In celebration, preparation and flavorful hallucination for tomorrow's Fakin' Fest in Portland, OR, I wanted to give some hollas to many of the fakin' entries in my flickr account. As a smokey, salty fanatic, there's a lot.
Cheezy biscuits, potatoes, kale, black beans and homemade tempeh bacon.
Super club with homemade tofu bacon.
Mini grilled cheeze with homemade tempeh bacon and Galaxy rice cheeze.
Their rice varieties are much tastier and meltier than their Vegan ones.
Raw gnocchi with pea shoots and eggplant bacon from Grezzo, in Boston, MA
Chocolate chip waffles, collards & Lightlife Fakin' Bacon
Boring salad greens, with homemade tempeh bacon.
Homemade tempeh bacon, roasted potatoes, avocado and cinnamon dusted apple slices
Super brunch with pancake and homemade tempeh bacon.
Crappy photo, but let's give some love to TLTs on Dave's Killer Bread.
And a side of fresh, local melon? More love.
Vegan Brunch Frittata, homemade tempeh bacon, pita crisp
Vegan Brunch Peanut Butter Waffles, homemade tempeh bacon
One of my habitual favorite things to order in PDX: side vegan caeser salad with tempeh bacon from Hungry Tiger Too.
Aka, when it's not brunch or I'm not repeating 'TATOR TOTS' in my head.
Case in Point: The Vegan Club with tots (back when it wasn't yet on the menu!)
from Hungry Tiger Too.
This was also before they made their own tempeh bacon.
Marionberry waffles with homemade tempeh bacon
Cremini sandwich with a side of homemade tempeh bacon. Huh? But I'm sure it was delicious!
And the mandatory plug:
If there's light rain, we'll be meeting under the covered gazebo area. We may wait it out or move to a nearby residence, depending on how many people are there.
If there's heavy rain, the event is cancelled and will be rescheduled indoors at a later date.
Since you know, it's fall.
There are prizes (donated by Lightlife!) for Most Creative, Best Dish & Best Gluten Free dish - and Best Fakin' Haiku!
The suggested $5 donation goes entirely to Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary.
Luke lives there!
Fakin' Ideas I've had in my head:
- Alder smoked salt, cocoa and chili grilled tempeh or seitan
- Southern style summer rolls with eggplant bacon, kale, yam and creamy, spicy dipping sauce.
- Eggplant bacon wrapped bundles of smoky greens.
- Tempeh bacon wrapped, battered, mac & cheeze squares. (inspired from the Food Network)
- Fake bacon adorned chocolate chip cookies
- Fakin bacon and dark chocolate cornflake bars
- Mac & Cheeze topped with a mixture of breadcrumbs & fake bacon. Mac & Cheeze is so my potluck regular, though..