Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
The Pulse CaféLeah Rodriguez
Why eat brunch here?‘Cause they're awesome. We were here for six hours one day.
They didn't bother us or kick us out or anything. It was the hurricane weekend,
so it wasn't raining when we got here. Then it started to pour. We sort of
Best thing on the
menu?The "Somerville Cheese Steak" sandwich is awesome. ... It's
seitan with tapioca-based vegan cheese, with peppers and stuff in it. Pulse
Café is supposed to close November 20. I work down the street, so I'll have to
find somewhere else to come for lunch - or be responsible and bring lunch from
Most animals are
nice, but turkeys suck. Does that make eating turkey more acceptable?[Nearby patrons do not
find this line of questioning amusing. The interview continues outside.]
Is there any food item
without a vegan equivalent?I've even been to some places with eggs in the shape of eggs
that look the way an egg might look on a sandwich.
acceptable?I have an agreement with some people where, if we're in
certain situations, I'm allowed to eat them. But that's a prearranged
agreement. There's consent involved.
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