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Tobey Maguire (West Hollywood, January 18, 2014)
Actor. I love HappyCow.

Tia Mowry (US Magazine, September 9, 2013)
Actress. I use this app (HappyCow) to find out the nearest vegan restaurant - Thai, macrobiotic, Japanese - to my location.

Moby (VegNews Magazine interview, June 2013)
Musician. I really credit HappyCow. Every vegetarian or vegan musician I know, they go on tour, and their tour manager knows about HappyCow, and every city they go to, they check it. So they really are sort of the unsung heroes of the vegan world.

Emily Dechanel (Humane Society of US benefit, June 16, 2013)
Actress. I use HappyCow all the time when I travel.

Kathy Freston (Humane Society of US benefit, June 16, 2013)
Author. I always recommend HappyCow.

Television: Anderson Live, CNN (January 30, 2013)
TV personality Jane Velez-Mitchell tells Anderson Cooper about how easy it's to eat vegan food using the HappyCow phone app.
"We have an app, HappyCow, we play the app and it tells us where to go to get food."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2Oe6b8_OxY

CNN Travel (January 26, 2012)
Vegetarians and vegans often turn to Happy Cow website, which launched in 1999 as a vegan and vegetarian guide to restaurants. The site has grown to include other businesses that cater to the vegan and vegetarian communities, forums and a smart phone app.

Benjamin Zephaniah (September 23, 2011)
Acclaimed poet, in an interview for Telegraph UK, "Celebrity Travel"
- What do you need for a perfect holiday? "Good vegan restaurants – I find them on www.happycow.net – and clubs where I can dance with the local ladies..."

Alicia Silverstone (March 22, 2011)
American movie actress and animals rights supporter, at book signing in Santa Monica, California
- I use HappyCow all the time.

The Beastie Boys
Internationally acclaimed hip hop artists, on their website, beastieboys.com
- Excellent vegetarian resource.

Heather Mills (March 2010)
Actress, model, and business woman, at Natural Products Expo West Convention - I use HappyCow!

Travis Barker (September 8, 2009)
Drummer for rock band Blink 182, on Twitter
- HappyCow.com My fav go-to website while on tour.

Persia White (August 2009)
American television actress, In a personal email to HappyCow
- I love your website!

Marilu Henner
American television actress and vegetarian advocate, in The Kansas Star Newspaper
- Marilu Henner says that when she takes a road trip with her two boys, 11 and 13, she checks in with happycow.com. The Web site has a searchable database of health food stores and restaurants with vegetarian options. "We found soy-cheese pizza at the Grand Canyon," Henner says.

The Financial Times (March 22, 2011)
"Business traveller: Healthy eating"

- Vegetarians in search of information are well catered for on the web with sites such as HappyCow offering tips on where to find non-meat options.

The New York Times (March 18, 2010)
"Vegetarian Options in Tokyo"

- Helpful Web sites that provide a list of vegetarian restaurants... At the vegetarian-centric site Happycow.net you can search by location (Tokyo included) and get a list of restaurants flagged as "Vegan," "Vegetarian," "Veg-friendly" or “Health Store.

The Wall Street Journal, onlinewsj.com (March 11, 2008)
"Traveling and Eating Vegetarian"

- Happycow.net has a thorough and frequently updated guide to vegetarian restaurants and health-food stores in major cities around the world.

France 24 (February 14, 2011)
News broadcast website

- Specialist site Happycow.net will help you find a vegetarian restaurant in your neighbourhood or at the other ends of the
earth...


Travel Guides

Lonely Planet
- If eating things that used to be alive gives you the heebie jeebies, check out HappyCow's global guide to eating vegetarian anywhere in the world.

Frommer's Travel Guides (March 2005)
"Veggie-Trails: Online Resources for the Meatless Crowd"

- The best, in our humble opinion, is HappyCow, a database of more than 3,500 vegetarian restaurants and health food stores throughout the world. You'll learn here that Bilbao actually has eight 100% meat-free dining establishments. The beef-mecca of Buenos Aires has four, and Happy Cow mentions additional places in three other Argentinean cities as well. North American listings are the most extensive, numbering almost 2,000, but every continent save South America, Africa, and Antarctica shows hundreds of places. For the less orthodox, HappyCow lists vegetarian-friendly restaurants as well.

Let's Go Travel Guides
Traveling with Special Needs: Vegetarians

Hungry? Seattle Family City Guide 2007
Families Eating Vegan in Seattle

- More information on vegan nutrition and vegan dining in Seattle and worldwide is available online at www.HappyCow.Net.


Magazines

VegNews Magazine (December 2013)
Winner, 2013 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Website

VegNews Magazine (December 2012)
Winner, 2012 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Website

VegNews Magazine (November 2011)
Winner, 2011 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Website

Budget Travel (April 2010)
Broccoli Heads Unite

- Check out happycow.net before your trip...

VegNews Magazine (November 2010)
Winner, 2010 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Website

VegNews Magazine (November 2009)
Winner, 2009 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Website
Winner, 2009 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Forum

VegNews Magazine (November 2008)
Winner, 2008 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Website
Winner, 2008 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Forum

VegNews Press Pass Blog (May 24, 2008)
Will travel for Food (Beijing, China)

- HappyCow.net is your best friend. Its Chinese/English translation sheet is invaluable and I love its veg restaurant list.

Natural Living Magazine (Spring 2008)
Vegetarian Restaurants in Hamburg and Paris

- Check out HappyCow's website for other destinations!

VegNews Magazine (November 2007)
WINNER, 2007 Veggie Awards Favorite Vegetarian Website

VegNews Magazine (November 2006)
WINNER, 2006 Veggie Awards Favorite Online Travel Resource

VegNews Magazine (August 2006)
WINNER, 2006 Veg Webby Award Best Restaurant Finder

USA Today (August 2005)
"Hot Sites: Food For Thought"

- On the topic of food... Don't forget the vegetarians. HappyCow is a directory of veggie-friendly restaurants and stores from all round athe world.

Visions Magazine (August 2005)
"Write Your Passion"

- Vegan? Passionate about your animal friendly diet and its influence on the world? Well here's your chance to have your vegan voice heard. HappyCow, the online resource for vegetarian and vegan dining, has partnered with The Blossoming Lotus Restaurant... for a writing contest to hear your ideas on veganism. Titled, "A Vegan World is Possible..."

YogiTimes Magazine (May 2005)
"How Can I Figure out My Metabolic Type?"

- For anyone looking for expanded knowledge about eating vegeatrian, HappyCow's Vegetarian Guide to Restaurants and Health Food Stores is a great resource.

Visions Magazine (March 2005)
"HappyCow: Making the Switch to Meat-Free Diets Easier"

- But what happens when we travel outside our familiar domain? When we find ourselves in unfamiliar places surrounded by nothing but drive-through burger and hotdog joints? We go to HappyCow, a new free resource providing a searchable database to locate healthfood stores and vegetarin restaurants. This helpful website was created by a disilluioned vegetarian traveler back in 1999. Since then its popularity has ascended to include listings in seventy-five countries, making it a prime choice for vegetarians worldwide. Visitors can also submit new listings to be added to the database, so it works from both ends,with businesses receiving more customers.

PC Magazine (October 2004)
"Top 101 Web Sites!"

- This site lists more than 3,000 vegetarian restaurants and health-food stores around the world, from a vegetarian pizzeria in Teheran to a food co-op in Kalamazoo. It also has Barneyesque graphics and a roster of famous vegetarians that claims Carmen Miranda, Leonardo da Vinci, and Hank Aaron.

Utne Reader


Newspapers

The Oregonian & oregonlive.com (July 05, 2011)
"Going Vegan: Ready for summertime road trip?"

- ...a quick perusal of the Oregon listings on HappyCow.net (a website that lists veg-friendly restaurants and stores).

Philippine Daily Inquirer & Inquirer.net (December 17, 2010)
"5 ways to keep your heart healthy this Christmas"

- ...log on to www.happycow.com for vegetarian restaurants that offer not just salads, but mock meat menus as well.

The New York Times - Business Day (August 9, 2010)
"App Smart Extra: Restricted Diets"

- HappyCow...has useful mobile apps for owners of Android and Apple devices, as well as those running Palm’s WebOS.

The Gainesville Sun, gainesville.com (August 3, 2010)
"Gainesville area has plenty of options for growing number of vegetarians"

- ...and with sites, like HappyCow.net, you can use to find vegan-friendly restaurants.

Free Press, Detroit (July 4, 2010)
"Vegan voyagers: travel takes real planning for those who eat no meat, fish, eggs or dairy"

- For international travel, many vegans rely on a Web site called HappyCow (www.happycow.net) to alert them to vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants around the world.

The Independent, UK (June 25, 2010)
"Are Vegetarians Happier?"

- Happycow.net and the European Vegetarian Union provide a comprehensive list of vegetarian and vegan
restaurants throughout the world.

The New York Times (March 18, 2010)
"Vegetarian Options in Tokyo
"
- Helpful Web sites that provide a list of vegetarian restaurants... At the vegetarian-centric site Happycow.net you can search by location (Tokyo included) and get a list of restaurants flagged as "Vegan," "Vegetarian," "Veg-friendly" or “Health Store.

High Plains Reader (February 4, 2010)
"Vegan Dining in Portland, Oregon"

- We researched vegan restaurants on HappyCow.net, an on-line guide to vegan restaurants and health food stores around the world. They have Vegi Maps, live chat lines, community forums to exchange information, veggie blogs for inspiration, and vegan recipes.

The Wall Street Journal and onlinewsj.com (March 11, 2008)
"Traveling and Eating Vegetarian"

- Happycow.net has a thorough and frequently updated guide to vegetarian restaurants and health-food stores in major cities around the world.

The Kansas Star and RedOrbit.com News (September 13, 2007)
" 'Taxi' Actress Marilu Henner Made Over Her Diet, and Her Life"

- Marilu Henner says that when she takes a road trip with her two boys, 11 and 13, she checks in with happycow.com. The Web site has a searchable database of health food stores and restaurants with vegetarian options. "We found soy-cheese pizza at the Grand Canyon," Henner says.

The Capital Times & madison.com (Wisconsin - June 2, 2007)
"Masters of Mapping"

- There are seemingly endless map mashups available on the Web: Chicagocrime.org charts crime information in the city, VegiMaps by HappyCow.net pinpoints vegetarian restaurant locations around the country (www.happycow.net/gmaps/mapintro.html)...

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Washington - May 2, 2007)
"Net Native: When Diners Speak Up, Restaurants Listen"

seattlepi.com

Journal Now (North Carolina - April 4, 2007)
"Vegetarians using web to help find that special someone"

The Baxter Bulletin & baxterbulletin.com (Arkansas - April 4, 2007)
"Versatile Vegetarian: spring for a spring roll"

- This recipe from www.happycow.net makes a tasty, vegan spring roll...

Rutland Herald (Vermont - April 1, 2007)
"SM seeks SF for long walks and lots of leafy greens"

The Washington Post (February 4, 2007)
"Specialty Travel Resources"

- You're out to conquer the world, one vacation at a time. And to help you along the way, we scoped out niche resources covering 10 popular travel categories, from dietary to pet-friendly. We also sought recommendations from experts in each field. Here are umbrella organizations, travel agents, Web sites and phone numbers to help you plan the Next Great Trip.... The Travel page on the Happy Cow's Vegetarian Guide (http://www.happycow.com) includes a guide to vegetarian B&Bs, picks of the world's top five veg-friendly cities and information on health stores and restaurants in 96 countries.

The Journal (West Virginia - January 23, 2007)
"Heart healthful helpings"

- Weaver uses the internet to try and find where vegetarian restaurants are in the area and recipes online. He uses www.HappyCow.com....

Press & Sun Bulletin (New York - August 13, 2006)
"The feeding and care of your vegetarian friends" pressconnects.com

- Remember eating a vegetarian diet can be challenging. Receiving the right amount of protein and vitamins are important for this lifestyle to stay healthy and clear-minded. Visit Happycow.net for more information on nutrition, where to find organic food products, vegetarian restaurants and even more recipes.

Sacramento Bee (California - April 3, 2005)
"Buddhist Flavor in Vegetarian Menu"

- Eric Brent, founder of the http://www.happycow.net Web site, which lists vegetarian restaurants and health food stores worldwide, estimates there are about 300 vegetarian restaurants in California and 1,000 nationwide. He said about 4 percent of the U.S. population is vegetarian... Brent said there's been a sharp increase in the number of vegetarian restaurants in the last few years. He estimated that for every vegetarian restaurant that closes, about three or four open to replace it... Unlike San Francisco, which he called a vegetarian mecca, Sacramento "seems to be more of a fast-food taste, more middle-America than New Age like San Francisco," he said.

Argus Leader (South Dakota - March 9, 2005)
"Vegetarian Dining: The options are growing in Sioux Falls"

- Part of vegetarian dining's attraction is its image of healthier eating. Eric Brent, a spokesman with the Web site http://www.happycow.net/, a database of vegetarian restaurants, says looking at vegetarian dining through a prism of nutrition helps more people accept the way of living. "We avoid the vegetarian-as-religion point of view; we started the site to provide healthy choices and healthy food," Brent says. "It's a difficult market. We see pure vegetarian restaurants open and close in only a few months."

The Washington Post (February 20, 2005)
"Resources for Vegetarian Travel and Dining"

- Happy Cow's Vegetarian Guide to Restaurants and Health Food Stores has listings on every continent.

The New York Times (December 28, 2004)
"Keeping Kosher, and Doing it With Some Style"

- HappyCow.net offers meat-free listings for vegetarians.

The New York Times (August 11, 2002)
"More Options For Vegetarians"

- The HappyCow's Global Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants (and Health Food Stores) offers similar information using a series of symbols (one to three carrots, depending on price) and sometimes has links to the restaurants's web sites.


Television

France 24 (February 14, 2011)
- Specialist site Happycow.net will help you find a vegetarian restaurant in your neighbourhood or at the other ends of the
earth...

Bay News 9 (Tampa, Florida - August 9, 2005)
"Extra on the Web: Sites to See"

- Take no offense meat lovers or makers of meaty meals. This Extra on the Web is for those that simply prefer the greens. Bay News 9's Al Ruechel showcases a website that will help the vegetarian in you and create a lot of happy cows. HappyCow.


Radio

KCRW Radio Santa Monica (February 2006)
The Good Food Show: Traveling as a Vegan

Radio Europe Mediterrean (September 8, 2005)
Interview with HappyCow.


GoVeganRadio (July 17, 2005)
- Check out the HappyCow's Vegetarian Guide to Restaurants and Health Food Stores.

Kim Komando Show (November 10, 2004)
"Kool Sites: Just veggies please"

- You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy vegetarian cuisine. You'd be surprised how satisfying a meal can be without having meat as the main course. If you'd like to try a vegetarian restaurant, follow the links to your city and state. HappyCow lists prices, reviews and the type of food available. Try something new today. You might like it!


Websites

Philly.com (January 23, 2013)
V For Veg: Internet makes it easy to go vegetarian

HappyCow.net is the best-known veggie food-finder, and an iPhone Happy Cow app - probably the most comprehensive - is available...

Peta2.com (October 2012)
Find Vegan Food Anywhere With) HappyCow

...Oh, HappyCow.net! How did we ever make it without you?

Louisville.com (October 8, 2012)
Bring on the greens- October marks Vegetarian Awareness Month

Happycow.net is a fantastic resource for finding customer ratings of vegetarian and vegan restaurants- it's like the Yelp of the veg-world.

Getvegucated.com (September 13, 2012)
Saying Vegan While Traveling for Work

Download the HappyCow app now for your smartphone, and use it before and during your stay...

KansasCityStar.com (July 23, 2012)
Do Your Part: Top 5 smartphone apps to go green on the go

Happy Cow Price: $2.99 The HappyCow app is a searchable directory for vegetarian-friendly restaurants and stores in your area. There is an interactive map...

BlytheRawLive.com (May 4, 2012)
HappyCow is the featured "website of the week."

Free Press, Detroit (April 1, 2012)
Use vegetarians' website to plan travel

These days, it is easy to travel as a vegetarian... Find 17,000 vegetarian and vegan restaurants all over the world at www.happycow.net.

CNN Travel (January 26, 2012)
Vegan, gluten-free? Tips for safe and tasty trips

Vegetarians and vegans often turn to Happy Cow website, which launched in 1999 as a vegan and vegetarian guide to restaurants. The site has grown to include other businesses that cater to the vegan and vegetarian communities, forums and a smart phone app.

This Dish is Veg (January 31, 2012)
10 informative vegan/vegetarian websites

Happy Cow- If you haven't heard of Happy Cow, where have you been? This site is the "go to" guide for veg friendly restaurants all over the world. Oh yeah, there's an app for that!

Inquirer Business, business.inquirer.net (January 20, 2012)
The way to a healthy heart is via the stomach

For those who would wish to make this lifesaving diet transition from meat-based to plant-based easier and more delicious, log on to www.happycow.net and choose from a variety of vegetarian restaurants around the metro and the country.

Poynter.org (January 16, 2012)
How tough is it to be a vegetarian journalist?

Before meeting sources for stories, Sarah Day Owen tries to scope out restaurants with vegetarian-friendly options. Foursquare, Yelp, Twitter, Facebook and HappyCow.net are all helpful resources.

VegOnline.org Vegetarian Website Award (2011)
Excellence in vegetarian information

Philippine Daily Inquirer, inquire.net (December 23, 2011)
11 points to ponder for a longer life

There are now 16,000 registered restaurants offering plant-based menu, and they all can be accessed at www.happycow.net.

Philippine Daily Inquirer, business.inquirer.net (December 2, 2011)
Healthy noche buena fare a mouse click, a call away

Accessing the happycow.net website would open the inquisitive and famished surfer to over 16,000 vegetarian restaurants not only across the country, but all over the world, as well.

The Tribune-Democrat, tribune-democrat.com (December 1, 2011)
ShopSmart: How to save big when dining out

Happycow. Vegan, vegetarian and veg-friendly joints nationwide...

PETA E-News (November 17,2011)
Travel? Vegan? No Problem!

Hitting the road and traveling to an unfamiliar town this holiday? Use the HappyCow-powered search to find vegetarian-friendly restaurants near you. Got the travel bug?

International Business Times, ibtimes.com (June 21, 2011)
Travel Tips: Finding Vegetarian Options Away from Home

...Sites like Happy Cow let you plug in your destination and eating preferences to find restaurants around the world.

Vegonline.org (June 2011)
Vegetarian Website Award for excellence in vegetarian information

Inquirer.net (January 1, 2011)
Dare to Eat Here

Check any of the 78 listed Philippine vegetarian restaurants, fastfoods and stores at http://www.happycow.net.

Web100.com (2010)
Food Top 100 List

The web's largest and most continually updated vegetarian restaurant guide, Happy Cow also provides
social networking and lifestyle advice for vegetarians.

MadeJustRight.com by Earth Balance (2010)
Veg Out with HappyCow

We interviewed Eric Brent, founder of HappyCow, the Vegetarian/Vegan (or as HappyCow says, "veg*n") resource for traveling and eating out, to find out more about this cool website that has been helping Compassionate Eaters for eleven years.

Mid-Day.com (September 16, 2010)
Have a veggie good time overseas

A great online listing of vegetarian-friendly restaurants all over the world is happycow.net.

NewsAroundtheWorldToday.com (July 4, 2010)
Vegan Values Make Travel Tricky

One website that has made vegan travel quite a bit easier is HappyCow.net.

VegNews Press Pass (June 27, 2010)
Out and About

Thankfully I'd printed off a list of restaurants from our good friends over at Happy Cow...

Examiners.com (July 24, 2009)
Top 10 Vegetarian Websites

HappyCow.Net

International Business Times, ibtimes.com (July 7, 2009)
Vegetarian Travel Tips for South America

Happy Cow is an excellent resource, with a comprehensive list of vegetarian restaurants and stores worldwide. Listings here are usually up-to-date and include user reviews; the site also has a travel forum, great for advice and trouble-shooting.

Examiners.com (July 6, 2009)
Famous Vegetarians

You can find many comprehensive lists, but one of my favorites is located on HappyCow.net. The list keeps growing and growing!...

Vegetarians in Paradise, vegparadise.com
24 Carrot Award Recipient
(November 2007 - November 2008)

- The premiere website for finding vegetarian places to eat around the world.

WannaVeg (May 2007)
- Veg Travel: Restaurant and Health Food - Our friends at Happycow.net have an excellent resource for vegetarians on the move. The restaurant locater also allows people to post reviews and recommendations. I have personally used this site for my travels in the U.S. and Western/Central Europe. It is an indispensable tool.

Food Site of the Day (January 2005)
- It is our pleasure to feature your site as Friday's Food Site of the Day" Visit the HappyCow's Vegetarian Guide with info on health stores, vegetarian restaurants, healthy cooking tips, recipes, raw living foods, travel and Vegetarian dating.

Zenzibar Alternative Culture (October 2000)
"Site of the Week"

- We liked your site, and wanted to share it with our audience. We're Seven Wonders, and we awarded your site as the Education and Information Site of the Week on July 11, 2000.

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