SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego ranks sixth on a list of vegan-friendly cities released Tuesday by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
It's the first time San Diego has appeared in PETA's top 10 ranking.
"Whether you're looking for lasagne romagnola made with seitan or a soy chorizo quesadilla packed with melty dairy-free cheese, San Diego has the restaurant for you," said PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman.
"San Diego is making a triumphant debut on PETA's list thanks to vibrant and delicious cuisine that's kind to animals, the environment and diners' health alike," Reiman said.
PETA noted that San Diego is consistently named as one of the healthiest cities in the country and is the home of numerous triathletes.
Portland, Oregon, topped the annual rankings, followed by Los Angeles, New York, Detroit and Nashville.
Fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that can be found in Madagascar. The modern mongoose and the fossa evolved from the same ancestor, which arrived on Madagascar about 21 million years ago.
More than 200 local restaurants are trying to impress you next week. San Diego Restaurant Week kicks off Sunday.
Circus Vargas is back for another year, but this circus doesn't use animals. Instead it is non-stop entertainment with trapeze artists, acrobats, stunt devils and more.
You can look like a million bucks and spend, maybe ten or twelve dollars instead. Uptown Cheapskate is a high-end consignment shop that will leave you with extra cash and designer items.
A 34,000-square-foot skate park that opened Tuesday in Linda Vista is the largest in the county and one of the biggest in California, Mayor Kevin Faulconer said.
The most abundant mammal in Australia is a sugar glider, although its habitat, like that of most animals, is threatened.