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La Vida Vegan: Toast of the Town


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The Dish: Avocado toast with shaved vegetables and herbs on a La Brea baguette

The Spot: Little Lion Cafe, 1424 Sunset Cliffs Boulevard, Ocean Beach

The Scene: The location of this quaint café is perfect, especially if you’re considering a walk along the cliffs before or after your meal. The restaurant itself is petite and charming—like you’ve stepped inside someone’s home. Both indoor and outdoor seating are available.

The Bottom Line: Less is more here. This simple dish succeeds in highlighting the flavors and textures of its few ingredients. A mix of greens, heirloom tomatoes, and shaved radishes serve as the topping, while the avocado adds a silky texture, and the baguette provides some crunch factor. It’s perfect paired with a mimosa or an iced latte—both, if you’re not in a rush.

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