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Thanksgiving pot luck

No turkey in sight.
By KARL STEVENS  |  November 25, 2011

On the Cheap: Veggie Galaxy

In Harvard Square, sub-Passim, reside the health-nut pizzacrats at Veggie Planet. But take a kick down Mass Ave into Central and you'll find a chromed throwback joint sporting a similar moniker: Veggie Galaxy.
A down-home diner serving vegetarian food for the masses  
By STEVE MILLER  |  November 11, 2011
Meet the Mayor: Pulse Cafe

Meet the Mayor: Pulse Cafe

Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. The Pulse CaféLeah Rodriguez Why eat brunch...
By Barry Thompson  |  November 10, 2011
Smash Mouth Big Hurt 2

Smash Mouth chicken out

In the end, some eggs were eaten and a bunch of money was raised to help sick kids, which is great. But did Steve Harwell truly meet the egg challenge? No!
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 21, 2011

Review: My Thai Vegan Cafe

It's not easy being vegan.
Vegan Thai cuisine even omnivores can love  
By MC SLIM JB  |  October 14, 2011
dining Floating Rock

Review: Floating Rock

If summer brings an urge for spicy Asian food, this is a splendid place to get some, despite a few chili-pepper compromises.
Spicy Asian that rises above the rest
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  July 29, 2011

comfort food from Fill Bellys

Review: Fill Belly's

As the wheels of the food truck turn, so does the cyclical nature of trends. Fill Belly's latest spin is a retro one: a brick-and-mortar storefront.
A JP comfort-food spot that's been around the block
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  July 29, 2011

Blue Mango Veggie Burgers stays simple

Chances are you've walked by 648 Congress Street and never realized it's the production headquarters for a well-known vegetarian staple.
One patty at a time
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  June 24, 2011

Review: Abyssinia

As Providence has become a foodie mecca over the years, ethnic opportunities have expanded beyond Italian and Portuguese. But African foods? Not so much.
Comfort food from Ethiopia and Eritrea
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 03, 2011

Review: Bayside Bowl

Medical experts believe that modern Americans' tendency to constantly clean and disinfect our environment is hurting our immune systems.
Fueling up for turkeys
By BRIAN DUFF  |  January 28, 2011

Review: Upstairs at the Public Market House

Everybody likes a scrappy tale of redemption. So when a scrappy redemption actually succeeds, it is especially gratifying. Perhaps that explains why it is so pleasant to sit upstairs at the Public Market House.
Gustatory altitude
By BRIAN DUFF  |  January 21, 2011

Singled out

I'm 28 years old and for almost a decade now I've been a vegetarian. Not a vegan, a vegetarian. Still, members of my family give me a hard time about this by making me feel that I am somehow weird ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  November 05, 2010

The List of Lists

It's back-to-campus time. You've got shopping lists, book lists, syllabi, rosters, and Facebook. Who would possibly think you could handle more lists? We would, that's who.
The real back-to-school guide
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 27, 2010

Review: Wu's

When I heard that Wu’s was the favorite restaurant of a vegetarian acquaintance, I thought we might give it a try.
Turning up the heat in Westerly
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  June 11, 2010
PODCAST: Happy Thanksgiving from Alicia Silverstone: Don't eat meat!

PODCAST: Happy Thanksgiving from Alicia Silverstone: Don't eat meat!

 It would be hard to imagine a pair of books about vegetarianism that are quite so different as Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals (which we...
By Carly Carioli  |  November 26, 2009

Jack and the Bean Bowl

A tasty vegetarian/vegan cart sneaks past the Back Bay's guardians of dullness
A tasty vegetarian/vegan cart sneaks past the Back Bay’s guardians of dullness
By MC SLIM JB  |  June 12, 2009