Vegan ism for the win

So today I spent about 3 hours honing the flavor to match the Coconut “Chicken” curry dish from the fine folks at Padamanadi downtown. I’m not a vegan but that is easily the best dish of the kind I’ve ever had.
So I’m proud of this, someone even pulled some strings and got me the actual mock “chicken” they use and I’m still nowhere near the amazing flavor.
At this point I think they are using the hopes and dreams of a unicorn or some sort of angel tears. Can’t figure it out.
I tried…. Dam Vegans