Judging by the warm reception that Helio Terra has been enjoying since its early May opening, there’s room downtown for another all-vegan eats option, a niche previously occupied solely by Flaming Ice Cube. The bright, casual café recently opened in the Prospect Avenue storefront once occupied by Titan Up Café, a 1,000-square-foot spot connected to Titan’s Gym in The Residences at 668 Euclid Avenue.
The fast-casual cafe seats about 15 to 20 diners, but many customers appear to take their meals to go. Orders are placed at the counter, paid for, and then picked up when ready.
An entire wall is devoted to a chalkboard-style, all-day menu, which is divided into sections for coffees and teas, juices and smoothies, and raw and cooked food items. Everything is vegan, and most of the items are organic, according to owner Austin Ruesch, a practicing vegan for 14 years.
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