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Discount Profile: Sadie’s Diner

Sadie’s Diner: 15% off with Toronto Veg Card Delicious brunch at Sadie’s           Source: Blogto Sadie’s Diner serves up traditional diner fare veggie-style, with a great selection of juices and smoothies, ranging from super-healthy (think beet juice with a shot of veggie greens) to wonderfully indulgent (our favourite is the chocolate, peanut butter and banana smoothie). Vegan french toast with a side of veggie bacon is another menu highlight, but whatever you choose at Sadie’s, the ingredients are always top-quality. They also score big for using biodegradable take-out containers, and donating table scraps to feed animals on a no-kill farm. To top it off, the kitschy cool decor, complete with a wall of Pez and work by local artists makes it just plain fun to sit and sip on your cup of perfectly brewed, organic and fair-trade coffee. In addition to the fact that you can save 15% off the cost of your meal when you present your Toronto Veg Card, the warm, unpretentious service and atmosphere make Sadie’s a perfect spot for a weekend brunch with friends or a fun dinner date. Where? 504 Adelaide Street West (at Portland Street) Veg Status? Entirely vegetarian. Many vegan options. Savings with Toronto… Read More


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Discount Profile: Moe’s Southwest Grill

The spiced beans (black or pinto) and rice (Spanish or brown) at Moe’s Southwest Grill are vegan (they don’t contain any meat or animal byproducts), as are the guacamole, nachos, tortillas, and taco shells. Plus, they will substitute grilled tofu for meat in any of their dishes. There are always three kinds of grilled vegetables on hand. Moe’s Southwest Grill has won the Most Vegetarian-Friendly Mexican Food Chain category in PETA’s sixth annual Proggy Awards(2009). Our TVA insider tip: Jessica writes “There is a tofu option (and it’s actually great) so you can get those burritos with tofu and substitute guacamole for cheese or sour cream – they are really delicious.” Where? 35 Eglinton Ave East (East of Yonge), 416-489-6637 www.moes.com Veg Status? Many vegetarian options. Savings with Toronto Veg Card: 10%… Read More


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Discount Profile: Vegetarian Haven

 Example of a Veg Haven special – yam croquettes, potatoe-taro mash and shanghai noodles. Photo care of “Iheartmuseums” . Looking for somewhere nice for a dinner out this Valentine’s Day? Vegetarian Haven offers a calming, romantic atmosphere as well as delicious and healthy plant-based food. Their Asian fusion menu offers fresh salads, warming soups, sizzling mock meats and rice bowls speckled with seitan to name just a few. But make sure to check out their daily special – which is always sure to please whether it be a tofu and veggie stuffed pepper or a warm, avocado soup. Not to mention their wide array of dessert options, including vegan sundaes and cheesecake. You’ll have room to splurge on dessert if you’ve got the Toronto Veg Card, which gives you 10% off. And, make sure to pop upstairs when you’re done your meal to the TVA Resource Centre – located right above the restaurant and open Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons (Toronto Veg Card holders also receive 10% off all books in the TVA resource centre). Where? 17 Baldwin Street Veg Status? Vegan Discount: 10% off  … Read More


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Discount Profile: Fresh

  Fresh is well known in Toronto not only amongst vegetarians, but among omnivores as well. Through its trendy, delicious food it’s been able to reach a wide dining audience across all diets. In fact, it recently won out in a competition in the Toronto Star against the non-vegetarian Freshii. With three locations, you’re sure to find a Fresh that’s convenient for you to dine on spectacular salads, wraps, sandwiches, juices or its famous rice bowls. But don’t forget, this place is popular, so arrive early! Or, opt for takeout so that you can use the Toronto Veg Card to enjoy 15% off take-out. Where? Three locations (Crawford and Queen, Bloor and Spadina, Queen and Spadina) Veg Status? Vegan Savings with Toronto Veg Card: 15% off takeout (excluding baked goods)… Read More


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Discount Profile: Simon’s Wok

Care of Patrick Lee   Photo care of BlogTO Simon’s Wok is a little Chinese eatery serving Buddhist vegetarian delights. Tucked away on Gerrard just west of Carlaw, you can get a quick and inexpensive meal for less than $10 per person all in. Popular dishes include the gluten and tofu-based vegetarian dim sum and the olive leaf fried rice. Seating is generally easy to come by in this cozy space. During peak hours or to enjoy at home, take-out is also a popular option. Use your Toronto Veg Card and get 10% off. Where? 797 Gerrard Street East (at Logan) Veg Status? Vegetarian Savings with Toronto VegCard: 10% off… Read More


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Discount Profile: Rooster’s Inn

If you’re looking for somewhere to get away for a day or two, look no further than the Rooster’s Inn B and B and Farm Sanctuary. The Rooster’s Inn, located just outside of Port Perry, offers the perfect opportunity to blend a vacation for yourself with supporting the rescue of farm animals. Your stay in one of the Rooster’s Inn’s beautiful guest rooms includes a gourmet vegetarian or vegan breakfast, plus a chance to unwind in their pool, and to meet their rescued animals including goats, chinchillas, guinea pigs and of course roosters and chickens. Recently featured in TVA’s documentary about local farm animal rescue, the Rooster’s Inn offers a 10% discount when you present your Toronto Veg Card. Where else can you relax in comfort, eat delicious vegetarian food, support a good cause and save a few dollars while you’re at it? Where? Located on the north side of Highway 7A, a few minutes east of Port Perry Veg Status? Vegetarian, although they have just as much expertise preparing vegan meals and easily do so upon request Savings with Toronto Veg Card: 10% off… Read More


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Discount Profile: Baldwin Naturals

Photo care of blogto.com   There’s a common misconception that to be vegetarian you need to spend a lot of money on specialty grocery items – but not if you shop at Baldwin Naturals! This great little health food store is jam packed with everything you could need to stock your kitchen, at affordable prices. Located right across the street from the TVA office, Baldwin Naturals sells fresh, organic produce, bulk grains and legumes, dried fruits and nuts, along with a wide variety of processed food products such as frozen meals, vegan and gluten free baked goods, mock meats such as Tofurky products, and more. They also have a large selection of natural cleaning and personal care products, not to mention friendly, knowledgeable staff! You’ll find their great prices a nice surprise, but you’ll be even happier if you’ve got a Toronto Veg Card since you’ll receive an additional 5% off your purchases! Where? 16 Baldwin Street Veg Status? Vegetarian and vegan options Savings with Toronto Veg Card: 5% off… Read More


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Discount Profile: Loving Hut

When I walked into Loving Hut’s Queen and Spadina location, I was pleasantly surprised with the decor. It’s a larger restaurant than I was imagining and was brightly decorated with cozy, white booths and lots of sunlight. The menu was tricky to navigate, only because there were so many fabulous options! My mouth watered looking at the pictures and descriptions of wonton soup, sweet and sour fireball, savoury crisp and singapore star. But it wasn’t all mock versions of typical Chinese dishes.There was an array of luring drinks including mango and avocado smoothies. It took a while, but finally my friend and I narrowed it down to an avocado smoothie, the spicy cha cha and the sweet and sour fireball. The smoothie was thick and rich. The spicy cha cha had a nice crispy batter and was surrounded by plenty of onions and celery. The sweet ‘n sour fireball had a lovely, gooey sauce and the mushroom filling was quite tasty. We of course topped it all off with some cheesecake for dessert. Check out their website to see photos of their menu for yourself, and get ready to plan your visit! Don’t forget your Toronto Veg Card to give… Read More


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Discount Profile: Live Organic Food Bar

  Raw Vegan French Toast, care of vegancookbookcritic.blogspot.com With spring finally starting to show her face, many people are yearning to indulge in fresh produce and are ready to turn aside the winter’s soups and stews for something a little more refreshing. It’s the perfect time to check out Live Organic Food Bar. Lisa Pitman recently ventured there for a scrumptious brunch that was nothing short of extraordinary. Click here to read all about her fantastic dining experience, and to see mouthwatering photos of the delicious food! Veg Status? Vegan Savings with Toronto Veg Card: 10% off Mondays to Wednesdays, after 4 pm Location: 264 Dupont Street… Read More


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Discount Profile” Shop ‘Til You Drop at Panacea

  Go Max Go Bars at Pancea, photo care of weblocal.ca Yes, it’s true that we’ve spoken about Panacea before, but a recent trip to this vegan wonderland meant we couldn’t resist telling you about our most recent visit. Every time you go to Panacea it’s like stepping into a new store – they are constantly stocking new products and moving things around to make space for more and more plant-based products. Panacea is more than just a natural food store – it’s Toronto’s first and only all vegan grocery store. For anyone that opts for a plant-based diet, there’s no way to describe the burden lifted off your shoulders when you walk into a store and can freely pick whatever your heart desires from the shelves, without having to read any labels. And although that might sound dangerous to anyone watching their spending, there is of course the bonus that with your Toronto Veg Card you’ll get 5% off your purhcases! So what were some of the latest surprises we found on our last trip to Panacea? A wide selection of those decadent Go Max Go Bars (yes, the chocolate bars that replicate name brands like Mars and… Read More


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