October 2021 Updates

Fall is here! Time to enjoy the season with vegan seasonal favorites.

Savory Seasonal & Monthly Menu Specials

Life on Mars

Vegan drinks + food + vinyl.

Life on Mars has new menu items for fall:

Life on Mars Samosas
Life on Mars Samosa Cakes

Samosa cakes with Yukon Gold potato, green pea, spices, grilled and served with pickled red cabbage and cilantro jalapeño and tamarind chutney.

Life on Mars Stargazer Wrap
Life on Mars Stargrazer Wrap

Stargrazer Wrap with baby spinach, roasted yellow beets, harissa sweet potato hummus, roasted red pepper, pickled onion, roasted purple yam and vegan provolone; served in a cold or grilled tortilla with a side of jalapeño aioli

Life on Mars Quinoa Salad
Life on Mar’s Roasted Sweet Potato & Kale Quinoa Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato & Kale Salad with chili glazed sweet potato, kale, mesclun greens, red quinoa, dried cranberry, toasted pepitas, thyme, candied pecans, granny smith apple and a maple vinaigrette

Razzi’s Pizzeria

Italian restaurant with vegan options for entire menu.

Razzi’s Pizzeria’s monthly special for October is free ½ Greek salad with purchase of a large pizza (ask for the vegan option!). Razzi’s has a complete vegan menu with Italian favorites.

Veggie Grill

Veggie Grill Meatball Sub
Veggie Grill’s Meatball Sub. Image: https://twitter.com/veggiegrill

Vegan burgers, fries, and more comfort food.

Veggie Grill just added a Meatball Sub to their menu.

Sweet Seasonal & Monthly Menu Specials

Frankie & Jo’s

All vegan ice cream shop.

Frankie & Jo’s seasonal ice cream flavors for October are Salted Sesame Snickerdoodle and Apple Orchard.

Mighty-O Donuts

All vegan bakery & cafe with seasonal and classic donuts open since 2000.

Mighty-O Donuts has 3 seasonal donuts for October.

Mighty-O's Apple Pie Filled Donut
Mighty-O’s Apple Pie Filled Donut

Apple Pie Filled Donut is a yeast raised donut filled with local, organic, apples and topped with a vanilla glaze.

Mighty-O's Pumpkin Custard Filled Donut
Mighty-O’s Pumpkin Custard Filled Donut

Pumpkin Custard Filled Donut is a yeast raised donut filled with pumpkin spice custard, and topped with powdered sugar.

Mighty-O's Pumpkin Spice Donut
Mighty-O’s Pumpkin Spice Donut

Pumpkin Spice Donut is a pumpkin spice cake donut, topped with a pumpkin spice glaze.

Molly Moon

Molly Moon's Vegan Strawberry Burst Ice Cream
Molly Moon’s Vegan Strawberry Burst Ice Cream. Image: https://www.facebook.com/mollymoonicecream

Ice cream shop with both seasonal and classic vegan ice cream options.

Molly Moon’s seasonal vegan option for October is Vegan Strawberry Burst Ice Cream made with organic strawberries from Viva Farms and organic coconut milk.

Salt & Straw

Salt & Straw's Double Bubble Toil & Trouble Vegan Bubble Gum Cream. Image: https://twitter.com/saltandstraw.
Salt & Straw’s Double Bubble Toil & Trouble Vegan Bubble Gum Cream. Image: https://twitter.com/saltandstraw,

Ice cream shop with both seasonal and classic vegan ice cream options.

Double Bubble Toil & Trouble is October’s seasonal vegan ice cream flavor at Salt & Straw. Vegan ice cream with bubble gum!

Outdoor Events

Pasado’s Pumpkin Spooktacular Sanctuary Tours

Pasado's Safe Haven cow eating a pumpkin
Bring a pumpkin to feed to cows at a Pasado’s Safe Haven tour. Image: https://www.facebook.com/pasadosafehaven/.

In October Pasado’s Safe Haven animal sanctuary has tours on Fridays and Saturdays. The tours costs $25 per person or $75 for a family of three or more. In October you can bring pumpkins to feed to the cows at the sanctuary.

Cooking Classes


Trimazing vegan cooking classes combine health information and live cooking demo. They are offering two classes in October. Besides online classes they also offer vegan health and lifestyle coaching.

October 23, 2021 @ 10am – Foods for a Healthy Heart

Trimazing Foods for a Healthy Heart Class
Trimazing Foods for a Healthy Heart class on October 23, 2021 at 10 am. Image: https://trimazing.com/

In the class, you will learn steps you can take to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Menu includes Lemon-Berry Pancakes, Irresistible White Bean Dip, and Sesame Quinoa Salad.  Price is $25. Learn more and register for class at https://trimazing.com/event/foods-for-a-healthy-heart/.

October 28, 2021 @ 6-8pm – Foods and Breast Cancer Survival Cooking Class

Trimazing Foods and Breast Cancer Class
Foods and Breast Cancer Survival class on October 28, 2021 at 6pm. Image: https://trimazing.com/

Class includes the opportunity to win a copy of the book Breasts: The Owner’s Manual. The class is taught via Zoom and is $25.The class will cover proactive things you start doing to reduce your risk and improve survival. Menu includes Lentil Artichoke Stew; Toasted Brown Rice; Cucumber, Mango, and Spinach Salad, and Raspberry Mousse. Learn more and register for class at https://trimazing.com/event/foods-and-breast-cancer-survival-2/.

PCC Market Cooking Classes

PCC Markets Cooking Class Sourdough Pizza
PCC Market Gluten-Free Sourdough Pizza Cooking Class. Image: https://www.pccmarkets.com/class/gluten-free-sourdough-pizza/.

PCC Markets offer a large assortment of vegan cooking classes. Most are taught via Zoom while some are starting to be taught in person again.

10/14/2021 @ 5pm – One Bowl Meals

Menu includes Black Bean and Sweet Potato Bowl with Cilantro-Pepita Sauce and Shredded Cabbage; and Sesame-Miso Tofu and Quinoa Bowl with Roasted Shiitakes. Price is $30 and is taught online via Zoom.

10/16/2021 @ 10am – Kids Cook: Halloween Tricks and Treats

Menu includes Vegan Mummy Dogs, Apple Monsters, and Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes. Price is $35 and is taught online via Zoom.

10/18/2021 @ 5pm – The Ethiopian Kitchen

Menu includes Red Lentil Stew, Green Beans and Carrot Stir-Fry, and Injera. Price is $40 and is taught online via Zoom.

10/19/2021 @ 6pm – Thanks a Brunch!

In-person class at Issaquah PCC. Menu includes Rosemary Biscuits, Country Gravy with Vegan Sausage, and Rice Paper Bacon. Price is $75.

10/21/2021 @ 5pm – Bagels in One Hour

Menu includes Plain Bagels and Cinnamon-Raisin Bagels. Price is $30 and is taught online via Zoom.

10/25/2021 @ 4pm – Gluten-free Sourdough Pizza

Menu includes Gluten-free Sourdough Starter, Gluten-free Sourdough Pizza Dough, and Dairy-free Nut Mozzarella. Price is $30 and is taught online via Zoom.