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The Observer names Joshua Katcher, creator of The Discerning Brute, its “new sexy vegan.”

Last week, UK newspaper The Observer—the Sunday edition of The Guardian—named green-lifestyle expert and VN contributor Joshua Katcher "The New Sexy Vegan" on its list of up-and-coming 2010 trends. The list counts down the top 24 pop-culture trends and new faces to know. Katcher is the founder of The Discerning Brute, a website dedicated to "fashion, food, and etiquette for the ethically handsome man," where he routinely catalogues and spotlights the hottest vegan-friendly trends. Since launching The Discerning Brute in 2008, Katcher has garnered much media attention for his cruelty-free fashion sense and eco-friendly lifestyle advice.

QDOBA Now Offers Price Cut for Vegans

The Mexican-inspired chain launched the Vegetarian Tier to give a discount to customers who order meat-free meals.
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Biotech Startup Develops Fungus-Based Clean Pet Food

New biotechnology company Wild Earth plans to disrupt the $30 billion pet food industry with nutritionally complete, animal-free proteins.
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Portland Pub Replaces Beef and Lamb with Vegan Burger

The White Owl Social Club will no longer serve beef and lamb burgers, and instead offer the Impossible Burger to reduce its environmental impact.
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W London Hotel to Offer Vegan Menu

The internationally inspired menu was created in honor of chef Ravinder Bhogal’s vegan niece.
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Saudis Go Vegan to Curb Obesity Epidemic

Residents of Saudi Arabia have the support of vegan Prince Khaled Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, who plans to open 10 vegan restaurants in the region by 2020.
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