Summary and Info
The Artichoke Trail is the ultimate tool for mobile vegetarians, vegans, vegetarian wannabes, and travelers looking for a good, healthy meal. Although it celebrates the pleasures of vegetarian dining throughout the United States, it’s not just a guide to restaurants, natural foods stores and farmers’ markets. Over 1,000 restaurants are described, with hundreds featured in great detail and reviewed using the unique Artichoke Trail rating system. Food stores and markets serving the vegetarian community are also listed, as well as facts and interesting tidbits that health-minded individuals will appreciate. A handy glossary of vegetarian-related food terms and dishes is included, along with helpful Web sites and other resources such as vegetarian organizations. The author has included a wide range of restaurants, stores and markets catering to vegans, vegetarians, or those who simply appreciate meatless cooking. You’ll find everything from hamburger joints with a superb garden burger option to gourmet raw foods restaurants that adhere to strict vegan standards. Special consideration is given to budget travelers, and all listings have an eye toward value. Maps show the location of featured restaurants in each state, and reviews give mouth-watering descriptions of tasty vegetarian dishes that even confirmed meat-eaters will enjoy.