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Vegetarian Directory Updates – May 2013

Now Open!                                                               In our April update, we reported the anticipated opening of superfood eateries (268 Adelaide St. W., 647-827-9656), a plant-powered, gourmet, fresh food haven. We are pleased to announce that superfood eateries has indeed opened its doors! Located at 268 Adelaide Street W., “superfood eateries is the world’s first gourmet, handcrafted, chef-inspired takeout to serve completely organic, plant-strong, living foods, superfoods, and beverages for grab+go, delivery and catering.” To top it off, ingredients are locally sourced whenever possible, and come in biodegradable and compostable packaging. Their website is also up and running, so check it out for more information and to see a full menu, and follow them on Facebook and Twitter for daily specials. New Locations                                                                         We have big news from Jus de Vie (1627 Bayview Ave., 647-351-5433)… or should we say… Read More


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Podcast 271: Helping pigs and eating taco salad

Today, John and Lisa O. discuss tonight’s Vegan Rock event, the upcoming Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale, the newly opened Grasslands restaurant, Peaceable Kingdom, the barbecue tofu plate at One Love Vegetarian, John’s quest to make the perfect taco salad, and Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary‘s current Indiegogo campaign to help a pig name Joaquin live a happy and healthy life. Listen now! Grasslands: Mustard crusted tempeh with maple mash, Chinese broccoli and seasonal vegetables, $18 (Image by: Caroline Aksich, www.postcity.com)… Read More


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Vegetarian Directory Updates – April 2013

New Vegan Restaurants and Eatery As we reported back in December, Fressen, a long time vegan restaurant was closing, but we kept hearing about a new concept restaurant that was in the works. Welcome Grasslands (478 Queen St. W., 416-504-5127)  same location, new decor, brand new menu!  Meshell blogs her experience here: “We went on Day Two (03/28/2013) with a troupe of hungry vegans, and ready to try new and exciting things. On first glance it looked a lot like the old menu, but then there were several delightful differences. As promised there was a much more substantial cocktail menu, and a different dessert (though our server assured us more options were coming – as this was just the beginning.)” This is an edit. Rawlicious writes: “We are happy to announce the opening of the newest Rawlicious in Guelph! It will be located in a delightful spot in downtown Guelph at 60 Carden Street (across from City Hall) and construction is under way. We will be open May/early June.” superfood eateries (268 Adelaide St. W., 647-827-9656) “is the world’s first gourmet, handcrafted, chef-inspired takeout to serve completely organic, plant-strong,… Read More


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Podcast Special – Vegan Rock is almost here

We talk to Ashkon Habooti, organizer of Toronto’s Vegan Rock show on April 6th at the Tranzac (292 Brunswick) at 8pm. Ticket sales benefit the Toronto Vegetarian Association and will be available at the show at a suggested price of $12, though no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Learn about the awesome bands, baking, giveaways, raffles and more! Play now! You can RSVP on Facebook and check out the bands here Dream Awake http://www.myspace.com/dreamawakemusic More Than Breathing http://www.morethanbreathing.bandcamp.com/ Matt Zadkovich http://www.mattzadkovich.com/… Read More


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Vegetarian Passover Recipes

Photo care of Emilie Hardman Without the right resources, being vegetarian in an omnivorous family can be challenging. With two holidays this month, Easter and Passover, we thought we’d pass on some tips for making sure you’re not following the way of the Easter Bunny and just munching on some carrots while everyone else enjoys a flavourful feast! First, try our chocolate matzo bark recipe, below. If you use egg-free, whole wheat matzo, it’s simple, vegan, and healthy too! Second, check out Oy Vegan’s Top 5 Passover Recipes – find out how to make matzo ball soup, sweet potato kugel, and three other tasty dishes. Looking for more Passover desserts? We’ve got you covered with five ideas here! For more recipe ideas, check out the Jewish Vegetarian Year Cookbook, which is divided into chapters for each Jewish Holiday, available at our Resource Centre For links to recipes and meal ideas for Easter, visit our Vegetarian Easter Tips and Recipes page. Surprise your loved ones by making easter eggs out of Japanese sticky rice! Chocolate Matzo Bark 10-12 pieces matzo 11-12 oz. dark chocolate 5-6… Read More


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Vegetarian Directory Updates – March 2013

New All Vegetarian Storefront The Meatless Market (1350 Fanshawe Park Rd. W., London in the Hyde Park Retail Centre, 519-914-5174) is a large natural food store stocked with only vegetarian goods! Along with all the shelf and freezer sections, they also have a Grab N’ Go section of a variety of tasty sandwiches and wraps, desserts, snacks and beverages that are available for lunch, dinner, or any time throughout your busy day. They also offer their private label meal kits, prepared meals, appetizers and side dishes. Read more about them in this article. They even have a free to join loyalty program for “member-only savings, special offers,  invitations to special events, e-newsletter, free gifts and more.” New Vegetarian Delivery Sadie’s Diner and Juice Bar announces they are now offering delivery service North to Bloor, West to Dovercourt, and East to Yonge. There’s a $5 delivery charge, but no minimum order charge. So now if you are craving donuts, with a side of Coney Fries and a fresh juice, you barely have to get out of bed or leave the office! New Vegan Locations Vegan in your City spies with… Read More


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