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1st October 2016 - No Comments!

International Vegetarian Day

International Vegetarian DayAs Camden number one Latin American Restaurant we love talking about how we deliver the freshest and tastiest foods that London has to offer. On this latest blog, we heard that on October 1st it will be the annual kick-off for Vegetarian Awareness Month. International Vegetarian Day, So to help celebrate, Guanabana wants to educate our followers and eaters, on the delights of vegetarian cuisine!

International Vegetarian Day

For the majority of foodies who come to eat at Guanabana they love the taste or our Jerk Chicken or our halal cuts of steak, but are you aware of the benefits of incorporating a vegetarian diet into your food plan? At Guanabana no matter what dish you choose, our food is always freshly prepared and seasoned with the finest Latin American herbs and spices! So by being adventurous and ordering a vegetarian dish this October, you could potentially experience some delicious culinary delights with some major health benefits! These include;

Helping to prevent diseases- Vegetarian diets are more healthful than the average meat diet, particularly in preventing, treating or reversing heart disease and reducing the risk of cancer. A low-fat vegetarian diet is the single most effective way to stop the progression of coronary artery disease or prevent it entirely! A great reason to eat your five a day!

Reduce your weight- Our diets are high in saturated fats and processed foods! Eating fresh food and tasty fruit and vegetables will prevent you from counting calories or carbs and without measuring portions or feeling hungry.

You'll live longer. If you switch from the standard diet to a vegetarian diet, you can add about 13 healthy years to your life research has stated. Moreover, it has been said that meat eaters also experience accelerated cognitive and sexual dysfunction at a younger age. 

Great Tasting Fresh Food

Guanabana ethos is all about delivering mouthwatering food in a unique environment. More importantly, and especially for International Vegetarian day we are proud that our kitchen team passionately source our ingredients from local conveyors close to our restaurant. Since we opened our pride and joy In Camden back in 2007, we have forged strong relationships with businesses and the community. Our Latin American roots are firmly set in the heartland of the capital and the freshest ingredients are at the heart of everything that fires out of our kitchen!

A menu that is a sure fire hit for vegetarians!

Southern American cuisine is not all about prime cut of halal meat! Our highly trained chefs use key Latin ingredients to produce the tastiest and mouth-watering Southern American food London has to offer. So whether you’re a vegetarian, or perhaps you want to experience something different off our menu, we guarantee that we will not disappoint! Guanabana maybe the spiritual home of the Jerk Chicken or the Ackee & Snapper but we are proud to deliver the tastiest vegetarian food (we think London has to offer!), using the flavours and ingredient that Southern American is famous for! So whether you’re a regular or someone experiencing Latin American food for the first, why not try a vegetarian dish? You could choose…….

FRIJOLES A LA MEXICANO- Stewed black beans, sautéed greens and spinach, white rice, fried egg, avocado, feta

TOFU TACHOS- Crispy adobo tofu tacos, pickled cactus, sour cream & aji in corn tortilla. Rice and peas and black beans.

CHICKPEA & CALLALOO STEW- Curried chickpeas, potato, spinach in a mild coconut sauce, rice and peas, fried plantain

MAC DADDY- Roasted Portobello mushroom, macaroni & cheese, char grill roasted peppers all served in a freshly made brioche bun! This is the daddy of vegetarian burgers!

OUR GOURMET FAJITAS- Haloumi, Portobello mushroom all served with our delicious homemade guacamole, salsa sour cream, cheese, sautéed bell pepper, coriander and onions on a sizzle plate with flour tortillas. Who said that fajitas needs to have a meat filling?

Book a Table Today

Like what you’ve read? Then why not join us this month and book a table to come and eat with us– we’d like nothing more –you can contact us by email at info@guanabanarestaurant.com, phone us on 0207 485 1166 or use our online booking facility.

Join the Guanabana Family

If you’d like to join the Guanabana family and keep up to date with all the latest foodie news, and to be the first to hear about our exclusive offers, then please get involved and join us on social media. You can follow us on Twitter, like our Facebook page or add us to your circle on Google+

19th September 2016 - No Comments!

Respect for the Aged Day (敬老の日 Keirō no Hi)

 

Respect for the Age Day

Respect for the Aged Day (敬老の日 Keirō no Hi) at Guanabana

Guanabana never misses out on a party and for that reason we our joining in this Japanese national holiday for the elders. Known as Seniors' Day, Respect of the Aged Day, or Keiro no Hi, it was established as a national holiday in 1966 to express respect for the elders in the community. The day is also seen as a recognition and thanks for their contributions to society whilst celebrating their longevity.

In Japan to honour their elders, many communities throw parties and offer special gifts to bring even more longevity to their lives. Since 1963, the Japanese government has given a commemorative silver sake cup to Japanese people who reach the age of 100.

Follow our Secret to Longevity

We all know that the Japanese live to a ripe old age partly due their diet and lifestyle, but at Guanabana we have our own secrets to longevity, Delicious Food! You’ve heard right! Good food is the key to a successful and healthy life. That’s why Guanabana has been offering our guests a truly delicious menu of the finest Southern American cuisine since our restaurant opened. Our belief is to serve the finest and freshest food with a warm smile in the backdrop of some great Latin beats.

Guanabana is situated in the vibrant area of Camden and our restaurant has been been serving the pinnacle of Latin American cuisine in London since 2007. So if you want to treat a special one to a meal at Guanabana and it’s your first time joining us, then we will help provide memories to treasure!

A Friendly Welcome

As soon as you walk through our restaurant doors you’ll feel like you have been whisked off to a tropical paradise, located somewhere in the heart of South America. Our friendly staff will be on hand to welcome you and your guests to our exquisite dining rooms. Venturing through our restaurant you’ll be able to view a mismatch of furniture alongside some of the delightful smells and some easy listening latin beats. Guanabana would love to see you visit with someone special this Respect of the Aged Day, so whether you want to have a spot of brunch or an evening meal, our staff would make that celebration that much more memorable

So whether you want a relaxed lunch or perhaps an evening celebration we can cater for you!

So whatever your plans our for Respect of the Aged Day we can help! We serve early morning brunches, sandwiches for a quick bite to eat or a fabulous A La Carte Menu for that special evening meal.

If you’re not aware we are proud to tell you that all the meat served in our dishes our 100% halal. Not only that however, we also source the finest ingredients local to Camden. So if you are looking for a colourful and enjoyable meal in a relaxed environment, then look no further than Guanabana!

A Menu for all Occasions

Our team of talented chefs are passionate about the ingredients they use as well as the Latin American roots which have been fundamental to our consistent success. With numerous accolades from people throughout the world, our food is colourful, tasty and represents the best cuisine that the Southern American continent has to offer.

Whilst we may not serve sushi for this Respect of the Aged Day, our chefs have a selection of dishes that will delight your nearest and dearest. Will you experience food from a faraway continent or will you try something closer to home? Either way our menu caters for everybody and will add a bit of glamour to that special meal.

What’s more, you can bring your favourite drink to compliment your meals. For just a small corkage fee, why not bring that special bottle of bubbly or maybe be adventurous and try a bit of Japanese sake (we don’t supply the silver cups unfortunately!)

Book A Table Today

Like what you’ve read? Then why not book a table to come and eat with us– we’d like nothing more – then you can contact us by email at info@guanabanarestaurant.com, phone us on 0207 485 1166 or use our online booking facility.

Join the Guanabana Family

If you’d like to join the Guanabana family and keep up to date with all the latest foodie news, and to be the first to hear about our exclusive offers, then please get involved and join us on social media. You can follow us on Twitter, like our Facebook page or add us to your circle on Google+