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Aux Vivres Restaurant Review: Aux Vivres grew from a tiny eatery to a larger community venue that attracts new audiences for its vegan fare, such as chapati sandwiches, hearty salads, brown rice bowls, veggie burgers and soups, carefully prepared using mostly organic, local produce. Best is the Dragon bowl with shredded beets, carrots, red cabbage, daikon, radish, sprouts, seaweed, toasted sesame seeds, grilled tempeh and an addictive tahini sauce. The portobello mushroom burger is served on a whole-wheat bun with caramelized onions, tomato, lettuce, pickle and chipotle mayo, and the BLT is made with coconut bacon. Gluten-free and nut-free items are indicated on the menu, and salads, soups and desserts are available from the to-go counter. Smoothies come with names like Bombay banana, Tropicalia or The Freestyle, which offers a unique blend of celery, pineapple, orange juice and banana. An entire menu is devoted to organic teas and herbal infusions. Desserts range from chocolate banana pie and carrot cake to dark chocolate brownies and energy balls.