VSS eNewsletter 2 May 2006
VSS eNewsletter 2 May 2006
People can now pledge to go meatless for a day or a week during Singapore Meatout Week 2006, 22-30 July: http://www.singaporemeatout.org/pledge.
There are three options:
Option 1: pledge to go without meat for a day or more.
Option 2: pledge to go meatless for the entire week or more.
Option 3: if you are already vegetarian, pledge to take a non-vegetarian for a meal during Singapore Meatout Week.
Another Singapore Meatout Week 2006 (July 22-30) activity is an essay writing contest for students of Singapore JCs and equivalent institutions. One reader generously donated $2000 in prize money. If you know any JC students, please encourage them to find out the details at: http://www.singaporemeatout.org/SMO%20Writing%20Contest.doc.
VSS’s Wellness Seminar series continues with a talk and demo on Vinegars and Enzymes to be held Monday, 29 May, 8pm-10pm, at Chyuan Shiang E.L.Tech, 92, Lorong 27, off Geylang Road, S. 388196 (near Aljunied MRT), Tel: 674.674.63.
The speaker is Wang Song Ji. Mr Wang has been fermenting vinegars and enzymes for several decades. In addition to a talk, he will also demonstrate how to ferment fruit vinegar. Participants are welcome to bring their own fruits. The first 9 to register can receive hands-on experience under Mr Wang’s guidance. Admission fee = $5 per person. Please email kee_yew@... to reserve your seats early.
Holistic Living Festival (a.k.a. Wellness Weekend): Fort Canning, 27-28 May
VSS will once again be participating in the Holistic Living Festival (now known as the Wellness Weekend), Sat-Sun, 27-28 May, 10am-8pm, $3 for adults, kids free. Back in the beautiful surroundings of Fort Canning Centre, the Weekend offers its familiar eclectic mix of offerings for the open-minded. For more info: neil@....
Plus, the latest issue of the Holistic Living newsletter offers a couple tasty tempeh recipes: http://www.holisticliving.com.sg/newsletter/content10.htm.
Readers Write In with News of Two Veg Outlets; But Another One Closes
Two kind readers wrote in to recommend two veg outlets but also to report the closing of one veg stall.
1. Leo Garden
195 New Bridge Road
Open: Daily, 8.30am-8pm
Dishes: Generous portions, with lots of vegetables and brown rice; not too oily or salty; ask for their small bowl noodles and rojak
2. Xing Hua Vegetarian Restaurant
The Bencoolen Shopping Mall
180 Bencoolen Street, #01-02 S. 189646
Near Guanyin Temple
Tel: 63367370 / HP: 91018963
Open: Daily, 8am-10pm
Special Dishes: Xing Hua Mee and Xing Hua Mien
3. Closed – Tanaka Vegetarian, at BP Food Centre, near Tanjong Pagar MRT
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