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Teatro is not always so classy...

Teatro is not always so classy…

In previous posts, I sang the praises of Ristorante Al Teatro’s pizza and drink selection for vegans.  I also liked that it was a classy alternative to greasy pizza joints and dime-a-dozen Mexican restaurants.  Well, “classy” compared to some of the other places in Pilsen.  I guess the decor is a little much. Now I…

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Vegan spirits: Try a Teatro cocktail

Vegan spirits: Try a Teatro cocktail

Attention girly-drink lovers!  It looks like most of Ristorante Al Teatro’s “cocktail creations” are cruelty-free.  Most of the ingredients weren’t even on barnivore.  Here is what’s available at Teatro. Cocktails: Old Fashioned Dark N’ Stormy Orange Basil Gimlet Al Teatro Martini 1892 Martini   I haven’t tried Teatro’s Dark N’ Stormy, but a friend of…

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Vegan spirits: Maybe the wine is fine at Teatro

Vegan spirits: Maybe the wine is fine at Teatro

Last week, I posted which beers were Vegan-friendly at Ristorante Al Teatro.  This week, I checked out the wine selection using barnivore.com. In case you’re wondering how an alcoholic beverage made of fruit can be unsuitable for Vegans, the issue is filtration.  Some wineries use animal products, like isinglass, when filtering their wine. Isinglass, FYI,…

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Vegan spirits: Teatro serves cruelty-free beer

Vegan spirits: Teatro serves cruelty-free beer

Earlier this week, when I ordered Al Ristorante Teatro’s Vegetariana pizza sans cheese, I also picked up a copy of Teatro’s drink menu.  To my delight, in addition to veggie pizza that does not taste like water and cardboard, they also serve a huge selection of Vegan-friendly drinks. Here is a list of Teatro’s cruelty-free…

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Pilsen Pizza: Teatro offers fancy veggie pizza

Pilsen Pizza: Teatro offers fancy veggie pizza

When you put cheese on pizza, it covers up tasteless ingredients with its greasy, sticky goodness. However, when you are lactose intolerant or Vegan, you need to skip the cheese.  If the broccoli is out-of-season, the tomato sauce is canned or the sausage is made of mystery meat, you can tell. A friend with refined…

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