After a holiday season of unabashed face-stuffing, a return to dietary normalcy is a welcome break. But don't let the calorie purging crimp your happy hour habits. The menu at vegan-friendly hangout Tao Natural Foods features toxin-shirking items by the leaf-load. Stop in for $5.75-$6.25 select half plates and dollar-off beers, wines, smoothies and juice blends from 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

2200 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls. • 612-377-4630 •