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Veganburg

Veganburg

Vegan burgers are growing in popularity, and the Singapore-based fast food chain that started the movement in 2010 just landed in San Francisco. Veganburg’s newest and first American location opened in December of 2015, and serves American fast-food favorites without any meat, dairy, or animal by-products. Veganburg seems to have something for everyone. Aside from the array of creative vegan burgers, french fries, soft serve ice cream, and delicious vegan sides, guests can also…

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Dining/ Restaurants/ Reviews

Restaurant Review: LifeFood Organic

Restaurant Review: LifeFood Organic

From the menu to the art to the market offerings, the things you find at Lifefood are curated with the utmost health in mind. The café style dining offers many to-go options, along with smoothies and Chinese herbal tonics. The market section offers high-vibe supplements, personal care products, and ingredients to make your own healthy vegan food at home. Life Food Organic Santa Monica is the 2nd location of one…

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Dining/ Restaurants/ Reviews

Restaurant Review: eLOVate Kitchen

eLOVate Kitchen is the newest vegan creation in Santa Monica, California, just one block south of the Santa Monica Pier serving lunch, brunch, and dinner, as well as some of the tastiest juice and juice concoctions on the West Side. The evening menu offers appetizers, entrees, desserts, cocktails, smoothies, cold-pressed juices and elixirs prepared from seasonally fresh ingredients by Chef Roberto Martin. The décor has a fresh farm-to-table vibe with…

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Dining/ Restaurants/ Reviews

Restaurant Review: Ramen Hood

Restaurant Review: Ramen Hood

Nestled inside the bustling Grand Central Market of Downtown L.A. you’ll find Ramen Hood serving 100% vegan food. Created by Top Chef Season 2 winner Ilan Hall, the new hottest food in town is vegan ramen. This plant-based, meat-free noodle soup is super rich in flavor. I was told the creamy broth is made with sunflower seeds, which explains the pleasant nutty flavor. The al dente ramen noodles have perfect…

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Events

Report From 7th Annual Bhakti Fest: Vegetarian Oasis In The Desert

BHAKTI FEST

Once a year 2000 people gather in Joshua Tree, CA for Bhakti Fest (known as “The Spiritual Woodstock of The New Millennium”). Festival goers are provided with Kirtan, yoga, and consciousness-raising workshops in a vegetarian, family-friendly environment free of alcohol and drugs. I wanted to share my personal experience as it was my first time attending this event. I am huge fan in the idea of festivals that provide this…

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Environment/ Veganism

Veganism And The Drought

Did you know that cutting just one beef hamburger out of your diet can save 1,300 gallons of water? Maybe you did, but a lot of people don’t. Here in California, we’re suffering from a severe drought that will likely change our state forever. If you’re yawning and dismissing this as unimportant because you’re not from this increasingly arid state, think again. Nearly half the fruits, vegetables, and nuts grown…

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