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For: Immediate Release March 4, 1999
Contacts: Tamara Richter (410) 366-VEGE
Davida Gypsy Breier (410) 366-8343



THE VEGETARIAN JOURNAL'S GUIDE TO
NATURAL FOODS RESTAURANTS IN THE U.S. AND CANADA
EXPANDED 3rd EDITION

Spotlight on the Anaheim Area

While at the Natural Products Expo you might like to try these vegetarian friendly restaurants from the restaurant guide:
(* indicates an all vegetarian restaurant)

Anaheim
ASHOKA
2632 W. LaPalma Ave., Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 229-8501
Indian Ashoka offers a wide range of vegetarian dishes including masala dosas, vegetable pakoras, samosas, baked eggplant, and an okra dish. The restaurant is located near the Anaheim Convention Center. Open daily for three meals. Full service, take out, VISA/MC, $-$$.

Costa Mesa (about 30 min. away from Conv. Center)
MOTHER'S MARKET & KITCHEN
225 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 631-4741
Natural Foods Mother's has a vegetarian menu except for tuna. It is inside a natural foods store. Open daily for three meals. Full service, fresh juices, espresso/cappuccino, non-alcoholic beer/wine, take-out, $.

Fullerton
CHIN TIEN
1939 Sunnycrest Dr., Fullerton, CA 92635
(714) 738-2011
Chinese Chin Tien offers several vegetarian dishes. Open Sun-Fri for dinner only. Open Sat. for lunch and dinner. Full service, vegan options, take-out, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $$.

RUTABEGORZ
211 N. Pomona, Fullerton, CA 92632
(714) 871-2011
International Specializing in homemade food, this Bohemian-style coffeehouse has an extensive coffee menu, as well as veggie burritos, pasta, spinach lasagna, stuffed mushrooms, etc. Open Monday-Saturday, closed Sunday. Full service, vegan options, fresh juices, wine/beer/alcohol, $$.

Huntington Beach (30 min. away from Conv. Center)
MOTHER'S MARKET & KITCHEN
19770 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 963-6667
Natural Foods See description under Costa Mesa. Full service, fresh juices, espresso/ cappuccino, non-alcoholic beer/wine, take-out, $.

Irvine
CLAY OVEN
15435 Jeffery Rd. Irvine, CA 92714
(949) 552-2011
Indian Healthful Indian cooking, with 9 vegetable entrees offered. Full service, vegan options, wine/beer, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$.

*JUICE BAR
17595 Harvard Ave., Ste F, Irvine, CA 92714
(949) 250-3348
Vegetarian Juice Bar Open daily. Counter service, vegan options, take-out, $.

MOTHER'S MARKET AND KITCHEN
2963 Michelson Dr., Irvine, CA 92715
(949) 752-6667
Natural foods See description under Costa Mesa.

RUTABEGORZ
4610 Barranca Pkwy., Irvine, CA 92714
(949) 733-2011
International See entry under Fullerton.

Laguna Beach (40 min. away from Conv. Center)
*THE STAND NATURAL FOODS RESTAURANT
238 Thalia St., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-8101
Vegan Although The Stand is a drive from the Convention Center, it is well worth the trip. All foods are vegan, and made without refined sugar, salt, or artificial ingredients. Open daily for three meals. Limited service, completely vegan, fresh juices, take-out, $.

*THE DOWNTOWN STAND
347 Mermaid St., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-9499
Vegan See above. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

Long Beach
*PAPA JON'S NATURAL MARKET & CAFE
5006 E. 2nd St., Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 439-2011
Vegetarian Papa Jon's wants "every customer happier when they leave than when they arrived," and they just might succeed with vegetarian dishes like tempeh burgers, vegetarian split pea soup, potato burritos, vegetarian sushi rolls, and shepherd's pie. Open daily for three meals. Full service, vegan options, fresh juices, take-out, VISA/MC, $

Newport Beach
*VEG A GO-GO
401 Newport Center Drive, Atrium Court-Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 721-4088
Vegetarian Veg a Go-Go offers vegetarian food from around the world. Feast on spicy Indian curry chickpeas in whole wheat tortillas, falafel, hummus, Thai veggies in a tortilla, veggie burgers, plus much more. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Counter-service, vegan options, take-out, catering, $

Orange
TANDOOR CUISINE OF INDIA
1132 E. Katella Ave., Orange, CA 92667
(714) 538-2011
Indian Located just minutes from the Convention Center. They have a good selection of tasty vegetarian entrees. Open daily. Full service, vegan options, take-out, $$.

Westminster
*VIEN HUONG
14092 Magnolia, Suite 116-117, Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 373-2011
Vegetarian/Vietnamese Located in a shopping strip, this completely vegetarian restaurant offers a unique menu to a primarily Vietnamese audience. The menu is extensive offering everything from soups, appetizers, dim sum, and entrees. The owners of this restaurant are Buddhists. Open daily for three meals. Full service, vegan options, take-out, $-$$

To learn about hundreds of additional restaurants from New York to Iowa to Arizona, 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. If you know of a restaurant that should be listed, please help us update the guide at www.vrg.org/travel/restupdate.htm or call (410) 366-8343 and request a survey be sent to your favorite vegetarian restaurant.

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