Category: Dining Out

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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Meat-loving Las Vegas Embraces its Vegan Side

Meat-loving Las Vegas Embraces its Vegan Side

Move over cheeseburgers and rib-eye steaks, Las Vegas restaurants are starting to go vegan. Well, not quite all of them. But if you’re looking for a plant-based, meatless eating option, there are more choices cropping up in Sin City. At the high end, the Wynn and Encore hotels offer vegan items at every single restaurant, but there are plenty of […]

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Why Going Green Can Mean Big Money for Fast-Food Chains

Why Going Green Can Mean Big Money for Fast-Food Chains

In late 2008, a fast-food burger restaurant in Sweden received an odd complaint letter. It was from a mother of two, asking the chain to get rid of the boxes that its kids’ meals were packaged in. Her children only wanted the fries and toys, she said, and she was annoyed at having to throw the boxes straight into the […]

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Manna: A Gourmet Vegan Restaurant in London

Manna: A Gourmet Vegan Restaurant in London

manna is one of Europe’s finest and oldest gourmet vegan restaurants for nearly fifty years. Sophisticated international clientele including many celebrities dine here. One unfortunate myth, perhaps, is that healthy eating lacks connoisseur taste and gourmet presentation — but manna knows better. View these beautiful vegan dishes from manna. manna uses only the highest quality, ecologically and socially responsible ingredients — fair […]

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Lady Gaga’s Parents Open NYC Restaurant, Raise Lupus Awareness

Lady Gaga’s Parents Open NYC Restaurant, Raise Lupus Awareness

Lady Gaga’s parents Joe and Cynthia Germanotta opened a NYC restaurant this week aptly named “Joanne Trattoria” in honor of his sister Joanne who died of lupus at age 19. And while restaurant guests chose from a menu including one of Joanne’s favorites, TV viewers at home learned about lupus in this week’s episode of the popular show Royal Pains. Lupus is […]

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San Francisco’s New Ganges Restaurant Offers Vegan Menu

San Francisco’s New Ganges Restaurant Offers Vegan Menu

New Ganges Restaurant, one of the best Indian restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area boasts a 100 percent vegetarian menu. This vegan-friendly eatery specializes in Northern Indian cuisine with authentic, home-style dishes. They also offer Indian food delivery to most parts of San Francisco. Diners can read more about the restaurant’s various healthy food options on their website and find […]

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