Ever been to a vegan steakhouse? Here’s your chance, kind of

OK, so it’s obviously not a vegan steakhouse, but thanks to an intriguing partnership, Philadelphia Magazine decided to call this event by that name. The Vegan Commissary, which has been delighting meatless devotees since late last year, is pairing up with the chef of Center City’s Barcly Prime steakhouse for

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First Pics: Vegan Commissary now open at 1703 S 11th St.

The BYOB cafe called Vegan Commissary has opened at 1703 S. 11th St., the old location of the short-lived Lil Snuffs sandwich shop. Owner Steve Laurence has hired chef Leigh Needham to create a blackboard menu that changes according to “whatever is fresh that day,” Laurence said. Menu items when we

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The mystery vegan cafe will be Vegan Commissary, 1703 S. 11th St.

That mysterious vegan restaurant that we told you about a couple weeks ago will be called Vegan Commissary, and owner Steve Laurence is hoping to open before the holidays. Laurence told us today that the cafe, which has the same name as his vegan wholesale business, has signed a deal to open

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