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Vegan milkshakes can be difficult to find, particularly 100 percent raw vegan milkshakes. But the Punchbowl in Los Feliz has 10 of them. If you like date shakes (a regional favorite), there's one made with not only dates but bananas, house-made cashew milk and vanilla beans, plus a pinch of cinnamon. The Power Mint shake is made from more of that cashew milk, plus young Thai coconut, banana, vanilla beans, E3 Live, coconut nectar, cacao nibs and mint leaves — a reminder that mint can be a lot more revelatory than what you find in toothpaste. And if you want a caffeinated kick, there's the Turkish coffee shake, made with 40-hour cold-steep coffee from Rocchio Family Roasters, house-made Italian almond milk, cardamom, figs, Medjool dates, South American cacao powder, cacao nibs, banana and a pinch of sea salt. Whatever you choose, you'll get something that may be harder to find than a vegan milkshake: a healthful milkshake. —Ryan Ritchie

4645 Melbourne Ave., Los Feliz, 90027. (323) 666-1123, lapunchbowl.com.

LA Weekly