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Restaurants specifically serving the McDougall Diet

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When In Windsor, Angela's Taqueria had a section called the McDougall menu. It included a veggie torta sandwich, bean burrito, veggie burrito, bbq tofu burrito and tofu taco.

A response to that report was

"Dr. McDougall and his diet center are based in Santa Rosa, so a number of area restaurants make an effort to have menu items that comply with the McDougall diet. Taqueria Santa Rosa, a local chain, has offered a McDougall menu for more than 20 years"
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6887...

The diet is nearly vegan, based solely on grains, vegetables, fruits, and beans
http://www.fatfree.com/diets/mcdougal...

While I'm sure that any vegan restaurant would do, I'm curious exactly what restaurants specifically include McDougall dishes.

Since I've probably been on almost every diet in my life, I can't believe I never heard of the McDougall diet. It seems alot like Barry Sear's diet ... though that is focused for heart patients.

McDougall even has a celebrity chef weekend that has included Eric Tucker, cookbook author and creator of the Millennium restaurant's menu
http://www.drmcdougall.com/health_cel...

They even have vacation packages to places like Costa Rica and Guatemala. So maybe when I get back from the later, I should consider living in the Santa Rosa area. Thus my questions about restaurants serving McDougall dishes.

Seriously, this man is Bay Area based ... for over 20 years... and I never heard of him.

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    1. He used to be interviewed regularly on the radio, I think KCBS because that's what I listened to before I found KSFO. At one time he was bringing out a line of food products. Many claims of improved health and improved lipid numbers after following diet plan.

    2. I believe McDougall also developed his diet for treating/recovering from heart disease. I may even have a book of his around, from several years ago when a good friend of mine was recovering from heart surgery.

      1. The Sonoma Taco Shop in San Rafael and (I believe) Santa Rosa has a McDougall section on the menu. The McDougall menu is vegan and fat free.

        1. McDougall is the reason I decided to go from omnivore to pretty much vegan. I only looked back once, my birthday last year.

          While I have NEVER seen a restaurant that specifically states it is McDougall friendly, I do find that a lot of the vegetarian/vegan restaurants very easily accommodate this diet.

          It's not really a diet, in the sense that you restrict your food intake. You have to eat when you're hungry. I would love to hear your recommendations as to restaurants. I generally go off the wagon and eat some fat when I'm in SF, but I will say that I had a decent, fairly low-fat meal at Kasa, in the Castro.

          1. El Patio (apparently Numero Dos, per the website), on 4th Street in Santa Rosa also has a "McDougall" menu as well. Although, I wonder what type of tortilla they use that is vegan...I've never sampled that menu, but may, in the future, just to report back.

            I NEVER would have figured this out. Thanks RW!

            http://www.elpatio2.com/

            http://www.elpatio2.com/

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            El Patio Mexican Food
            901 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404