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Ambassador Spotlight: Elisabeth Dimitras

The Happy Cowmunity boasts over 540 city ambassadors around the world! From London to Bangkok and everywhere in between, our stellar HappyCow ambassadors know the best vegan eats in town. This month, we’re spotlighting Elisabeth Dimitras from Chalkida, Evia, Greece. Dimitras is a true caregiver to both human and non-human animals—she is someone we look up to during this season of giving. We are honored to share her story and…

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10 Reasons Why You Need To Eat More Plant Proteins

Salad Packed with Plant Protein

Although veganism is one of the in things right now, there are much better reasons to eat more plant proteins than following a trend. Just ask the vegans who went meat-free out of compassion for animals, or those who did it for health reasons. We can think of 10 great reasons why you should up your intake of plant proteins. Whether you’re looking for motivation to embrace a plant-based diet…

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Top 10 Black-Owned Vegan Restaurants in America

10 Best Black-Owned Vegan Businesses in America

Within the HappyCow community, we have the choice not only to eat vegan, but also to choose who we support by visiting their businesses. Today we are highlighting the Top 10 Black-owned vegan restaurants in America, because we believe that they deserve more attention than they have previously gotten. Many of these establishments specialize in veganised Southern food classics, from fried chick’n to mac n cheeze,  Jambalaya to bread pudding,…

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Restaurant Highlight: The Judgy Vegan In Brussels:

Do you feel that veganism isn’t about eating salads or being on a diet? Do you love a big burger overloaded with sauce, and feel that dessert is part of your everyday routine? Then you should definitely visit the Judgy Vegan in Brussels. Located in the center of the city, on a cute little street of the Marolles district, the Judgy Vegan is the very first restaurant to exclusively serve…

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The Best Vegan Tacos In Austin, TX

Source Austin may be famous for its barbeque, but this cosmopolitan Texas capital has a huge variety of menus and cuisines. There’s no shortage of restaurants, cafes, and food trucks that cater to vegan and vegetarian tastes. Being deep in the heart of Texas, Mexican and Tex-Mex food is a must. If you get the urge for a vegan taco – you’re in luck in Austin! The challenge is choosing…

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Restaurant Highlight: Full Circle Coffee In Ghent, Belgium

Ghent is the Belgian city for plant-based eaters. The charming historical town has an exciting culinary scene that pleases every foodie–especially the vegans that don’t usually find that many options when it comes to eating out. Along the canals, the old medieval flemish houses remind you of the fascinating history that constitutes the richness of Ghent. Most of the architecture remains intact and is remarkably well preserved and restored. The…

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Restaurant Highlight – Rasoterra In Barcelona, Spain

No veggie burger, no pizza and no wraps? What do you offer then? Rasoterra isn’t a typical vegetarian restaurant, this is precisely why it has deserved the title of best vegetarian restaurant in Barcelona. Don’t expect to find veggie burgers, burritos or salad bowls. You will only get creativity and art in the form of healthy dishes. Surprising compositions made of the best local ingredients–that is their leitmotiv. They approach…

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The Treehouse In Bel Air, California

Imagine yourself in the urban jungle of Los Angeles. Maybe you enjoy the city, maybe you don’t, but either way, you need to escape it. You can’t venture too far… but you seek serenity, solitude, and nature. An open space, some peace of mind. This is how one might stumble upon The Treehouse. If you’re like me, perhaps you googled “vegan hotels in L.A.” and The Treehouse populated. A vegan…

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