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n. A person who does not eat meat or fish. They may however, eat eggs, cheese and other dairy products. Ethical vegetarians often avoid fur or leather.
n. A strict vegetarian who eats plant products only, especially one who uses no products derived from animals, such as honey, fur or leather.
n. A Buddhist and Hindu doctrine expressing belief in the sacredness of all living creatures and urging the avoidance of harm and violence.
jai·gong slang. Cantonese for the word 'vegetarian' (useful word to know in a chinese restaurant).
Café Gratitude Number II Valentine’s Day Dining Out – Tuesday, February 14, 6:30 p.m. Bring your sweetie or come alone to enjoy this eclectic Raw Restaurant with its delicious but zany menu! 1336 9th Avenue, near Irving, San Francisco Their enticing organic menu ranges from wonderful Appetizers $6 or $7; Soups $6 or $7; Salads from $6 to $9; Entrees from $7 to $10. There are Warm Grains, Sides, Tea, Coffee, Fresh Juices, Smoothies, and wonderful Desserts to indulge in for Valentine’s Day. Chocoholics need not fear. There will be plenty to indulge in with luscious offerings such as “I am Magnificent” (raw chocolate cacao and coconut blended into a rich and creamy mousse $6) or “I Am Bliss” (raw chocolate-cream pie – rich raw cacao and hazelnut cream pie in a macadamia nut crust with coconut meringue $6). There are other luscious desserts for those not into chocolate but want to indulge in delicious decadence for this Valentine occasion. Try their Soft Ice Cream (made from organic nut milk, dates, and vanilla alone at $2 or as ala mode with any dessert) or design your own “I Am Deserving” Ice Cream Sundae with choice of two: macadamia caramel sauce; Dagoba chocolate sauce; seasonal fruit; pecans; expresso; brownie pieces; raw cacao nibs; shredded coconut; or maca powder (like malted milk flavor) $6 RSVP: 415-273-5481 before February 10th to make sure you can be seated in the Patio with everyone. Call the restaurant for other information 415-824-4652. Their hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.