Neverland Vegan High Tea

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 I won a gift card for Neverland Tea Salon and Foodie Buddy suggested we go there because they have vegan high tea. Regular price of the tea is $50 per person which for Vancouver is a reasonable price. We were a little late to arrive as we commuted by transit. The place was very crowded but we were seated and given the menu. The server explained that we could have as many teas as we wanted but you could only one at a time. I ordered an apple black tea for the first one they also have a variety of plant milk choices I requested almond milk.  I ordered the Vegan high tea and Foodiebuddy ordered the traditional. Our platter came with all the vegan items close to me and the other items on the other side. The server explained what everything was but I still had to look up the menu online.  I started by trying the scone. The vegan ‘cream’ tasted like the coconut whipping cream you get at the grocery store. We were only given one container of jam to share but foodie buddy let me have it. The

Beyond Meat Nuggets at A&W Canada

I remember a couple years ago when I tried the vegan nuggets at A&W Canada.They were good but I preferred the beyond burger. I thought they would be around for awhile but then they were gone. I never had a chance to try the KFC vegan popcorn chick’n before they were gone. I went to A&W the first day the Beyond Meat nuggets came out all the advertising advises they are only here for a limited time. I wanted to ensure I tried them before they get sold out. I have seen reviews of people that like them but some of their posts are sponsored. None of my posts are sponsored just my real opinion. 

I have been vegetarian for over 30 years I don’t remember liking chicken nuggets when I ate meat. I do like the Gardein brand vegan strips but they aren’t sold at fast food restaurants. I still prefer a vegan burger over nuggets any day. 

The nuggets come in a 4 piece kids size, 6 pieces, 10 pieces. I don’t remember the exact prices around $6 for both the kids and 6 piece and $9 for the 10 pieces. I got a 6 piece and asked for BBQ and Sweet and sour sauce they are the vegan sauces available. 

The nuggets were freshly fried I had to wait a couple minutes. I didn’t check the bag for sauces  before I walked the 25 minutes home. I could smell the nuggets while walking home they smelled good. Usually when I go home I reheat fries in my air-fryer I was prepared to reheat the nuggets  but they were still hot. 

I was disappointed when I checked the bag at home and there were no sauces and I didn’t have anything at home to compensate. At least they gave me three packs of ketchup. I tried one nugget plain it wasn’t that great to me. The inside was nice and moist but the breading was dry. Then I tried it with ketchup it was much better. I’m sure I would have been a lot better if I had the actual sauce with it. 

I personally thought the Beyond meat chick’n nuggets were okay I’m glad I got to try them but I won’t go out of my way to buy them in the future. If they make a burger with vegan mayo out of them then I would try that. 

As always I’m also happy when the chain restaurants are successful launching a new vegan product. I am sure other restaurants will be serving these in the future and they will be very popular. I will be happily eating the beyond burger though 

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  1. How do they compare to the vegan nuggets A&W had the last time? Better or the same?

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    1. Probably better without trying them with sauce it is not a fair comparison

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