Author: Kathryn

La Encomienda: a reasonably priced vegan paradise

This budget-friendly vegan paradise is tucked away on an unusually quiet street in Lavapiés, overlooked by passersby save those who stop to notice the small inked letters on plywood proclaiming ‘Vegano. Ecológico. Local.’ A step inside reveals the exposed brick and faded wallpaper walls of the bar, and rough-hewn timber posts framing the restaurant behind.  Potted plants scattered about add a touch of green to the softly lit interior. Suspended on rope cords draped artfully across the ceiling, the handmade flower petal lampshades seem to float over the tables, illuminating the imperfections of the white washed plaster walls and white vintage...

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