Closed as of Jan 1 1312th St and Arch St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Vegan sandwiches, snacks and fresh juices in reading market terminal
Located in Philadelphia's finest historical landmark, Basic 4 Vegetarian Cafe is the vegetarian connoisseur's paradise, delivering delicious healthy renditions of American comfort classics. Owner/Chef Alfoncie B. Austin opened the doors to Basic 4 in 1981 fulfilling a niche of delectable dishes typically unavailable to the health conscious. As a dietician, Alfoncie carefully designed each menu item to provide the 4 basic elements necessary in a meal: whole grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy and legumes (protein).
The store's name represents the complete diet and caters to those who are concious of health, the environment, and fresh ingredients, but don't want to compromise mouthwatering meals. Fresh fruit and vegetable juices or smoothies refresh and revive; dairy free deserts like Sweet Potato Pie or Cheesecake are the perfect guilt free finishing touch to a hearty meal. Basic 4 Vegetarian Cafe is the transparent staple inventing a healthy indulgence for the conscience consumer. Eating here will make anyone want to join the vegelution.
Added by maureen grant on Mar 15 04 (last updated Oct 15 13)
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