New York Restaurant Uses Tomato Sushi As Its Newest Meat Alternative
fresh&co is using sous vide Roma tomatoes to create a vegan option that has the texture and taste of tuna
New York City restaurants often have a variety of vegetarian and vegan alternatives for those looking for a filling lunch. Health-conscious chain fresh&co is adding yet another option to the list with the use of tomato sushi, which is sous vide Roma tomatoes that are rich in umami and mimic the look and taste of bluefin tuna.
The restaurant already uses some of the most popular meat alternatives on the market. Owner and CEO George Tenedios is always on the look out for good meatless alternatives, especially in the face of the tuna population issue. Sustainability met Asian classic cuisine, including the now popular poke trend, as Tenedios tells PSFK: