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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.

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.


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


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


Written by Ann

June 6, 2013 at 8:56 pm