Category: Lifestyle

Planta, Famed Plant-based Restaurant to Open First U.S. Location in Miami

Planta, Famed Plant-based Restaurant to Open First U.S. Location in Miami

The plant-based restaurant, Planta, is slated to open its first U.S. location in early 2018 in partnership with hospitality entrepreneur David Grutman. Opening at 850 Commerce Street, in the trendy South of Fifth (SoFi) neighborhood, Planta Miami will bring innovative cuisine featuring high quality, responsibly sourced ingredients in an elevated atmosphere. Dishes will include Cauliflower Tots, Crab Cakes, The Planta […]

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Millennials are driving the worldwide shift away from the meat sector

Millennials are driving the worldwide shift away from the meat sector

There has been a global shift away from meat, with 70% of the world population reportedly either reducing meat consumption or leaving meat off the table altogether, reports GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Fiona Dyer, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “The shift toward plant-based foods is being driven by millennials, who are most likely to consider the food […]

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Vegetable “Steaks” – the Prime Cuts of 2018

Vegetable “Steaks” – the Prime Cuts of 2018

A variety of vegetable “steaks” are now being served at restaurants across the country. Creative chefs are embracing plant-based entrees and transforming everything from beets to cauliflower into savory and filling vegetarian filets. Here is a brief rundown of crave-worthy vegetable cuts around the country: Datz (Tampa, FL) Caulifornication – Datz’s famous over-the-top comfort food dishes aren’t just for meat-lovers! […]

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Nicole Haddon: My Vegan Deployment

Nicole Haddon: My Vegan Deployment

Popular question from an omnivore, “Is being a vegan hard?” Easy answer from a seasoned vegan, “Of course not.” We say this because abstaining from animal products is not a matter of will, it’s a choice we’ve made at some point and has become a way of life. We can peruse most menus and find something to eat, we’ve attended […]

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Cruelty Free Investing Launches, Giving Transparency to Humane Investing

Cruelty Free Investing Launches, Giving Transparency to Humane Investing

Cruelty Free Investing (CFI), the first non-profit organization to evaluate each publicly traded U.S. stock for participation in animal exploitation, announced their launch today. Every stock appears on one of two lists on the new CFI website (CrueltyFreeInvesting.org), a list of companies that do exploit animals, and a list of companies that do not. Also identified on the website are the top ten […]

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Luxury Hotels Offer Michelin-Quality Vegan Menus

Luxury Hotels Offer Michelin-Quality Vegan Menus

As healthy eating becomes more pervasive globally, luxury hotels from the UK to Beverly Hills and New York are offering special Vegan menus celebrating the vast array of local, fresh resources. Michelin-star chef Shaun Rankin at London’s Flemings Mayfair Hotel, a firm believer in the versatility of vegetables, has created a dedicated vegan menu at Ormer Mayfair, which includes experimental […]

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Volunteer Vacation Experience to Help Rescued Horses

Volunteer Vacation Experience to Help Rescued Horses

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, a luxury resort on the Santa Ana Pueblo, is providing a volunteer vacation experience for travelers this holiday season.  Guests of the resort are able to volunteer and interact with animals in the Tamaya Horse Rehabilitation Program, and on-site, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides shelter, care and rehabilitation to neglected and abandoned horses in […]

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Celebrities, Activists Protest Fur in LA on Fur Free Friday

Celebrities, Activists Protest Fur in LA on Fur Free Friday

Last Chance for Animals (LCA), along with a coalition of animal rights organizations and activists, led the annual “Fur Free Friday” demonstration in Beverly Hills today. The event, which included a march of more than 200 protesters along Rodeo Drive, aimed to raise awareness of the cruelties inflicted on the millions of fur-bearing animals that are slaughtered each year for the […]

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Veggie Hunter Video Series Tracks Down Best Vegan Dishes Across the US

Veggie Hunter Video Series Tracks Down Best Vegan Dishes Across the US

New web series, Veggie Hunter, proves that meatless meals don’t lack in taste or adventure with hosts, Emmy award winning news anchor, Regina Mitchell and celebrity DJ, CherishTheLuv! Now streaming on YouTube, the first two episodes feature NYC’s Cinnamon Snail and the historic Italian restaurant, John’s of 12th Street, who recently added a vegan menu to keep up with the […]

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Video: Humans & Animals Sharing the Love

Video: Humans & Animals Sharing the Love

Such a heartwarming video!  All animals show love — donkeys, cows, goats, lions, dogs, geese, seals, chickens, cats, pigs, fish, turkeys, elephants, lambs…

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