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Le Botaniste – New York City

“A beauty-salon for you insides. We are a plant-based organic food & natural wine bar.” – Le Botaniste The beautiful logo & website caught my attention… So this place was high on my list of places to visit in New York. And the reality was even so much better than I thought. image via Le Botaniste Le Botaniste is a botanical-based, apothecary-inspired restaurant. It is created by Le Pain Quotidien’s Founder &…

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Kruisheren Restaurant – Maastricht, Netherlands

  This week I have to make an exception and write a review about a truly wonderful vegan dinner from a non-vegan restaurant. Why? Because this dinner was of such high standards that I can confidently say that it was one of my best vegan dinners ever! This goes to show that is possible to have great vegan food in a non-vegan place. I contacted Kruisherenhotel ahead of time to ask…

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Raw Vegan Cruise In Croatia

When I heard about a raw vegan cruise in Croatia, it almost sounded too good to be true! I looked further into it, and discovered that it was on a private yacht, NOT a cruise ship, and it included daily yoga classes as well as lectures about raw lifestyle. I immediately called my sister, as we both love to be on the water (we were raised sailing with our parents),…

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Miss Saigon Desserts

As promised, we went back to Miss Saigon. What can I say…it is one of my favorites spots in Lisbon. We had a reservation for a first lunch in Lisbon, almost straight from the airport. This time I didn’t go for the combination-platter. I needed room for the desserts… The first day I had lovely Jewish pastries… mmm…really good! And I had a very nice pear cake as dessert, while my…

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Restaurant Highlight – Cookies Cream in Berlin

A veggie gem in historic Mitte! Just the other day I read the following sentence: Kudos if you can locate this chic herbivore haven right away. I couldn’t agree more…it was not easy, and it turned out to be a real quest to find it. We came across strange corridors, blacks doors and even a restaurant-kitchen that turned out not to be Cookies Cream. But when we finally saw a…

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Almodovar Hotel

A few years ago I came across an article in a magazine about a vegetarian hotel in Berlin. Of course I was curious so I looked in to it and found The Almodovar Hotel listed on HappyCow! We knew that whenever we would go to Berlin we had to stay at The Almodovar Hotel. It is situated in the heart of the Berlin Scene District of Friedrichshain. A very hip…

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