Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ayurveda Cafe (USA – NY, NY)

The Ayurveda Cafe on Manhattan’s Amsterdam Avenue (on the Upper West Side) serves Indian (lacto-)vegetarian food. According to the teachings of Ayurveda, six tastes must be incorporated into every meal: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, astringent and pungent. The Ayurveda Cafe … Continue reading

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Foyles (UK – London)

When I arrived in London, England, for a week-long vacation last December, I headed straight over to Foyles right after I checked into the Piccadilly Backpackers Hostel. It’s one of my favorite places (to hang out and shop at) in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Veggie & Organic London

Veggie & Organic London is another good read for vegetarians who are planning a trip to London. I like it because it provides useful information not just about vegetarian restaurants and shops, but also about restaurants that use organic ingredients … Continue reading

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Book Review: Vegetarian London

Vegetarian London is the ultimate guide to all things vegetarian in London, England. The book does not only provide reviews of vegan and vegetarian restaurants, it also lists shops, veggie-friendly accommodations, caterers, local and national animal welfare groups, vegan festivals, … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Vegan London

I didn’t get to travel as much as I would have liked last year, but I did manage to spend a week in London, England, at the beginning of December. December’s a great month to visit London, if you don’t … Continue reading

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Veg Out: Vegetarian Guide to New York City

Before I travelled to New York City in May 2011, I ordered two guide books from Amazon: “The Vegan Guide to New York City” and “Veg Out: Vegetarian Guide to New York City”. Of the two, “The Vegan Guide to … Continue reading

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New York Dosas (USA – NY, NY)

One of the best food deals in Manhattan is a dosa (Indian rice and lentil pancake) from New York Dosas. New York Dosas is not a restaurant, mind you, but a vegan food cart operated by the “DosaMan” Thiru Kumar … Continue reading

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