Where does a nutritionally conscious person go this Labor Day Weekend to blow off some steam. Americans love to congregate and celebrate their holiday weekends with great food and loving people, so let Frugivore give you some options across this beautiful land to enjoy food, fun, and little music.

If one lives in the greater Detroit area, maybe heading over to this year’s Art, Beats, and Eats celebration in Downtown Royal Oak. The festival was designed to provide outstanding family entertainment at a very low cost. This $3 admission fee supports the festival and community as follows: .25 to Arts Advocacy, .25 to the City of Royal Oak, and 50% of the remaining admission fees to 13 local charities after gating costs.

Too make things even better, Priority Health will give out awards to restaurant vendors who provide the healthiest options for patrons. Frugivore can’t wait to check out who gets “Best Use of Veggies” award.

Los Angeles
The inaugural Los Angeles Times and Food & Wine’s THE TASTE is set to bring together last year’s most successful Southern California gastronomic events and the creators behind them. “Food & Wine presents: Taste of Beverly Hills” and “Los Angeles Times Celebration of Food & Wine” hosted thousands of discerning foodies, who will now be able to enjoy this extraordinary four-day celebration of all things epicurean.The Times is joining with Taste of Beverly Hills’ producers, Best Events, to create an unparalleled experience that will span up to nine signature events across Los Angeles, from Beverly Hills to Hollywood to Downtown. THE TASTE will feature the nation’s foremost culinary talent, a carefully curated list of L.A.’s best restaurants, and notable personalities, all converging for a festival expected to attract more than 20,000 guests throughout the course of Labor Day weekend, September 2-5, 2011

Check Out These Restaurants That Offer Vegan & Vegetarian Options:

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop

M Cafe


The Green Truck Food Truck

Tender Greens

The Grilled Cheese Truck

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