Discount Profile: Just Falafel

It’s ironic that this place is called “Just” falafel, because it’s menu is extremely wide and varied with all kinds of wraps you wouldn’t expect. For any of their “falafel” sandwiches, you can choose for a traditional falafel patty (your choice of fried or baked, and in your choice of white or whole wheat tortilla)… Read more »

Discount Profile: Cooking Classes from Marni Wasserman

Care of John Graber I attended a Marni Wasserman cooking class a couple of years back and it changed my dietary habits for the better.  I was already eating a healthy vegan diet with an emphasis on whole and raw foods, but she took me to the next level with her inspiring presentation.  She helped… Read more »

Discount Profile: Live Organic Food Bar

From an anonymous office worker Imagine my delight when I found out that Order It, the food delivery service my office uses, was starting to deliver from Live Organic Food Bar, an all-vegan restaurant. I now have the pleasure of getting lunch from them almost weekly. My favourite two things to order from Live are… Read more »

Discount Profile: Loving Hut

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Care of Sonal Batavia Sandwiched between urban veg foodie favourites Fresh and Freshii — on the corner of Spadina and Richmond, The Loving Hut had come into my peripherals many times in the past few years, but admittedly I had written it off for years on account of an uninviting appearance (I’m a marketer, what… Read more »

Discount Profile: Truly India

Care of Susan Nobleman If you enjoy authentic Indian cuisine – head over to Truly India restaurant in the east end of the GTA. One is greeted warmly with the questions “Is this your first time here? / Are you vegan or vegetarian?”  The majority of the delicious offerings are vegan, with dishes that are… Read more »

Discount Profile: Vegan Vanity Style Studio

Care of Courtney Burgin Do you ever wish there was a hair salon that used products that do not contain animal ingredients and are not tested on animals? After many years in the industry, Tanya Castelli decided that she wanted her work to be more in line with her compassion for animals, which led to… Read more »

Discount Profile: Just Falafel

Care of Lisa Blonder-Ohlenkamp This newcomer on the Toronto vegetarian scene is a welcome alternative to the many non-veg falafel joints around the city. Head to Just Falafel at 831 Bay Street (just north of College) for a wide variety of meat-free choices. The space is clean and contemporary, and is welcoming despite its modest size…. Read more »

Discount Profile: Yam Chops

Care of Sonal Batavia and Izzy Ahrbeck A little Yam Chop came knocking on our door last week. That is, TVA board member Michael Abramson (recently turned local celebrity as Toronto’s very first vegetarian butcher) generously offered to send us lunch from his newly opened restaurant, YamChops. The news alone elicited a few shrieks…maybe even… Read more »

Discount Profile: Grasshopper Restaurant

Care of Christina Vani I first heard of Grasshopper when I saw various postings on social media that a “brand new vegan restaurant” was hiring servers. A loved one was looking for work in this area and subsequently applied, so my first impression of the place was through his eyes: the restaurant was cozy, bright,… Read more »

Discount Profile: Greens Vegetarian Restaurant

  Care of Karin Thomas Got a craving for Chinese? Don’t walk, RUN straight to Greens Vegetarian Restaurant at 638 Dundas St W to get your fill of unbelievably delicious Chinese, Vietnamese, and Thai food. The menu at Greens is extensive, with over 100 items to choose from. Spring Rolls and Mango Salad, Wonton Soup… Read more »