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New Vegan Restaurants Added To VRG’s Online Guide to Veggie Restaurants

Posted on December 12, 2014 by The VRG Blog Editor

The Vegetarian Resource Group has an online guide to veggie restaurants in the USA and Canada on their website. Below are some recent vegan restaurant additions. You can access the guide at: http://www.vrg.org/restaurant/index.php.

Cleveland Vegan Catering and Cafe
17112 Detroit Ave
Lakewood, OH 44107
The vegan based menu consists of organically grown veggies from local farmers. Being health conscious and environmentally kind is their main concern in creating meals with care. Patrons enjoy delectable dishes such as the Spinach Asparagus Omelet made with red pepper, tofu, almond milk, and black salt; as well as the Banana Almost French toast made with cinnamon, apple compote, and coconut whipped cream. Serving dishes with identical tastes as the animal-based products, most diners don’t even remember that they are eating vegan!

Flora
307 Old York Rd.
Jenkintown PA 19046
Located down the street from the Hiway Theater. Flora offers an entirely vegan menu with incredibly creative dishes. Choices include Jerusalem Artichoke Soup, Tamales, and the Wild Mushroom Duxelle. The menu is served in three courses with the option for dessert, so be sure to bring a hearty appetite. Accepts reservations. BYOB. Cash only.

Gangster Vegan
2454 W Main St
Norristown, PA 19403
Attractively styled dishes show ‘swag’ as the colorful vegetable based plates are named after your favorite Hip Hop culture titles. With delectable pies such as the Sweet Thing consisting of Walnuts, Dates, Sweet Potato, Ginger, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Vanilla Bean, and Coconut oil; and Smoothies and Juices that hit the spot, Gangster Vegan ‘chills out’ even the hungriest appetite.

Green & Tonic
7 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807
098 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820
5 Burtis Ave., New Canaan, CT 06840
85 Railroad Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830
Green & Tonic features a wide selection of juices, smoothies, and snacks. Juice choices range from classic combinations like the Green Monster to exotic blends like the Turmeric Tonic. The menu also has a seasonal selection of salads, wraps, and soups. Choose from hearty options like the Baked Falafel Salad or the Vegan “Tuna” Wrap. There are several locations of this juice bar in Connecticut.

Juiceateria
179 SE Mizner Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Multi-colored geometrics with a vibrant vibe, Juceateria takes pride in cleanliness as well as friendliness. Recreating your favorite fast food items into delectable pieces of health heaven, this café still delivers big on the quality. Offering chia, maca, flax, spirulina, goji berries, and raw cocoa. Multi-Menus available including the Juice bar menu, Raw Garden Menu, and Pre/Post Workout Menu, as well as Raw Food Classes.

Jukai Juice
3600 Hickory Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
Jukai Juice is located in the Hampden area of Baltimore. Offering juices produced daily by a specialized cold-press which allows the lowest oxidation levels when extracting maximum vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. These low oxidation levels allow the juices to be stored for 3 to 5 days at 38 degrees. Refreshing Juices include the Hulk- which is made from kale, pineapple, green apple, lemon, and ginger. Purchases can be made online as well.

Livehara Café
116 South 20th Ave.
Hollywood, FL 33020
Indoors presents an intimate setting of pleasant soft music piped in along with cool central air and Wi-Fi and booths along a wall. A nice outdoor seating area under umbrellas is also available. Daily Signatures such as the Nori Wrap and Thai Curry Soup are rounded off with guilt free sweets like the Raw Cheesecake. Wash it down with a juice like the Apple Detox or a Smoothie like the Blueberry Bliss.

Seed + Salt
2240 Chestnut St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
Seed + Salt features a wide variety of vegan and gluten free menu items. Stop in for breakfast to try the Savory Chickpea Frittata or 72 Hour Granola. Or choose from their many lunch and dinner options like the Eggplant BLT Sandwich. The menu also features a selection of gluten free breads meant to be eaten with their various sweet and savory spreads.

Two Mamma’s Vegan Kitchen
3700 E. 12th St.
Oakland, CA 94601
Two Mamma’s Vegan Kitchen is an eclectic café serving locally and ethically sourced food. They offer a breakfast and brunch menu as well as soups, sandwiches, salads, and entrees. They even have home-made ice cream. This café is truly a vegan heaven!

V Street Food Bar
126 S. 19th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Located in Rittenhouse Square on 19th St., the V Street Food Bar offers an enormous assortment of different types of street food from around the world. The portions are light to allow for a variety of tasting, and even sharing with your party. Diners are raving about the Mushroom Dan Dan Noodles of zucchini, red chile and Thai basil and the Langos which is a flat round bread with a remoulade sauce, topped with smoked beets, sauerkraut and dill. The flavor combinations are uniquely created to spoil your palate.

Vromage
7988 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Vromage is located in a strip mall with convenient free parking. They offer a variety of vegan cheeses, as well as sandwiches, pizzas, salads, and platters incorporating the nut-based, aged cheeses such as Veganzola and Mozzarella. The friendly owner also offers free samples.

Zen Mystery Cafe
56 N Federal Highway
Dania Beach, FL 33004
An organic tea lounge located in a meditation center. Its peaceful atmosphere, tall ceilings, and a sweet little sitting nook allows patrons to unwind and enjoy. Choose from starters such as the Raw Vegan Pate and Fresh Veggies or Soup of the day. Mains like the Save-The-Tuna Roll consisting of “sushi” rolls stuffed with rainbow veggies including cucumber, bell pepper, carrots, purple cabbage and mixed baby greens along with flat breads and a vegan spread are sure to please the palate.

We would like to thank our volunteers Shani Stewart, Anne Porterfield Custer and Matt Baker, RN. for their help with the restaurant guide. If you would like to volunteer to help with the restaurant guide or other projects, please contact Nina at ninac@vrg.org.

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