Adelaide Opitz sports a vegan shirt while working at Modern Love, a vegan restaurant in Omaha, on March 29. 

New vegan brunch series starts May 18

Drips Coffee shop is planning a new vegan pop-up series called Chowhaus. The events, from Savannah Pickard and William Ten Kate, will launch with a brunch on May 18.

The events will feature from-scratch vegan dishes, and the first menu includes matcha pancakes, bagels and red pepper lox, a tofu scramble and lemon blueberry chia pudding.

The brunch will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the shop, 2205 N. 24th St.

For more information and the full menu, visit facebook.com/chowhaus.omaha.

Kids can learn to cook vegan at upcoming class

Children and their caregivers can learn how to cook vegan soul food at a class coming soon to the Union for Contemporary Art.

The class will teach students about a plant-based diet and include ways to prepare the top five meat substitutes: tofu, cauliflower, jackfruit, mushroom and tempeh. The workshop, which costs $10 per adult and child, will also include samples of Creole-fried tofu.

The class takes place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 2423 N. 24th St.

For tickets or more information, visit u-ca.org/happenings/youth-engagement.

Reporter - Food and dining

Sarah Baker Hansen writes restaurant reviews and food stories for the World-Herald. She also writes the quarterly "Food Prowl" series, where teams of tasters go around Omaha to find favorite foods in a number of categories. Phone: 402-444-1069

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