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2 MILLION VIEWS OF ANIMAL-FREE DISHES at local restaurants

People must be more curious than the government and the NON-HUMAN SLAVERY-SLAUGHTER businesses wants you to know.

I only take pictures of the animal-free dishes prepared for me at animal restaurants, that I actually ate and liked and would order again. THEN I SHARE THEM.

To hear the media talk, everybody turns their noses up at vegan, at least the celebrity chefs and talking heads elsewhere on the cable opinion shows indicated by open disgust shown through shivers by most, gagging by some, eye-rolling by others.

Or maybe that’s a trick to make you stay with them as they give you a so-called culinary tour of their NON-HUMAN DEATH HOUSES where they serve up the animals they had somebody else capture and slay for them, thus you.

It’s for YOU. And you should be grateful for their sacrifice. And why would you want to eat anything else anyway? Nobody likes vegetables. YUK.

“If God didn’t want us to eat animals, then why did God make them taste so good?”

Actually, God didn’t make them taste so good. Humans burned the animal to a crisp and later spiced it to disguise the animal taste, then served lots of fermented fluids to drink so as to lower our inhibitions enough to consume the dead animal many people gathered, projecting loud noises, loud talk, screeches and music, dancing and jumping, swaying the arms and waving the hands, distracting the spirit, so the spirit wouldn’t tell God what they had just done.

Religious people thank God for the animal they are about to consume, blaming God for their weakness and savagery.

IT’S A TRICK HUMANS THINK THEY’RE PLAYING ON GOD.

So why then, have over 2 million people viewed my photos of animal-free offerings at animal-serving restaurants on Google maps and guides?

Because they look good enough to eat, that’s why. And they know if I took the photo, chances are I ate the food, because they would have eaten it too.

Ever really look at a photo of a plate with an animal part on it? The photos I’ve seen don’t look very appetizing.

WANT TO SEE WHAT THOSE PHOTOS OF ANIMAL-FREE DISHES LOOK LIKE?

WHAT SHARON EATS ANIMAL-FREE @ ANIMAL-SERVING RESTAURANTS

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Disclaimer For Eating Out Animal-Free

EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE

Click here for: HAPPY COW RESTAURANT LOCATOR The Healthy Eating Guide.

Insert your location and Happy Cow will tell you where to eat out animal-free/vegetarian/vegan.


DISCLAIMER. Before going to a restaurant that doesn’t advertise vegan items on the menu or items that can be made vegan, call the restaurant. Talk to the manager or the chef and ask if they serve anything that does not contain animal products. Explain that that includes butter, chicken – beef –  fish stock, mayonnaise, cream, milk etc. – not just meat, eggs and cheese.

Whenever I eat out animal-free I am assured that every item I order contains no animal products whatsoever. In some cases I am assured by wait staff claiming to be vegan. That does not necessarily mean that the meal was vegan just because they were vegan and vouched for it, or that it will be vegan the next time you go to the same restaurant.

Many times wait staff will tell you what they think you want to hear, so you’ll stay and they get a tip. Other times, what used to be animal-free, becomes animal-based, when the person ordering for the kitchen goes for the cheaper animal-based margarine, rather than the animal-free margarine. One time the marinara will contain only tomatoes, garlic and olive oil, next time, the next cook puts beef broth in it.

Even in restaurants that serve vegan items on a regular basis, you can never be totally sure that the manager or chef didn’t try to help their bottom line by ordering the cheaper animal-based product, thinking you’ll never know.

You already know the foods to steer clear of – anything that looks creamy probably contains some milk component (soups, salad dressings, sauces, mashed anything, gravies, anything with a battered or breaded coating, just about all desserts, including fruit pies that have a crust usually made from part butter or even lard, etc.).

If a restaurant carries a vegan burger, make sure it’s vegan. Lots of places offer a vegetarian burger and call it vegan/vegetarian, rather than offer a vegan burger and call it vegan/vegetarian. It makes no logical sense, but it’s a common practice.

Not many wait staff would know if the oil in the deep fryer is animal-free, but the chef should. Again, the bartender or waiter doesn’t want to lose you as a potential customer who’s going to leave a tip, so they may claim to know when they don’t.

It’s a risk you take if you eat out. You just really never know for sure what you’ll be getting. Know in advance, that if you’ve done your homework and you’re assured by those who should know, that you will be indeed eating animal-free when you dine at their restaurant, don’t blame yourself when you get duped by someone with no integrity within that establishment. You can only do the best you can do. That’s on them not on you.

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Is Pasta Marinara On Your Menu? Why Not?

Everybody loves spaghetti and meatballs or pasta marinara. One might think – money-making-wise – that every food joint in the country would have their own special recipe. Why not?

I would – if I wanted to sell what people liked. Plant meatballs of course.

Here’s a link for SHARON’S MEATBALLS AND LINGUINI

SHARON’S MEATLESS MEATBALLS AND LINGUINI

This is one sturdy meatball, for all your meatball needs. Served with a smooth herb and spice, white wine tomato sauce over steaming hot linguini!

Makes 38, 1 inch meatballs. Sauce and linguini serves 6 people

For more sauces check AFC SAUCE AND GRAVY MENU

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Mistakes Restaurants Make When Serving Vegan

THE IMPOSSIBLE BURGER

Let’s use as an example the IMPOSSIBLE BURGER that recently was introduced on many restaurant menus around the country – in many animal-based restaurants.

The two in question are located downtown Cleveland, Ohio: STACK’D HANDCRAFTED SANDWICHES and WAHLBURGER’S.

Steve and I wanted to try the burger, so he checked both restaurants which claimed to carry it and they both did. However, neither restaurant provided a vegan bun or vegan cheese or vegan sauce. Everything except the burger was animal-based.

That’s like serving a gluten-free burger on a gluten bun to a person who does not eat gluten. It makes no sense.

As future chefs and restaurant owners, do the logical thing when serving vegan: Make the entire dish vegan or at least say it can be made vegan.

It almost seems intentional or a slap in the face to vegans who are the ones who worked and fought for decades to see these animal-free changes made in food offerings in restaurants. For meat-lovers only.

A vegan burger for meat lovers only. Flip it to the vegans who can’t have it because everything on it is animal-based. How small of STACK’D and WAHLBURGER’S.

WAHLBURGERS IMPOSSIBLE BURGER

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Bring Your Own Vegan Cheese (BYOVC)

ORIGINAL CRUST VEG PIZZA WITH PLANT-BASED CHEESE photo by THE ANIMAL-FREE CHEF

That’s what Papa Nicks in Cleveland, Ohio said it was okay to do. In fact they encouraged it when I asked about it. So the next time we ordered take-out on our way shopping to pick up later, we first dropped off some vegan cheeses: Daiya Mozzarella Shreds and Follow Your Heart Provolone Slices. They did a great job. We left the extra for them to try. They said they would.






 

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How to Order Vegan at Fast Food and Chain Restaurants | PETA

Did you know that vegan fast food totally exists? We put together this handy guide to help you navigate the chain restaurant world.

Vegan Fast Food is Here! Try These Options on the Go

What’s the deal with vegan food? Some of us never thought we’d see the day when Burger King or Denny’s offered veggie burgers, but now that they do, the millions of omnivores who eat there can see that choosing meat-free meals is easy and tasty.

 

Almost every restaurant has at least one vegan dish. By making educated choices and asking the server for assistance, dining out can be a delicious—and cruelty-free—experience! We put together this handy guide to help you navigate the chain restaurant world.

Baskin-Robbins

Remember going to Baskin-Robbins when you were knee-high to a grasshopper? Awaken the kid in you by trying the chain’s dairy-free and gelatin-free ices and sorbets, which are just as yummy and cooling as ice cream—without the pus and hormones.

Bennigan’s

A delicious vegetarian Boca burger and a fresh garden salad are your options at Bennigan’s.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

The pizza crust and marinara sauce at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse is vegan! Order a veggie pizza without cheese, and ask for your pizza not to be brushed with butter. Not in the mood for pizza? Order the spaghetti marinara.

Blaze Pizza

Blaze Pizza’s traditional and gluten-free crusts are vegan, and it also offers Daiya cheese. For your sauce, try the classic red or the spicy red sauce or a drizzle of BBQ sauce or olive oil…

Finish reading: How to Order Vegan at Fast Food and Chain Restaurants | PETA






 

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Chipotle — Food with Integrity [???]

 

Food With Integrity is Chipotle’s commitment to responsibly raised animals, classic cooking techniques, whole ingredients, the environment, local produce.

DAY AFTER DAY WE’RE COMMITTED

To sourcing the very best ingredients we can find and preparing them by hand.

To vegetables grown in healthy soil, and pork from pigs allowed to freely root and roam outdoors or in deeply bedded barns.

We’re committed because we understand the connection between how food is raised and prepared, and how it tastes.

We do it for farmers, animals the environment, dentists, crane operators, ribbon dancers, magicians, cartographers and you.

With every burrito we roll or bowl we fill, we’re working to cultivate a better world.

IN THE KITCHEN WHOLE OR NOTHING REAL INGREDIENTS JUST TASTE BETTER.

We’re all about preparing food without added colors, flavors, or preservatives (other than lemon or lime juice, which can be used as preservatives — though we use them only for taste).

Just genuine raw ingredients and their individual, delectable flavors. We source from farms rather than factories, and spend a lot more on our ingredients than many other restaurants.

We wouldn’t have it any other way.

CULINARY CHOPS WE ACTUALLY COOK IN OUR KITCHENS.

Great ingredients deserve great preparation. Morning to night, our skilled crews use classic cooking techniques on the meticulously sourced meats and produce that are delivered regularly to each restaurant. It’s no coincidence that our founder and CEO is a classically trained chef.

G-M-OVER IT ONE STRONG STANCE DESERVES ANOTHER.

In 2013, Chipotle made headlines for becoming the first national restaurant chain to voluntarily disclose the presence of GMOs in our food. In 2015, we succeeded in our quest to switch to serving food made only with non-GMO ingredients.

ON THE FARM RESPONSIBLY RAISING THE BAR

We care deeply about where our ingredients come from. While industrial farming practices have evolved to maximize profits and production, we make an extra effort to partner with farmers, ranchers, and other suppliers whose practices emphasize quality and responsibility. See how we’re making choices with farmers, animals, and the environment in mind.

FARMS

We believe that small farms come in many sizes, that it’s more about what you do than how big you are. Our suppliers share many of our values. Here are two to chew on.

We develop close relationships with many of the farmers, ranchers, and other suppliers who produce the ingredients we serve every day.

We partner with farms that prioritize the long-term health of their land.

ANIMALS

We think that animals raised outdoors or in deeply-bedded pens are happier and healthier than those raised in confinement. With our suppliers, we take a firm stand on two things.

We’re serious about pasture-raised animals that have room to be animals.

There’s no place for nontherapeutic antibiotics or added hormones on the farms that produce our ingredients.

BEYOND CULTIVATING A BETTER WORLD

We’ve always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. Check out how we’re changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you’ll join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.

CHIPOTLE CAREERS

With a tradition of mentorship and promoting management from within, Chipotle is a place to build a career and have fun while you’re at it.

FOUNDER AND CEO STEVE

How many classically trained chefs start fast food restaurants? In 1993, Steve Ells did just that, opening the first Chipotle and bringing fresh thinking and real food knowledge to an industry all about cheap ingredients and addictive additives. Fast food hasn’t been the same since.

A LOVE STORY

A Love Story is a short film parable of how the fast food industry has devolved over the years through rivalry and marketing-driven menus.

CULTIVATE FOUNDATION

The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation is a non-profit organization that funds initiatives supporting sustainable agriculture, family farming, and food education. Through events like our annual Boorito promotion at Halloween, we’ve contributed over $3 million to what we believe in…

Read More: Chipotle — Food with Integrity


AFSC Response

THERE IS NO INTEGRITY IN RAISING ANY ANIMAL FOR THE PURPOSE OF KILLING IT, no mater what the animal is fed, or the reason for slaughtering the animal, whether it be for our plate, to wear on our backs, to experiment on or any other insane reason to continue the debate. It is and always will be flat-out wrong.

It’s hard to even imagine how the brutal enslavement, torture and slaughter of animals could in any way shape or form be considered part of somebody else’s love story.

Unless completely plant-based, Cultivating Chipotle by investing in their product is a total mistake and waste of money.

We don’t get pork from pigs. Pork is the pig.

Given that Chipotle has half of the love story wrong, they do put out a chart on how to order vegan at their restaurant.

Do you think it would kill their love story to offer a vegan grated cheese and a liquid cheese, plus vegan chicken and pork products? How difficult could that be?






 

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How To Eat Vegan At Taco Bell

How To Eat Vegan At Taco Bell

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Restaurant Review Criteria

Pictures is how I do the review. Pictures of the food I order, eat and like. If I don’t like it, I don’t post it.

Animal-Free is the primary non-negotiable criterion. Service is not what I review. If a restaurant is so dirty that I can’t stand the smell of it, I’ll walk out as if I hadn’t been there.

I recommend a dish to you, through a picture, as a dish I liked, not as a dish I think you may like. I don’t know you nor your tastes. I only know mine.

Keep in mind that a pretty picture does not translate to a good tasting dish. In my own experience developing recipes, where I take pictures throughout the process, many a dish did not taste like the picture suggested through its beauty that it would. Those get scrapped. Will I make it again? Yes, but only after I’ve reworked the recipe, and only if the recipe is worth the effort. Sometimes it’s better to move onto another one.

Writing about the food in each restaurant gets in the way. Nobody is ever satisfied. She wrote a hundred words for theirs’ and only fifty for mine. His got a better sounding, a larger, longer applaud is a place I don’t want to visit.

I’m not out to destroy anybody. If I find out later that an item had something of the animal in it, I take down that picture. It’s on the restaurant to be honest.

If they consistently make mistakes for whatever seems to them to be a good reason, I’ll stop going, but will keep the review up on the site as a reminder of what the restaurant once was and could be again.

There is only one restaurant/bar that I barred from my site – and it was more due to the improvising of food handling procedures and being consistently out of the vegan food I ordered, that their menu claimed to serve.

In future I may decide to write a few words here and there. The only things written in stone are that it contain no animal products to get me to order it, and then to taste good once I’ve eaten it.

~ Sharon Lee Davies-Tight, the animal-free chef






 

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WALL OF FRIENDLY FACES

Northeast Ohio…and elsewhere.

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TO ANIMAL CHEFS re: MENU PLANNING FOR VEGANS

Since there’s a lot of negativity directed at people who don’t eat animals, it’s in the interest of the animal chefs, who have to design restaurant menus that include animal-free (vegan) options for these folks, to grasp the reasons behind their commitment.

Viewing this well-made and respected documentary (Earthlings) helps the animal chef understand the decision they’ve made to abstain from engaging in the enslavement, torture and slaughter of other species by not buying, cooking and eating those who suffer. It is well-known and documented by those who experiment on animals, that they think beyond instinct, raise families, express emotions and feel fear and pain.