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Paris with a vegetarian and a teenager

Hi Ribblet,

My partner and I just returned from a trip to France and found it to be pretty challenging to find good vegetarian food in Paris. We're not vegans though so we were able to default to pizza and Indian food when in a pinch. There are a lot of Indian restaurants near the Gare du Nord so that might be one option. In Montmarte, near Sacre Cour, there's a small vegan restaurant called 'Au Grain de Folie': http://www.happycow.net/reviews/au-grain-de-folie-paris-864. We had a dinner here and it was pretty basic: veggies, lentils, and grain of the day with a special accompaniment (I choose the seitan). It was nice as we had been feeling deprived of vegetables and vegetarian protein up until that point but it was very simple food that we could have easily made at home with little cost or effort.

For more ideas based on where you'll be visiting you might want to check out: www.happycow.net. Also, some of the older posts on this 'vegan in Paris' blog might be helpful too: http://myveganparisianadventure.blogs....

Have a great trip!

Aug 26, 2013
vipa in France

Looking for good Indian delivery (and other delivery as well!) near Vic Park/ Danforth in East York

I see there are already some pizza suggestions on here but BONA PIZZA is exceptionally good and has a wide delivery range: http://www.bonapizzapasta.com/

Apr 10, 2010
vipa in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

there must be one good restaurant in Niagara Falls!?

If you are stuck near the touristy area the best option, imho, is GURU. It's fine dining Indian food with many vegetarian and vegan options, as well as the standard meat options. The food is well spiced and delicious --much better than I would expect to find near Clifton Hill and good enough that I would even recommend it as a place to go if in Toronto. On Victoria Street across from the Casino.

But I would also highly recommend getting away from the agglomeration of hotels and wax museums to go to the downtown area. North of the tourist area cheaper, better food and more laid back. At 4337 Queen Street there is a charming place called Mide Bistro, serving up fresh, gourmet food that is fantastic for vegetarians and non.

Apr 05, 2010
vipa in Ontario (inc. Toronto)