The starvation salad

So you're down to your last bag of onions and a random assortment of canned goods. If you are like most vegetarians, you probably still have the ingredients for a tasty salad on hand. Here's an adaptable recipe for a salad that provides a modicum of protein, won't get you fat, and will provide enough... Continue Reading →

Lunch at El Nopal: Cheap, fast, and good

Vegetarians can cobble together a good meal at almost any Mexican restaurant. The traditional ingredients in Mexican American cuisine: corn, tomatoes, avocado, onions, beans, and rice, come together a lot of different ways to provide balanced protein and other essential nutrients. Our go to Mexican diner is El Nopal, a regional chain which is expanding... Continue Reading →

Booze and compassion at V-Grits

V-Grits opened three months ago with a bang, and it's been a happening place in Germantown ever since. This restaurant's owners did a lot of things right from the get go. They started out with a food truck, provided a high-quality product, and got their name out there. They built up a clientele that would... Continue Reading →

Little Jerusalem is a little oasis

If you don't live in Okolona, Kentucky, Little Jerusalem might be a little pilgrimage. But it is well worth it. Located in what was once a single family home off the Outer Loop, this gem of a restaurant offers many delicious options for Louisville's vegetarians and vegans. The lentil soup, laced with lemon juice, was... Continue Reading →

Shreeji, the White Castle of Indian Restaurants

I had high expectations of Shreeji, the newest vegetarian restaurant in Louisville. Hindus and other Indians have developed a great vegetarian cuisine. After all, they've had centuries of religious strictures against meat eating to work on their recipes. But Shreeji was a disappointment on a number of levels.

Blissfully vegetarian at Havana Rumba

Just because I'm going vegetarian doesn't mean I'm going to live like a monk. So Havana Rumba is the ticket when I want a good vegetarian meal without the deprivation. It had been one of those days that screams for the immediate sedation of a margarita. And, luckily, it was happy hour, so I scored... Continue Reading →

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