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Ubuntu: West African Plant Based Cuisine

Ubuntu, now open on Melrose Ave, is L.A.'s newest plant-based restaurant serving up West African inspired dishes by Chef Shenarri Freeman. Chef Shenarri has been nominated for two James Beard Awards for her New York restaurant Cadence.


JOLLOF ARANCINI Curry, Tomato, Miso

CHARRED OKRA SALAD (GF) Pigeon Peas, Red Kidney Beans, Passion Fruit Vinaigrette

PALM BISQUE Hearts of Palm, Fried Shallots, Parsley Oil


LIONS MANE PIE Lions Mane, Habanero, Tamarind Applesauce

TRUMPET MUSHROOMS (GF) Pickled Mustard Seeds, Red Pepper Pesto, Black Garlic

FONIO GRITS (GF) Oyster Mushroom, Tomato, Old Bay

SUYA (GF) Celery Root, Tzatziki, Tomato Confit

WHITE RICE Chives, Benne

WAAKYE RICE Basmati Rice, Black Eyed Peas


PLANTAIN CARDAMOM TART Toasted Coconut, Berry Compote

PUFF PUFF BREAD Pineapple Ginger-Habanero chutney

7469 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood

Los Angeles, 90046

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