Friday, June 12, 2009

A Traveler's Guide To Healthy Eating

Here's a book for people on the go:

Nikki & David Goldbeck, the authors of, Healthy Highways: The Travelers Guide to Healthy Eating, have produced two editions of this guide to healthy eateries which lists vegetarian, vegan, and organic joints.

The new 2009 500-page edition has 1,000 more listings than the first edition. In addition, there are free and exclusive updates on for book’s owners.

Healthy Highways is arranged alphabetically by state and city for all 50 states. A unique feature are the state maps which the authors created to help travelers locate listings geographically. Every entry in the guide starts with the basics: address, phone number and hours of operation. Graphic symbols next to each entry indicate whether travelers will find a sit down meal or find groceries to restock a cooler or picnic basket.

In addition basic attributes is a bulleted list of what the establishment offers, such as: organic produce, vegetarian or vegan friendly, fresh juice, alcohol, seating and service style (wait staff or full service), take-out, and more.

Among the listings are eateries ranging from drive-through to gourmet. There are several innovative health-conscious restaurant chains, beachside and open air venues, vegetarian street carts, all-vegetarian hospital and university cafeterias, ethnic restaurants that specialize in vegetarian or organic fare, clubs and pubs featuring vegetarian/natural food, and haute cuisine “tasting menus.” There are also locations where travelers can find prepackaged foods, natural beverages and healthy snacks.

Book owners will be able to download an exclusive supplement of new locations as they are discovered.

Healthy Highways
Price: $19.95
Pages: 480

[where: Sustainable Food, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Twin Cities, Minnesota]

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