Discount Updates

We are very pleased to announce new partnerships with these businesses in our Toronto Veg Card program. Get your card here, or use your Vegetarian Discount Card if you have one! Click on company name for full details.

New Vegan Food Product!

mesey

“My name is Mesey and I am selling Ethiopian Vegetarian Food at different farmers market in Toronto. Recently, I created Ethiopian cooking sauce. This gluten-free and vegan sauce is made with all natural ingredients, fresh herbs and spices.You can make an authentic Ethiopian dish by just opening a jar and adding it to your protein and vegetable. Then simmer and serve with rice, pasta or injera. The possibilities are endless!” Visit Mesey for her Vegetarian Ethiopian Cuisine and purchase this product at the Dufferin Grove Farmer’s Market or contact her here: meseyk@yahoo.ca or 416-335-5067.

Vegan Sweets! UH

Urban Herbivore‘s location in the Urban Eatery at the Eaton Centre just even better! Along with their sandwiches, salads and stew, they have cupcakes and jam-sponge cakes! All vegan, all gluten-free!

The mastermind behind Boardwalk Chocolates (siue@boardwalkchocolates.com) is back again as White Bear Frozen Treats! They have a huge list of handmade vegan ice creem flavours you’ll flip for! She says: “Pick a flavour, give me a few days, pick up at St. George and Dupont area. Don’t forget these are made to order!” Order 3 pints and get 1/2 off the 4. Order 5 pints and get the 6 one free! Here are some of the more intriguing flavours:
Regular 1 pint prices (2 cup) $6.50

  • cinnamon chocolate
  • mocha
  • mint chocolate chip
  • ginger lime
  • gingerbread

Premium 1 pint prices (2 cup) $8.50

  • raw cashew strawberry
*cherry chocolate (chocolate with cherries)
  • white chocolate raspberry
  • cardamom pistachio
  • lemon avocado
  • fig lemon

Siue says: “Have you heard about Barton Snacks? It’s a cute little convenience food joint on the corner of Barton and Bathurst in the Annex (15 Barton Ave.) They have indie sodas and chips, vegan grilled cheese sandwiches (!), bits and bites and now they will be carrying White Bear Frozen Treats ice creem! Check out the Vanilla Raspberry Chocolate Chip currently in the scooping case, plus chocolate chip cookie ice creem sandwiches with chocolate ice creem. Stop in, say hello, and thank them for getting vegan goodies in!”

New in the East End

LPK’s Culinary Groove has expanded their stellar repertoire and is now carrying sandwiches, salads, burgers and pizza on their new savoury menu. All gluten-free and most are also vegan. Also, for the entire month of August, enjoy an 8oz cup of certified organic, fairly traded coffee from 23 Degrees Roastery Coffee absolutely free! LPK uses their coffee in a few of their products. Life is delicious!

Taboo Resort welcomes Vegan Chef!
taboo

Taboo Resort (Gravenhurst, www.tabooresort.com) has “added refreshing menu options this summer! Consulting Vegan Chef, Doug McNish conceptualized the resort’s vegan menu choices that intertwine vegan cuisine throughout all the food and beverage outlets at the resort. Chef McNish has customized vegan menu choices for each space including: Elements, Boathouse Grill, Culinary Theatre, Room Service, Banquets, Poolside, the Spa and the Golf Clubhouse. Chef Doug McNish has taken healthy, organic, plant based cuisine to a whole new level. Challenging mainstream thought on diet and ethics, he continues to create inspired dishes using the highest quality ingredients possible. He has been featured in publications both online and print, is a contributor to various magazines, makes appearances on national television, is a plant based consultant and is an internationally published author. His first cook book Eat Raw, Eat Well, 400 Raw, Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipes was published in March 2012. Taboo Resort is located in the heart of Muskoka and is a convenient ninety-minute drive from Toronto. The name Taboo is internationally known for its style, sophistication and service. Its outstanding conference facilities, world-class golf, international staff, gourmet cuisine and elegant dining facilities have provided Taboo with an unparalleled reputation.”

Organic Oven Update

Organic Oven writes: “If you haven’t heard by now, our Yonge & Lawrence cafe is currently closed but don’t believe everything you hear! This closure is temporary. We are working as quickly as possible to relocate the Toronto cafe and are hoping that it will reopen before Thanksgiving. We are planning on reopening in the same neighbourhood, or at least somewhere relatively close. In the meantime, please take advantage of our delivery service! To stay up-to-date on what’s going on, please Like us on Facebook and subscribe to our newsletter.”

Closed

We are saddened by the closure of Brooklyn’s in Thorold. They had an amazing vegan menu 🙁