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Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the US and Canada - Expanded 3rd Edition

SPOTLIGHT ON CHICAGO

The Vegetarian Resource Group and The Avery Publishing Group have released the third edition of Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada. Featured are over 2,000 restaurants, juice bars, delicatessens, vacation spots, and more.

While in Atlanta you might like to try these ALL VEGETARIAN restaurants from the restaurant guide: (** indicates a vegan restaurant)


Amiabul
3418 N. Southport St., Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 472-4060
Korean. Enjoy unique Korean cuisine at this restaurant. Portions are huge and the food is creatively presented. Enjoy vegan "eggrolls," grilled dumplings, soups, vegan pancakes made from various batters, noodle-based dishes, Maki Rolls, Vegan Tofu Young, plus much more. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch only. Full service, Macrobiotic/vegan options, fresh juices, wine, VISA/MC/AMEX, $-$$

**Asian Café (Vegetarian Garden)
237 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 949-2011
Vegan/Chinese. The Asian Café uses only wheat gluten and soybeans to create their "Sweet and Sour Boneless Pork" and "Braised Fish with Hot Bean Sauce." Also included on the menu are vegetarian soups, appetizers, rice and noodle specialties, and herbal teas. Open Wednesday through Monday for three meals. Closed Tuesday. Full service, catering, vegan options, $$

*The Chicago Diner
3411 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 935-6696
Vegetarian Restaurant/juice bar. The Chicago Diner serves an eclectic assortment of international vegetarian fare without preservatives, processes, or artificial foods. Fresh organic produce is purchased whenever possible and the owners have raveled extensively and are dedicated to promoting healthy eating for the sake of humans, the planet, and animals. The diner serves delicious vegetarian fare and is the hub for the animal rights movement in the Midwest. Breakfast menu and kids menu also available. Patio dining in summertime. Open daily. Full services, vegan options, fresh juices, non-alcoholic beer, organic wine/beer, take-out, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

*Dasaprakash Vegetarian Restaurant
2511 W. Devon, Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 465-3272
Vegetarian/Indian. Enjoy a wide variety of Indian cuisine from Dasaprakash. Open Wednesday through Monday for lunch and dinner. Closed Tuesday. Full service, VISA/MC/DISC/DC, $$

**Karyn's Fresh Corner
3351 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 296-6990
Vegan. This "living foods" restaurant has no oven, but serves creative vegan dishes like Broccoli Soup, Sunny Sea Salad made with seaweed and pine nuts, Karyn's Cashew Supreme (formerly Mock Tuna), Raw Apple Pie, and scones made with a tofu base. Open daily for three meals. Full service, smoothies, $-$$

*The Mother Earth Café & Organic Juice Bar
2570 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL. 60614
(773) EAR-THLY
Vegetarian. Part of Healing Earth Resources bookstore/giftstore, this vegetarian café features specialties like tempeh salad, a macro plate, veggie burgers, and a variety of juices and smoothies. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Limited service, vegan options, fresh juices, smoothies, take-out, VISA/MC/AMEX, $-$$ (Opening in September 1999)

**Soul Vegetarian
205 E. 75th St. Chicago, IL 60619
(773) 224-0104
Vegan. Various ethnic dishes are featured at Soul Vegetarian, including African, Middle Eastern, and American fare. Examples include Vegetarian Ribs, Tofu Fish, Sunflower-seed Burger, and Split Pea and Chickenless Noodle Soup. Open daily. Reservations accepted. Full service, vegan options, fresh juices, take-out, VISA, $$

*Udupi Palace
2543 W. Devon Ave. Chicago, IL 60659
(312) 338-2011
Vegetarian. This vegetarian restaurant features traditional southern Indian cuisine. They recommend the Masala Dosa as the "most popular item," but they also feature vegetarian appetizers, breads, soups, curries, rice specialties, and entrees. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Full service, vegan options, fresh juices, catering, take-out, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $


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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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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