Why Cauliflower Wings Started Appearing on Every Bar Menu

Not that I’m complaining! Plus a simple and delicious recipe for making your own delicious cauliflower wings at home.

Alicia Kennedy
Published in
4 min readJan 27, 2020

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Cauliflower Wings at La Penúltima. Photo: Alicia Kennedy

I’ve been trying to figure out the origin of the cauliflower wing as a bar food staple to no avail. In the early 2010s, vegan bloggers had begun to figure out that hunks of…

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Alicia Kennedy

I’m a food writer from Long Island based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Subscribe to my weekly newsletter on food issues: aliciakennedy.substack.com