SOURCE: Native Foods Restaurants

November 15, 2006 07:12 ET

Native Foods Offers Organic Vegan / Vegetarian Alternatives to Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 15, 2006 -- Native Foods Restaurant Group, a group of four vegan, organic restaurants in Southern California, is, thankfully, providing delicious, organic, vegan / vegetarian alternatives to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

For those hosting Thanksgiving gatherings, Native Foods offers "Thanksgiving Wellingtons" which are an elegant display of puff-pastry filled with savory Native Seitan, steamed kale, portobello mushrooms, orange glazed yams, fabulous stuffing, caramelized onions and is served with shallot mushroom gravy on the side -- delicious, and 100% organic. Wellingtons come frozen and you bake them -- they're ready in about one hour and serve six. Wellingtons are $46 each and can be ordered online ( or by contacting any of the restaurant locations.

Or, start a new tradition! Join the Natives for a Thanksgiving feast at the Costa Mesa restaurant. Native Foods will be serving a bountiful buffet of Native Wellington with Mushroom Shallot Gravy, Willy's Wheatberry Waldorf Salad, Gorgeous Green Salad with Maple Glazed Pecans and Pomegranate Pearls, Polenta Terrine with Butternut Squash and Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Garlic Roasted Mashed Potatoes, Seared Green Beans & Shitake Mushroom Almondine, Native Stuffing, Fred's Fabulous Cornbread and Cranberry Orange Relish. Be sure to save room for dessert -- Pumpkin Pie with Ginger Creme, Sam's Cheesecake with Blueberries and Chocolate Tofu Love Pie! The cost is $33 per person and reservations are available from 2:00 - 8:00 pm. Please contact the Costa Mesa restaurant for reservations (714-751-2151).

Tanya Petrovna, Native's "Chef" executive officer, founder, chef and cookbook author, is excited about the upcoming holidays and the opportunity to save some turkeys: "Being thankful can be cruelty-free, extravagant, full-flavored, filling and healthy! As I like to say 'thankfully, a new tradition.'"

Native Foods was established in 1994 and has grown steadily -- largely due to loyal patronage -- to four locations in Southern California. Native Foods is dedicated to providing healthy, delicious and affordable vegan food to all types of communities around the globe. One key to Native's success is the innovative menu of healthy, organic vegan fare that is incredibly tasty and satisfying for both the card-carrying carnivore and the hard-core vegan alike.

Native Foods Restaurant Locations
Costa Mesa - 2937 Bristol Street (@the CAMP) - 714-751-2151
Los Angeles (Westwood) - 1110 1/2 Gayley - 310-209-1055
Palm Desert - 73-890 El Paseo - 760-836-7696
Palm Springs - 1775 East Palm Canyon Drive - 760-416-0070

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Tanya Petrovna
    (760) 333-4200