Casa Alvarez Vegan buffet prepared especially for us!!

I love Casa Alvarez, a local woman owned business that has been my Mexican go to for years. Many veg folks I speak to don't know about the wonderful vegan options that are plentiful and delicious. The management/owner of Casa Alvarez has come up with a spectacular offering for our community that will allow us to try ALL of their special vegan options (including some made just for this event) in a buffet, all you can eat dinner!

This special buffet will include ALL of the following!

1) Spinach enchiladas: corn tortilla filled with sautéed garlic spinach topped with spicy vegetarian chile sauce

2) Marinated Grilled Tofu: organic tofu marinated in tamari, lime juice and olive oil seared and grilled with onions, peppers and tomatoes.

3) Vegetarian chile: a blend of five different chiles in a spicy and creamy sauce.  This sauce is vegan, we use Non GMO corn starch to thicken it.

4) Spinach and rice Chimichanga:  Spanish rice and garlic spinach wrapped in a flour tortilla and fried till crispy.  We use Non GMO rice bran oil for frying with zero trans fats.

5)Guacamole tostada: freshly made guacamole,( avocados, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and spices), over a crispy corn tostada topped with fresh lettuce and salsa

6)Spanish Rice: rice cooked in the traditional tomato, onions and spices.

7)Beans: Refried cooked with vegetable oil and spices.  Black beans cooked whole in a spicy sauce.

8)Chips, Salsa and Guacamole!

The cost will be $18.00 per person which includes $13.99 for the buffet and the rest for tax and 18 per cent gratuity. An incredible deal for an all you can eat vegan dinner buffet.

 Please bring cash as I will collect upfront. Please change your rsvp at least 48 hours before if you can no longer attend. No shows or late cancels will be responsible for paying the $18. This is only fair to Casa or any restaurant that goes out of their way to host our meetup community. I will close RSVPs 48 hours before the event so we can give them a proper head count to prepare accordingly. 

I know this is a busy time for everyone but I have had  a few requests for restaurant outings for those of us who are in town for the holidays. This will be our last one for 2013. Come party and hang with your veg community and support this special vegan offering.

Oh, and they have special happy hour drinks (not included in $18) that you can also order.

Hope to see a nice group for this special outing. lisa


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  • Carol G.

    Lisa, any plans to get back there soon? Yum.

    January 6, 2014

  • Jim

    Thanks Lisa.

    December 29, 2013

  • Jim

    Here's a link to a few more photos of the Casa Alvarez event. https://picasaweb.google.com/jim...­#

    Thanks.

    2 · December 29, 2013

    • Carol G.

      Ready to go back for more yum. Thanks Jim.

      1 · December 29, 2013

    • Lisa

      those are great photos, jim!! thanks so much for taking them!

      December 29, 2013

  • Jim

    Nice addition to the vegan lineup. A little pricy for those who don't eat all that much. Thanks Lisa for organizing, your leadership and passion!

    1 · December 22, 2013

    • Carol G.

      Jim, when it comes to a "buffet" they don't care if we eat a little or a lot. They care that they have delicious food to eat as much as wish and get us back. They did that for sure. Great event.

      1 · December 22, 2013

  • Lisa

    delicious array of food and great service from casa alvarez! thanks everyone for coming out during this holiday time!

    1 · December 22, 2013

    • Carol G.

      It was fabulous Lisa. You did a great job of arranging it for us. Delicious menu. Plenty to eat for all and tons of variety.

      1 · December 22, 2013

  • Carol G.

    Excellent. Lisa I knew it was going to be a 5 Star Experience but this was really a 6 Star one. Food was great, plenty and the fellowship was awesome. Look forward to another one. Sunday works great as probably less business for them.

    1 · December 22, 2013

  • Emily J.

    Is there any room to add 2 more as guests? I could not change it on the RSVP

    2 · December 22, 2013

    • Lisa

      sure, i can add you but we are full. don't want to turn you or your friend away.

      December 22, 2013

  • Emily J.

    Thanks so much!

    December 22, 2013

  • Dorrel

    My husband, Steve, and I are really ooking forward to the Casa Alvarez meet up. Both been vegan for 17 years, love Mexican food, and this will be our first time with the Boulder Vegan Meetup group. Yeah!

    1 · December 21, 2013

    • Lisa

      look forward to meeting both of you, dorrel!

      December 22, 2013

  • Lisa

    last minute reminder! don't forget to bring $18 cash for tonight. exact change would be even more wonderful.;)

    December 22, 2013

  • Sarah E. B.

    Hi Lisa! My friend Josh (vegan) and I would *love* to go! Can you please e-mail me [masked] if there's an open spot on the wait list for us two?:D

    1 · December 20, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I just changed my RSVP so there should be a spot open now

      1 · December 20, 2013

  • Carol G.

    Looking forward to this great buffet with hubby and everyone coming. Any chance of some fresh veggies? Still yum!

    1 · December 20, 2013

    • Lisa

      the menu above mentions lots of veggies!

      December 20, 2013

  • Lisa

    just got notification that kids are half price and infants are free.;-)

    December 12, 2013

  • Michelle

    So sad I can't make it! I hope we can have another meetup there; the vegan options sound delicious!

    1 · December 5, 2013

    • Lisa

      bummer. i will ask if they will be willing to do this again for us and be sure to make it on a date you can attend.;-)

      December 5, 2013

    • Jessica

      Yes please!

      1 · December 5, 2013

  • Cheyenne

    I have eaten there in the past, I love their food!

    1 · December 4, 2013

    • Lisa

      glad you can join us, cheyenne!

      1 · December 4, 2013

    • Cheyenne

      looking forward to seeing you, Lisa!

      1 · December 5, 2013

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