For Immediate Release April 13, 1999
Contacts: Tamara Richter (410) 366-VEGE
Davida Gypsy Breier (410)366-8343
The Vegetarian Resource Group's
Maryland Vegetarian Dining Guide is ONLINE
The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG), a national non-profit educational organization
devoted to educating the public about vegetarianism, has made its nine page Maryland
dining guide accessible on the VRG website. This guide to restaurants and stores in Maryland
offering vegetarian food is now available at www.vrg.org/travel/mddining.htm
Whether you're a Baltimore native or traveler just passing through the state,
the guide will help you find some great vegetarian spots to eat at. The guide is
organized into Baltimore neighborhoods and towns all around the state.
If you are attending a convention at the Baltimore Convention Center,
you might want to take a look at what is served in the nearby Harborplace restaurants.
If you are sightseeing in Fells Point, you might want to stop in at Liquid Earth.
Located at 1626 Aliceanna St., this vegetarian coffeeshop and juice bar has a menu
with daily specials, including hearty soups, portabello mushroom sandwiches,
veggie Reuben sandwiches, salads, whole grain bread, and more.
On the Charles Street corridor there is a long list of veggie-friendly establishments
offering everything from Afghani, Thai, and Ethiopian cuisine.
The dining guide also lists restaurants from Annapolis, Columbia, Frostburg, Lutherville,
Rockville, Timonium, Wheaton and more. Over 130 restaurants are represented.
In Columbia, MD there are two all vegetarian restaurants. The Joy of Living at
7185 Columbia Gateway Drive offers a daily vegan lunch buffet, and The Mango Grove at
6365 B Dobbin Road is an all vegetarian Indian restaurant located in a shopping mall.
In Frostburg, Cafe 101 at 101 E. Main Street, offers a full vegetarian menu,
including Broccoli-Potato Burgers, Marinated Tofu Sandwiches, Vegetarian Shish Kabob,
and Chick Pea Salad Sandwich. They note which of their menu items are vegan.
In Rockville, there are two vegan Chinese restaurants: The Vegetable Garden and Yuan Fu Vegetarian.
Both offer a wide variety of dishes including several using mock meat, poultry, and fish
made from either soybeans or wheat gluten.
To read about Maryland's vegetarian, and vegetarian friendly restaurants,
please visit the travel section of the VRG website at www.vrg.org/travel.
To learn about hundreds of additional restaurants from New York to Dallas to Seattle,
purchase a copy of Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada.
Also featured are listings of vegetarian inns, spas, camps, tours, travel agencies and
vacation spots. You can even call (410) 366-8343 and request a survey be sent to your favorite
vegetarian restaurant if they aren't already in the guide.
To order Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
(371 pages) send $16 in U.S. funds (by check, U.S. dollar postal order, or Visa/Mastercard)
to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. Or call (410) 366-VEGE.
(Add $3 for UPS/RPS shipping in the Continental United States.) You can also visit
the VRG website for more information at www.vrg.org/catalog/guide.htm
The Vegetarian Resource Group is a non-profit organization which educates the community
about vegetarianism. It publishes Vegetarian Journal, Vegetarian Journal's Foodservice Update,
and other materials. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl.
Vegans do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.
For information about vegetarianism or veganism, send a self addressed stamped envelope
with two first class stamps to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203.
Visit our web site at www.vrg.org
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