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If your New Year's resolution involves reevaluating your meat and/or dairy consumption, adopting a vegan diet, or going plant-based for the annual "Veganuary" challenge, you've got plenty of delicious options to ease you through the transition: Portland was recently ranked the most popular city for vegans in 2020, based on search data from Google. We've rounded up this list of vegan restaurants worth trying, from vegan Detroit-style pizza at Boxcar Pizza to comfort food from Plant Based Papi. Check out our food and drink guide for more ideas.
Tal Caspi's Pearl District restaurant (which was recently vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti) and its new Killingsworth sibling Little Aviv offer "plant-based Middle Eastern magic" in the form of hummus, soy curl shawarma, falafel, smoked cashew Gouda mac and cheese, sandwiches, grain bowls, Impossible burgers, and coconut-based ice cream.
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