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Oct 26th, 2005, 02:34 PM
From U.S. based VegNews Magazine, here are the 2005 Veggie Awards!!


Restaurant of the Year: Counter (http://www.counterrestaurant.com) in New York City.

Perfect Place to Celebrate a Big Promotion: Mellennium Restaurant (http://www.millenniumrestaurant.com) in San Francisco.

Top Reason to Master Chopsticks: Gobo (http://www.goborestaurant.com) in NYC.

Best Place to Read the Sunday Paper: Cafe Gratitude (http://www.withthecurrent.com) in San Francisco.

Ideal Eatery for Down-Home Cookin': Chicago Diner (http://www.veggiediner.com) in Chicago.

Product of the Year: Liz Lovey Cookies (http://www.lizlovely.com) of Vermont.

Splurge Worthiest Wine List: Pure Food and Wine (http://www.purefoodandwine.com) in NYC.

Grandest Guilty Indulgence: Plamil Chocolate Spread (http://www.veganessentials.com) or in the UK (http://www.plamilfoods.co.uk) for chocolate spreads.

Sauciest Dairy-Free Slice: Veggie Planet (http://www.veggieplanet.net) in Boston.

Preeminent Place to Blow Your Diet (3-way tie): Sticky Fingers Bakery (http://www.stickyfingers.com) of D.C. or MaggieMudd (http://www.maggiemudd.com) of San Fran or Sublime Restaurant (http://www.sublimeveg.com) of Fort Lauderdale.

Finest Food you Can't Find in the U.S.: Cheezly (http://www.redwoodfoods.co.uk) of the U.K.

Juiciest Refreshment North of the Border: Fresh (http://www.juiceforlife.com) in Toronto.

Bessie's Favorite Ice Cream Truck: Dare To Be Decadent Tour '05 (http://www.turtlemountain.com) in various cities.

Least Guilty Indulgence: EatRaw (http://www.eatraw.com) online.

Sweetest Mail-Order Mojo: Tree Huggin Treats (http://www.treehuggintreats.com) online.

Tastiest Destination in Cyberspace: VegWeb.com (http://www.vegweb.com) online.

Book of the Year: THE CHINA STUDY by T. Colin Campbell, PhD.

Cookbook of the Year: WORLD VEGAN FUSION CUISINE by Mark Reinfield & Bo Rinaldi.

Favorite Habit-Forming Podcast: Erik's Diner (http://www.vegan.com) at vegan.com.

Film of the Year: McLibel from Spanner Films.

Top Spot to Find a Veggie Mate: VeggieConnection.com (http://www.Veggieconnection.com) online.

Hippest New Urban Boutique: Korazon Boutique (http://www.mykorazon.com) in Santa Barbara.

Convenience Store with an Attitude: Food Fight Grocery (http://www.foodfightgrocery.com) of Portland, Oregon.

Cleaning Products to Swoon Over: Mrs. Meyer's (http://www.mrsmeyers.com) online and in various stores.

Sassiest Online Shoe Store: Alternative Outfitters (http://www.alternativeoutfitters.com) onlline.

Best Online Shopping Experience: Vegan Unlimited (http://www.VeganUnlimited.com) online.

Most Heavenly Day Spa: Aveda Lifestyle Spas (http://www.aveda.com) at various locations.

Grandest Honeymoon Getaway: Stanford Inn (http://www.stanfordinn.com) of Mendocino, Calif.

Glitziest Galas: PCRM's 20th Anniversary Celebration (http://www.pcrm.org) and PETA's 25th Anniversary Gala (http://www.peta.org) .

Reason to do That Walk-a-Thon: New Balance (http://www.newbalance.com) vegan athletic footwear.

Organization most Deserving of Your Year-End Donation: Compassion Over Killing (http://www.cok.net) of Washington, D.C.


Vegetarian Restaurant: Chicago Diner (http://www.veggiediner.com) , Chicago

Vegan Restaurant: Millennium (http://www.millenniumrestaurant.com) , San Francisco

Veg-Friendly Fast Food: Subway (http://www.subway.com)

Natural Foods Store: Whole Foods Market (http://www.wholefoods.com)

Vegan-Friendly Bakery: Whole Foods Market

Cookies: Newman O's (http://www.newmansown.com)

Chocolate: Endangered Species (http://www.chocolatebar.com)

Veggie Burger: Boca Burger (http://www.bocaburger.com)

Veggie Hot Dog: Yves Veggie Dogs (http://www.yvesveggie.com)

Faux Meat: Morningstar Farm's Crumbles (http://www.morningstarfarms.com)

Tofu: Nasoya (http://www.nasoya.com)

Soymilk: Silk (http://www.whitewave.com/index.php?id=34)

Non-Dairy Ice Cream: Soy Delicious (http://www.turtlemountain.com)

Non-Dairy Yogurt: Silk

Non-Dairy Cheese: Follow Your Heart (http://www.followyourheart.com) /Vegan Gourmet

Energy Bar: Luna Bar (http://www.lunabar.com)

Juice: Naked Juice (http://www.nakedjuice.com)

Herbal Tea Company: Celestial Seasonings (http://www.celestialseasonings.com)

Herbal Coffee: Guayaki (http://www.guayaki.com) Yerba Mate

Vegan Wine: Organic Wine Works (http://members.cruzio.com/~owwwine)

Author: John Robbins

Cookbook Author: Sarah Kramer and Tanya Barnard

Cooking DVD: Post Punk Kitchen (http://www.theppk.com)

Website: PETA.org (http://www.peta.org)

Online Vegan Store: Pangea (http://www.pangeaveg.com)

Shoe Store: Mooshoes (http://www.mooshoes.com)

Hair Care Line: Aveda

Skin Care Line: Kiss My Face (http://www.kissmyface.com)

Toothepaste: Tom's of Maine (http://www.tomsofmaine.com)

Make Up: Aveda (http://www.aveda.com)

Speaker: Dennis Kucinich

Female Celeb: Alicia Silverstone

Male Celeb: Woody Harrelson

Musician: Paul McCartney

Vacation Destination: Hawaii

Veg-Friendly City: San Francisco

Bed & Breakfast: Farm Sanctuary (http://www.farmsanctuary.org/visit/bandb.htm) of Watkins Glen, N.Y.