Monday, June 20, 2016

THAI / VIETNAMESE DINNER

Just Spring Roll, first level of Park Lane on Spring Garden Road, will host a dinner on Sunday, June 26, at 5:30 pm. The menu will include Mango salad, Spring Rolls, Tofu with lemon-grass & ginger, Tofu curry, Stir-fried vegetables, House Fried rice, Steam rice, Pad Thai, and Jasmin tea. With the exception of one item, this dinner is completely vegan.

Cost will be $15 - no tax/gratuity. Payment at dinner must be CASH or CHEQUE to HAV.  Everyone welcome, but we will only accept 20 reservations for this dinner due to limited seating. The previous dinners at Just Spring Roll have been very popular. Reserve at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Dinner at enVie - a vegan kitchen

We will return to enVie on Monday, June 13 at at 6pm for a 3 course dinner.

At $29pp. plus tax and gratuity, it will be our new high for cost. However, it is a favourite of many of us due to the stunning food on offer.  

1st course) roasted kabocha squash and bbq tempeh sushi with ponzu gel.
2nd course) roasted king oyster mushrooms, smashed potatoes, asparagus, smoked corn salsa, and arugula salad.
Dessert) peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream
Everyone is welcome, but as seating is limited to 24, a reservation to halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com is necessary.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

DINNER AT MEXICO LINDO


We are hosting a vegetarian/vegan buffet, 6 PM on Monday, May 2nd at
Mexico Lindo (3635 Dutch Village Road). We return to Mexico Lindo
each year because this unique buffet of authentic Mexican cuisine is
fabulous and much less expensive than a trip to Mexico.

This is one of our most popular dinners with limited seating, everyone
welcome but reserve early at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com 
The buffet break-down is included below.

BUFFET
MENU:  $22.00 + Tax per person

MEXICANA SALAD
In a bed of greens slice mango, avocado, tomato, carrots and pumpkin seeds.
POBLANO CREAM SOUP
Creamy soup made with poblano peppers and corn nibbles.
GREEN CHILAQUILES
Tortilla chips cooked in tomatillo salsa, topped with melted cheese,
cilantro, onion and sour cream.
TAMALES
Spinach and cheese
ROASTED POTATOES
Potatoes roasted with lime and oregano

VEGAN features of the buffet:
CHIPS AND SALSA
SOY CEVICHE
Cooked soy protein mix with tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno peppers and
a zest of lime juice
MEXICAN RICE
Rice fried in salsa and diced vegetables
BLACK BEANS
Refried Black beans with a hint of chipotle
PAPAS CON CHORIZO
Potatoes cooked with chorizo seasoned soy.
TAMALES
Spinach and vegetales
NOPALITOS (Cactus Salad)
Slice tender cactus mixed with tomato, onion, and cilantro
CALABACITAS GUIZADAS
Zucchini stew

DESSERT
COCONUT RICE PUDDING

AGUA FRESCA (House Drink)--

Sunday, January 24, 2016

PIZZA SAMPLING AT SALVATORES

Our first dinner of 2016 will be hosted by Salvatore's Pizza (5541 Young St.) on Monday, January 25, 7-9 pm for a members only dinner, but no need to miss it, as you can renew or obtain a membership at the dinner. No speaker, as we will have a short annual general meeting to review the past year and discuss our plans for 2016.

All ten of Salvatore's vegetarian pizzas will be available for sampling. The dinner will include both pizza and salad, and is vegan friendly. Please note if you are vegan when making your reservation.

Our cost is $16 each, plus beverages, tax and gratuity. A bargain for pizza sampling.
Reserve now  - halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

Thursday, October 29, 2015

DINNER AT DHABA

Our next dinner is scheduled for Sunday, Nov 1, 6 - 8 pm. at highly rated
Dhaba - located at 8 Oland Crescent, Bayer's Lake, Halifax

It is a dinner buffet with a special price  ($19.99 per person + tax + 10%
gratuity) = $25 per person (additional drinks extra)
Reservations at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

Menu:
Green salad - Vegan
Rice - Vegan
Naan (Paratha for Vegans)

Channa Masala (chickpea curry) - Vegan
Daal Palak - Vegan
Veg Korma with tofu instead of paneerc-Vegan
Aloo  Mattar (Potato and peas) - Vegan

dessert - Fruit salad (Vegan) and Kheer (rice pudding for Vegetarians)
coffee/tea

Our speaker will be Tess Cyrus, a professor at Dalhousie
and a member of our association, who will speak about the
time that she spent in India, the most vegetarian country on the planet.

Friday, August 28, 2015

WOODEN MONKEY DINNER

I am pleased to announce that our next dinner will be hosted by the Wooden Monkey (Dartmouth location) - our first visit to this restaurant - on Wednesday, September 2 at 6 pm. It will be a 4 course dinner (another first) and, although not mentioned on the menu, will include a taster of NS white or red wine, or one of their NS craft brewed beers (also firsts). It will also include coffee or tea with the dessert.

A bit more expensive than most of our dinners, but excellent value. The cost of the dinner is $27 and includes the 4 course meal with tasters, tax and gratuity. Please contact us at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com for a copy of the menu and/or to reserve a place at the dinner.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

GREEK DINNER

Our next dinner will be a return to ela! Greek Taverna in the Bayers Lake Business Park on Saturday, July 25th  6 pm. They will offer platters of their many vegetarian and vegan menu items for $17 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity (age 10 and under free). This allows you to sample.

Please indicate if you wish to sit at a vegetarian or vegan table. As usual, we require a reservation.
If not on our email list, you can review the colourful menu by requesting it from halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

Our speaker will be Jessie Doyle of Fruition, who will speak about the success of VegFest 2014, and what is planned for VegFest 2015. We increased our membership dramatically at VegFest 2014.