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Apr 15, 2007 01:12 PM

From Detroit To Columbus

My fiance and I are travelling to Columbus Mid-May. We are travelling from Detroit. He is a vegetarian but eats eggs and milk. I am not. I wondered if there are:

a) any places recommended to eat at on the way (Off of 75. We usually stop in Bowling Green for fast food...) and also:

b) We stay with his brother (VERY much the carnivore) sister-in-law, and two little ones. Any places either strict vegetarian or with veggie options worth travelling to? We usually frequent the Spaghetti indian food please :)

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      1. re: kura kura

        That looks good for he and I to go...but as far as his brother-in-law...not gonna happen...:)

      2. Northstar cafe (location downtown at 2nd and High another in clinonville just south of henderson on High st as well). the menu is full of vegetarian options, meatloaf, turkey sandwhiches, flatbread pizzas, curry tofu bowls, and the very best veggie burger you will ever eat. it is hand pattied, covered in fresh pickles, dijon, white cheddar and the usual lettuce/tomato combo. you can get it on a vegan focaccia that is very tasty. all local ingredients and options on a few offerings to prepare them vegan. they have a brunch menu that has sausage scattered here and there, so your carnivore should be happy. Another option aside from spaghetti wharehouse, but still italian- and a local place- is Figlio. Also with 2 locations and a website- one of my favorite places. good luck- there are great options for vegetarians if you are near the downtown area.

        and this site may help you find some non-chain options.

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          1. re: FOTOgrlNic

            Any more suggestions? Any yummy places to check out at easton?

          2. re: pinenut

            Wow! We had a STUPID hard time finding that place!! The sign was practically non-existent. We went to the North Market location....I really enjoyed my pizza and the peanut butter cookie I ate later...HOWEVER...the menu is really lacking! And surprisingly pricey...which I guess was ok since they are so green-eco-friendly. I was sort of conufsed when I walked in was pretty vague as far as: where do I sit? where is the menu? All in all, I would give it about a 6-6.5/10. Yummy pizza though :)

          3. If you stop in Toledo you should have
            Fujiyama for Japanese
            Saigon Bistro for Vietnamese
            The Beirut for Mediterranean
            Bangkok Kitchen for Thai

            All have Veg options and are great places to eat.

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