I have already talked about Doomie’s, but I am doing multiple reviews of restaurants as I make subsequent visits. Click here to see previous posts about Doomie’s Home Cookin’.
Eric and I were generously given free tickets to Universal Studios as well as front of the line passes by a friend of his. I hadn’t been to Universal Studios in over ten years, so I was interested in seeing what had changed. It was fun to see the changes and the front of the line passes really helped, but it was otherwise unimpressive. It really hasn’t aged well and the “newer” rides are just re-dressings of the old rides. I mean, seriously, the Simpsons ride is literally the same ride as Back to the Future but with different decor and a different video playing on the screen. I wouldn’t recommend it over any other theme park.
Anyway, since we were in the area, we popped down to Doomie’s Home Cookin’ for dinner. We ordered the vegan chicken fingers (which are always super tasty) and Eric got the vegan chili cheese fries. The fries were cooked well and the chili tasted great, but the cheese sauce was a little runny.
I ordered the Chicken Parm Sandwich, which was delicious, but very messy. I can deal with the messy, but my only complaint is that the “mozzarella” was very thin and sauce-like, almost foamy. That was a little weird, but the flavor was there and it all mixed together fine, so it was ignorable.
Eric ordered the Western Burger, which came with onion rings, cheese sauce, and some kind of vegan bacon (not made with tempeh). He liked it very much and said that he would order it again.
As a last minute impulse buy, I got a “chocolate truffle” from the dessert case. It didn’t taste bad, but it clearly wasn’t a truffle. It was obviously a cake ball. I don’t know if they were purposefully trying to pass it off as a truffle or if there was some sort of mix up, but I wouldn’t buy it again.
Doomie’s has been hit or miss on our previous visits, but this time it was mostly great. Just a few small complaints, but we will definitely be back when we need an unhealthy vegan fix.