Lovliebutterfly wrote:At picnics and so on, i think it's ok to bring your own. But at work we often have those social events where we are either in some restaurant/hotel restaurants etc being properly served by waiters.
Would you still bring your food then? Would you trust any restaurants to prepare your vegan food?
JP wrote:Spirulina is a badass crew, and they often just hang around in street corners looking to beat up proteins.
They oftenget confused by the fact that they are almost half protein themselves.
The Jean-Paul Sartre cookbook: "Today I made a Black Forest cake out of five pounds of cherries and a live beaver, challenging the very definition of the word cake."
I don't LIKE doing it, but sometimes I make a snap judgement, and decide they might not take my 'faddy diet' choices seriously, so sometimes it is easier to just say I am allergic. I did actually have an incident where I prepped my non-vegan boyfriend at the time that I sometimes did this, so if they asked if I was allergic, that 'yes' was sometimes the easiest response. By the time we were in the restaurant, and I'd spoken with the staff, I decided they were most likely to be respectful and understanding of my requirements, so that if they asked me, I'd just say 'no, I'm not allergic, I just choose to live like this'. They did ask, and at exactly the same time I said 'no .....', he said 'yes'. Oh dear! Oh well!Enhydra Lutris wrote:A side note: Saying you're allergic to food when you're not is IMO just as bad as most people here think it is to say that you're vegetarian and then eat fish.
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