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- Innsbruck, 2012/12/30
Subject: Several options tucked away
We spent several days in Innsbruck thinking we had only minimal choices. But after walking around a fair bit, we found that the city actually had quite a bit to offer vegetarians -- more than Web listings suggest -- that just isn't properly indexed.

For instance, as of this writing (late 2012), there are four Indian restaurants, of which Madhuban seems to be haute Indian cuisine while the other three seem fairly standard Indian restaurant fare. Himal is a Nepalese restaurant with a modest but good menu with rave reviews. L'osteria is an Italian place with several veg options. Even the restaurant at the Hotel Central has a veggie plate every night. Etc.

In short, we were surprised to find so little before we went there -- urbane cities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland are usually not veg-unfriendly -- and found that Innsbruck matched our expectations and experience rather than the impression we got on-line.

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