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Friday, October 17, 2008

Vegetarian Restaurant Week 2008

So last night was the kick-off event for vegetarian restaurant week. And I forgot my camera :( I met a natural hair stylist, also Sisterlocks trainee who offered to hook me and my natural friend up. There were also lots of stunning skinny people who were Afrocentric regardless of their particular race or sexual orientation. It was a people watcher's festival!

The food was good. We snacked on some wheat gluten/veggie kabobs and salad.

Tea was served in Styrofoam cups ( boo! I wish they were Eco friendly) in bags and stems similar to this:There was a tea educator who gave a presentation and the event was hosted in the Black Owned, Grounds Coffeehouse in the historic West End of Atlanta. The tea lover recommended this product:



It is dishwasher safe, glass, and microwave friendly. The tea can be infused in one mug. It has a lid so that you can seal it. I found it on http://www.greenteaspace.com/. Theresa Bey, the tea educator, reportedly contributes to the site.

I hear the following vegetarian restaurants are participating in Atlanta's vegetarian week. You can get a 3 course meal at the participating restaurants for $15:

Cenci's Vegetarian Lounge
404 627 0533
1259 Glenwood Avenue,S.E. in East Lake Village
Atlanta GA 30316


Healthful Essence
404 287 5104
910 York Avenue in West end Atlanta
Atlanta,GA 30310

Lovin' if Live
404 765 9220
2796 East Point St.
East Point GA 30344
http://www.lovingitlive.com/


Sid's Gourmet Vegetarian Cafe
770 389 9181
1445 Rock Quarry Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281

Soul Vegetarian Restaurant
404 752 519
4879 Ralph David Abernathy, Blvd
Atlanta GA 30310

Soul Vegetarian Restaurant
404 875 0145
632 North Highland Avenue
Atlanta GA 30306

Vegetarian Paradise
678 518 8649
6125 Covington Highway
Lithonia GA 30038

It was a nice event. It was kind of like the people were preaching to the choir as most people there were already vegetarians. If you are a local vegetable lover, check it out.

3 comments:

N'Drea ~ the Storyteller said...

Wish I had been there.

Meikmeika said...

I would so love to be in Atlanta next week!!!!

blackrussian said...

Posts like this one make me wish I lived IN ATL, not just Atlanta-adjacent.