On June 16, vegan food blogger and entrepreneur Ella Mills—creator of the Deliciously Ella brand—will open new vegan restaurant Plants by de in central London. The location was previously Mills’ plant-based deli called Deliciously Ella, which was forced to close in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new restaurant aims to highlight the “delicious diversity and abundance of plants” with dishes such as pan-fried oyster mushroom scallops with carrot jelly, asparagus ceviche, cauliflower schnitzel, and vegan pancakes with dark chocolate sauce. Plants by de will also serve Rainbow Bowls with brown rice, avocado, pulled jackfruit, and broccoli; wild nettle risotto with peas and broad beans; and a trio of sliders featuring bean and kimchi, jackfruit and spicy avocado, and crispy tofu and sriracha. Everything is made in-house, including cultured vegan butter, cashew-based crème fraîche, and crushed walnut parmesan.
Expanding on her business
Mills announced the restaurant on Instagram, saying a full…