EATING YOUR WORDS.Nothing's more frustrating frus·trate
tr.v. frus·trat·ed, frus·trat·ing, frus·trates
a. To prevent from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; thwart: for the road-tripping vegetarian than to pull up to a truck stop and order your eighth grilled cheese sandwich A grilled cheese sandwich, (also known as cheese toasty or toasted cheese sandwich) is a form of toasted sandwich that consists of two slices of bread and at least one slice of cheese melted in between. in three days. To save you from this greasy fate, The Vegetarian Resource Group and Avery Publishing teamed up to produce the Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada ($12.95). Whether craving couscous cous·cous
1. A pasta of North African origin made of crushed and steamed semolina.
2. A North African dish consisting of pasta steamed with a meat and vegetable stew. in Connecticut or burritos in British Columbia British Columbia, province (2001 pop. 3,907,738), 366,255 sq mi (948,600 sq km), including 6,976 sq mi (18,068 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. Geography
, this book is sure to lead you in the right direction. It also offers tips on vegetarian inns, spas, camps and agencies.
And if your travels take you out of the country, there's no reason to resort to desperate hand gestures with uncomprehending waiters and maitre d's. Speaking Vegetarian by Bryan Geon is a comprehensive guide to ordering meatless meals in 197 countries ($14.95, Pilot Books). Each nation's section includes a brief discussion of the vegetarian entrees usually available, followed by translations and phonetic pho·net·ic
1. Of or relating to phonetics.
2. Representing the sounds of speech with a set of distinct symbols, each designating a single sound. pronunciations of the phrases most likely to be appetite-savers. So when offered a platter of piaju in Bangladesh, don't forget to say "Dhonnobad" (thank you).