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 Post subject: VEGAN PHILLY RULES!
PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:37 pm 
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All caps, because it's true!!

So, apparently, as previously mentioned in another thread - we are getting an all vegan fast food joint in Rittenhouse on 18th Street!

Additionally, in March we will be getting an all vegan hoagie and noodle bowl cart serving primarily West Philly and South Philly - http://www.citypaper.net/blogs/mealtick ... -2012.html

The latest news is, we will also be getting an all vegan juice bar on 12th and Spruce (new vegan hotspot area? Right next to Vedge.)

Who needs to go to Portland when you live in Philly? We've already got:

Blackbird Pizzeria
Grindcore House
Vedge
New Harmony
Kingdom of Vegetarians
Govinda's (100% vegetarian, mostly vegan)
Mi-Lah Vegetarian
Singapore
Vegan Tree (ex Loving Hut)
Mama's Vegetarian (100% vegetarian, mostly vegan)
Maoz Vegetarian (100% vegetarian, mostly vegan)
Su Xing (100% vegetarian, mostly vegan)
Basic 4 Vegetarian (100% vegetarian, somewhat vegan)

I feel like I may have missed a couple places? Please add on, if I did!


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:57 pm 
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I live right outside of the Philly area and there's not much here vegan-wise. Restaurants or people :/ I'd like to check out what all Philly has to offer in the vegan way though, hear there's a vegan icecream place now? Awesome.


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Seriously! We are coming up in the world. That list is awesome by the way. And I love Su Xing, it's right around the corner from my office. The sesame seitan is to die for!

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Seriously! This city has become so much more vegan-friendly over the past couple years, even after losing the amazing all-vegan food truck Viva Las Vegans. I wish they'd come back and open a mini-Lula's here. With waffles! Just imagine...

Only thing missing:
I've heard rumors of a Miss Rachel's all-vegan brunch spot...

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:15 am 
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I wish I could get a Viva Las Vegans chkn sandwich, add jalepenos just ONE last time! Also a soft serve sundae. Imagine if they came back with the Viva Las Vegans lunch truck and added a soft serve machine in there. Holy shiitake, I'd be one happy lady.

Also, to add to the list, Sweet Freedom Bakery!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:41 pm 
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Only thing missing:
I've heard rumors of a Miss Rachel's all-vegan brunch spot...


I am pretty sure she is in the process of this, and I am really excited and happy for her!

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:51 pm 
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I think I need to order some lunch from Ms. Rachel next week. Still haven't had her food yet.

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You posted this just to make me jealous, didn't you!

I need to a bring vegan soft-serve parlor to Philly and London. How do I go about doing this? :)

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Go into business with me! We can take out loans and be poor, but we will have vegan soft serve. So who cares!

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veganvagrant wrote:
I live right outside of the Philly area and there's not much here vegan-wise. Restaurants or people :/ I'd like to check out what all Philly has to offer in the vegan way though, hear there's a vegan icecream place now? Awesome.


Where do you live? (I'm near Norristown.)

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 Post subject: Re: VEGAN PHILLY RULES!
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luftpost wrote:
buttercup wrote:

Only thing missing:
I've heard rumors of a Miss Rachel's all-vegan brunch spot...


I am pretty sure she is in the process of this, and I am really excited and happy for her!

This is no longer happening.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:03 am 
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Little Baby's and Pizza Brain are opening soonish in NoLibs, though. Neither of them are vegan but both will have vegan options.


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 Post subject: Re: VEGAN PHILLY RULES!
PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:47 pm 
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New all vegan cafe, Vge, is coming to the suburbs!

http://www.vgecafe.com/


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:00 pm 
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_diana wrote:
luftpost wrote:
buttercup wrote:

Only thing missing:
I've heard rumors of a Miss Rachel's all-vegan brunch spot...


I am pretty sure she is in the process of this, and I am really excited and happy for her!

This is no longer happening.

is it because of the kosher thing?

also, ex loving hut? what happened? that was so short lived.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:52 pm 
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_diana wrote:
luftpost wrote:
buttercup wrote:

Only thing missing:
I've heard rumors of a Miss Rachel's all-vegan brunch spot...


I am pretty sure she is in the process of this, and I am really excited and happy for her!

This is no longer happening.


NOOO. I'm gonna cry.

Excited about Little Baby's, though. That stuff is seriously good.

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What's that place near Starlight Ballroom? Is that listed? It kicks dick.


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GuiltyofBeingSprite wrote:
What's that place near Starlight Ballroom? Is that listed? It kicks dick.

No idea, but I want to go somewhere that kicks dick!

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GuiltyofBeingSprite wrote:
What's that place near Starlight Ballroom? Is that listed? It kicks dick.


You might be thinking of Thoreau. Unfortunately, that place was short-lived. I never got to check it out.

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 Post subject: Re: VEGAN PHILLY RULES!
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I was thinking of New Harmony, which was mentioned. Maybe it wasn't that near, but I did go there after selling at the flea market


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I was thinking of New Harmony, which was mentioned. Maybe it wasn't that near, but I did go there after selling at the flea market


Oh, good. I felt sad that the restaurant you liked might have been gone. Thoreau was barely two blocks from Starlight Ballroom, so I figured that was it. I would cry many tears of sadness if New Harmony ever went away.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 3:19 pm 
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What a great month for Vegan's in Philly! Jar Bar, HipCityVeg and Vge in Bryn Mawr. Now all open!


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What happened to Viva Las Vegans?


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 9:20 pm 
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i don't know, but miss rachel's pantry is looking for a cook.
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/evg/2996495891.html

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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 11:27 pm 
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What happened to Viva Las Vegans?


The owners sold the truck, moved to NYC and opened Lula's Sweet Apothecary.


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