News

New Orleans' Popular Artisan Bakery Goes Vegan

Breads on Oak is celebrating its six-year anniversary by ditching all animal products.

New Orleans-based bakery and café Breads on Oak recently celebrated its six-year anniversary by announcing that the eatery is now fully vegan. The café previously offered vegan options, such as quiche, stuffed brioche, and biscuits, but has now removed all meat and dairy from its menu. “Going totally plant-based has always been our vision,” owners Sean and Chamain O’Mahony said in a joint statement. “Our goal is to provide healthy food choices that show respect for our planet, and for the animals that inhabit it, therefore we use all organic, local sustainable plant-based products.” New vegan menu items include a Cajun Shrimp Brioche, which features plant-based shrimp made by California startup New Wave Foods served in a New Orleans style roux with dairy-free cheese and wrapped in brioche bread. Similarly, popular Washington DC eatery Pow Pow temporarily transitioned to a vegan restaurant in May, before deciding to stay vegan due to the trial’s success.

More News

A&W Adds Vegan Beyond Burger to 925 Locations

Beyond Meat's partnership with A&W Canada will put its vegan patty on the menu at 10,000 points of distribution.
Read More »

Sweden's Top Fast-Food Chain Debuts Vegan Milkshakes

Max Burgers' new vegan milkshakes will eventually replace all dairy-based milkshakes and are part of a longer-term goal to increase the plant-based options on its menu.
Read More »

French Foie Gras Restaurant To Go Vegan

London-based fine-dining restaurant Gauthier Soho will go vegan after owner Alexis Gauthier learned of the horrors inherent in animal agriculture, particularly in foie gras production.
Read More »

Pride Toronto Adds Plant-Based Zone for Queer Vegans

Fest-goers will be treated to vegan rainbow mac and cheese, soups, salads, snacks, and beauty products, while chilling out amongst glowing palm trees in a new area dedicated to everything cruelty-free.
Read More »

52 New York Dairy Farms Lose Wholesale Contracts

Dairy suppliers cannot sell their milk as demand for dairy continues to plummet.
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 »