Category: Dining Out

Where’s the beef? Not in Chipotle’s vegan burrito

Where’s the beef? Not in Chipotle’s vegan burrito

Fast food — best-known for burgers in bunches — is one step closer to getting turned on its head by a most unlikely influencer: vegans. Until now, no major fast-food chain has nationally rolled out a hot, vegan entree besides veggie burgers. (Vegan means the food contains no animal products — not even cheese, eggs or honey.) On Monday, Chipotle […]

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sweetgreen to Open in Boston on June 26th

sweetgreen to Open in Boston on June 26th

sweetgreen, the much-loved, organic, farm-to-table salad shops founded in Washington, D.C., will open its first Boston location in Back Bay on Wednesday, June 26th. The new store will be located at 659 Boylston Street, just steps from bustling Copley Square and around the corner from Newbury Street. For the first time, Red Sox Nation will have access to sweetgreen’s healthy […]

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Vegan Restaurant: Walnut Grille in Newton, MA

Vegan Restaurant: Walnut Grille in Newton, MA

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw.  Our love and passion for great vegetarian and vegan food pushed us to dream farther and bring out dishes which are not just fresh and healthy but also made with a key ingredient called delicious, the one which appeases to all the senses. We at Walnut […]

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La Nouvelle Veg: Haute-vegetarian menus are conquering Europe

La Nouvelle Veg: Haute-vegetarian menus are conquering Europe

ON THE FIRST WARM NIGHT of the year in Paris, the horse-chestnut trees along the Champs-Élysées are freshly veiled with new leaves. Just off the avenue, at Lasserre, a glamorous old luxury-liner of a restaurant, the elegant and habitually blasé crowd can’t help grinning at the cancan moment this place is famous for. Late in the evening, as many diners […]

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McDonald’s McProblem: Why Millennials Are Rejecting the Golden Arches

McDonald’s McProblem: Why Millennials Are Rejecting the Golden Arches

McDonald’s has a weakness, and it’s not just its quarter pounder with cheese. It’s 19-to 30-year-olds, otherwise known as “millennials.” They may be young. They may lack CEO status. But as Blockbuster, Kodak, and Blackberry have discovered, millennials’ collective preferences can make or break a business. Advertising Age obtained a recent internal memo from McDonald’s stating the fast-food giant has […]

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PETA’s Top 10 Restaurants for Vegan Sushi

PETA’s Top 10 Restaurants for Vegan Sushi

Visit a typical Japanese restaurant in North America, and you’ll find plentiful vegan options—from fresh avocado sushi rolls and hearty soba noodles to exotic seaweed salad and sweet inari (fried tofu pockets stuffed with rice). And as people learn about the pain that fish feel when they are killed for fish-based sushi, sushi chefs are starting to create ever-more new […]

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5 Vegan Beers For A Truly Green St. Patrick’s Day

5 Vegan Beers For A Truly Green St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is just around corner, and soon Irish and American alike will be looking for ways to douse the world in green. Shamrock-colored beer is a favorite treat for St. Patty’s parties, but there’s nothing green about adding toxic food coloring to some cheap domestic lager. At its simplest, beer is made from four ingredients: water, malt, hops […]

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New York City’s 8 Best Vegetarian Restaurants

New York City’s 8 Best Vegetarian Restaurants

Whether you’re just dabbling in Meatless Mondays or have gone full-force vegan (perhaps for a New Year’s resolution), the Big Apple’s restaurant scene has plenty to offer. A number of city restaurants focus on options that will please even the most discriminating herbivore. From a chef who makes “candy” from the dirt of her garden to some tasty vegan menu […]

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Vegas Goes Veggie with National Vegan Month

Vegas Goes Veggie with National Vegan Month

If you think vegan food only consists of brown rice, lettuce and tofu, you’re wrong. These days, vegan options are far from boring. Before I became a full-on vegan (vegetarian six years ago), I was all about the rich comfort food. Fried chicken. Juicy crab legs. Macaroni and cheese. How could I resist? Turning to a plant-based diet was definitely […]

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Making Vegan a New Normal

Making Vegan a New Normal

It was a warm California evening in the city of West Hollywood, and Kathy Freston was sipping a martini. “Just because you’re a vegan doesn’t mean you don’t want to have fun,” she said, sitting in a booth at a restaurant called Craig’s. “I’m a decadent gal. I want to drink. I want to feel full at the end of a […]

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