01/22/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

LA's Vegetarian, Vegan And Raw Thanksgiving Options

Thanksgiving is an epicurean's fantasy. The only problem is that it excludes those who don't eat animal, dairy or cooked foods. Fortunately, a number of health-conscious restaurants have started offering alternative dinners so that everyone can celebrate. And though many restaurants will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, complete pre-cooked feasts are available for pick-up the day before and include everything from a seitan turkey roast to coconut turkey jerky.

Whether you're vegan or just plain curious, consider the alternative this year. No matter what, it's sure to be memorable.

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