Sunday, December 15, 2013

DINNER AT SALVATORE'S PIZZA

The last dinner for 2013 will be at Salvatore's Pizza (5541 Young St.) on Monday, December 16th, 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. All ten of Salvatore's vegetarian pizzas will be available for sampling. The dinner will include both pizza and salad, and is vegan friendly. Our cost is $15 each, plus beverages, tax and gratuity. A bargain for pizza sampling. Reserve now at   halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

Thursday, November 14, 2013

DINNER AT ENVIE, A VEGAN KITCHEN

Our next dinner will be at enVie A Vegan Kitchen, on November 20th, at 6 pm. They opened only a few months ago, and are located at the corner of Agricola and Charles Streets.

The menu follows:

Roasted Root Vegetable Soup with Valley Apple, served with a Chickpea Biscuit

Tofu Ricotta and Spinach Cannelloni with Roasted Tomato Sauce and Cashew Parmesan

Raw Chocolate Torte topped with Coconut Caramel

$20 plus beverages,tax and gratuity. Everyone welcome. Reservations required due to limited seating at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Raw Foods Dinner at the Heartwood



The Halifax Association of Vegetarians is hosting a raw foods dinner at the Heartwood on Wednesday, October 30, at 6 pm.  One of our most popular dinners of the year, this is an excellent opportunity to be introduced to the raw food diet, which is growing in popularity across Canada.

The dinner special will be a raw foods salad/dip platter. It will consist of a spinach/lettuce salad with nuts, veggies, local sprouts and a lemon tahini dressing. Along with the salad we will serve a fresh basil guacamole and a seed/nut pate. Specially made flat breads will be served along with the dips. For dessert we will have a raw foods nut/dried fruit ball with coconut.

The cost of the dinner will be $16 (children half price - under 5 free) , plus the cost of beverages, tax and gratuity.   HAV members can use their membership cards for this dinner, and for future visits to the Heartwood. Everyone welcome. Send reservations to halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com

Monday, August 19, 2013

DINNER AT CHEELIN

The Halifax Association of Vegetarians will host a dinner on Friday at the Cheelin Restaurant in the Brewery Market, 1496 Lower Water St. in Halifax, at 6 pm  August 23rd.  
Cheelin does not use msg, and sources it’s ingredients from local suppliers whenever possible. 

Cost is $18 plus tax and gratuity. Coffee or tea is included, but other drinks are additional. 
Children, age 15 and under, eat for 1/2 price.

Everyone is welcome. Reserve a place at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com
The menu follows, although chef Fanny Chen offers to replace or add dishes if you do not see your favourite.

Appetizers:
Spring roll
Dumpling
Cucumber Salad

Moo Shu Vegetables ( with pancake)

Main Dishes
Yuxiang Eggplant
Snow Peas with Garlic Sauce
Crispy Tofu with Sweet  Sauce
Spicy Green Bean
Mapo Tofu
Potato with eggplant in garlic sauce
Firm Tofu with Garlic greens
Saturday Noodles

Steamed Rice

Best to arrive hungry!

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

VEGAN DINNER AT THE WILD LEEK


I am pleased to announce that the Wild Leek Vegan Food and Juice Bar, that opened in June will host our next dinner on Sunday, July 21 at 6 pm.. They are  in the location previously occupied by the Gracious Indian, at 2156 Windsor Street.
The menu will consist of 3 courses:
Gazpacho soup (cold)
Spanokopita with Greek Salad
and Carrot Cake
coffee or tea is included with the meal, which is $18 + tax and gratuity
early reservations to halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com are recommended, 
as seating is limited to 18

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

LUNCH AT FRUITION

RAW FOOD LUNCH 
Fruition - 2nd level Halifax Seaport Market
Friday June, 28th @ 1:00pm 
Price: $12.00 Tax Included! 

100% RAW, VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE & SOY-FREE 

RSVP to halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com by 
9am Thursday June 27th to attend 

Brought to you by the  Halifax Association of Vegetarians 
Garden Burger: A dehydrated seed and 
veggie patty, topped with local tomato and 
onion, our Sweet & Tangy Cashew Mayo and 
wrapped in a fresh leaf. House-made pickles   
and locally grown sprouts on the side. 
Creamy Tomato Soup: 
Creamy Tomato Soup: Local tomatoes 
blended with coconut and basil, garnished with 
hemp seeds and freshly ground pepper. 
Dessert Sampler: Chia Pudding, Blueberry 
Cheesecake and a Chocolate Almond Square

Sunday, June 09, 2013

CHINESE VEGETARIAN DINNER

The Halifax Association of Vegetarians is hosting a dinner at Lui's Formosa Gift and Tea House, which is located at 278 Wyse Road (corner of Albro Lake Rd.) in Dartmouth. They are usually closed on Sunday, but will open for our dinner at 6:00 pm. on Sunday, June 9th.

The dinner (which is vegan friendly) will begin with a Chinese Tea Ceremony and include of a sampling of their many menu options and some not on their regular menu.  Chantal Coolen, owner of The Kind Cookie (gluten free and vegan baked goods) will speak to us about her company, and bring samples for us to try.

Cost is $15 each, plus tax and gratuity. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited to 20 places, so please reserve at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

ESTIA DINNER


Our next dinner will be held Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 pm. at one of Halifax's finest Greek restaurants, Estia Restaurant, 5518 Spring Garden Road, Halifax 
They offer many vegetarian choices. So many good choices that Estia will provide a platter for each table of six that will allow us to sample. Our special price is $16 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity. Vegan friendly, reserve early at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com and indicate if vegan. 
The vegetarian platters will include:
Vegetarian Moussaka - Layers of  eggplant, zucchini, potato, roasted red pepper and sun-dried tomato, topped with b├ęchamel sauce
Yemista (Stuffed peppers and tomatoes) - Tomato and green pepper stuffed with rice, grated
eggplant, zucchini, tomato, fresh herbs and spices, topped with feta

Spanakopita Triangles - Spinach, feta, leeks, fresh herbs wrapped in phyllo, topped with feta dill cream sauce

Dolmades - Grape leaves stuffed with rice and fresh herbs, topped with avgolemeno sauce

Briam - Roasted eggplant, potato, bell pepper, tomato and fresh herbs, topped with feta cheese

Greek Salad - Romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion, bell pepper, Kalamata olives, feta and Greek vinaigrette

Lemon Roasted Potatoes - lemon, oregano, oil, garlic, paprika

Seasoned Rice - vegetable broth, carrot celery and onion
The vegan platters will include:

Yemista (Stuffed peppers and tomatoes) - Tomato and green pepper stuffed with rice, grated eggplant, zucchini, tomato, fresh herbs and spices
Briam - Roasted eggplant, potato, bell pepper, tomato and fresh herbs
Dolmades - Grape leaves stuffed with rice and fresh herbs
Greek Salad - Romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion, bell pepper, Kalamata olives and Greek vinaigrette
Lemon Roasted Potatoes - lemon, oregano, oil, garlic, paprika
Seasoned Rice - vegetable broth, carrot celery and onion
Melitzanosalata - Roasted eggplant, olive oil and garlic
Hummus - Chickpeas, garlic, tahini and olive oil




Sunday, January 20, 2013

JUST SPRING ROLL DINNER


This is a reminder of our first dinner of 2013 on Sunday. Fortunately we will have very mild weather and thus clear roads. 

The dinner will feature Thai/Vietnamese cuisine at Just Spring Roll, first level of Park Lane on Spring Garden Road. It will include our annual general meeting, so the dinner is open only to members and their guests, although you can join or renew your membership at the dinner. 

The menu will include Mango Juice, Vietnamese Tofu salad , Spring Rolls, Tofu with lemon-grass & ginger, Tofu curry, Stir-fried vegetables, House Fried rice, Steam rice, Pad Thai, Jasmin tea / Coffee. With the exception of one item, this dinner is completely vegan.

Just Spring Roll is a member of our discount program and the only Thai restaurant recommended on our website. The dinner is taking place on Sunday, January 20, at 6:00 pm.

Cost will be $15 - no tax/gratuity. Payment at dinner must be CASH or CHEQUE to HAV.  Reserve at halifaxvegetarians@gmail.com