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review: the thirsty hippo

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It’s no secret that finding good vegetarian fare in Hattiesburg can be tricky. (That’s why I’ve documented my favorites here.) I’m happy to report that the menu at the recently-reopened Thirsty Hippo is quite vegetarian-friendly and delicious. My favorite is the grilled Brie sandwich (with pepper jelly and spinach!) and the three-bean salad in a lemon-herb vinaigrette. I’m quite sure we’ll spend this summer trying to recreate that bean salad, because it’s pretty much the perfect summer food.
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Also delicious is the Banh Mi vegan sausage (served either on bread or a bed of spinach).  I’m looking forward to trying the other vegan sausages and burgers on the menu.

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They also serve up an interesting take on hummus: this version is made from red beans and served with lots of fresh veggies.

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This place is truly vegetarian/vegan-friendly, and I’m delighted it’s back.

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Written by Ann

June 6, 2013 at 8:56 pm

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