5 Foolproof Ways to Get Your Partner to Go Vegan

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No matter how steamy your relationship, suggesting your partner go vegan can trigger some fiery resistance. Our significant others may have strong emotional attachments, and possibly perceived cultural ties, to what they put on their plates. When we venture down a vegan…

Burger Shop VeganBurg Plans to Expand to 300 Locations in California

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Vegan burger shop VeganBurg announced this week its plans to expand to 300 franchise locations in California. VeganBurg opened its first location in 2010 in Singapore before expanding to San Francisco in 2015. “Southern California has been on the radar since conception,”…

India’s Largest Hostel Chain’s New Vegan Menu Slashes Animal Consumption in Agra by 30 Percent 

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Zostel—India’s largest backpacker hostel chain—will now serve two vegan meals per week and add vegan options to the permanent menu at its Agra, India location. According to animal-rights organization Vegan Outreach—which worked with the chain to update its menu—the addition of vegan…

“Fall in Love with Plant Based” Campaign Debuts at 70 California Supermarkets

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This week, Lucky Supermarkets launched the “Fall in Love with Plant Based” campaign at 70 locations in Northern California. The supermarket partnered with trade group Plant Based Food Association (PBFA) to promote plant-based eating to its shoppers through a variety of ways….

Vegan Restaurants Added to Vegetarian Resource Group’s Online Guide to Veggie Restaurants in the USA & Canada

Vegan Restaurants Added to Vegetarian Resource Group’s Online Guide to Veggie Restaurants in the USA & Canada

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Photo from The Wild Oat Bakery & Café The Vegetarian Resource Group maintains an online Guide to Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurants in the USA and Canada. Below are some recent additions. The entire guide can be found here: http://www.vrg.org/restaurant/index.php To support the updating of…

It’s “Give Your Colleague a Vegan Chocolate” Day! … Kind Of 

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There’s nothing like the sweet inspiration of masterfully made chocolate to brighten drab days under the fluorescent lights of your humdrum office. Office Chocolate Day is October 20, bringing an awesome opportunity to win over omnivorous coworkers by giving them decadent, cruelty-free…

Dole Develops Vegan Hot Dog Recipe for Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday

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This week, produce company Dole unveiled the vegan Grilled “Not” Dog recipe, which it created in celebration of the 90th anniversary of Disney character, Mickey Mouse. The vegan hot dog features Dole’s carrots, that are spiced and baked to serve as a…

GBK Adds Vegan Jackfruit Burger to Menu After Mocking Vegetarians

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British chain Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) recently added an all-vegan burger to its 69 locations across the United Kingdom. The new “Jack-in-the-Bun” burger features a butternut squash and quinoa patty, topped with a vegan beet-spiked mayonnaise, Korean-spiced pulled jackfruit, pickled onions, and…

Vegan Doughnut Shop Takes Over Bridal Store in Downtown LA

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Los Angeles-based vegan doughnut shop Donut Friend will expand to a second location. Donut Friend opened its first location in the Highland Park neighborhood in 2014 where it serves innovative signature creations such as the S’Morrissey (a chocolate cake-filled doughnut accented with…

Vegan Dog Food Brand CEO Dares Purina and Pedigree Execs to Eat Their Own Products 

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Ryan Bethencourt, CEO of companion-animal food startup Wild Earth, recently challenged executives of brands Purina, Pedigree, and Blue Buffalo to eat the dog food they sell. “I’ll eat our dog food; I’ve eaten lots of it,” Wild Earth CEO Ryan Bethencourt said…