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10 Terrific Tofu Dishes in Seattle

I probably wouldn't have connected the words "tofu" and "terrific" twenty or thirty years ago. Now I have favorites to recommend.
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Sexy Feast: How a Thali at Poppy Celebrates Sexual Diversity

In last week’s Sexy Feast, I wrote about the faux meats at Veggie Grill, discussing the pros and cons of fake breasts. This week, I put Poppy in the spotlight, a place that strives to source its produce (and proteins) locally. Chef Jerry Traunfeld, formerly…
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Veggie Grill Brings Vegan Power to Seattle

This looks to be a slam-dunk. Seattle was recently named the most vegetarian-friendly city in the country. Ever-growing South Lake Union looks like an urban campus full of over-aged, under-dressed, rich college students who dine out daily. Veggie Grill, a vegan restaurant chain headquartered in…
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Sexy Feast: Veggie Grill Flashes Some Fake Ones

Vegan power has come to Seattle in the form of Veggie Grill, a restaurant chain headquartered in southern California. Invited to a preview lunch at the new South Lake Union location (University Village opens soon), this carnivore was reluctant to attend, but fell sway to…
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The Mein Man: Araya’s Vegetarian Place Gets Me Drunk on Mushrooms, But Not on Spice

Dish: Drunken Mushrooms Place: Araya’s Vegetarian Place, University District Price: $13.95 On the plate: Per the menu: “Classic Thai spicy wide rice noodles stir-fried in garlic & chili with veggies beef, Portabello and other mushrooms.” The other mushrooms are shiitake and white button mushrooms, and…
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Plum good vegan food, with an asterisk

Since I ruined the previous entry for some by adding intestines to the tofu, how about a true vegetarian entry for a change? Or, even better, a vegan entry? I had a chance to check out Plum Bistro in Capitol Hill when it opened earlier…
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