Vegan Thanksgiving Options In Charlotte: Zizi’s Awesome Vegan 2 Go
Here’s another restaurant in Charlotte for vegans to be thankful for – Zizi’s Awesome Vegan 2 Go. Zizi’s released their “Thanksliving” menu yesterday and are taking pre-paid orders. The deadline for ordering is Saturday, November 23rd, with pickup Wednesday, November 27 by 5:00 PM. I’d suggest ordering early, though, as Zizi’s Holiday Dinners are very… Read More ›
Charlotte’s First Annual Vegfest 2012 – A Look Back
In less than a month, Charlotte, NC – city of bankers, baptists, and BBQs – will celebrate its Second Annual Vegfest! Thanks largely to the efforts of new organizer Curt Albright, Charlotte VegFest 2013 promises to be radically different from 2012. Charlotte Vegfest 2012 was held in the back parking lot of Eco-Licious; Charlotte VegFest 2013… Read More ›
2013 VegCharlotte Awards – Best Italian, Part II – Restaurants!
In my last post, I gave you tips on dining out, veggie-style, at Italian restaurants. Today, I’m sharing what veggie voters said were the best Italian restaurants in Charlotte, NC! First Place: Portofino’s. I was glad to see vegans and vegetarians voting for this one! Portofino’s is a Charlotte institution that’s been around a long,… Read More ›
2013 VegCharlotte Awards – Entrees/Specials!
This is a “catchall” category for those entrees or specials that do not fall into an “ethnic” restaurant category or the predefined categories of soup, sandwich, veggie burger, etc. Since results were varied and “scattered,” there were no clear winners. But it’s heartwarming to see the variety Charlotte, NC has to offer vegetarians and vegans…. Read More ›
2013 VegCharlotte Awards – Best Sandwiches!
It’s time to announce the 2013 VegCharlotte Awards for Best Sandwiches! And the winner is … Zizi’s. I know, I know. Not much of a surprise, huh? After all, Zizi’s IS a vegan deli specializing in vegan sandwiches. (They do offer salads, smoothies, and entrees, but Zizi’s mock-meat sandwiches are what we know and love… Read More ›
2013 VegCharlotte Awards – Best Appetizers
So … drumroll, please! … It’s the 2013 VegCharlotte Awards, celebrating the best vegan (and occasionally vegetarian) food in the Charlotte, NC area! Let’s whet our appetites with a few appetizers, shall we? The Appetizer category received a ton of votes, and there were a couple of clear winners. It probably won’t surprise anyone that… Read More ›
Beefless Burgers That Don’t Suck
Okay, I know there’s a ton of tasty veggie burgers out there – black bean burgers and the like – that taste wonderful on a bun and make absolutely no pretense to be meat. You can find them in your grocery’s freezer. Or at your favorite vegan deli (Zizi’s has about 5 creative varieties, including… Read More ›
Restaurant Review – Zizi’s – Deli Takeout
If you’re vegan – or vegetarian – you’ve had this experience before. You’re in a restaurant, looking over a menu, trying to find the one or two options available to you. Of course, there’s always salad … and oh, there’s the ubiquitous black bean burger again … maybe you can put a couple of side dishes together… Read More ›