Yup, it was that good, and better-priced and less trendoid than the place we tried in Victoria. Rawthentic serves carefully-prepared food that's both nutritious and packed with flavour. It makes you realize how much flavour is removed in "normal" cooking processes; things really do taste better when they're fresh and handled lightly. The desserts are fantastic -- try the raw pumpkin pie or the deep-dish apple pie. We've had the veggy burgers, lasagne, pizza, and veggy "meatball" BBQ sub sandwich, all really tasty. Their BBQ sauce is smoky and delicious! There's a small retail section with dehydrators for sale, along with some of the ingredients that you would use to produce your own raw meals, some "baked" goods (made in a dehydrator), some raw foods cookbooks (we bought one, it's really great), and a few other items. Also, they do catering. This kind of restaurant is good news for Oceanside, so I hope it will get the support it deserves. Oh, and you can take classes on how to prepare your own meals.
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