Life is Lovely is again! The 2021 three-day music/arts/meals/comedy pageant takes place Sept. 17 – 19, 2021 in Downtown Las Vegas. We’re stoked as a result of Vegans, Child’s founder, Diana Edelman, has been requested to curate The all-vegan Farm Stand for the second yr.
This yr, The Farm Stand options 12 totally different eating places and cooks, 4 every day.
The Farm Stand is one among a handful of curations from culinary leaders in Las Vegas. Try the complete culinary line-up for Life is Lovely.
Paradise Metropolis Creamery
Head creamstress Valerie Beautiful brings Paradise Metropolis Creamery’s plant-based horny ice cream to LIB for the second yr. This yr, she’s scooping two flavors — the Trophy Spouse Breakfast (golden mylk cream, peanut butter swirl and cinnamon toasted coconut) and Spoil Me Daddy (double caramel, darkish chocolate stracciatella). Each are served in gold waffle cones and topped with a signature Disco Cherry®
Phyto’s Vegan Eats
Phyto’s Vegan Eats, the one all-vegan scorching canine stand in Las Vegas, brings their award-winning Crispy Cowboy to the pageant. Chef Anibal Flores’ canine comes topped with crispy onions, white onions, fakin’ bacon and BBQ sauce. It comes with a aspect of hand-cut chips.
OG Lola’s, a vegan Filipino pop-up that relocated to Florida through the peak of the pandemic, makes its triumphant public return at LIB. Chef Mary Dee Moralita is serving her widespread lumpia. These crispy spring rolls are hand-rolled and stuffed along with her signature seasoned plant-based grounds and veggies, plus a aspect of candy chili sauce for dipping.
Classic Vegan Diner
Chef Taylor Riley-Parham of Classic Vegan Diner is bringing festival-goers one among their hottest dishes — their sliders. They’re serving a plate of two sliders with smoked do-it-yourself turkey and mozzarella topped with their garlic butter sauce. It comes with a aspect of their garlic-parm fries.
Saturday, Sept. 18
You’ll need to get in line early to devour pageant favourite Backyard Grill. Proprietor Leslie Marroquin’s making the sandwich that at all times attracts the plenty at LIB, the Chick’n Sandwich. This housemade chick’n sandwich is breaded, fried and comes topped with chipotle aioli, lettuce and tomato on a grilled bun.
POTs returns to The Farm Stand this yr with proprietor Iman Haggag’s mushroom shawrama that first debuted on Diana’s Within the Kitchen collection. Her well-known shawarma makes use of oyster mushrooms topped with Egyptian tzatziki, arugula, pickled tomatoes and marinated crimson onions with pita bread.
TIABI Espresso & Waffle
TIABI additionally returns this yr. This time, proprietor Tiffany Stiles is making pumpkin cookie butter waffles. These waffles come filled with pumpkin, cookie butter, chocolate chips and fire-roasted vegan marshmallows.
Rounding out the line-up for Saturday is Souley Vegan, a newcomer to Las Vegas. Chef Tamearra Dyson’s Creole vegan soul meals makes its pageant debut along with her Aint Gator Po Boy. The veganized gator dish options toasted bread filled with housemade Louisiana vegan meats and battered mushrooms with pickles, onions, tomatoes and lettuce. It comes smothered in a particular swamp sauce and served with a aspect of fries.
Sunday, Sept. 19
Chikyū Vegan Sushi and Izakaya
Chef John Le of the wildly widespread Chikyū in Silverado Ranch created a particular September bento field for the pageant. The field incorporates a collection of 4 plant-based Japanese dishes celebrating the season, three of which use the new-to-market Omni! vegan meats.
Okay.ANDO, a pop-up, joins The Farm Stand this yr with tofu kushi katsu. Chef Kevin Hernandez-Ng’s katsu skewers include vegan Sichuan aioli, balsamic katsu sauce and chives.
Chef Stacey Dougan and Merely Pure return for this particular engagement. She’s making Maryland crab cake sliders utilizing hearts of palm and jackfruit. They arrive topped with butter leaf lettuce, tomato and a dill remoulade on toasted mini buns. The dish is served with a aspect of pineapple jalapeño slaw.
Rounding out Day 3 of LIB is the all-vegan Underground Burgers. This delivery-only restaurant is reside and in individual and serving The Traditional Underground. Chef Emmanuel Zambrino’s burger is a mix of Inconceivable and ‘shrooms and comes with lettuce, tomato, pickles, caramelized onions and secret Underground Sauce.
50 Shades Tastier, 595 Craft Kitchen, Afters Ice Cream, Cafe Lola, Can’t Dutch This, Cornish Pasty Co., Dragon Grille, Grouchy John’s Espresso, Pleasure Pop, Khoury’s Mediterranean, Nacho Daddy, Romega Taqueria, Rooster Boy, Saint Honore, Spicy Pie, The Açai Shack, The Cookie Bar, The Road Kings LV, The Twisted Lemon, This Mama’s Home
PHOTOS: LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL. Pictures could not symbolize precise dish served.