Category: Dining Out

Australia’s Going Vegan

Australia’s Going Vegan

Australians are renowned as a nation of meat eaters. They love a steak. They love some chops. They love bacon and eggs. How would you feel about giving up the lot? Darren Cutrupi did just that and embraced a vegan diet overnight.  Darren turned to veganism when his doctor told him he was so overweight that he was in serious […]

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A Healthy Vegan Brunch that Doesn’t Taste Healthy

A Healthy Vegan Brunch that Doesn’t Taste Healthy

Chicago’s healthiest new brunch spot, Kal’ish serves diners short-order, 100% animal-free cuisine that aims to satisfy vegans, omnivores and everyone in between. The menu features healthy, plant-based alternatives to favorites found at traditional American fast food restaurants, like burgers, fries and chicken tenders. Fresh off its opening, the short-order vegan restaurant serves up unique, animal-free takes on brunch dishes that even […]

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Miami Beach’s Sushi Garage Menu Will Impress Vegans

Miami Beach’s Sushi Garage Menu Will Impress Vegans

Sushi Garage, in Miami Beach’s Sunset Harbour neighborhood is a traditional Japanese restaurant, offering a variety of vegan and vegetarian options for its diners. Vegans can choose from the Bok Choy, Truffle Shitake Nigiri, Lemon Vegetarian Roll, Kappa Roll, Vegetable Roll, Shishito or the Watercress Salad with no dressing to name a few. Vegetarians can eat all the above plus […]

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A vegan cafe in meat-mad Mexico City

A vegan cafe in meat-mad Mexico City

One of Mexico City’s most popular street snacks is tacos de cabeza – corn tortillas stuffed with beef carved from the animal’s skull. This is a city of meat lovers, and may seem an unlikely spot for vegan restaurant Los Loosers. The food is cooked from scratch each morning, then either served at this tiny restaurant in the Roma Norte […]

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United Airlines Unveils ‘Thyme’ All-Veg Restaurant Concept

United Airlines Unveils ‘Thyme’ All-Veg Restaurant Concept

As United’s Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport continues its $120 million re-imagination, new concepts helmed by chefs including Alex Stupak, Mario Carbone, Alex Guarnaschelli and Dale Talde have debuted. Now Chef Amanda Cohen, feted for her beloved Lower East Side restaurant Dirt Candy, joins those ranks with the opening of Thyme, a hot new all-vegetarian restaurant inside Terminal […]

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New Vegan Spot, Kal’ish, Celebrates Grand Opening in Uptown Chicago

New Vegan Spot, Kal’ish, Celebrates Grand Opening in Uptown Chicago

Kal’ish, a short-order vegan restaurant that promises 100% animal-free indulgence, is making its grand debut in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago on January 14. Gina & Andy Kalish, who also operate the Ravenswood Event Center, are excited to be opening the restaurant in the neighborhood they’ve called home for over 20 years. “We’ve always wanted to open a vegan restaurant […]

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Ring in the New Year with Plant Food + Wine Venice!

Ring in the New Year with Plant Food + Wine Venice!

Plant Food + Wine Venice is set to host its second annual New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31st. Get a jump on eating right in the New Year with a plant-based six-course prix-fixe feast with bubbly toast for $75, and an optional $24 wine pairing from the restaurant’s organic, bio-dynamic selection. The New Year’s Eve menu will include: – […]

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Vegan Treats Bakery Creating World-Class Desserts

Vegan Treats Bakery Creating World-Class Desserts

We all know that ethical and compassionate eating is all about sacrifice (YEAH RIGHT!). Vegan Treats founder, Danielle Konya, blew that dessert fallacy out of the water long ago with the creation of her first Peanut Butter Bomb cake. As an ethical vegan with a “do it yourself” ethic that is only rivaled by her sweet tooth, Danielle set out […]

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LA Times reviews ERVEN vegan restaurant, Santa Monica

LA Times reviews ERVEN vegan restaurant, Santa Monica

When you walk into Erven, Nick Erven’s newish restaurant in Santa Monica, you may not immediately place it as vegan. There’s a kind of deli counter up front selling salads and sandwiches to go, and the guy at the host station may hand you a shot glass of sangria as a gesture of goodwill. The smell may be typical of vegan […]

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Interview with Bart Potenza & Joy Pierson from Candle Cafe

Interview with Bart Potenza & Joy Pierson from Candle Cafe

Bart Potenza founded the Candle restaurants, the premier vegan restaurants in NYC. Joy Pierson, his partner, is a nutritionist, educator, and cookbook author, with a passion for healing through delicious, plant-based food. In 1988, Joy met Bart at the Healthy Candle, a health food store and  juice bar, where they created menus tailored to the needs of Joy’s clients, and to the Healthy Candle’s […]

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