Saffron, The Vegetarian Eatery
The self-explanatory Saffron, The Vegetarian Eatery, has opened at 3545 S. Decatur Blvd. in Chinatown. The restaurant focuses on simple ingredients, locally and responsibly sourced when possible, such as mushrooms from Las Vegas-based Sundown Mushrooms.
Soups and salads include a vegan and gluten-free tom kha gai, a charred cabbage and fennel salad, a grilled watermelon salad and tom yum. Appetizers include beet tartare or carpaccio and wild mushroom tempura, entrees Saffron green curry or Saffron red curry, Singapore noodles and claypot rice, side dishes charred bok choy and Saffron fried rice, desserts gelato and mango sticky rice. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. saffrontheeatery.com