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Vegan Supper Club Series: Everything Changes… Part Two

Everything Changes… Again! With the early surprise birth of our daughter, we were forced to cancel the last two days of our supper club series. Wanting to end the year properly, we’re re-doing the menu and extending our dinner to three days in November. Please see below for menu… Read More

Vegan Supper Club Series: Everything Changes… Part Two

Everything Changes… Again! With the early surprise birth of our daughter, we were forced to cancel the last two days of our supper club series. Wanting to end the year properly, we’re re-doing the menu and extending our dinner to three days in November. Please see below for menu… Read More

Discount Profile: Urban Acorn Market

Care of Andrea De Vries Urban Acorn Market is a fine foods market that sets itself apart from other food markets. First of all, it’s in an unexpected neighbourhood. Located in the Junction Triangle on Dupont Street just west of Symington, Urban Acorn aims to serve the community by supporting local farmers, vendors, and food artisans, and by providing vibrant, healthy options to an otherwise under-served neighbourhood. I also noticed some other pleasant differences as soon as I walked into Urban Acorn Market. The first thing was it’s cozy size. It’s a small, yet beautifully decorated shop, and the owner (and mastermind behind Urban Acorn Catering), Marie Fitrion is there at the counter to greet you with a friendly smile. While the space may be small, the shelves and cases are stocked with specialty items that are often hard to find elsewhere. For example, you can find just about any kind of vegan cheese you could ever want all in one place. The selection goes way beyond Daiya (which they also carry, including new Daiya cheesecakes!) to offer Wood & Water, Field Roast Chao, Pleasantville Creamery fresh Mozzarella, and more. They also carry a selection of fresh, local produce. One… Read More


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Featured Business Members – April 2015

  Urban Acorn LTD 1 Wiltshire Avenue, Unit S, 647-454-0600, info@urbanacorn.ca, www.urbanacorn.ca Urban Acorn is a Toronto Flexitarian catering company, specializing in plant-based food. We offer full service catering, monthly Vegan Supper Clubs and create custom wholesale goods for coffee shops via our Snack Lab. Our ultimate goal is to bring sustainable scratch-made food to your table and encourage individuals to break bread with diverse types of people in their community. Flexitarian menus allow us to provide great food to both omnivores and vegans…. We believe food should unite, not divide people! Visit their website to learn more about their services and Vegan Supper Club, and follow Urban Acorn on Facebook and Twitter for updates.   Pleasantville Creamery 647-693-0697, www.pxvxc.com, hello@pxvxc.com With a bit of whimsical magic & nostalgia in every pint, Pleasantville Creamery is a vegan owned & consciously operated company. Founded by a holistic chef & nutritionist, PXVXC offers the best of ice cream & dairy—only better: 100% organic & vegan, raw, allergy-conscious + more. Handcrafted in small batches to ensure taste is out of this… Read More


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Vegetarian Directory Updates – March 2014

New Vegetarian Locations Grasshopper Restaurant (310 College St., 647-340-3666, www.grasshopperrestaurant.ca) is Toronto’s newest all-veg restaurant and is “passionate about making vegetarian food taste great above all else”. Open as of mid-February, Grasshopper’s debut menu features “cross-cultural comfort foods”, such as Quinoa Mac n’ Cheeze, “Pulled Pork” Banh Mi, a Tempeh Sloppy Joe, and incredibly crispy and delicious “Chick-un Nuggets”, all made from scratch in-house. In addition to craving-satisfying comfort food, Grasshopper also features a nutrient-packed Kale’N Cabbage salad, rice bowls and soups. “Join us for lunch or dinner in our casual and cozy contemporary setting, walk in for convenient take-away or call ahead for catering.” Grasshopper is located just around the corner from Kensington Market, but don’t wait until the next time you’re in the area, make a special trip- it’s that good. And Toronto Veg Cardholders save 5% on orders over $15! Follow Grasshopper on Facebook and Twitter for updates and to read the glowing reviews. YamChops (705 College St., www.yamchops.com) has a storefront location and will be opening soon! The new shop, located at College and Montrose (a few blocks east of Ossington), is a Vegetarian… Read More


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Vegetarian Valentine’s Specials 2014

Looking for a memorable way to spend Valentine’s Day with your special man or lady friend? Well look no further! We’ve got all the best Vegan, Vegetarian, and Veg-Friendly Valentine’s Day Meal specials, beautiful bakery treats, and romantic gift ideas from your favourite Veg Directory businesses that will make this the best Valentine’s Day ever. No date this year? We won’t tell if you order a box of cupcakes to your house anyways. Valentine’s Meal Specials Bello Bio (511 Mt. Pleasant Rd., 416-587-4432, www.bellobio.ca) “Cari Amici! Join us for a wonderful Valentine’s Day (festa dell Amore) celebration at Bello Bio. We have a fabulous 5 course meal planned that will feature a special Valentine’s Day dessert, all in a beautiful candlelit atmosphere.” Visit www.bellobio.ca and click the Valentine’s link for all of the details and the full menu. Book your reservation today and join us for Valentine’s Day Vegan Italian style. “That’s Amore!” Dinner includes: Antipasto, soup, pasta, entree, and dessert… among which includes a vegan roast served with stuffed potato and organic roasted vegetables, and Red Velvet Tirimisu… need we say more? Cost: $45.00 per person. Bombay Express (471… Read More


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