Arizona is getting its first fine dining vegan restaurant, Casa Terra. Jason Wyrick, chef, author, and creator of vegan meal delivery service, The Vegan Taste is excited to open up Arizona’s only fine dining vegan restaurant. Wyrick has been vegan for 15 years since he completely reversed his diabetes after going vegan. His new restaurant, Casa Terra will serve Mexican and Mediterranean meals.

Huarache With Pibil Mushrooms

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The restaurant will only serve dinner and the menu includes dishes like Tapas Tacos, Smoked Mushroom Cazuela, and thin-crust pizzas made in a wood-fired oven. There is also a wine list and fun cocktails to order from. Although Casa Terra officially opens in January, there will be a New Year’s Eve tasting event that costs $65 per person and will serve many of the official menu dishes in a buffet-style.

Casa Terra is located at 6835 N 58th Dr, Glendale, Arizona. When it opens in January, it will be open Sunday through Thursday from 4 to 9 pm and Friday and Saturday from 4 to 11 pm.

Make Your Own Mexican Meals

Are you craving Mexican food now, but don’t live in Arizona? Here are three incredible recipes from our Food Monster App you can make right at home!

1. Taquitos With Avocado Sauce

Taquitos with Avocado Sauce

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Fry these taquitos from the Vegan Junk Food cookbook and you’re well on the way to making an irresistible junk food.

2. South-of-the-Border Potato Tacos

Potato Tacos

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A cheesy, caliente potato taco is delicious. But this cheesy, caliente potato taco that’s fried from the Vegan Junk Food cookbook is outta this world. You should serve creamy avocado sauce on the side (better just make a really big batch).

3. Grilled Sweet Corn With Aji Amarillo Queso

Grilled Sweet Corn With Aji Amarillo Queso

Source: Grilled Street Corn With Aji Amarillo Queso

Fresh grilled street corn – a favorite with a latin twist! Grilled summer corn on the cob with spicy cashew queso and hazelnut parmesan. Rachel Carr‘s recipe is perfect with a fresh tomato and herb salad and maybe some BBQ mushrooms!

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