News

PDX Eateries Combine to Form Vegan Hotspot

Beloved A.N.D. Café joins sister restaurant Off the Griddle to create the ultimate vegan-friendly brunch, lunch, and dinner spot in Portland, OR.

Two Portland-based vegan-friendly eateries—veggie burger spot Off the Griddle and sister brunch spot A.N.D Café—will combine forces this July. The café will move into Off the Griddle’s (OTG) larger space (complete with outdoor seating), which owners Ashley Arthur and Dan Harding say will expedite wait times and allow for the creation of new vegan menu items with the help of OTG’s larger commercial kitchen. “Uninhibited by the constraints of a small kitchen, we’ll be able to manifest a much wider variety of the specials that the café has come to be known for,” Harding said. The new brunch menu will feature many dishes from A.N.D.’s former location—such as wide array of vegan waffles that can be topped with Coconut Bliss vanilla ice cream—and include new vegan additions such as house-made chicken ’n’ waffles and a corned beef hash. Portland has had a resurgence of its already popular vegan scene, with newly opened eateries such as Canadian import Virtuous Pie (a two-story vegan pizza shop) and punk cafe Jet Black Coffee—which sits adjacent to the second location of thriving vegan grocery store Food FIght!. Off the Griddle and A.n.D. will kick off their union with a brunch on July 6.

More News

Vegan Burger Bar Pops Up for Earth Day

Earthie's Drive Thru is planting a tree for every Impossible Burger they sell.
Read More »

100,000-Square-Foot Vegan Block Party Hits LA

100,000-Square-Foot Vegan Block Party Hits LA
Read More »

Luxe Shop Debuts Vegan Avocado-Shaped Ice Cream

London's luxury gelato stand Snowflake sells vegan ice cream made from, and shaped like, an avocado, complete with an edible pit.
Read More »

IKEA Promotes Plant-Based Eating for Earth Day

The furniture chain sent a newsletter in time for Earth Day with three plant-based recipes it says are good for your body and the planet.
Read More »

'50s Style Vegan Diner Opens in Michigan

Former Detroit-area food truck Shimmy Shack's new retro diner will serve Coney dogs, burgers, and shakes, and host birthday parties, gift-basket making events, and vegan vintage clothing pop-ups.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »