Breaking News Bar
posted: 10/8/2012 5:00 AM

Meat-free meals not hard to find

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 

I enjoyed reading the interview with Tony LaRussa (Daily Herald, Sept. 28) and getting his perspective as a longtime manager. I found it especially interesting that LaRussa is also a longtime vegetarian, though it's not surprising -- a growing number of Americans in the athletics world are turning to vegetarianism as a way to better their health, protect the planet and help animals.

Arian Foster, famed running back for the Houston Texans, went vegan this year for ethical reasons, stating, "People feel so strong about meat and milk. I wish they felt this strong about peace." Derrick Nix, center for Michigan State, said he went vegetarian to stay in shape.

Whatever your reason may be to forgo meat, or just eat less of it, it's never been easier to eat meat-free meals in the area. There are more than 30 all-vegetarian restaurants to choose from, and we've got it all: American, Indian, Thai, Mexican, Ethiopian and more. Dig in!

Arathi Jayaram

Chicago

Share

Interested in reusing this article?

Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.

The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.

Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Name * Company Telephone * E-mail *

Message (optional)

Success - Reprint request sent Click to close
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here