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              rec.food.veg  World Guide to Vegetarianism
                                 USA3
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The 20 parts of this guide contain a world list of vegetarian and
vegetarian-friendly restaurants, stores, organizations, services, etc.
Each part is posted on an independent schedule.

The guide is available on WWW in easy-to-use hypertext format on the
Vegetarian Pages at http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Vegetarian/

        ** Please send us any new listings or corrections. **

The prefered way for you to send us updates is to use the forms on the
above mentioned WWW site. E-mail updates gladly accepted also, but
please format them in the same format as is used in this guide and
keep comments and reviews short, simple, and straight to the point.

The latest posted copy of the World Guide to Vegetarianism is also
available via e-mail. For an index and instructions, send an e-mail to
mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu with the following line in the message body:
  send usenet/news.answers/vegetarian/guide/index
The guide is also available via anonymous ftp from rtfm.mit.edu in the
directory /pub/usenet/news.answers/vegetarian/guide.


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USA part 3
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This section has listings for the following:

  New England:
    Connecticut      Massachusetts    Rhode Island     Vermont
    Maine            New Hampshire


Many thanks to Andrea Shettle-Sutton for providing lots of help with
the USA listings.

Entries marked with *VRG are ones which were discovered in the
_Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S.
and Canada_ from the Vegetarian Resource Group, PO Box 1463,
Baltimore, MD 21203. Tel. (410) 366-VEGE. Foreword by Lindsay Wagner,
info compiled by Sally Clinton and Debra Wasserman, published by Avery
Publishing Group Inc. in Garden City Park, NY, copyright 1993.


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New England
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The following states are listed here:

    Connecticut      Massachusetts    Rhode Island     Vermont
    Maine            New Hampshire



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Connecticut


Bridgeport
----------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Bloodroot, 85 Ferris St, (203) 576-9168
- It's one of the best vegetarian/natural food restaurants in the
  Northeast (and better than Kung Food in San Diego). Run by a
  feminist collective. There is a small bookstore and t-shirt vendory
  attached. It's about a mile off I-95 on the harbor. Take exit 25
  turning south onto Fairfield Ave, at the third stop light take a
  left onto Ellsworth Street, take the second left onto Thruston
  Street, right onto Harbor Ave, left onto Ferris. Call first to make
  sure they are open. Last time i was there, their hours were:
  Lunch: 11:30 to 2:30, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat.
  Dinner: 6 to 9 Tues and Thurs, 6 to 11 Fri and Sat.
  Brunch: 11:30 to 2:30 Sun.



Canton
------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Tangiers Mediterranean Cafe, 140 Albany Turnpike, 693-6668
- Middle Eastern. Vegetarian and vegan options. Closed Tuesdays. *VRG



Danbury
-------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Seasame Seed, 68 W. Wooster Street, 743-9850
- Natural foods. Includes Middle Eastern dishes. Closed Sundays. *VRG



Fairfield
---------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Bombay Kitchen, Fairfield Avenue
- Indian. Vegan-friendly. Take-out only. Very good. Reasonable prices.
  Checked out by a vegan friend who says they use separate utensils
  for their non-meat entries. Lots of non-meat options, some of them
  dairy. Open daily for lunch and dinner.


Miscellaneous:

EXTRACT!, 367-4005 (1:141/490@fidonet)
- A computer BBS which carries USENET's rec.food.veg. Also carry a
  selection of other health alternative message areas. Internet
  contact: Ed Weinberg <Ed.Weinberg@f490.n141.z1.fidonet.org>



Hartford
--------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Cafe at Reader's Feast, 529 Farmington Avenue, 232-3710
- Cafe and bookstore. Vegetarian and vegan options. *VRG

Congress Rotisserie, 7 Maple Avenue, 560-1965
- Bistro. Two vegetarian options, but "special diets can be
  accomodated". *VRG

Kashmir Restaurant, 481 Wethersfield Avenue, 296-9685 *VRG


Vegetarian Organizations:

Hartford Vegetarian Society
P.O. Box 271502, West Hartford, CT 06127, (203) 666-5872
or c/o Leslie Gordon, Noah Webster House, 227 S. Main, West Hartford,
CT 06107, (203) 521-5362



Middletown
----------

Vegan Restaurants:

It's Only Natural, 686 Main Street, 346-9210
- Gourmet vegan. Owners have won an international culinary award.
  Open Tue-Sat 11:30am-3pm, Wed-Thu 5pm-8pm, Wed-Fri 5pm-9pm. Soup &
  sandwiches Wed-Fri 3pm-5pm. Brunch Sun 11am-2pm.



New Haven
---------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Edge of the Woods, 379 Whalley Avenue, 787-1055
- Health food store deli. Vegetarian and vegan options. *VRG

Rainbow Garden, 1022 Chapel Street, 777-2390
- Natural foods. Vegetarian sandwhiches. Vegan options. *VRG

Avanti's, 45 Grove Street, 777-3234
- Italian restaurant and pizzeria, but has "several" vegan options.
  *VRG

Claire's CornerCopia, 1000 Chapel Street, 562-3888
- International. Vegan options. *VRG

House of Chao, 898 Whalley Avenue, 389-6624
- Chinese. Vegan options. Can adjust menu for vegetarians. *VRG

India Palace, 65 Howe Street, 776-9010
- Indian. Vegetarian menu section. Vegan options. *VRG

Mamoun's Falafel Restaurant, 85 Howe Street, 562-8444
- Middle Eastern. Vegan options. *VRG



Southbury
---------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Natural Merchant Cafe, 142 Main Street, 264-9954
- Natural foods. Vegetarian options. *VRG



Westport
--------

Natural Foods Stores:

Food for Thought, 221 Post Road West, (203) 226-5233
- Natural foods store with vegan-friendly deli. The deli sells 'great'
  fake meatballs.



West Hartford
-------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Pacific Restaurant, 206 Park Road, 236-6639
- Vietnamese. Vegetarian and vegan options. *VRG

Tapas, 1150 New Britain Avenue, 521-4609
- Mediterranean. Vegetarian & vegan options. *VRG



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Maine


Maine Vegetarian Resource Network
RFD 2 Box 194, Belfast, ME 04915, (207) 338-1861

Vegetarian Society of Maine
P.O. Box 310, Standish, ME 04084

Southern Maine Vegetarians
35 Saunders Street, Portland, ME 04112, (207) 773-6132
E-mail contact: Wes Nickerson <fan@biddeford.com>



Bangor
------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Bahaar, 23 Hammond Street, downtown, (207) 945-5979
- Pakistani. Vegan-friendly. Excellent food. Hosts very friendly.
  Vegetarian dishes prepared separately from meat dishes in kitchen
  for those on strict vegetarian diets. At least 15 vegetarian entrees
  available here. Open Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm.



Bar Harbor
----------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Quiet Earth Restaurant, 122 Cottage Street, 288-3696
- International. Non-dairy on request. *VRG



Belfast
-------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Darby's, 105 High Street, 338-2339
- Natural foods/macrobiotic. Opened in 1845. *VRG

Kingsbury House Inn, 35 Northport Avenue, 338-2419
- Macrobiotic bed-and-breakfast. Serves only macrobiotic fare.
  Reservations required. Takeout available. *VRG


Natural Foods Stores:

"90 Main Street", 90 Main Street, 338-1106
- Natural foods/macrobiotic. Organic produce. Open daily for lunch and
  dinner. *VRG



Biddeford
---------

Natural Foods Stores:

New Morning Natural Food Market and Cafe, 230 Main Street, 282-1434
- Natural foods. Changing selection of entrees, sandwiches, etc.
  Take-out available. Open Mon-Fri. *VRG



Brunswick
---------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The Great Impasta, bottom of Maine Street



Cape Elizabeth
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Natural Foods Stores:

Basics Natural Foods Store, 537 Shore Road, 767-2803
- Natural foods deli. Many dairy-free and wheat-free items available.
  Vegan options. *VRG



Freeport
--------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The Corsican, 9 Mechanic Street, 865-9421
- Natural foods restaurant. Whole-wheat pizza. Open daily for lunch
  and dinner. *VRG



Hulls Cove
----------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Geronimo Cafe, Breakneck Hollow Road, 288-5503
- Vegan options. Whole-foods. Macrobiotic diets accommodated with
  48-hours notice. 5-6 entrees each evening. *VRG



Kennebunkport
-------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Me Khong Thai, 967-8827
- Vegetarian-friendly. 'Vegetarian' in Thai means 'substitute tofu for
  flesh'. Be sure to insist on no fish sauce or other animal products.

White Barn Inn, Beach Street, 967-2321
- 5 star American haute cuisine using seasonal ingredients. Call ahead
  to check for availability of vegetarian food. Chef willing to share
  recipes.



Lewiston
--------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Nothing But the Blues, College Avenue
- Eclectic. Vegan-friendly. Great, check it out.



Ogunquit
--------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Valerie's Restaurant, on Route 1 in the heart of town, 646-2476

Wing Dynasty, route 1, 646-1112

Arrows Restaurant, Berwick Road, 361-1100
- Beautifully presented food. Call to be sure vegetarian food is
  available.

Bread and Roses Bakery, on Route 1 in the heart of town, 646-4227
- No one wearing fur is allowed inside.



Portland
--------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Silly's, 147 Cumberland Avenue, 772-0360
- Natural foods. Delicious and "surprising" foods. Vegan options. *VRG

Good Day Market, 155 Brackett Street, 772-4937
- Natural foods deli. Vegan options. Take-out only. Open Mon-Fri. *VRG

Bagel Works, 15 Temple Street, 879-2425
- Bagel deli. Tofutti spreads. Vegan options. *VRG

Cafe No, 20 Danforth Street, 772-8114
- International. Salads, sandwiches, Middle Eastern specialities. Some
  vegan options. *VRG

Pepper Club, 78 Middle Street, 772-0531
- Mediterranean food. Warehouse-funk ambiance. Eclectic. Half of menu
  is vegetarian. Always at least one vegan entree.

Planets, 27 Forest Avenue, 828-0112
- International. Vegan options. Open Tue-Sat. *VRG

Raffles Cafe Bookstore, 555 Congress Street, 761-3930
- Natural foods. Daily vegetarian specials. *VRG

Victory Deli and Bake Shop, 1 Monument Way, 772-7299 *VRG
- Deli/cafe. Veggie salads, falafel, veggie burgers, etc. Open Mon-Fri
  for breakfast, lunch, & dinner. Open Sat-Sun for lunch & dinner.

Walter's Cafe, 15 Exchange Street, 871-9258
- American. Open daily for lunch & dinner. *VRG

West Side Restaurant, 58 Pine Street, 773-8223
- Gourmet/natural foods. Vegan options. *VRG

The Whole Grocer, 118 Congress Street, 774-7711
- Natural foods deli. Vegan options. *VRG

Bob's Seaside Cafe, 366 Fore Street, 761-0166
- Garlicky hummus salad sandwich.


Natural Foods Stores:

Good Day Market, 155 Brackett Street, 772-4937
- Has a  deli with vegan options. Open Mon-Fri.

The Whole Grocer, 118 Congress Street, 774-7711
- Has a  deli with vegan options.


Miscellaneous:

European-style farmers' market, Monument Square
- Wednesdays. Organic produce.


Vegetarian Organizations:

Southern Maine Vegetarians
35 Saunders Street, Portland, ME 04112, (207) 773-6132
E-mail contact: Wes Nickerson <fan@biddeford.com>



Raymond
-------

Miscellaneous:

Northern Pines Health Resort, 559 Route 85, Raymond, ME 04071,
  near Sabago Lake, (207) 655-7624
- Vegetarian resort with a ussually vegetarian restaurant. Log cabins.
  Swimming, hiking, canoeing, yoga, etc. Open mid-June to Labor Day.



South Harpswell
---------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

J. Hathaways, Route 123, 833-5305
- American. Vegetarian lasagna, meatless chili, bean soup. Vegan
  options. *VRG



Wells
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Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Hayloft, Route 1, 646-4400?
- Offers flavorful stir fried veggies with rice and a mellow hot
  sauce.

Litchfield's, Route 1, 646-4400?
- Vegetarian entrees, mostly of the pasta primavera variety.


Miscellaneous:

Tatnic Bed & Breakfast, Wells Road, (207) 676-2209
- The breakfast can be a hearty organically grown vegetarian
  breakfast.



York Village
------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Frankie & Johnny's Natural Foods Restaurant, 363-1909 (1 mile north of
  York Village on route 1, look for the Haagen-Dazs banner.)
- The owners use fresh, Maine grown ingredients to create an ever
  changing menu of hearty, whole-food dishes, including terrific
  soups.


Natural Foods Stores:

Sesame Tree, 23 Woodbridge Street, 363-5033
- Natural foods store with different vegetarian sandwiches daily.



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Massachusetts


Amherst
-------

See also: Northampton

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The Raw Carrot, Carriage Shops, 9 E. Pleasant Street, (413) 549-4240
- Vegan options "always available". Juice bar. Organic produce used
  "when possible". *VRG


Natural Foods Stores:

Bread and Circus
- Natural foods supermarket with deli. Many vegetarian and vegan
  options, salad bar, juice bar, soy pizza, falafel sandwiches and
  other assorted deli items.



Arlington
---------

See also: Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Braintree, Burlington,
          Concord, Jamaica Plain, Somerville.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Cafe Barada, 161 Massachusetts Avenue, (617) 646-9650
- Middle Eastern. Authentic. Closed Sunday. *VRG


Natural Foods Stores:

Arlington Food Coop, In Arlington Center, 7A Medford Street, 648-3663
- Was once totally vegetarian coop, publishes monthly newsletter
  cooperatively with the two-store Harvest Cooperative Supermarkets.
  Strong emphasis on community involvement and recycling.  Hosts
  several vegetarian and animal rights discussion groups in AFC
  building.



Becket
------

Miscellaneous:

Kushi Institute, (413) 623-5741
- Macrobiotic food and philosophy.



Boston
------

See also: Cambridge, Brookline, Arlington, Braintree, Burlington,
          Concord, Jamaica Plain, Somerville, Waltham.


Vegetarian Restaurants:

Country Life, 200 High Street (downtown financial district), 951-2534
- Vegan. Outstanding "all you care or dare to eat" buffet and salad
  bar. Seventh-Day Adventist. Family operated, owned by a nonprofit
  board. Business lunch discount on the buffet between 11:30am and
  noon. Open Sun 10:30am-8:30pm, Mon-Thu 11am-8:30pm, Fri 11am-4pm.
  T-stop: South Station (red line), State (orange line), Downtown
  Crossing (red & orange lines), Aquarium (blue line), and Government
  Center (green line).

Buddha's Delight, 5 Beach Street, Chinatown, 451-2395
- Vegan except for dairy in some desserts/drinks (they'll tell you
  which ones). Consistent rave reviews. All recipes authentically
  taken from Buddhist temples in Asia. Very impressive traditional
  Chinese vegetarian cuisine. Sample dishes: BBQ gluten, huge
  Two-noodle soup, all sorts of strange drinks. Open daily 11am-10pm
  (11pm on Fri&Sat). "The #52 is excellent." T-stop: Chinatown (orange
  line).


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

:Generic:

  Streets Cafe and Ristorante, 226 Newbury Street, 267-0891
  - Cafe. Daily selection of vegetarian dishes and sandwiches.
    Cafeteria style. *VRG

  Souper Salad
    103 State Street, 227-9151
    102 Water Street, 367-2582
    119 Newbury Street, 247-4983
    82 Summer Street, 426-6834
  - Restaurant chain w/salad bar, soups, sandwiches, entrees. Decent
    selection of vegetarian options. Vegan options. Mexican dishes.
    *VRG

  Au Bon Pain
  - Somewhat upscale and urbane fast food chain. An ingredients list
    and a nutritional analysis of all of its products is available.
    Have vegetarian chili. The Garden Vegetable, Cream of Broccoli,
    and Tomato Florentine soups are vegetarian, all the others,
    including Split Pea and Minestrone, are not.

  Bruegger's Bagel Bakery, several locations:
    32 Bromfield Street, 357-5577 (downtown)
    636 Beacon Street, 262-7939 (near Boston University)
    64 Broad Street, 261-7115 (financial district)
  - "Check, but we believe that the bagels are vegan. But check. Some
    soups are vegetarian or vegan. Great price, great quality. Cheap!"

:Thai:

  The King and I, 2 locations
  - Will substitute tofu for any meat in any dish. They cook
    everything to order and DO NOT use chicken fat to cook their
    vegetables (like many oriental restaurants).

:Indian:

  India Quality, 536 Commonwealth Avenue, Kenmore Square, near Fenway
    Park, 267-4499
  - Indian. Extensive vegetarian menu. Vegan options. Special breads.

  Kebab-N-Kurry, 30 Massachusetts Avenue (near Newberry St), 536-9835
  - Indian. Authentic. Vegetarian specials. Vegan options.

  Bombay Club, 57 JFK Street, Janus Galleria, in Harvard Square

  Kashmir, 279 Newbury Street, 536-1695
  - Good food and prices. Some vegetarian options.

:Kosher:

  Milk Street Cafe
    50 Milk Street, 542-2433
    Post Office Square, 350-7275
  - Kosher. Daily specials. Closed weekends. Cafeteria service. *VRG

:Middle Eastern:

  Nikki's, Campus Trolley

  Kenmore Cafe, Commonwealth Avenue, Kenmore Square, near Fenway Park

  Skewers, in a basement on the street behind Au Bon Pain in Harvard
    Square

:Ethiopian:

  Addis Red Sea Ethiopian, 544 Tremont Street, 426-8727
  - Vegan options. *VRG

:Turkish:

  Sultan's Kitchen, Bullfinch Building, 72 Broad Street, downtown,
    338-8509
  - "Great Turkish vegeterian foods. Try imambayildi(imam fainted),
    zeytinyagli turlu (mixed veggi cooked w olive oil), zeytinyagli
    dolma (stuffed grape leaves)." Turkish style baklava contains
    eggs.
  - "Not very good, IMHO."

:Greek:

  Steve's, 316 Newbury Street, 267-1817
  - Authentic. "Variety of vegetarian delights". Vegan options. *VRG

:Brazilian:

  Buteco, 130 Jersey Street, 247-9508
  - "At least one vegetarian entree plus appetizers and soup." *VRG

:Mexican:

  Acapulco, 266 Newbury Street, 247-9126
  - Beans prepared without lard. Open daily afternoons and
    evenings. *VRG


Natural Foods Stores:

Bread and Circus
- Supermarket chain with lots of organic & vegetarian stuff. Great
  deli counter. A yuppie whole foods store.

Nature Food Centers, several locations, including:
  343 Newbury Street, 262-3420

Harvest Cooperative Supermarket, 449 Cambridge Street, near Union
  Square in Brighton/Allston, 787-1416, buses 57, 64, or 66.
- Great deli counter. Has many items of interest to vegetarians and
  vegans, including ethnic foods, organic produce and grains, bulk
  foods, soyfoods, ersatz "meatless meats", salad bar, filtered water
  machine. Several longtime vegetarians are on the Coop Board. Open
  Mon-Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 10am-9pm. Also one in Cambridge.


Vegetarian Organizations:

Boston Vegetarian Society
P.O. Box 38-1071, Cambridge, MA 02238-1071
Contact: Evelyn B. Kimber, (617) 424-8846
E-mail: president@bvs.org
- Founded in 1986, incorporated in 1988 as a nonprofit educational
  corporation. Holds 2 regular events monthly, a potluck dinner (1st
  Sunday of each month) at the Workman's Circle, Brookline, and a
  monthly social (3rd Sunday of each month) at the Country Life
  Vegetarian Restaurant. Also holds Valentine's Banquet, Thanksgiving
  Dinner, and four monthly summer vegetarian picnics.

Vegetarian Resource Center
P.O. Box 38-1068, Cambridge, MA 02238-1068
Tel: (617) 625-3790, Fax: 357-2596
Contact: Maynard S. Clark
E-mail: vrc@tiac.net / Maynard@vegetarian.org / VegResCtr@aol.com
- Committed to supporting the formation and development of local
  vegetarian societies throughout North America; building a strong,
  dynamic, positive, healthy, and responsive vegetarian movement
  throughout North America and the world; and supporting the lives of
  vegetarians everywhere, and their personal growth and their working
  out a meaningful and worthwhile future for themselves, their
  associates, and the planet.


For More Information:

New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) publishes a pamphlet
titled "Vegetarian Dining in the Boston Area". Send them a dollar
and a SASE to get it. Address: 333 Washington Street, Suite 850,
Boston, MA 02108. Tel. (617) 523-6020.



Braintree
---------

See also: Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Arlington, Burlington,
          Concord, Jamaica Plain, Somerville.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Souper Salad, South Shore Plaza, 250 Granite Avenue, (617) 843-4658
- Restaurant chain w/salad bar, soups, sandwiches, entrees. Decent
  selection of vegetarian options. Vegan options. Mexican dishes.
  *VRG



Bridgewater
-----------

Organizations:

F.E.A.R (Friends Enforcing Animal Rights)
Apt 8B3 Bridgewater St. Coll., Bridgewater, MA 02325



Brookline
---------

See also: Boston, Cambridge, Arlington, Braintree, Burlington,
          Concord, Jamaica Plain, Somerville.

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Masada, 1665 Beacon Street, (617) 277-3433
- Middle Eastern. Vegetarian options in most courses. Vegan options.
  *VRG

Bruegger's Bagel Bakery, 375 Longwood Avenue, 731-8993 (Harvard Med
 School Area)
- "Check, but we believe that the bagels are vegan. But check. Some
  soups are vegetarian or vegan. Great price, great quality. Cheap!"



Burlington
----------

See also: Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Arlington, Braintree, Concord,
          Jamaica Plain, Somerville.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Souper Salad, Burlinton Mall, (617) 229-2223
- Restaurant chain w/salad bar, soups, sandwiches, entrees. Decent
  selection of vegetarian options. Vegan options. Mexican dishes.
  *VRG



Buzzards Bay
------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Stir Crazy, 100 Main Street, (508) 759-1781
- Southeast Asian. Features authentic Cambodian cuisine. Vegan
  options. Willing to accommodate special diets. Closed Mondays. *VRG



Cambridge
---------

See also: Boston, Brookline, Arlington, Braintree, Burlington,
          Concord, Jamaica Plain, Somerville.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

:Natural Foods:

  Masao's Kitchen, Porter Exchange, 1815 Massachusetts Ave, 497-7348
  - Macrobiotic. Used to be completely vegan, most items are still
    vegan. Very good. The service was friendly and prompt. Very
    accomodating. A little expensive. The fried tempeh spiral is
    exquisite, as is the DAIRYLESS strawberry shortcake (they now also
    have a dairy version, so be careful). About 10 tables. 10%
    surcharge for take-out. Closed Mondays. Free validated parking.
    T-stop: Porter Square on red line.

  Brickyard Cafe, 90 Sherman Street, 868-6543
    - Best to call ahead. Walking distance from Alewife red line
      stop. Near Alewife Brook Parkway and Rindge Avenue.

  Christopher's, 1920 Massachusetts Avenue, 876-5405, 876-9180
  - Many vegetarian and vegan options. Grain burgers, soups, Mexican
    food, pasta dishes. No preservatives or artificial ingredients.
    Open Sun-Thu till midnight, Fri-Sat till 2am. T-stop: Porter
    Square on red line.

  Good Stuff Cafe, 1908 Massachusetts Avenue, 876-6645
  - Emphasizes Middle Eastern foods. Vegan options. Closed Sundays.
    *VRG

:Russian:

  Troyka, 1154 Massachusetts Avenue, 864-7476
  - "A charming Russian cafe with several vegetarian selections. One
    of the least expensive places to eat in Cambridge."
  - "I've heard several bad reviews about this place, and my telephone
    conversations failed to find anyone who spoke English reasonably
    well. I have been told that they have very few vegetarian
    selections."

:Ethiopian:

  Asmara, 739 Massachusetts Avenue, 864-7447
  - Good. Inexpensive. Several vegan options. One needs to carefully
    ask about ingredients in some items. "I could swear that the
    injira (bread made of the wheatlike "Teff") had butter in it, or
    was cooked in butter. Vegans need to be especially careful if they
    are going to survive unscathed." T-stop: Central Square on red
    line.

:Afghan:

  Helmand, on First Street between Lechmere and Kendall
  - An elegant place to eat. Separate section of the menu lists
    vegetarian appetizers and entrees. "The dishes we ordered were
    delicious and unusual." Not vegan, most everything has a yogurt
    sauce.

:Mediterranean:

  Averof, 1924 Massachusetts Avenue, Porter Square, 354-4500
  - Mediterranean. Vegan options.

:Middle Eastern:

  Middle East Restaurant, 472 Massachusetts Avenue, 354-8238
  - They have a great vegetarian Kibble. Central Square T stop.

  Taha's, Prospect Street, Central Square T stop

:Indian:

  Central Square has many Indian restaurants, all within close
  proximity of each other. T stop: Central Square.

  Delhi Darbar, 24 Holyoke St, in Harvard Square, (617) 492-8993
  - One of the most underrated Indian restaurants in town. Very
    friendly and consistently with excellent food. Can also get
    delivery, but the charge can be pricey. Try the Malai Kofta
    vegetable balls in creamy tomato sauce. Not to be missed.

  India Pavilion, 17 Western Avenue, 547-7463, Central Square T stop

  Gandhi, 70 Massachusetts Avenue, 491-1104
  - 11 vegetarian entrees. Vegan options. *VRG

  Passage to India, 1900 Massachusetts Avenue, 497-6113
  - Authentic. Vegan options. *VRG

  Tandoor House, 991 Massachusetts Avenue, 661-9001
  - Authentic. *VRG

  Shalimar, Massachusetts Avenue, 547-9280
  - Central Square T stop. Same building as the Vegetarian Resource
    Center.

  Oh Calcutta, 546 Massachusetts Avenue, Central Square T stop

:Oriental:

  Joyce Chen, 390 Rindge Avenue, 492-7373
  - "The best in Northern Chinese cuisine since 1958". *VRG

  Pu Pu Hot Pot, 907 Main Street, 491-6616
  - Chinese. Great vegetarian dishes. T stop: Central Square.

  Poppa and Goose, First Avenue, near the Cambridgeside Galleria,
    across from Sears
  - Vietnamese & Thai. Tasty, and very unique. Menu is updated often.
    Most dishes can be made with tofu and veggies. Owner is former MIT
    grad and hires foreign students for help. Closes 9pm.

:Mexican:

  Be-Bop Burrito, in a little shopping center called The Garage
  - I know, the name is horrible, but they have very good veggie
    rollup sandwiches, with ingredients like tofu, wheatmeat, and
    avacodo.

  The Border Cafe, 32 Church Street (in Harvard Square), 864-6100
  - Has a separate "vegetarian" menu which actually is ill-named as it
    does include some fish dishes (you have to ask for the menu).
    Other dishes seemed to be mostly lacto-vegetarian. The atmosphere
    is boisterous and loud. "The wait is usually 30 min-1 hour, but is
    worth the wait. You put your name in and they give you a beeper. I
    recommend sampling their margaritas at the bar while you wait to
    be called. I'd also recommend the Chili Relleno (lacto-veg) which
    is tasty and filling." Open Mon-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat
    11am-midnight, Sun noon-11pm.

:Generic:

  Grendel's Den, 89 Winthrop Street, 491-1050
  - Try the salad bar: homemade taboule, extensive fruit salads, pasta
    salads, veggie lasagna, etc. Vegan friendly. Bit pricy. T stop:
    Harvard Square.

  Kayo & Company, 10 Fawcett Street, 354-3090
  - Open for breakfast and lunch. For lunch several vegeterian salads.
    T stop: Alewife.

  Bruegger's Bagel Bakery, 2 locations:
    82 Mt. Auburn Street, Harvard Square, 661-4664
    1876 Massachusetts Avenue, 576-6163 (Porter Square)
  - "Check, but we believe that the bagels are vegan. But check. Some
    soups are vegetarian or vegan. Great price, great quality. Cheap!"


Natural Foods Stores:

Harvest Cooperative Supermarket, 581 Massachusetts Avenue, 661-1580,
  Central Square red line stop or buses 91, 1, 64, or 83.
- Great deli counter. Has many items of interest to vegetarians and
  vegans, including ethnic foods, organic produce and grains, bulk
  foods, soyfoods, ersatz "meatless meats", salad bar, filtered water
  machine. Several longtime vegetarians are on the Coop Board. Open
  Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sun noon-8pm. Also one in Boston.

Bread & Circus, 2 locations:
  115 Prospect (Central Square T Stop), 492-0070
  186 Alewife Brook Parkway
- Part of a chain of stores. Excellent selection, clean, slightly
  upscale as a whole-foods store. Wonderful produce, including many
  organics.


Vegetarian Products:

Origins, 8 Brattle Place, 868-8090

Harnett's Homeopathy and Body Care, 47 Brattle, 491-4747

The Body Shop


Vegetarian Organizations:

Boston Vegetarian Society
P.O. Box 38-1071, Cambridge, MA 02238-1071
Contact: Evelyn B. Kimber, (617) 424-8846
E-mail: president@bvs.org
- Founded in 1986, incorporated in 1988 as a nonprofit educational
  corporation. Holds 2 regular events monthly, a potluck dinner (1st
  Sunday of each month) at the Workman's Circle, Brookline, and a
  monthly social (3rd Sunday of each month) at the Country Life
  Vegetarian Restaurant. Also holds Valentine's Banquet, Thanksgiving
  Dinner, and four monthly summer vegetarian picnics.

Vegetarian Resource Center
P.O. Box 38-1068, Cambridge, MA 02238-1068
Tel: (617) 625-3790, Fax: 357-2596
Contact: Maynard S. Clark
E-mail: vrc@tiac.net / Maynard@vegetarian.org / VegResCtr@aol.com
- Committed to supporting the formation and development of local
  vegetarian societies throughout North America; building a strong,
  dynamic, positive, healthy, and responsive vegetarian movement
  throughout North America and the world; and supporting the lives of
  vegetarians everywhere, and their personal growth and their working
  out a meaningful and worthwhile future for themselves, their
  associates, and the planet.

MIT Vegetarian Support Group (MIT VSG)
MIT W20-401, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
Tel: (617) 253-2696
WWW: http://www.mit.edu:8001/activities/vsg/home.html
Mailing list: vsg-request@mit.edu
- Informal student organization. Free membership. Organize campus
  events, social events, potlucks, etc.



Cape Cod
--------

See also: Buzards Bay, Centerville, East Sandwich, Nantucket,
          Sandwich, Woods Hole.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Napi's, Provincetown
- They have quite a good menu with lots of veg selections (I seem to
  remember that there are vegan selections). For the lacto-ovo crowd:
  TWO THUMBS UP to a dish they call Vegetarian Steak. It's a
  nut/grain/cheese thing shaped like a swiss stack and served with
  vegetable gravy, potatoes and veggies. It was to DIE for.


Vegetarian Organizations:

Cape Cod Vegetarians
PO Box 921, Orleans, MA 02653-0921, (508) 255-6095
Contact: Patricia Lambert
- Irregular monthly meetings, one summer picnic with swimming,
  outreach. Spans the entire Cape Cod region, which is vast and
  diverse. Works quite well with many cultural communities and
  philosophical persuasions. Sustains major role in annual New England
  Vegetarian Conference.



Centerville
-----------

Natural Foods Stores:

Cape Cod Natural Foods / Sprouts Cafe, Bell Tower Mall, 1600 Route 28,
  (508) 771-8394
- Natural foods store with cafe. Vegetarian sandwiches, soups, salads.
  Vegan options. *VRG



Cheshire
--------

Organizations:

Advocates for Animals
96 Fisher Hill Road, Cheshire, MA 01225, (413) 743-1448
Contact:  Joanne Santella



Concord
-------

See also: Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Arlington, Braintree,
          Burlington, Jamaica Plain, Somerville.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The Natural Gourmet, 98 Comonwealth Avenue, (508) 371-7573
- Natural foods deli. Exotic salads, such as Quinoa with Pine Nuts and
  Apricots. Interesting soups and stews, such as Wild Rice and Sweet
  Potato Stew. Entrees include Potatoes with Russian Walnut Sauce and
  Colored Peppers. Fresh juices. Affordable. Open daily. *VRG



East Sandwich
-------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The Beehive Tavern, 406 Route 6A, (508) 833-1184
- American. Salads, sandwiches, pasta, entrees. Some Middle Eastern
  foods. *VRG



Framingham
----------

Miscellaneous:

SKATEboard BBS, Fidonet 1:333/359, Echonet 50:5016/359, or
  (508) 788-1603 (14,400, v.32bis/v.42bis)
  Intenet contact: Perry Lowell <rollerskate@delphi.com>
- SKATEboard has specialty areas for vegetarians and vegans and can
  also be used to access USENET newsgroups of interest as well as
  Fidonet and Echonet echos in which vegetarians participate. Look for
  Fidonet echos INTERCOOK, GOURMET, COOKING and HOME_COOKING and
  Echonet's RECIPE_CORNER.



Great Barrington
----------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Dos Amigos, 250 Stokbridge Road, (413) 528-0084
- Mexican. Beans are vegetarian. Vegan options. *VRG



Greenfield
----------

Vegan Restaurants:

Green River Cafe, 24 Federal Street, (413) 773-3312
- Vegan. Good food, co-op ownwership (i.e. employee-owned/operated).
  Does community outreach for homeless. Has live entertainment,
  sometimes open mike nights. Recently gained liquor license (1995).
  "Scandalous rumor" has it they now actually allow beef in the door
  in the hopes of bolstering the lunch trade. Info re latest "menu
  additions" from a recent newspaper clipping forwarded by my father.
  Open daily 11am-midnight or thereabouts.



Jamaica Plain
-------------

See also: Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Arlington, Braintree,
          Burlington, Concord, Somerville.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The Five Seasons, 669 A Centre Street, (617) 524-9016
- Mostly vegan menu with some non-vegetarian items. Macrobiotic,
  whole foods in culture and style. Tries to offer largely organic
  ingredients. Don't use sugar in their desserts. "Although the wait
  outside can be ridiculous, and they don't honor their own
  reservations, the food can be sublime." Full service, takeout,
  bakery, catering. Accessible via #39 and other frequent buses, or a
  hefty walk from the Green Street orange line stop.

Center Street Cafe, 597 Center Street, (617) 524-9217
- American/ethnic. "Funky neighborhood restaurant". Vegan options.
  Great food. T stop: Green Street.

Bruegger's Bagel Bakery, 659 Centre Street, 524-9532
- This is the corporate office. Is there a store here too?
- "Check, but we believe that the bagels are vegan. But check. Some
  soups are vegetarian or vegan. Great price, great quality. Cheap!"



Lenox
-----

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Kripalu Center, West Street, located near Tanglewood, (413) 637-3280
- Has dishes free of wheat, eggs, dairy. Cafeteria service. Open daily
  for lunch and dinner. *VRG


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The Garden Gourmet, 8 Franklin Street, (413) 637-4156
- Deli and bake shop. "Vegetarian dishes with ethnic overtones".
  Vegan options. *VRG



Malden
------

Natural Foods Stores:

Cyberspace Natural Foods
c/o Gary Miller, 50 Concord Street, Apt 6, Malden, MA 02148
e-mail: gary.miller@launchpad.unc.edu
- A mail order business delivering high quality natural foods
  products, cookware, books, and body care items to your doorstep at
  prices on average less than your local natural foods store. What's
  unique about this service is that we provide many unique and hard to
  find items that most health food stores don't offer. Send an e-mail
  with a list of the types of products that you are interested in and
  Gary will send you a price list.



Marblehead
----------

Organizations:

Jews for Animal Rights (JAR)
255 Humphrey Street, Marblehead, MA 01945, (617) 631-7601
Contacts: Drs. Robert and Roberta Kalechofsky
- Home of Micah Press. Publishes Jewish AR books, pamphlets,
  Haggadahs, calendars, buttons, paraphernalia, etc. Lectures at
  vegetarian and AR conferences around the world.



Nantucket
---------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Something Natural, 50 Cliff Road, (508) 228-0504
- Bakery and sandwich shop. 20 kinds of bread daily. Sandwiches and
  salads to order. *VRG



Northampton
-----------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Fire and Water Cafe, Across the Side Street From Paul and Elizabeths
- Despite labeling themselves as a vegetarian cafe, this restaurant
  does serve non-vegetarian sandwiches. But the food is pretty good
  and the prices are low. Dishes include curried tofu sandwiches,
  hummus, and sunshine burgers. Fresh carrot juice is available. At
  night, there is often live entertainment.

Bela, 8 Masonic Street, (413) 586-8011
- Natural foods. International dishes. Dairy-free entrees and
  desserts. Vegan options. Smoke-free. *VRG

Paul and Elizbeth's, 150 Main Street, (413) 584-4832
- Natural foods/macrobiotic. Vegetarian and vegan options. *VRG


Natural Foods Stores:

Bread and Circus
- Natural foods supermarket with deli. Many vegetarian and vegan
  options, salad bar, juice bar, soy pizza, falafel sandwiches and
  other assorted deli items.



Peabody
-------

Vegetarian Organizations:

North Shore Vegetarians
50 Tracey Street, Peabody, MA 01960, (508) 531-6547
Contact: Beth Harron
- Meetings at Beverly Hospital, 3rd Tuesday of each month.



Sandwich
--------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Marshland, Route 6A, (508) 888-9824
- American. Salads, pasta, sandwiches. Some Middle Eastern foods.
  *VRG



Somerville
----------

See also: Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Arlington, Braintree,
          Burlington, Concord, Jamaica Plain.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Johnny D's, 17 Holland Street, 776-2004
- This is a music club owned by a family with a daughter who is
  interested in animal rights and the environment. The menu has some
  vegan options, but most veg dishes contain some form of dairy. The
  menu is NOT strictly vegetarian, though. The music tends to be
  blues, cajun, and folk. T stop: Davis Square.


Miscellaneous:

AEsop's Earth Store, 285 Washington Street, (617) 628-8030
- Cruelty-free non-leather lookalikes are the specialty. Various lines
  of non-leather and cruelty-free clothing, shoes, accessories, and
  paraphernalia. All items in the vast repertoire are guaranteed to be
  100% cruelty free. Store owned and operated by animal activist and
  vegetarian, Arthur Schwartz, who knows the retail and garment
  businesses quite thoroughly. Arthur is well-known in the vegetarian
  and animal rights communities, is quite friendly and generous, and
  has lots of innovative ideas. He built the store out of a previous
  mail-order business doing the same kind of business. Open Mon-Sat
  10am-6pm. Closed Sundays.


Vegetarian Organizations:

Citizens to End Animal Suffering & Exploitation (CEASE)
P.O. Box 44-0456, Somerville, MA 02144-0456
Tel: (617) 628-9030, Fax: 617-628-9034
Contact: Susan Spranger
- Founded around 1982 as "Coalition to End Animal Suffering in
  Experiments", then incorporated in early 1980's with word
  Exploitation replacing Experiments. Seems to spend very little time
  on food issues (eg. vegetarianism).



South Attleboro
---------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Fuller Memorial Hospital, 231 Washington Street, (508) 761-8500
- Hospital cafeteria. Not-for-profit Seventh-day Adventist hospital.
  Vegan options. *VRG



South Easton
------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Pizza Haven, 135 Belmont Street, (508) 230-0095
- Pizza. Vegetarian options. *VRG



South Hadley
------------

Natural Foods Stores:

Bread and Circus
- Natural foods supermarket with deli. Many vegetarian and vegan
  options, salad bar, juice bar, soy pizza, falafel sandwiches and
  other assorted deli items.



Stockbridge
-----------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Souen, Stockbridge Railway Station, South Street, (413) 298-4490
- Japanese/natural foods. "Several" vegetarian dishes. Vegan options.
  *VRG



Waltham
-------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Jewel of India, 380 Moody Street, in Boston's Little India, 893-9500
- Indian. Vegan-friendly. Newly opened (1995). Reasonably good choice
  of vegetarian entrees at both the $5.95 buffet-style brunch
  (Mon-Fri only) and a la carte. Slightly pricier than the other
  Indian restaurants on Moody Street (dinner entrees average around
  $8-$12, I think). Open for lunch 11:30am-2:30pm & dinner
  5pm-10:30pm. (Prices are those in 1995)

New Mother India, 336 Moody Street, 893-3311
- Indian. Vegan-friendly. Good food, reasonable prices. Overbearing
  waiters. Open 11am-10pm. Closed one day during the week, but not
  sure when (open Sat & Sun).



Watertown
---------

Vegan Restaurants:

Sepal, 555 Mount Auburn Street, 924-5753
- Middle-Eastern. Strongly recommended. Incredibly good baba, falafel,
  hommus... and if you think all falafel are created equal, wait until
  you try these!! Best for take-out, with only two small tables. They
  are happy to provide samples and information about ingredients,
  preparations, best ways to re-heat and serve, etc. Open Mon-Sat
  11am-8pm.



Wellesley
---------

Miscellaneous:

Idle Wild Farm, 40 Washington Street, (617) 237-8600
- Distributers of the Grande Cuisine line of foods in institutional
  sizes (1/2 steam pans). Available are Tabouli, Lentil Pilaf, Tofu
  Ravioli Provencal, Millet and Vegetables, Brown Rice and Fruit, and
  9 other vegetarian delights.



West Newton
-----------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Life & Light Vegetarian Food Company, 119 Elm Street, 630-8101
- Lacto-vegetarian restaurant & food store. Run by Asian family who
  are members of a religious organization, The International Supreme
  Master Ching Hai Meditatation Association.



West Springfield
----------------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Harvest Thyme, 1312 Memorial Avenue, (413) 733-7375
- Vegetarian deli. Soups, stews, salads, entrees, etc sold by weight.
  Low-cholesterol & yeast/mold/wheat/dairy-free items are labeled as
  such on the menu. Vegan options. *VRG



Westminster
-----------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The 1761 Old Mill Restaurant, Route 2A East, (508) 874-5941
- Family dining. Children's menu available. *VRG



Woods Hole
----------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Fishmonger's Cafe, 56 Water Street, (508) 540-5376
- Natural foods. Home-baked goods. *VRG

Dome, 539 Woods Hole Road, (508) 548-0800
- New England fare. Willing to accommodate vegetarians. Dishes such as
  pasta primavera, fusilli, steamed vegetable plate. *VRG



Worcester
---------

Vegan Restaurants:

Quan Yin, 56 Hamilton Street, (508) 831-1322
- Chinese vegan. I can't praise this restaurant enough. Menu specifies
  that no egg, alcohol, or MSG is used. Everything is made fresh to
  order. This place is small (2 tables) and does mostly take-out, but
  the menu lists 102 items, with lunch specials only $3.25. Everything
  is inexpensive. Located in a nice neighborhood. Easy to get to. Open
  Mon-Thu 10am-9pm, Fri-Sat 10am-10pm. Closed Sun.


Natural Foods Stores:

Living Earth, 232 & 234 Chandler Street, (508) 753-1896
- This is like a small natural foods supermarket. Everyhting one could
  ask for and then some. Features an in-store bakery (vegan friendly),
  deli and cafe (serving lunch and dinner). Anything you want, you can
  find here. If you can't, some of the very helpful staff members will
  be glad to help. Good selection of cosmetic/toiletries and also
  books! Open Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm.



______________________________________________________________________
New Hampshire


Bedford
-------

Natural Foods Stores:

Simply Natural, 3 Bedford Farms, (603) 668-6990
- Good source of discount vegetarian groceries/supplies. Discounts on
  case lots of most any product.



Concord
-------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

The Sandwich Depot, 49 Hall Street, (603) 228-3393
- They do a really great job with their own veggie burgers, served
  with a crispy tortilla cup filled with their refried beans, cheese,
  and eggs in this dish. Great burritos for vegans! Beans, brown rice,
  fresh salsa. They make real oatmeal for breakfast and serve pure
  maple syrup with the pancakes for breakfast. Casual is the word for
  this place, feel free to stop in by yourself. This is an "everyone's
  welcome" kind of place. Open Mon-Fri 7am-8pm, Sat 8am-3pm. Closed
  Sun.


Vegetarian Organizations:

New Hampshire Animal Rights League
8 Hutchins Street, Concord, NH 03301, (603) 224-1361



Keene
-----

Vegan Restaurants:

Country Life, 15 Roxbury Street, (603) 257-3975
- Vegan restaurant. 7th Day Adventist restaurant.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Bagel Works, 120 Main Street
- Bagel deli. 16 varieties of bagels. Have Tofutti spreads (vegan
  cream cheese). All-natural ingredients. Vegan options. *VRG



Manchester
----------

Natural Foods Stores:

A Market, 125 Loring Street, (603) 668-8445, Fax: 668-2650
- Natural foods store. Excellent source of large variety of vegetarian
  groceries/supplies, including organic produce. Lots of specials!
  Open Mon-Wed 9:30am-6pm, Thu-Sat 9:30am-9pm.



Meredith
--------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

For Every Season, 67 Main Street, (603) 279-8875
- Whole-foods deli. Homemade soups, salads. Vegan options.
  Kid-friendly environment. *VRG



Milford
-------

Natural Foods Stores:

Earthward, Route 101A, (603) 673-4322
- Vegetarian groceries, organic produce, books. Excellent customer
  service. Open Mon-Sat 9:30am-5:30pm.



Nashua
------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

LaRosa's Market, (603) 886-0390
- Small vegetarian diner. Service limited to lunch and dinner. Owner
  will try to accomodate vegan modifications to his traditionally
  ovo/lacto menu. Also fatfree friendly. Some groceries, including
  organic grains/flours. Open Mon-Sat 9am-7pm.


Natural Foods Stores:

Earth Energies, 295 Daniel Webster Highway, (603) 888-2900
- Small vegetarian grocery store. Books. Also offers therapeutic
  massages.

Nature Food Center, Nashua Mall, Exit 6 off Route 3
- Small chain store carrying few groceries, limited books. Open
  Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun noon-5pm.



North Conway
------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Cafe Chimes, Norcross Place, Main Street, (603) 356-5500
- Homemade natural foods. Soups, salads, quiche, grain dishes, etc.
  *VRG



Peterborough
------------

Natural Foods Stores:

Maggie's Market, (603) 924-7671
- Great organic produce. Also carries good selection of groceries and
  fresh baked goods.



West Roxbury
------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Bruegger's Bagel Bakery, 659 VFW Parkway, 327-6465
- "Check, but we believe that the bagels are vegan. But check. Some
  soups are vegetarian or vegan. Great price, great quality. Cheap!"



______________________________________________________________________
Rhode Island


Vegetarian Organizations:

Rhode Island Vegetarian Society
P.O. Box 716, N. Scituate, RI 02857

Rhode Island Animal Rights Coalition
P.O. Box 28514, Providence, RI 02908, (401) 783-1574



Newport
-------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Harvest Natural Foods and Catering, 1 Casino Terrace, 846-8137
- Natural foods store with deli. Vegan options. Closed Sunday. *VRG



Providence
----------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Taj Mahal Restaurant, 230 Wickendon Street, 331-2442
- Indian. Vegan options. Nine vegetarian entrees plus appetizers,
  soups. Open Mon-Sat for lunch and dinner, Sun for dinner only. *VRG

Taste of India, 221 Wickenson Street, 421-4355
- Indian. Vegan and vegetarian options. *VRG

Hot Pockets, near campus
- Middle Eastern store which sells really good falafel. Open until
  1am, later on weekends.


Natural Foods Stores:

Bread and Circus, Waterman and Butler
- Has a vegan-friendly deli. Part of a local chain, Bread and Circus
  has good food and excellent produce, but is somewhat pricier than
  the average supermarket. They do sell meat, but there are more
  vegetarian and vegan options than you can shake a stick at. Nice
  salad bar, and very good deli counter with a wide selection of veg*n
  foods.



______________________________________________________________________
Vermont


Vermont Vegetarian Society
RR #1, Box 1797, N. Ferrisburg, VT 05473, (802) 453-3945



Bennington
----------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Blue Benn Diner, Route 7
- Vegan-friendly. The best diner between New York and Montreal. An
  old Silk City Diner car serving all homemade food at very
  reasonable prices. Accent on Mexican and vegetarian. The jukebox is
  as ecclectic as the menu. The deserts are to live for. Open Mon-Tue
  6am-5pm, Wed-Fri 6am-8pm, Sat-Sun 6am-4:30pm.



Brattleboro
-----------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Brattleboro Food Co-op, Brattleboro Shopping Center, (802) 257-0236
- Natural foods store with vegan-friendly deli.


Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Common Ground, 25 Elliot Street, (802) 257-0855
- Vegetarian except for on weekends. Vegan-friendly. Self-serve bar
  with many teas, etc. Uses local and organic foods. Fresh juices. One
  of the oldest co-op 'vegetarian' restaurants in the country. Still
  owned by a worker collective. Has great music too. Center for young
  musical/artistic community. Open Wed-Mon 11am-10pm. Closed Tue.


Natural Foods Stores:

- Natural foods store with vegan-friendly deli. Friendly staff. "The
  Co-op has the best in-season veggies and product line in southern
  Vermont. What food stores should be." Open Mon-Sun 8am-9pm.

Llama Toucan and Crow



Burlington
----------

Natural Foods Stores:

Origanum, 227 Main Street, 863-6103
- Natural foods store with lacto-vegetarian cafe. Excellent selection
  of hot dishes, burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads. Use many organic
  ingredients. Vegan options. The store is large and well stocked.
  Open Mon-Sun.



Manchester Center
-----------------

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants:

Bagel Works, Routes 11 and 30, (802) 362-5082
- Bagel deli. Vegan options. Has tofutti spreads. Ingredients are all
  natural. Environmentally conscious. Open daily. *VRG



Montpelier
----------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Horn of the Moon Cafe, 8 Langdon Street, (802) 223-2895
- Vegetarian. Vegan options marked on menu. Local organic produce and
  ingredients when possible. Open Tue-Sun for breakfast, lunch, and
  dinner. Open Mon for breakfast and lunch only. *VRG


Natural Foods Stores:

State Street Market/Cafe, 20 State Street, (802) 229-9353
- Natural foods store with cafe. Cafeteria style. Closed Sun. *VRG



Newport
-------

Vegetarian Restaurants:

Newport Natural Foods / Dana's Bakery, 66 Main Street, 334-2626
- Natural foods store with vegetarian restaurant. Menu changes daily.
  Entrees, sandwiches, soups, salads, fresh baked goods. Open Mon-Sat.



White River Junction
--------------------

Natural Foods Stores:

Upper Valley Food Co-Op



Wilmington
----------

Natural Foods Stores:

Klara Simpla
- "The best health food store in the entire world."



Woodstock
---------

Natural Foods Stores:

18 Carrots, on Route 4 (the main drag), just East of the town center
- Has a vegan-friendly deli. A good health-food store. Not 100%
  vegetarian. Carries bulk items, organic produce. Has a grill that
  makes vegetarian burgers (several types), plus non veg items. (Grill
  open for lunch only, if I recall.) Open minimum Mon-Sat 11am-6pm (it
  may have been 11am-7pm or 9am-6pm). Closed Sun.



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