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 Post subject: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:29 pm 
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News to anyone but me?

http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/food/2010/12/03/2010-12-03_7eleven_to_offer_vegan_food_options_at_8_nyc_locations_noodles_dumplings_have_no.html

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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:30 pm 
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i didn't know about this, but i also can't remember the last time i was in a 7-11.

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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:39 pm 
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heard about it last week, but based on the item descriptions, i think they're from macro vegetarian, a line of vegan and macrobiotic noodles and stuff that are pretty readily available at health food stores around the city.


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calcuhater wrote:
heard about it last week, but based on the item descriptions, i think they're from macro vegetarian, a line of vegan and macrobiotic noodles and stuff that are pretty readily available at health food stores around the city.

They used to have these at WF.


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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
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calcuhater wrote:
heard about it last week, but based on the item descriptions, i think they're from macro vegetarian, a line of vegan and macrobiotic noodles and stuff that are pretty readily available at health food stores around the city.

They used to have these at WF.

they still do. here, anyway.

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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:45 pm 
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Weird, but cool. I hope it spreads to every 7-11, because sometimes I don't pack for road trips as well as I should...


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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:56 pm 
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that's cool. i can kind of get those anywhere, but I never do because they aren't that good. Those would probably be more exciting somewhere where it was harder to get vegan food. They need to have them at truck stops and stuff. i'd be all over that shiitake on a road trip

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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:03 pm 
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there's one of them that i LOVE, but the dumplings are all kind of meh. however, on a long road trip, they'd be a godsend.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:16 pm 
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there's one of them that i LOVE, but the dumplings are all kind of meh. however, on a long road trip, they'd be a godsend.


which one do you love?! i've only had meh ones, but i'd definitely try a good one when i had a long day at school or something

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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:18 pm 
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ijustdiedinside wrote:
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there's one of them that i LOVE, but the dumplings are all kind of meh. however, on a long road trip, they'd be a godsend.


which one do you love?! i've only had meh ones, but i'd definitely try a good one when i had a long day at school or something


the sesame noodles are good--really garlicky.

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One of the noodle ones is really good. It was one of those "godsend" times, though, so I can't be sure it was really good or just godsend good.


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That would be really cool if they had this at all 7-11s. It would be great to have a complete meal available on road trips. Most of them are just okay for me, but compared to a bag of potato chips, a pack of oreos, or a dried-out pretzel they'd be amazing.


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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
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yeah, if they're the macro vegetarian meals, I think they're pretty meh. but I would be so stoked if they started selling them at the 7-11's in Boston because it's pretty hard to get satisfying vegan late night drunk food in Boston, and 7-11s are all over the place here.

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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:48 pm 
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ijustdiedinside wrote:
calcuhater wrote:
there's one of them that i LOVE, but the dumplings are all kind of meh. however, on a long road trip, they'd be a godsend.


which one do you love?! i've only had meh ones, but i'd definitely try a good one when i had a long day at school or something


the sesame noodles are good--really garlicky.

i love the noodles with yuba one! i mean, it does kind of just have an lemony/vinegary/acidic-y flavor to it, not much in the way of complexity, but i guess i just really love yuba!


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 Post subject: Re: New vegan products to be rolled out at NYC 7-11s
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news to me too! i might go into one now if they expand the vegan options to the rest of their stores (and i am near one).


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I'm more alarmed and concerned about the number of 7/11's creeping into NYC. It's so weird to be in Times Square and suddenly I'm feeling like I'm on a road trip--a strange and bizarre road trip.


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I'm more alarmed and concerned about the number of 7/11's creeping into NYC. It's so weird to be in Times Square and suddenly I'm feeling like I'm on a road trip--a strange and bizarre road trip.


ditto.

is it weird that i really like the macro vegetarian stuff? i eat the dumplings all the time. (also love that their website says "pastabilities" - how adorable.)

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They better hurry up and get them in the Philly area. Especially since they said that was the other area where this stuff was in demand.

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