Cauliflower is serious business over at The Cup Cafe, where the sturdy vegetable gets spiced up with chile and yellow curry powder. These cauliflower tacos are a light little bite: flash fried without batter to springy crisps with meaty centers.
Avocado adds a nice creamy base, but the tacos here are much drier than I originally thought when I saw curry was involved. The shredded cabbage and thin pickled onions, all slipped into a crispy tortilla from Anita Street Market ... made for the perfect sunny lunch out on the patio.
Insider's tip: In addition to the cauliflower tacos, Congress also does drunken fish tacos with beer battered cod, and Mission Street Tacos with crispy pork belly.
Location: 311 E. Congress Street
Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays
Payment: accepts debit and credit cards