Do you find the people in Calgary more understanding of the veggie thing because it's a larger city or does everyone sport a "I heart canadian beef' sticker on their car?
I'm originally from Windsor, Ontario and it's small enough to have its share of the uninformed and die hard meat eaters but the main industry is automobile production, not farming. I've never been publicly ridiculed because I didn't want to eat a buffalo burger like I was in Regina last night.
molly, unfourtunately, you came along to late, but The Heliotrope was an amazing veggie restaraunt that closed down on July 24th. sniffle sniffle sniffle. I'm in Hamilton now, but I've heard that The 13th Ave coffee house is amazing for it's veggie food.
alright Saskies... I'm coming home on the 11th of February and I wanna do lunch at some point!!! MollyCat I know we've already made plans...but is there anyone else in the Regina area up for a night at the Regina Gay Bar with a large group of beautiful homos for my homecoming party???????????????
I just wanted to pass on the word that November 1 is World Vegan Day. The Vegan Society has a website set up at <search for world vegan day and it should come up -- the address contains the name: "world vegan day" and "dot org"> and is asking vegans to send in short bios and photos of themselves to show the "typical vegan". (i.e. that there really is no typical vegan).
The Green Spot is another wonderful vegetarian cafe located in downtown Regina. I think that they mostly serve thai/vietnamese cuisine. I'd highly recommend it! There is a wide variety of cuisine to choose from, good prices and the staff is very helpful and accommodating!
La Bodega is also a nice place to go if you have some cash to spare.
It's funny that you mention Brewster's portebello mushroom burger...
Brewster's makes me depressed everytime I go there :P I've only ordered the burger once and I was very dissapointed. After removing the mayo and feta cheese from it I was basically left with a roast vegetable salad and a bun :P
And you're right...thankfully there are many other restaurants in Regina willing to cater to vegetarian diet.