Vegetarian Directory Updates – December 2012
New Fresh Produce and Appliances
Organic Food Delivery’s mission is to “provide our customers with affordable, nutrient rich organic foods that support living a life of optimal health. Our aim is to support farming practices and community activities that contribute to a healthier planet. We are an online service with the largest distribution area in the GTA. Use your Veg.ca promo code “VEG” and receive 10% off your 1st order, and $10 in free groceries on your 2nd. No membership/ customization fees, just great customer service.”
NutriGreen Sproutz is a “start-up grower and distributor of hydroponically grown sprouts for restaurants, retail establishments, and individual customers. We are located in Seguin, Ontario (near Muskoka) and distribute our products to local consumers, neighboring towns, and the Greater Toronto Area. Contact us today for best prices on the freshest sprouts in town! All naturally grown, by passionate people, for conscious foodies, with integrity! Gluten-free. Vegan. Available ALL year round.”
Juicerville is where “Canadians shop for high quality juicers at guaranteed rock bottom prices. Bonus gift & free shipping throughout Canada included with most juicers. Juicerville supports a cruelty-free lifestyle by promoting a vegetarian diet and by donating part of its profits to animal support groups.”
New Restaurant Finds
South Indian Dosa Mahal (1262 Bloor St. W. 416-516-7701 East of Landsdowne) has turned entirely vegetarian! Lauren writes “They took meat off the menu a few months ago. Now it’s entirely vegetarian and with vegan options. They have super amazing samosas!!”
GET HUNGRY. Hot Beans has started using bike couriers from Send It Courier to deliver the best vegan burritos in the city.
Organic Oven Cafe update! “We are negotiating a space in Leaside. It’s not set in stone yet. By the looks of it, we may be able to reopen shortly before Christmas, or shortly after. We miss all our customers! P.S. – This space has TONS of free parking! Visit our website for an updates.”
LPK’s Culinary Groove is closing its retail doors December 31st, 2012.
From LPK’s site “Dear Everyone, After 14 years in business, with only 4 years on Queen Street East, it is with much sadness and disappointment we announce the closure of our retail store on December 31st of this year. For now, we will endeavour to serve you as best we can, dazzling and delighting you and yours with organic, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free sweet and savoury treats. We will also continue with the Brick Works and Withrow Park farmers’ markets until the end of January. And, once we are organized, will announce our closing sale, and farewell “open house”. We thank you for your support over the past 4 years, and look forward to seeing you often until the end of the year. With love and respect, Lesia & the LPK’s family.”
Support them this holiday season and pick up delicious treats before they are gone! (Peanut butter nainamo bars anyone!?)
Loving Hut’s Eglinton location (953 Eglinton Ave. W.) has closed. Enjoy their vegan and organic cuisine at their location on Richmond just West of Spadina. Toronto Veg Card holders save 10% (excluding specials).
Fressen has announced; “It’s been a wonderful run, but all good things must come to an end. Fressen will be closing it’s doors December 31st. More info TBA.” Visit their sister store at Urban Herbivore (College St, Kensington, Eaton Centre) ** Update: Now open as Grasslands**