On the corner of Flower and Warner streets, you can’t walk by without missing the intriguing smell of vegan tacos at Taqueria El Zamorano. The Traditional Mexican restaurant is dedicating Sundays to bring varieties of vegan food to Orange County.
Santa Ana College librarian Stacey Russo begins her day with a large fruit smoothie. She makes her lunch for the day, usually a large dish with lots of vegetables, beans, pasta, grains or tofu. If she’s doing to an event or meeting where they offer food, she needs to plan ahead and bring her own snacks from home.
From the outside, a passerby would not expect to find a warm, welcoming vegan panaderia in the rugged stripmall of Bristol Street and Civic Center Avenue. Inside there are tables and chairs waiting for you to sit and relax for awhile.