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ChicagoVeg 9th Anniversary Celebration: Vegan Dining, Guest Speaker, & Prizes!
!!! PLEASE READ AND AGREE WITH THE EVENT 'RSVP TERMS' BEFORE RSVP !!! Join us to meet new friends and to enjoy delicious Ethiopian food! The entire meal is 100% VEGAN and ORGANIC. It will be served buffet-style. Desert will be served individually. Menu: • The salads will be Yeqaysur Salata - beet salad served chilled with a tangy dressing • Misser Wat (pureed red lentils in spicy berbere sauce) • Yeqay Tikil Gomen (sweet and sour red cabbage, Ethiopian style) • Quosta (spinach cooked with onions, arlic and spices) • Kik Alitcha (Yellow Split lentils cooked with onions, garlic, ginger and green peppers) • Injera Bread (a limited amount of Gluten free Injera may also be available for $2.00 for 2 pieces - must be ordered in advance. Please include the special request in the event comment.) Dessert: • Dairy-Free Ice-Cream! And all of this for only $17.00 (including tax and tip), cash only! Guest Speaker: Dr. Terry Mason, MD. Doctor Mason is COO of Cook County Health & Hospitals System who responsible for public health programs for Chicago and his duties range from disease prevention, screening, inspections and environmental licensing. He is also a nationally recognized health educator and speaker who was featured in the 2010 acclaimed film "Forks and Knives". Raffle: ChicagoVeg is not receiving anything from the restaurant passing this great dining deal directly to our members (YOU!). However, we will have a raffle to financially support ChicagoVeg. The raffle ticket is only $1 (so everyone could afford to participate) and there is a good incentive if you would like to donate more than $5 ($10, $20 or more) as you will receive twice more tickets for your every dollar! Cash only. Attire: Casual is fine but you won't be judged if dressed up Upscale to look more attractive! It's your choice! Please RSVP early as the space is limited and expected to be filled quickly. You could cancel at any time up to 48 hours before the event without being responsible for your RSVP. RSVP TERMS: BY RSVP FOR THE EVENT YOU COMMIT TO PAY FOR YOUR RSVP WHETHER YOU SHOW OR NOT UNLESS YOU CANCEL 48 HOURS BEFORE THE EVENT. THIS INCLUDES ANY GUESTS YOU RSVP FOR. Just a reminder: ChicagoVeg has No Intoxicants policy at our events: https://www.meetup.com/ChicagoVeg/pages/No_Intoxicants_Policy Please use "Comments" area in the bottom of the event page to offer/ask rides and post any questions or comments.

Ras Dashen Ethiopian Restaurant

5846 N Broadway St · Chicago, IL

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Welcome to ChicagoVeg – Chicagoland Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw Foodist Community.

ChicagoVeg is the largest Chicagoland community for vegetarians, vegans, and raw foodists to socialize and meet like-minded people. We organize a range of fun activities and educational events in the city and the suburbs. Whether you are vegan or not vegan, we welcome everyone who is interested in a vegan/vegetarian/raw lifestyle for any reason - ethical, environmental, health, or spiritual. We support a nonjudgmental community where everyone can feel welcome to express their opinions, socialize, and have fun! Some of the fun activities include the following: exchanging vegan recipes (raw and not raw), vegan food potlucks, dining out at local vegetarian/vegan/raw restaurants, lectures pertaining to the vegetarian/vegan/raw lifestyle, and outreach events that promote a vegan lifestyle. We see the importance of educating others about advantages of veganism/vegetarianism, and we believe that a continuous education and supportive community are vitally important to sustain a vegan/vegetarian lifestyle.

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Join us for delicious raw food/vegan/vegetarian meals, share your favorite recipes, discuss living a healthy vegetarian/vegan/raw food lifestyle, support green/eco living, and make new friends!

Everyone is welcome, from the vegetarian/vegan/raw food-curious to the 100% vegetarian/vegan/vegan-raw-foodists.

In addition to our monthly events, ChicagoVeg is also the lead organizer of the Chicago Veggie Pride Parade (CVPP). The goal of the parade is "Celebrating the Vegan/Vegetarian Lifestyle!" Featuring guest speakers, a costume contest, and tons of fun, CVPP is a wonderful all-encompassing event to support local vegans and vegetarians, as well as to raise awareness in the general public about the benefits of a plant-based diet. We encourage everyone, vegans or not vegans, to come and walk, socialize, learn, and of course celebrate the Vegan/Vegetarian lifestyle with us!

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