chef laricia, owner

Meet Chef Laricia

Laricia Chanlder 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

The Chicago Hyde Park Vegan food phenomenon is the talk of the country when it comes to their unmatched unique menu selections, delicious food, and customer service. CBINM isn't creating a healthier lifestyle for just Chicago only, people travel from all over the world to taste the unique dishes that CBINM has to offer. CBINM has made headlines and has been praised as one of the most visited Chicago's must-see eateries. Now on its third location is less than 3 years! With hope to one day be all over the world!