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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:01 pm 
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I dunno for sure, but Buddha's Vegetarian seems like the type of place that would be open!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:08 pm 
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There's Graceful Vegetarian restaurant in Markham that's near Pacific Mall...they have lots of vegan stuff and it is a Chinese restaurant. I've never been there though. I'm not sure if they are open, but all of Pacific Mall is open on Christmas Day so they likely would be open, too!

http://www.happycow.net/reviews.php?id=4699

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:28 pm 
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Awesome, thanks you guys!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:37 pm 
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That is amazing. Healthy Planet in Markham has a variety of milk alternatives, GF pastas, a pile of products for the home, and then mostly supplements. The Danforth location sounds awesome!

http://www.blogto.com/grocery/healthy-p ... th-toronto

So I just was in there and it was all right. Very supplement-y and I'm not too into that (besides basic multivitamins and supplementing iron, B and D vitamins). I prefer more a grocery store where I can buy good food and this had some groceries but no produce. I also bought some take out from the deli and it's pretty good, too. The Big Carrot's still my fave though and best serves my needs as a full on store with everything I like.

Also, if you guys are ever at Urban Herbivore Eaton Centre, I tried the Hostess type cupcakes last week and they are absolutely DIVINE! I think $3 per cupcake but well worth a little splurge. They have lots of other cupcake types too and I've tried a couple and they're solid.

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 Post subject: Re: Toronto
PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:20 pm 
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Moon wrote:
That is amazing. Healthy Planet in Markham has a variety of milk alternatives, GF pastas, a pile of products for the home, and then mostly supplements. The Danforth location sounds awesome!

http://www.blogto.com/grocery/healthy-p ... th-toronto

So I just was in there and it was all right. Very supplement-y and I'm not too into that (besides basic multivitamins and supplementing iron, B and D vitamins). I prefer more a grocery store where I can buy good food and this had some groceries but no produce. I also bought some take out from the deli and it's pretty good, too. The Big Carrot's still my fave though and best serves my needs as a full on store with everything I like.



I fairly regularly have to trek out to eht Healthy Planet in Markham (45 minutes away) for stuff like apple cider vinegar, chia seeds, nooch and melatonin since it is so damn expensive where I live. Our Independent Grocer/Loblaws has an okayish selection in the organic/naturals area, but the smallest bottle of organic ACV is still $5 which is rediculous. So I would kill to have your location nearby!

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:52 pm 
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Any exciting events happening for New Years? I'm returning to NB for Christmas, but will be back in the city on the 29th. No specific new years plans have been formulated, but I plan to make plans..


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:23 pm 
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Does anyone know if any restaurants in the GTA that are vegan/veg/veg-friendly will be open on Christmas Eve for dinner? I'm having a tough time finding any places that will be open in the evening, many are closing at 5...or even 3pm in one case! I work until 7 that night and we're looking to go out for dinner (me & my boyfriend). Thanks :)

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Anyone interested in helping me develop my Food themed/based role playing game. I need people to play it with and offer imput into the way the game flows.
Think Chef instead of dungeon master. think cooks instead of wizards. Think service instead of battle.

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 Post subject: Re: Toronto
PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:30 am 
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I haven't played a live RPG before, but that sounds like it might be fun. What sort of timing were you thinking of (i.e., when would you want to test it, etc.)?

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:43 pm 
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Can anyone recommend a good one-stop shopping vegan friendly grocery store in Durham Region/Pickering/Ajax/Whitby? I'm visiting my family for the holidays and I grossly underestimated how hard it would be to find soft organic tofu in this neck of the woods.


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 Post subject: Re: Toronto
PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:40 pm 
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Can anyone recommend a good one-stop shopping vegan friendly grocery store in Durham Region/Pickering/Ajax/Whitby? I'm visiting my family for the holidays and I grossly underestimated how hard it would be to find soft organic tofu in this neck of the woods.


Let me know if you found anywhere! I have to go to Markham for stuff, usually

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 Post subject: Re: Toronto
PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:31 pm 
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Who was at the bake off today? Everything was so delicious!

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:11 pm 
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Bummer! I didn't hear about the bake off until today when people were posting photos online. I would've gone!

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 9:20 am 
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Oh boo! I realized when I was leaving to go to the event that I should have posted in here beforehand. Too little too late!

Do you follow the Toronto Veg Association on Facebook? They usually post their events and all that jazz ahead of time.

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Also the Toronto event for National Anti-Fur Day is next weekend!

https://www.facebook.com/events/327414977372294

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 6:09 pm 
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Oh no worries! I've added the TVA to my Facebook likes so I can stay more in touch with what's going on!

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:01 pm 
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Rancho Relaxo has a Living Social deal! $20 for $40 worth of food. Almost everything on their menu can be made vegan if you ask.

https://www.livingsocial.com/deals/577074?ref=conf-jp&rpi=103897356

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:24 am 
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I know lobsteriffic mentioned the Fresh opening at Yonge and Eglinton in another thread. We should have a meet up when it opens! I've been eyeing it excitedly when I go by on the bus on my way to the subway. Mmmm...Fresh.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:05 pm 
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Yes, I'm in!

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I'd be up for that! When is it supposed to open?


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:45 pm 
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Not until "summer", so perhaps we should have a meetup before then?

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Yes to both! (Err... to Fresh and to something sooner.)


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:27 pm 
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*mumbles something about never having been to Fresh and skulks away, ashamed*

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:35 pm 
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I'd be down for a meetup as well!

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Yay! When is a good weekend for everyone? I mean if we did something sooner than Fresh (which isn't for months!). Where should we go? So many tasty places!

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