Archive for June, 2006

Healthy Heavens Vegetarian Food – San Francisco

Friday, June 23rd, 2006

New Small cafe in the Richmond District featuring Vietnamese/Chinese sandwiches, sushi and otehr wraps, cold noodle dishes, and a few rice-based entrees, like curry over rice. Vietnamese coffee. Limited seating (two tables).

NEW BOOK – Vegetarian Bay Area : The Ultimate Guide

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

New SF Veg Guide BookHot off the presses!


Our 2006 book edition of the popular online Ultimate Guide is now available!


– 88 packed pages
– 90+ local veg and vegan restaurants
– 70+ natural food stores
– 200+ veg/vegan friendly restaurants

– Quick reference San Francisco Map

– Indexed by Location as well as Alphabetically
– Covers the entire Bay Area and beyond
– Recommendations – Best Places to dine
– Tips For Ordering Vegan at Non-Veg Restaurants
– Hours, Parking, Transit information

It’s your essential travel companion to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Price is $5 + SH. All proceeds go to BAVeg outreach & education programs .

It made its debut at Haight Street Fair on Sunday, and will be available also at SF Pride this coming weekend. We will only be printing in small batches to insure that it’s always current.

Order online here.

Compassionate Cooks, LLC

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Compassionate Cooks, formerly a project of the non-profit Veg News Network, is now a separate and for-profit company teaching cooking classes.

Woodlands – Sunnyvale – closed

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

This vegetarian restaurant in Sunnyvale has closed.

Asian Rose – Santa Cruz – Temporarily Closed

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

Asian Rose in Santa Cruz has closed temporarily. The old space is scheduled for redevelopment, and they will be moving to Front Street and re-opening in the Fall.

Of course there’s always the main location (Malabar Cafe) if you’re getting cravings for Tempe LaLa.

SFO – San Francisco Intl Airport

Monday, June 19th, 2006

Finally added SFO to the guide. There’s surprisingly a lot of options.

Thank you for supporting Veg Outreach & Education!

Saturday, June 17th, 2006

Last month, when Chuck Barritt of Cupertino heard we were trying to raise funds for our outreach & education efforts, he generously pledged to match all donations — up to $500. We are pleased to announce that 100% of the match has been raised!

Donations of all sizes — from $5 to $500 — were sent. A VEGGIE BIG THANKS to the following supporters for their donations (from before and after the match was announced).

AT P. Los Altos
Bob G, Hayward
Cheryl D, Pacifica
Chuck B, Cupertino
Elliot G, San Jose
George G, SF
Hsiao-Yun T., SF

Jianxuan W, Santa Clara
Karen M, Novato
Katherine F
Kevin Y, SF
Kira S, Santa Cruz
Lisa H, SF
Lynn S, Half Moon Bay
Patti B, Fairfax
Paula R, Saratoga

Peggy M, Millbrae
Rachel D, SF
Scott K
Susan R, Pacifica
Terry K, Berkeley
Thea L, SF

Thanks for your support!

Bay Area Vegetarians is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and all donations are tax-deductble. We are staffed entirely by unpaid volunteers. We have no rent or other overhead, so donations go directly to our outreach and education programs. As a free membership organization, we rely primarily on donations to fund our outreach & education programs.

Veg Outreach at Haight Street Fair

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

Thank you to the wonderful plant-powered volunteer crew – Lizzy, Thea, Elena, Oli, Alex, Terry, and Gabe – who helped at our Veg Education & Outreach booth at Haight Ashbury Street Fair in San Francisco this past Sunday.

You can see photos of our outreach & education in the photo gallery

Our next outreach education event will be SF Pride, 6/24-6/25.

Come by and visit us and say hello!

Coming Soon: Golden Era 2 in the Richmond district

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

Yep, you heard it right. Golden Era will be opening a second location in the Richmond District in San Francisco. Reportedly in the same space as the old Bamboo Garden. Stay tuned for more information.

Summer Cooking Class with Chef Alex Bury

Saturday, June 3rd, 2006

Delight everyone in your family with a Professional Chef’s Secrets for Delicious and Cholesterol-free Vegetarian Summer foods

When: 7/9/06 Sunday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: 104 Hilton Way, Pacifica (10 min south of SF). Free parking.
Cost: $20-$30+ donation per adult or $10-15+ donation per student.

The class, taught by Chef Alex Bury, will feature Basil Pesto, Potato Salad with Leeks, BBQ, and Chocolate Strawberries.

Free recipes and samples will be provided.

All labor and profits are being donated to the Pacifica Library to purchase books and other materials for this well-loved public library. Additional donations for our library benefit are gratefully accepted and tax-deductible.

For class registration or more information, click here

You are welcome to print a flyer to share with a friend, or post where allowed.