Posted by rmark25 at 03/02/11 12:23:03the Grandmother did offer "seitan" for her grandchild, but she didn't want to eat it or the meat dish. Isn't that how it went?..then when she refused both the Grandfather said she was not leaving the table until she ate something. I think that was the issue, not really about eating or not eating meat. They could have done a better job explaining what seitan was to the kid, though lol
Posted by MissMegs at 03/23/11 11:18:33Yeah that's how it went down - they were taken back that a child that young was making decisions about her diet but they didn't force meat on her. Plus she chose to be a vegetarian because her current best friend's family are vegetarians. They gave her options - which I thought was really kewl - but then she wanted desert for tea. The character of Sydney is very spoilt (only child genius thing) so I think the episode was about exploring that aspect of the character and her parents rather than a debte on a child choosing to become a vegetarian.