Vegetarians and vegans rejoice! After a sellout Melbourne edition, this pocket-sized book packs a powerful punch for vegos all over the nation – with over 150 reviews and listings of the best veg-friendly spots to grab some delicious nosh.
Vegetarian food is not only healthy, the range, diversity and deliciousness on offer from establishments all over Australia is nothing short of extraordinary. For those who are strictly vegan, vegetarian or just love meat-free food, this guide is a priceless tour of the taste temptation establishments on offer.
Split into chapters that feature each Australia State or Territory, the book lists the restaurant name, it’s opening hours and days and even a price guide for entrees, mains and desserts. There is also a helpful rating system that gives scores out of five for Food, Service, Ambience and Value.
At the bottom of each listing, readers will find a set of icons that lets them see, at a glance, whether the restaurant has an alcohol license, is alcohol-free, has a reasonable amount of vegan options available, is purely vegetarian and if BYO is available. It also lists gluten-free and vegan options, and if the establishment is just veg-friendly, meaning it also sells meat dishes.
At the back of the book is an index of restaurant names and there is a small advertiser section offering green services. An accompanying website is also featured, which allows readers to add their own opinions and view bonus content. An iPhone app is also available.
Independent publisher Aduki – is passionate about community, environment, food, migration, politics, social justice and travel. They cover topics and issues that are often overlooked in mainstream media, and follow ethical guidlines when it comes to the production of books, such as operating their business in a sustainable way, using 100 per cent recycled paper and striving to maintain a ‘no pulping’ policy.