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Keeping the culture 
in Mexican food

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Operation: Save the Animals A pig, cow, and chicken on a grass field

Animals are no longer needed in Mexican food.
We're here to prove that.

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Traditional Flavors

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Originated from Mexico

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None of the violence

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Great alternative for your heart

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Enviormentally sustainable food

Our Signature Dishes

Vegan Burrito

Burritos

$10.50

Carne Asada Burrito

Vegan Nachos

Nachos

$13.50

Supreme Nachos with Carne Asada

Vegan Torta

Tortas

$12.50

Carne Asada Torta

Vegan Tacos

Tacos

$3.80

Al Pastor & Carne Asada Tacos

Vegan Flautas

Flautas

$12.50

Potato & Chorizo Flautas

Vegan Tamales

Tamales

$4.20

Milpa, Poblano Pepper, Green Mole Tamales

Family dinner
Owners of Healthy Substance

Family Dinner

Pictured right to left: Camerino, Patricia, & Miguel

Short Story from our Founder Patricia Gonzalez

"My story begins in the place where I grew up, Guadalajara, Jalisco! During my childhood, I stayed at home and helped my mom make meals for the rest of the family. I never saw this as a chore because I found at a young age that cooking is my passion. Ever since then I've learned new recipes and looked for new ways to make food even better! For decades I continued to grow and develop my love of cooking. Then, I met my husband and moved to Chicago in 2004." 

We hope you visit!

Vegan woman having Vegan tacos from healthy substance

First Vegan restaurant at Lollapalooza Chicago, IL

We’ve Got Fans

“AMAZING. I'm not vegan but I always like to try something off the beaten path, and I have been here 4 times now! ”

Ozma Lane