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Vegan Pop-Up Restaurant Wildflower Goes Bicoastal

Chef Ayinde Howell brings his successful pop-up to the West Coast.

After debuting Wildflower, a New York City-based pop-up restaurant that lasted for three days in June 2011, chef Ayinde Howell will bring his renowned fare west in May. The New York event, which was crowd-funded through Kickstarter, generated big time publicity for Howell, including mentions in The New York Times, The Village Voice, and New York Magazine’s Grub Street. Set for Cinco de Mayo, the second incarnation of Wildflower will be held in San Francisco, and Howell plans to expand to other cities in the future. Bay Area diners will nosh on dishes including Mexican Hot Cocoa Waffles, Beer-Battered Tempeh Tacos, and Crazy Jamaican sliders.

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