Fez Moroccan

620 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147-2418
(215) 925-5367

http://www.fezrestaurant.com/

Hours:
Sun-Thurs: 5pm-12am
Fri-Sat: 5pm-2am

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Center Foods Natural Grocery

Health food store that also serves hot foods

1525 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 732-9000

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Essene Cafe

Natural foods, Cafe, Health Food Store
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Smoke-free

719 South Fourth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-1146

http://www.essenemarket.com/

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8 am–9 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8 am–8 pm

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Cafe Spice

Indian Cuisine; Table Service & Take-Out
Brown rice available
“Non-Smoking” section

The Shops at Liberty Place
1625 Chestnut St
Philadelphia PA, 19103
(845) 863-0910
info@cafespice.com

http://www.cafespice.com/

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Blackbird Pizzeria

Vegan pizza, sandwiches, salads

507 S. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 625-6660
contact@blackbirdpizzeria.com

http://blackbirdpizzeria.com

Hours:
Monday-Saturday: 11am-10pm
Sunday: 11am-9pm

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Belgian Cafe

601 N.21st Street
Philadelphia PA 19130-3271
(215) 235-3500

http://www.thebelgiancafe.com/

Hours:
11:30am-2am 7 days a week

Vegan meatloaf, burgers, vegan scallops

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Basic Four Vegetarian Snack

Vegetarian breakfast on Sundays only
Down home, vegetarian comfort-food at its best. 
Veggie burgers, tofu turkey, mock tuna fish

1136 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 440-0991

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Audrey Claire

Asian Cuisine
Table Service & Dinner
“Non-Smoking” section

276 South Twentieth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 731-1222

http://www.audreyclaire.com/

Hours:
Sun-Thurs 5 pm – 10 pm
Fri & Sat 5 pm – 11 pm

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Amazon Juice

Health Food Store, Cafeteria, Take-Out
Breakfast and Lunch
Smoke-free

103 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-8800

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VSSJ on social media

VSSJ has been increasing its social media presence.  We have an established group on Facebook with over 300 members, and recently introduced a Facebook page.  We also started a Twitter presence, and have now added in Google+ & LinkedIn as well.  We invite you to join us on some (or all) of these, and please feel free to invite your friends and family.  Links are listed below.

If you’re available to volunteer, we need your help in maintaining these, and also establishing a VSSJ presence on other social media.  Let us know at thevssj@gmail.com

Facebook group:  http://facebook.com/groups/TheVSSJ

Facebook page:  http://facebook.com/TheVSSJ

Twitter:  http://twitter.com/TheVSSJ

Google+:  https://plus.google.com/104715253256591559594

LinkedIn group:  https://linkedin.com/groups?gid=8238586

LinkedIn profile:  https://linkedin.com/profile/view?id=397094897

Intro

Sweet Red Bean Soup ぜんざい

Japanese dessert

Hot & Cold OK

Ingredients

100g (3.5 oz) red beans (anko)

100 ml/gram water

A pinch of salt

1 piece of  rice cake

Instruction:

 

  1. Heat red beans and water in a saucepan.
  2. Add a little bit salt
  3. Grill a small mochi in the toaster
  4. When Mochi is ready, put it in Zenzai (Red bean soup)

Details: Click (reference): http://www.justonecookbook.com/recipes/zenzai-red-bean-soup/

* I always buy Red beans can in Asian supermarket. I use this bland ” Morinaga,Ogura An”. As topping, I sometime add Matcha(green tea) powder.

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Asian Food Recipes

Green Tea Jelly 抹茶ゼリー

Green Tea Jelly 抹茶ゼリー from Japan

Ingredients:

-1 cup Water

-30g~50g sugar

-1-2 tbsp agar

-1 tbs Green tea (Matcha) Powder

Instructions:
1) Boil water in a pot

2) Add agar into a pot and melt the agar

3) Add green tea powder into a pot

4) After both agar and green tea powder have melted, add sugar and combine everything. Adjust your favorite taste

5) Move mixture into a container of your liking and refrigerate till set.

*Agar is made from plant. This is one of my favorite desserts.

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Asian Food Recipes, Dessert Recipes

Tofu and Basil Salad

Tofu and Basil Salad

Ingredients:

1 pack of (Coarse-Grained) Tofu, sliced

1 Fresh Tomato, sliced

-For Dressing

1 handful of Fresh Basil

½ teaspoon Salt

1 clove Garlic, minced

2 tablespoons Olive oil

2 tablespoons Vinegar

Directions:

In a bowl, combine (mix) the fresh basil, salt, garlic, olive oil and vinegar, and put this dressing on sliced Tofu and Tomato.

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Asian Food Recipes, Salad Recipes

VSSJ 25th ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL

 Sunday, September 18 2011, 2pm-7pm
 
We have been in South Jersey for 25 YEARS and we are ready to CELEBRATE!!

EVERYONE ATTENDING receives a swag bag with lots of goodies to take home. For a sneak peek of some of the items that will be included click here: http://www.vssj.com/veggiedining/category/25th-anniversary/auction-door-prize-items/swag-bags-view-some-of-the-free-items-you-will-receive

WE HAVE LOTS OF FOOD for you to eat so come hungry :o

When you first arrive you will experience our International Gourmet Appetizer Reception sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Marlton, NJ , Blackbird Pizzeria and others. Get a preview of some of the delicious food: http://www.vssj.com/veggiedining/category/25th-anniversary/food/internatl-gourmet-appetizer-reception and it’s VEGAN !!

Then there’s DINNER – at around 4:30pm you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal Catered by Miss Rachel’s Pantry. For more details: http://www.vssj.com/veggiedining/category/25th-anniversary/food/catered-dinner

During the event:

ALL OF THIS FOR ONLY $40 ($35 for ACTIVE paid VSSJ members)

 REGISTER NOW! PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY SEPT 9TH – SO HURRY!!(after the 9th call for availability 1-877-999-8775) Limited seating www.vssj.com

Sunday, September 18, 2011, 2pm-7pm
Collingswood Community Center
30 Collings Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108
(convenient access to Patco train station)

VOLUNTEER, ADVERTISE in our Event Program or BECOME A SPONSOR.
For more info: vssj25th@gmail.com, 877-999-8775.

VENDOR SPACES available. Contact Janet 856-596-3269 Janet@janeterickson.com

25th ANNIVERSARY Sept 18, 2011

Vegan Hors d’ouevres Menu

Whole Foods Market in Marlton, NJ has become a sponsor for our Anniversary Celebration. They will be showcasing some of their new vegan hors d’ouevres that can be ordered on their party trays now and for the holidays. http://wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/marlton/  They are generously donating:
Vegan dumplings w/dipping sauce  
Marinated Seitan Kabobs (mini kabobs – seitan & grilled bell peppers on a toothpick)
Vegan General Tso’s Chicken – 1 piece on a toothpick – similar to the kabobs above
Moshe’s Burrito Bites (assorted flavors: grilled vegetable & quinoa, black bean, lentils & spinach)
Tomato poppers (cherry tomatoes filled with tabouleh)
Grilled Sesame Tofu 
Vegan Cheese & Harvest Whole Wheat Crackers
 
Make sure you register today www.vssj.com
 
They will also be providing the vegan ice cream to top our apple crisp.
THANK YOU WHOLE FOODS – YOU’RE THE BEST!!
International Gourmet Appetizer Reception