Chefs and Restaurants

Vegan Cuban Food Is a Reality for Reid Trapani and Sophia Marchese Trapani

Lia Picard

At La Semilla in Atlanta, Chef/Co-Owner Reid Trapani isn’t trying to convert guests to veganism. He simply wants to serve delicious Latin food that happens to be plant-based. “That’s the whole goal and the opportunity that we’re trying to create from a dining perspective,” says Reid. “You don’t have to be plant-based. You could leave our restaurant and go get ice cream next door. But when you eat our food...