If you’re in the Columbia, SC area or even just passing through, I highly recommend stopping by Lamb’s Bread Vegan Cafe (address and phone number listed in above advertisement).
I ate there for the second time today, and for the second time in a row thoroughly enjoyed my dining experience. The restaurant is housed by a small, non descript if not for the African artwork displayed on the sidewalk, building right on Main Street. The decor is throughly African with masks and statues displayed all about. There is even an off-limits altar with tons of statues and artwork adorning it. See below.
The delicious smells on entering the restaurant are a solid indication of the quality of the food. It’s a simple set up really, you order at the counter, pay at the counter and your food is out to your table in a matter of minutes. Seconds today, really. I had mock curry chicken (no real meat, just mock meat), collard greens and yams. It was so delicious! The curry was a yellow curry sauce ladled onto the mock meat. The collards had a definite kick to them and the yams were very fresh, not overly cooked or overly sweetened. I always get water when I go to eat at Lamb’s Bread, as it is electrolyte water 😉 It really does taste more pure and healthy. The food is a bit pricey, my plate was $11. The owner, Khuruh explained to me that it’s because of the quality of ingredients and the careful measures and time that must be put into the proper preparation of vegan foods. I’ll buy it! Speaking of the owner, he is pictured with a customer below. He is a great man and I am proud to call him my friend!
Overall highly recommended if you are looking to try something different. The ambiance and food are certainly different from most you’ll run into around this area. Exotic and eclectic to say the least.