Vegetarian and vegan diets don't always have the best reputation among omnivores. Salads and imitation meat were once a trend in vegetarian restaurants.
Good Karma Artisan Ales & Cafe has been named Metro Magazine's "Best Vegan Restaurant in Silicon Valley" on several occasions.
Happy Hooligans is a vegetarian staple in the South Bay, with two locations in Santa Clara and San Jose serving vegetarian and vegan comfort food.
Mint and basil have adapted Vietnamese and Southeast Asian cuisines to plant-based diets without sacrificing flavor or texture.