Category: Dining Out

Eat Drink Vegan Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary June 22

Eat Drink Vegan Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary June 22

Eat Drink Vegan returns to Pasadena, CA celebrating its 10-year anniversary. After much success over the past 10 years, the festival has grown to become the ultimate day of plant-based food and drinks including beer and kombucha gardens. The first festival in 2009 saw a handful of vendors while this year EDV is excited to invite more a curated selection of […]

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Yoga-urt: Los Angeles’ Only All Plant-Based & Organic Soft Serve

Yoga-urt: Los Angeles’ Only All Plant-Based & Organic Soft Serve

Wanting to create a space that resembled the peaceful ambiance of a yoga studio, yet served delicious frozen yogurt, Melissa Schulman opened the first Yoga-urt in Glendale in July 2015. Her goal of creating a dairy-free soft serve that carried the same digestive and immune health benefits of frozen yogurt has achieved much success over the past four years, leading […]

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Meat-free Italian Feasting in the UK at Radici, June 5 & July 16

Meat-free Italian Feasting in the UK at Radici, June 5 & July 16

On Wednesday 5 June and Thursday 16 July, Francesco Mazzei will welcome guest chef Nina Parker to his Islington trattoria, Radici, for a series of vegetarian supper clubs celebrating the food of southern Italy. The duo first worked together at L’Anima, the acclaimed Italian restaurant that Francesco opened in 2008 and where Nina started her culinary career, and they have […]

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The Lady and the Shallot – Plant-based Eatery in Trenton, NJ

The Lady and the Shallot – Plant-based Eatery in Trenton, NJ

The Lady and the Shallot was opened in May 2018 by couple and co-owners Francesca Avitto and Kate Wenk. They wanted to bring veganism into the Trenton Farmers Market located in Lawrenceville, NJ to give everyone access to clean and healthy food.  In the process, they have gained a following of loyal customers who have become family. Starting off strong […]

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Meet Krimsey Ramsey of the World’s First Cajun Vegan Restaurant

Meet Krimsey Ramsey of the World’s First Cajun Vegan Restaurant

Meet Krimsey Ramsey, a Louisiana native bringing traditional Cajun cooking to the LA scene with Krimsey’s! Her passion to bring a more mainstream plant-based cuisine to the masses was inspired as a young adult at 20 years-old in Louisiana. As a curious pre-teen, Krimsey was browsing YouTube and saw a factory farming video that changed her dietary outlook. It was, […]

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The Green Vegan Monsta Has Opened in Brooklyn

The Green Vegan Monsta Has Opened in Brooklyn

The Green Vegan Monsta is a 100% vegan cafe, juice bar, kids play space & venue space in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. All of their food is prepared without any oils or frying to truly embody the nutrients of the food. The Green Vegan Monsta is fully committed to providing high quality vegan food and drinks for the community […]

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Del Taco Introduces the Future of Tacos with Beyond Meat® Plant-Based Protein

Del Taco Introduces the Future of Tacos with Beyond Meat® Plant-Based Protein

Del Taco, the nation’s second leading Mexican quick service restaurant, has announced the nationwide expansion of the company’s Beyond Tacos, offered in partnership with plant-based leader, Beyond Meat®. Beginning Thursday, April 25th, Del Taco will become the first national Mexican fast food chain to offer Beyond Meat’s 100% plant-based protein option at the company’s 580 restaurants across the country. “After […]

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Over 160,000 Petition McDonald’s for a Meatless Burger

Over 160,000 Petition McDonald’s for a Meatless Burger

Burger King’s announcement of an Impossible Burger pilot program has reinvigorated calls for McDonald’s to add a meatless patty to its menu. A Change.org petition asking the fast food icon to add a meatless option has garnered over 160,000 signatures including an endorsement from Ellen DeGeneres. Petition starter Kathy Freston, a New York Times best selling author and healthy living […]

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Silver Diner Launches New Menu with 12 Vegan, Plant-Based Entrees

Silver Diner Launches New Menu with 12 Vegan, Plant-Based Entrees

Last year, Silver Diner’s Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst completely revamped the Silver Diner menu with significant changes that had not occurred in ten years. More than 25 percent of the menu was changed. This year, as the much-loved iconic chain marks its 30th anniversary, Von Hengst has made more radical changes with 12 vegan, plant-based entrees on the menu. […]

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Meet Tara Punzone of Pura Vita, 100% Plant-based Organic Italian Restaurant

Meet Tara Punzone of Pura Vita, 100% Plant-based Organic Italian Restaurant

Tara Punzone is the owner and chef of Pura Vita, the first 100% plant-based organic Italian restaurant and wine bar in the USA.  Born in Brooklyn, NY Tara is a 3rd generation Italian American whose family’s roots stem back to Napoli and Calabria, Italy. Inspired at a young age, Tara spent a lot of time in the kitchen cooking with […]

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