Written by Sarah E. Jahier
Bikini Bites embodies the DIY punk spirit, as its creator Betty Mankiller is a one-woman vegan catering rock star specializing in tantalizing on-the-go food! She regularly serves up her all-vegan noms at various concerts, record release parties, and other special events around Orange County and LA. Besides running her own catering business, she recently created the all-vegan menu for the Black Rose Tavern in Los Angeles, regularly hosts fundraisers for animal rescues, and donates a portion of her profits to animal welfare causes.
I have had the absolute pleasure of enjoying her home-cooked comfort food at various shows and events, and can attest to her wizardry with vegan food! Her specialty is vegan tacos, and let me tell you, once you have tasted her spicy tofu tacos or carne asada tacos you won't be able to resist going back for seconds (and thirds, and fourths)!
Good news for Orange County vegans - Betty's goal is to purchase a mobile taco cart so she can make more of her tasty tacos and cater more events! She is currently fundraising to help purchase one, so please consider donating to make this happen! OC definitely needs a vegan taco cart, and how great would this be at various venues, concerts and events?!
Take a look at some of her specialties (all vegan!) and join in drooling with me:
Seitan buffalo wings with bleu cheese dressing
Mac & Cheese with coconut bacon
Bleu cheese wedge with coconut back
Black bean burgers with bacon vegenaise
Loaded nachos with spicy sunflower cheese
Carne Asada tacos with citrus cabbage slaw
Spicy tofu tacos with citrus cabbage slaw
Betty is almost at her fundraising goal, but needs a few more donations to make it happen! Please consider donating to Bikini Bites, whose motto is "changing the world one bite at a time"!
Please donate at: http://www.gofundme.com/8mwv8o!
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