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#1 Old 12-26-2007, 12:05 PM
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Hi All,

Veg since '95.

Lived In Taiwan( 1989-2005)

While over there in Taiwan I took part in an explosion of good veg eateries that helped promote and popularize the veg idea. I did this by opening healthy restaurants and bakeries.



I think that what we need here (Tampa for me) is a lot more of these non corporate mom and pop veggie eateries to promote a way of life which I believe and hope should eventualy encompass the entire human race.



I'm here to share my ideas and questions with the many members of this forum to help create a succesful and popular eatery in the Tampa / Clearwater area.



The goal of this eatery is to make veg eating more accepted, mainstream and popular among the masses.



Looking forward to learning from you all.



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#2 Old 12-26-2007, 12:39 PM
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#3 Old 12-26-2007, 05:45 PM
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Welcome to VB. Fortunately veg*nism has really caught on in recent years. I hope you are successful with your eatery.



You could put up posters or pictures of famous veg*ns in your eatery -- I find that helps people in realizing that veg*nism isn't so weird. Although some of the famous veg*ns are weird, lol.
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#4 Old 12-26-2007, 06:28 PM
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The whole world needs more veg*n restaurants!

Hi and welcome!

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#5 Old 12-26-2007, 08:27 PM
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Welcome,

Here in India there are more vegetarian restaurants than non. I was browsing through happycow.com, there hardly any pure veg eat outs in US. The ones listed under veg only offer veg food alongside non.
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Hello Kevin! Welcome to Veggieboards. I would LOVE to see Veggie resturants here....Maybe after tampa you could work on one in Birmingham, Alabama? *Hinthintnudgenudgehinthint*



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Welcome,

Here in India there are more vegetarian restaurants than non. I was browsing through happycow.com, there hardly any pure veg eat outs in US. The ones listed under veg only offer veg food alongside non.



It's true. Every where I've been, or almost,-ESPECIALLY in the fast food places which seem to exist every five feet nowadays- The only veggie options are /side dishes/. Yeah, nothing to feel you up like a cup 'o green beans. Mmmmmmmm.
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#7 Old 12-27-2007, 10:12 PM
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I agree!



Lots more vegetarian restaurants are needed.

Or at least it would be nice if current restaurants had more vegetarian dishes.



No matter...I prefer to cook my own food...just it's not easy if I'm away from home tho'...
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Hello and Welcome!! Awww! I miss Tampa SO much!! I'm in Illinois now. I moved here a couple years ago from Brandon and I miss it every day!! Let us know when it's up and running... I can always use a good excuse to go back! Peace & Love!
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#9 Old 12-28-2007, 07:55 AM
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Welcome!



I know Taiwan is one of the developed countries in vegetarian world.

Fake meat selling in Taiwan was incredible.



Anyway it's nice to meet you
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#10 Old 12-28-2007, 08:06 PM
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Thanks for all the replies.

I don't think that any vgtrn would say we don't need more of these type of restaurants.



So the next thing that we need are more vgtarians.



Is it just me, or does it seem that this movement is growing faster and faster in the states?



Kevin



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