The Federal's Vegetarian Dishes are Delicious

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All photos by Hannah Sentenac
Beet salad extraordinaire
Being an herbivore can be boring, particularly in a less-than-progressive city like Miami. The "vegetarian option" at many establishments is a salad sans chicken or pasta with vegetables. Gag me.

But the Federal Food Drink & Provisions -- often categorized as a meat-lover's paradise -- is shedding those stereotypes. The Biscayne Boulevard eatery has an entire menu section devoted to meatless eats.

See also: The Federal's New Menu: Scallops, Conch Salad, and Flaming Foie

Co-owner Aniece Meinhold invited us to check out some of the veggie-friendly goods, so we sampled a few favorites. See snapshots and synopsis below.

It's worth noting that almost all items on the veggie-friendly side of the menu can be made without animal products -- so vegans have options here, too.

The colorful beet salad ($10) featured sweet pecans, mandarin orange slices, and candy-striped beets. It's paired with a yogurt dressing and goat cheese fritters with a hint of fennel. It's incredibly light and a nice palate cleanser.

Location Info

The Federal Food Drink & Provisions

5132 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant


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