SOURCE: Native Foods Restaurants

November 19, 2008 10:12 ET

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

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - Native Foods, Southern California's largest and fastest growing chain of organic vegan restaurants, continues to provide delicious vegan / vegetarian alternatives to the traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

For those hosting Thanksgiving gatherings, or looking for a tasty veg* alternative to bring to a feast, Native Foods offers "The Native Wellington," an elegant display of puff-pastry filled with savory Native Seitan, kale, portobello mushrooms, orange glazed yams, stuffing, caramelized onions and served with shallot mushroom gravy. All ingredients are organic. Wellingtons come frozen and you bake them -- they're ready in about one hour and serve six. Wellingtons are $54 each and can be ordered online ( or by contacting any of the restaurant locations.

Or, join the Natives for the fourth annual Thanksgiving feast at the Costa Mesa restaurant. Tanya Petrovna, Native's "Chef" executive officer, founder and cookbook author is eager to serve delicious meals and save some turkeys.

Chef Tanya has prepared a menu 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 with Browned Panko, Native Stuffing, Fred's Fabulous Cornbread and Cranberry Orange Relish. Save room for dessert -- Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Creme, Apple Hazelnut Streudel with Vanilla Crème, Sam's Cheesecake with Blueberries and Chocolate Tofu Love Pie! The cost is $45 per person ($20 for children under 12) and reservations are available from 2:00 - 8:00pm -- or join the community table for singles, and walk-ins. Please contact the Costa Mesa restaurant for reservations (714-751-2151).

Native Foods attributes success to the innovative menu of healthy, organic, vegan fare that is delicious and satisfying for both vegans and carnivores.

Native Foods offers fresh, healthy, sustainable and delicious meals, provides great customer service in friendly settings, and demonstrates how to grow, profitably, while honoring and supporting social causes consistent with core values.

Native Foods Restaurant Locations
  Aliso Viejo - 26705 Aliso Creek Road - 949-831-1926
  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:
    Jennifer McGaughey