrobiotic plates into dishes that would make a carnivore salivate. The best is perhaps the BBQ “burger,” a faux-meaty tempeh patty that arrives with snappy fresh vegetables on a crispy seven-grain sourdough roll. It's the sort of sloppy, sordid dish that macrobiotic fanatics simply couldn't get before Lechasseur, served up in a bright Pacific Avenue space. The simple paninis are also a lunchtime hit, with vegan cupcakes for dessert. (Of course!) According to Lechasseur, all healthy food should taste this good; its time others started listening.

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