Located within the French Market, this spot may provide a solid lunch option in what otherwise might be unfriendly, seafood-heavy territory. And after all, it does call itself "Home of Crab Cake Passion." But while the online menu seems to boast a lot of chicken, turkey, and fish (the so-called "heart healthy options"), firsthand accounts have taught us the following:
Meals From the Heart Cafe in the French Market has a delicious vegan smoothie and some really wonderful vegan meals. They really support a plant based diet and will make you something not on the menu if they have the items on hand. You have to wait a good amount of time for your food but everything is literally made from scratch when you order. It's a little pricey but it's expected for the location.
The black bean burgers and soup were good, and the vegan shake was a nice addition. There were also vegan salads on the menu, and though the wait was long, it was worth it...
Thanks commenters! I will get down there myself someday...Source: neworleansingreen.blogspot.com
(can vary during public holidays)