Category: Dining Out

Plant Power Fast Food, Vegan Restaurant Chain Debuts in Long Beach

Plant Power Fast Food, Vegan Restaurant Chain Debuts in Long Beach

One of the most innovative restaurant chains in Southern California, Plant Power Fast Food, is now open on Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach. The chain combines convenience and taste with a 100% plant-based menu that appeals to the exploding segment of diners who want to enjoy their tried-and-true fast food favorites in a healthier experience that is good for […]

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Top 10 Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Spain

Top 10 Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Spain

In recent years, there has been an increase in Europeans switching to a plant-based diet due to higher awareness around the negative effects of animal agriculture, as well more available information regarding the health benefits of not eating meat. Due to this shift in attitudes, it is estimated that around 10% of all Europeans now follow a plant-based diet. Furthermore, […]

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St. Lucia’s Anse Chastanet Resort Debuts Total Vegan Dining

St. Lucia’s Anse Chastanet Resort Debuts Total Vegan Dining

The highly regarded chefs at St. Lucia’s Anse Chastanet resort have expanded their culinary offerings by serving up an entirely vegan experience for visitors. The storied resort transformed the menu at the popular Emeralds restaurant from vegetarian to 100 percent vegan. Anse Chastanet offers guests a choice of four menus most nights, served in two locations, ranging from modern Caribbean to East […]

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Australia’s First Plant-Based Hotel Restaurant Launches New ‘Dirty Greens’ Bar Menu

Australia’s First Plant-Based Hotel Restaurant Launches New ‘Dirty Greens’ Bar Menu

Within the walls of Ovolo Woolloomooloo‘s Finger Wharf, Alibi, Sydney’s staple plant-based bar and kitchen, is rolling out an all-new plant-based (vegan) bar menu by the name of “Dirty Greens.” The new menu comes as a dark side addition to the “clean” Alibi Kitchen offering, which showcases a 100% plant-based dining menu spearheaded by head chef, Jordan Brogan, and Ovolo’s Creative Culinary […]

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Johns Hopkins Student Wants Dunkin’ to Add Plant-based Sausage

Johns Hopkins Student Wants Dunkin’ to Add Plant-based Sausage

We’re seeing more and more campaigns asking restaurants to include plant-based options. Here is the latest one that is picking up steam. Lana Weidgenant has fond memories of grabbing a donut and iced coffee from Dunkin’ as a Winter Park, Florida teenager. Environmental and animal welfare concerns caused her to rethink her diet which meant no more Dunkin’ for Lana. […]

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McDonald’s to Test Plant-based Burger in Israel

McDonald’s to Test Plant-based Burger in Israel

McDonald’s and Nestlé continue their international plant-based burger partnership with a test of Big Vegan in Israel. In six weeks, McDonald’s will launch a pilot of the burger at a few locations in Tel Aviv, according to a Globes article. A successful reception at those restaurants could lead to a wider rollout. Israel is the third market since May to […]

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Vegan-friendly Pop-up Returns in San Diego

Vegan-friendly Pop-up Returns in San Diego

Fine-dining experience company PlantBasedPopUp (PBP) returns this year with its lineup of veg-friendly pop-up dinners. Hosted at hotspot restaurant venues, PBP curates a plant-based multicourse menu and beverage-pairing experience. The first event in its ‘Summer Series’ is a winemaker dinner kicking off in San Diego on July 13 at Coasterra restaurant. It will feature a five-course prix fixe menu with […]

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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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