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Meet Chef Fab

Meet Chef Fab
Laricia Chandler Baker( Chef Fab) is an American entrepreneur , businesswoman , socialite , and chef. A self-taught fashion designer and self-taught chef , she was born and raised in Chicago. Self-taught Chef Fab opened a restaurant called Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat in Hyde Park in 2019. There she shares her food knowledge on vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian items. Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat has more than 30,000 followers in less than a year.

Owner, Chef Fab popular eatery menu items appeal to both meat and plant-based eaters. The menu includes a tasty, creative twist on the iconic Philly Cheesesteak made with "beef-less" protein, a drizzled "Who Betta" Double Vegan/Dairy Cheese Burger, and vegan smoothies and shakes with flavors like "the Cookie Monster," made with America's favorite cookies, Oreos.

Unique, Modern Cuisine

Unique, Modern Cuisine
Chicago Hyde Park Vegan (CBINM) astounds with its unique menu, delectable fare, and top-notch service. It draws visitors globally, not just locals, fostering a healthier lifestyle. CBINM garners headlines, deemed a must-visit in Chicago. Its rapid expansion, now in its third location in under 3 years, hints at ambitions to spread worldwide.