New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a carne sin

New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a carne sin

In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 photo, Jose Gamiz, a co-owner at the Mi Vegana Madre restaurant, prepares fresh vegan tacos in Glendale, Ariz. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 photo, fresh tacos served up at the Mi Vegana Madre restaurant offering Mexican vegan food in Glendale, Ariz. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo is two of the taco selections at the Earth Plant Based Cuisine restaurant in Phoenix. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo, is the entrance of Earth Plant Based Cuisine vegan Mexican restaurant in Phoenix. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo, patrons dine at the Earth Plant Based Cuisine restaurant serving up Mexican vegan food in Phoenix. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, photo, Jose and Leticia Gamiz, owners of the Mi Vegana Madre restaurant, stand inside the dining area of their vegan Mexican restaurant in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 photo is the entrance of the Mi Vegana Madre restaurant in Glendale, Ariz. Restaurant owners say vegan Mexicans are becoming more commonplace. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo, patrons line up to place their orders for Mexican vegan food at the Earth Plant Based Cuisine restaurant in Phoenix. In recent years, plant-based Mexican cuisine has been planting roots in areas with large Latino communities and doesn’t seem to be slowing. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a carne sin

In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 photo, Jose Gamiz, a co-owner at the Mi Vegana Madre restaurant, prepares fresh vegan tacos in Glendale, Ariz. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 photo, fresh tacos served up at the Mi Vegana Madre restaurant offering Mexican vegan food in Glendale, Ariz. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo is two of the taco selections at the Earth Plant Based Cuisine restaurant in Phoenix. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo, is the entrance of Earth Plant Based Cuisine vegan Mexican restaurant in Phoenix. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo, patrons dine at the Earth Plant Based Cuisine restaurant serving up Mexican vegan food in Phoenix. No longer just a few items on a mainstream restaurant’s menu, vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, photo, Jose and Leticia Gamiz, owners of the Mi Vegana Madre restaurant, stand inside the dining area of their vegan Mexican restaurant in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 photo is the entrance of the Mi Vegana Madre restaurant in Glendale, Ariz. Restaurant owners say vegan Mexicans are becoming more commonplace. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 photo, patrons line up to place their orders for Mexican vegan food at the Earth Plant Based Cuisine restaurant in Phoenix. In recent years, plant-based Mexican cuisine has been planting roots in areas with large Latino communities and doesn’t seem to be slowing. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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