Sneaky lettuce chompers

Did you vote for your favorite creations at restaurants participating in the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge? The contest is a delicious idea—it even got nods on an SF Weekly blog and VegNews. But if dining out 10 times in one month is a challenge on the wallet in these—say it all together now—“hard economic times,” call up the eateries and request that they keep the vegan options longer—if not indefinitely, you sneaky little lettuce chompers. And then taste some menu highlights, like 58 Degrees & Holding Co.’s soybean bulgogi and Capitol Garage’s chocolate chai coconut cake. Get info and cast votes at