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That vegan thread.

Discussion in 'Lifestyle, Health & Diet' started by 1JKz, May 8, 2017.

  1. 1JKz

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    My sister is lactose intolerant & we've found most of them pretty accommodating if you ask for things to be made with veg oil rather than ghee.
     
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    Went to the Black Country Living Museum on Saturday as part of a group visit with son's girl friend's work social club. The tickets included various things including a trip through the canal tunnel and a "fish & chip" meal. I was hoping that there would be a vegetarian option. There was. The guide giving the introduction said that there were two fish & chip shops but he had to warn us that the fish & chips were cooked in dripping so if there were any vegetarians in the party they should go to the larger shop where they could ask for their fish & chips to be cooked in oil !!! Even most of the dedicated meat eaters looked shocked.

    Fortunately the tickets could be used in the other eateries around the museum. So the options seemed to be various cheese or egg sandwiches in the cafe by the entrance or the wider options at the Mechanics Institute - egg, cheese & cheese & pickle baguettes, vegetable soup or three bean & vegetable stew with garlic bread. The tickets were not usable in the pub or that would have added cheese rolls to the option.

    My advice is to go across the bridge to the Dudley Canal Trust building, their Gongoozler restaurant is much better.
     
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    I recently tried Chico's in Stone and the vegan options were plenty and they vegan dishes i had, were delicious (exclamation mark times two).

    I regretted my starter but only because it was so filling, but when i clocked the couple next to me with their doggy bags, i had Chico's put almost half of my main in a takeaway tray and had Chico leftovers the next evening.

    It's a must for any members of the Vgang, out there.

    https://www.facebook.com/chicos.mexican/
     
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    I'm convinced this list is going to grow over the next few weeks and months, but as it stands...

    My favourite places to go (so far) in Stafford, for (dedicated) vegan options/menu;
    Verso Lounge
    The Swan


    My favourite places to go (so far) in Staffordshire, for (dedicated) vegan options/menu;
    Chico's, Stone
     
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    Talking of Stone, I had a chunky booklet shoved through my door early yesterday advertising the Stone Food & Drink Festival on October 6th-8th. http://www.stonefooddrink.org.uk/index.htm

    Despite being aware of it, I've never been. Anyway, it's something to put in my calendar.
     
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    The confusion can come from terminology, i'm still farily new to the game and find it confusing.
    Some places are trying though and it can only get better.

    Tina: i'll have fish and chips please
    Bob: i thought you were vegetarian?
    Tina: i am!
    Bob: you eat fish so you're a pescatarian?
    Tina: what's pescatarian?
    Bob: never mind, salt and vinegar?
     
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    I once knew a vegetabalist who ate fish and chicken. Only red meat counted apparently.
     
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    My brother was like that; I never found out why.
     
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    I've found the menu.

    I had the Chicken Sombrero and it was loooooooovely!!

    Chicos vegan.jpg
     
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    Chilli sombrero?




    Or have we lapsed?
     
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    Chicken Sombrero, they should have more of a play on words than confuse folk with the animal names wording.
    I had a few mouthfuls and had to ask if it was the vegan dish and defo not chicken and they said nope, guilt free it's not chicken it's tofu and i've gotta say it was delicious!
     
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    Veghen sombrero..?
     
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    Edible!

    Why did the tofu cross the road?
    To prove he wasn't chicken.
     
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    Trades Description Act?
     
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    Tender chunks of soya Description Act.
     
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    If you only eat animals that are herbivores does that count as being veggie?
     
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    What a treat, and it looks to be my regular treat from here on in.

    Vegan breakfast at Verso Lounge, they didn't let me down.

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    My favourite places to go (so far) in Stafford, for (dedicated) vegan options/menu;
    Verso Lounge
    The Swan


    My favourite places to go (so far) in Staffordshire, for (dedicated) vegan options/menu;
    Chico's, Stone
    Faro Lounge, Lichfield
     
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