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June 10, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For Healthy Eats In Philadelphia To Help You Dine Out And Feel Great

Warm summer weather calls for cool treats and lighter fare, preferably consumed alfresco. Thankfully, discovering healthy eats in Philadelphia is a cinch. From upscale white tablecloth restaurants dishing out inventive vegetable creations to casual spots serving up raw foods and gluten-free dishes, veg-lovers have plenty of options from which to choose. So forgo heavy meals [...]

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February 20, 2013

Vedge Restaurant Named One Of The 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants Of 2013 By GQ Magazine

More major accolades for Center City’s critically acclaimed vegan restaurant Vedge. In the March 2013 issue of GQ, restaurant scribe Alan Richman called out the 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2013 in the country. Vedge came in at #3. Impressive, yes — but as you know, accolades are nothing new for Vedge, the vegan restaurant [...]

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November 9, 2012

Big Deal Alert: Vedge Restaurant Named Restaurant Of The Year By VegNews Magazine

Vedge Restaurant, from Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau, the husband-wife team behind another award-scooper-upper Horizons, has been titled Restaurant Of The Year by the vegan authority VegNews Magazine. That’s after being called one of the best restaurants in America by Philadelphia Magazine, and winning the 2012 Produce Innovation Award from Cooking Light. A huge congrats! See inside Vedge here and make a reservation by calling (215) 320-7500. Insider tip: ask to sit in the cozy side room behind the bar, and order anything off the daily “dirt list.” [VegNews]

February 13, 2012

Meritage To Launch Meatless Tuesdays Beginning February 21

Almost everyone has at least one vegetarian friend that, when dining out, is often stuck with an order of steamed vegetables. Now you can treat that friend (and your own taste buds) at Meritage on Meatless Tuesdays. Every Tuesday starting February 21, Meritage will offer a $35 per person vegan tasting menu as well as [...]

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November 18, 2011

Sneak Peek: Vedge, The New American Restaurant From Horizons’ Kate Jacoby And Rich Landau, Debuts Tonight In Washington Square West

As of July 2, the extremely popular, award-winning upscale vegan spot Horizons officially closed its doors. And as of tonight, Friday, November 18, at 5 p.m., Chef-Owners (and husband-wife team) Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau are opening the doors on their much-awaited new venture, Vedge. It’s a more casual version of Horizons, with small-medium plates [...]

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November 9, 2010

PETA Names the Eagles’ Lincoln Financial Field the Most Vegetarian-Friendly Stadium in the NFL

PETA recently named the Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles, the NFL’s most vegetarian-friendly stadium, an honor bestowed to the neighboring Phillies stadium, Citizens Bank Park, for four consecutive years in their MLB rankings. The title is well-deserved as “The Linc” offers a variety of vegetarian options, including veggie burgers, mock chicken sandwiches [...]

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November 5, 2009

Royal Tavern to Celebrate 7th Anniversary by Going Veg

For vegetarians and vegans, eating out can be a frustrating experience. They’re typically consigned to ordering either a series of unsatisfying appetizers or choosing between a single meat-free pasta dish. However, in recent years, a number of local restaurants have championed the cause of the voluntarily veg and have added a wealth of menu options [...]

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December 10, 2008

Govinda’s: Impossible to Resist

The tagline on the top of the Govinda’s menus reads: “A vegetarian’s dream come true.” It’s a bold statement, but Govinda’s has a pretty good claim to it “” fresh, cheap, tasty vegetarian food to-go, conveniently located at the corner of Broad and South. The menu features a large array of sandwiches, salads, soups and [...]

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