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Slaughterhouse site gives way to 'cruelty-free' fare
By Victoria Cheng, Globe Correspondent | June 17, 2007
Order a pizza or a sub at T.J. Scallywaggle's in Allston, and you'll get soy-based cheese, or mock meat made with soy protein, but no animal products.
Go back a couple of centuries, however, and animal products were all you could have found on that site.
A cattle and sheep slaughterhouse stood on the property, in the heart of what was the livestock center of New England.
That's a far cry from the current incarnation of the shop on Cambridge Street, where T.J. Scallywaggle's offers vegan fare, meaning it serves no meat, dairy, or eggs, explains owner Steve Karian