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GridIron Grub: Wrap Your Hands Around This Mushroom Delight

Whether you’ve got a vegetarian in your group or are just watching your calories, this hand-held grilled portobello wrap is the perfect tailgating food at only 300 calories per serving.

11/30/2012

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Gridiron Grub: Pass The Polenta Portobello Sliders

Put on a twist on your tailgate menu this weekend. These alternative “sliders” will not only be super delicious snacks for the vegetarian, but will have the die-hard carnivores clamoring for their share, too.

11/09/2012

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Top Healthy Dining Spots In Chicago

With the trend of eating local still on the rise, it’s becoming easier to find healthy restaurant alternatives.

08/22/2012

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Places To Trick A Meat-Eater Into Veggie Dining

So you’ve got a friend, or a loved one, or a dining companion of any kind that has a thing for eatin’ animals. And you, you enlightened political activist or health-conscious lovely creature, you probably want to avoid watching said companion consume parts of an animal while you converse or cavort. But man… it’s a bummer trying to inflict vegetarian dining on someone. So why not just do it covertly? We’ve picked out five places that shouldn’t set off major meatless alarms…

04/26/2012

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Best Vegetarian Sandwiches In Chicago

The competition for the five best vegetarian sandwiches in Chicago is stiff. First, you have to determine what will be constituted a sandwich, but that’s a whole different story. Generally, I accept a sandwich as being 2 slices of bread (or a bun, or something resembling the aforementioned versions of the almighty carbohydrate) and fillin’ or fixins therein between. Following that very weak guideline, here’s a list of the 5 best vegetarian sandwiches Chicago has to offer.

04/16/2012

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Billboard Along Eisenhower Links Hot Dogs To ‘Butt Cancer’

If you’re driving down the Eisenhower Expressway on the city’s West Side, you might do a double take as you pass a new billboard featuring a dire warning about “butt cancer.”

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

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Recipes For A Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Nothing says “I love you” like a romantic, home-cooked dinner. Create a special meal for that special someone this Valentine’s Day.

01/28/2012

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Your Chicago: Karyn’s Cooked, All-Vegetable Comfort Food

The menu reads like an all-American menu, complete with “short ribs” and “Buffalo wings,” but the contents vary from tofu to eggplant. The goal is to make it delicious, CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.

01/20/2012

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Vienna Beef: Group Linking Hot Dogs, Cancer Has Anti-Meat Agenda

Cigarettes aren’t the only cancer stick in town, according to a new report. But a leading hot dog maker disagrees with the conclusion.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

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Unique Vegetarian –Chicago Style

A classy vegetarian feast is not impossible and it’s important to know that there are several extraordinary restaurants in Chicago that don’t fluff off our veggie friends, in fact, some of the vegetarian dishes at these spots rule out the main attractions. Don’t get dusted by that over priced veggie burger.

06/01/2011

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Earwax Cafe Back Open Again

The Earwax Café in Wicker Park is back open again, after announcing plans to close permanently on Feb. 28 after 21 years in business.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

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Top Vegetarian Sandwiches In Chicago

Whether you’re a vegetarian looking for good sandwich or need some inspiration to go meat – free, here are some of the best vegetarian sandwich places in Chicago. Trust us- you won’t miss the meat! […]

11/10/2010

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Best Spots For A Vegetarian or Vegan In Chicago

Whether you are a vegetarian looking for good food or need some inspiration to go meat – free, here are some of the best vegetarian and vegan hot spots in Chicago. Chicago Diner 3411 N. […]

10/03/2010