Vegetarians are often left out when it comes to tasty cheap lunches. That is, unless they come to Green.
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This vegetarian restaurant serves up super delicious fare, such as the Singapore Tofu bowl, which is what we ordered, for less than 10 green ones.
After paying at the counter, we take a seat at a retro-green booth close to the window.
The vibe inside the restaurant is relaxed, artwork covers the curry colored walls, and the stained concrete floors give it an earthy feel.
Soon, giant red bowl filled with steaming hot thin long noodles, chopped vegetables, and marinated soy and orange flavored tofu in an Asian sauce is placed in front of us.
This dish is flavor packed from the first bite to the last. A spicy, yet garlic-y, flavor hits our taste buds with an unexpected tenacity that yells "Wake up and eat me before I'm cold!"
Don't mind if we do.
The triangular pieces of tofu are pan-fried, chewy and have a hint of lemongrass.
Carrots, zucchini, broccoli, and onion are cooked just enough so that they uphold their integrity as a vegetable and aren't cooked to mush.
All this for $7.25.
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