Category: Dining Out

Top 10 Vegetarian Restaurants in the Phoenix area

Top 10 Vegetarian Restaurants in the Phoenix area

There’s still plenty of Arizona summer left to whip yourself into nutritional and bathing-suit shape. Here are 10 top-notch spots that won’t make the task seem like a chore. Fresh Mint The scents of Asia permeate this cheery vegetarian/vegan (and certified kosher) spot. Green papaya salad, fragrant Vietnamese pho with soy “beef,” lemongrass eggplant, citrus-y “spare ribs” and a vegetable […]

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Auckland’s Best Vegan Restaurants

Auckland’s Best Vegan Restaurants

It was the vegan wine that did it. Sure, the menu was a surprise, but when the waiter asked if I wanted vegan wine, I nearly fell off my seat. I was at the Lobby Bar of The Heritage Hotel in Auckland. I’d heard through friends that the Heritage had vegan options and as a long term herbivore, I was […]

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe Opens in Boulder, Colorado

Native Foods Vegan Cafe Opens in Boulder, Colorado

Native Foods is opening dozens of vegan restaurants around the US. For more info, visit http://www.NativeFoods.com

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Subway to roll out new line of vegan sandwiches

Subway to roll out new line of vegan sandwiches

Subway has expanded its menu to attract more vegan customers. The company says it will begin a limited test of three new vegan sandwiches at locations in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia, according Kevin Kane, Subway’s public relations manager. Subway will have three new options–Malibu Greek, Sweet Riblet, and Italian Black Bean–available meat free, and dairy free. READ FULL ARTICLE […]

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6 San Francisco Restaurants with Vegetable-based Main Courses

6 San Francisco Restaurants with Vegetable-based Main Courses

Since California is the nation’s salad bowl, vegetables often rise to the top of restaurant menus here. Diners can eat very well at most mainstream restaurants and not consume any meat. Here are six restaurants that create not-to-miss vegetable-based main courses. Firefly At Brad Levy’s Noe Valley restaurant, there are always at least two vegetable dishes among the seven main […]

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Chicago Restaurant Offers Delicious Vegan Options

Chicago Restaurant Offers Delicious Vegan Options

All four of my grandparents immigrated to the United States from Russia, so Russian cooking was part of my upbringing. Family meals were usually heavy, with few vegetable dishes. I remember large chunks of overcooked meat swimming in dark gravy, lots of bread and maybe a vegetable mixed in, also overcooked. That’s not the case at Russian Tea Time, the […]

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Meat-free in New York vegan restaurants

Meat-free in New York vegan restaurants

Back in the day, the meat-avoiding traveler had to pack plenty of trail mix, because even an urban vacation could feel like a hike along the Appalachian Trail when mealtime rolled round. Even a city like New York, with its falafel chains and ubiquitous Indian restaurants, raw-food cafes and even vegan diners, could seem like a wasteland if a vegetarian […]

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Boston’s The Red Lentil Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant Review

Boston’s The Red Lentil Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant Review

By now everyone knows The Red Lentil is the best all-vegetarian and lots-vegan restaurant Boston has ever had. The question before us is: is it actually good-good? Would a carnivore in the mood for vegetables go there? I think so. The emerging signature appetizer, Gobi Manchurian ($7.50), is actually the kind of Indian take on Chinese food that the Delhi-born […]

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10 Maine Restaurants Where Vegetarians Reign

10 Maine Restaurants Where Vegetarians Reign

Health food stores and natural foods groceries, along with Asian, Indian, and Mexican restaurants, are the usual go-tos for on-the-road vegetarians and vegans. While many of Maine’s restaurants, especially those specializing in farm-to-table fare, offer at least one vegetarian entree, only a handful of restaurants in the state deliver menus catering to vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets. “Food that loves […]

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Chloe Coscarelli’s Top 10 Favorite Vegan Eateries in Los Angeles

Chloe Coscarelli’s Top 10 Favorite Vegan Eateries in Los Angeles

1. Café Gratitude http://www.cafegratitudela.com/ Fresh, healthy, inventive raw and cooked vegan cuisine. $$ Must order: “I am Magical” burger or “I am Humble” bowl. For dessert, “I am Luscious” shake! 2. Native Foods http://nativefoods.com/ Casual and hearty vegan food. Flavorful and filling burgers, salads, and bowls. $ Must order: Ensalada Azteca salad or Scorpion Burger 3. Veggie Grill http://www.veggiegrill.com/ Fast-food […]

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