Early vegetarians were faced with the challenge of lassoing an apple off a tree or coaxing a corncob into a bear trap. Hunt a healthy harvest with today's Groupon to Strong Hearts Cafe. Voted Best Vegetarian Restaurant by Syracuse News Times readers, Strong Hearts Cafe serves up a vast selection of vegan fare, all while adhering to sustainable practices and using organic, locally produced products whenever they're available. The menu includes offerings from all corners of the vegesphere, including breakfast items, baked goods, pizzas, shakes, coffee, and sandwiches. Strong Hearts also uses 100% biodegradable food packaging, and composts all their food waste, a preferable practice to shipping Styrofoam boxes full of carrot shavings to the national parks.
Syracuse New Times readers named Strong Heart Cafe Best Vegetarian Restaurant. It was also mentioned in USA Today as one of New York's healthy restaurants and featured in NewsHouse. Yelpers give it a 4.5 star average. Nearly 1,900 Facebookers are fans of the restaurant.
- They also buy local and organic ingredients from farmers markets as often as possible. They don't use high-fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners. – Megan Saucke, NewsHouse