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Vegans Pitch Oprah

Three vegan lifestyle media mavens submit pitches to Oprah’s open call for the next hit television show host.

This week, thousands of hopefuls are submitting videos for the chance to win their own television show on Oprah Winfrey’s forthcoming network, OWN, including pitches from high-profile vegans. Vegan chef extraordinaire and VN columnist Colleen Patrick-Goudreau and vegan travel bloggers Carolyn Scott of The Healthy Voyager and Yvonne Smith of The Traveling Vegetarian have all announced they will be submitting pitches. Supporters can vote for their favorite contestants as many times as they’d like, and the site encourages fans to pass links along to others to improve a contestants’ chance of winning. Veganism has been embraced more and more in mainstream media, including vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli’s recent historic victory on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars.

Tesco Sells 2.5 Million Vegan Meals in 20 Weeks

The supermarket chain more than doubled its sales projections of new vegan line Wicked Healthy.
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Nevada Steakhouse Debuts Vegan Menu

Hank's Fine Steaks & Martinis added a separate menu with plant-based cauliflower steaks, stuffed eggplant, and two decadent desserts.
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Aussie Pub Creates Vegan Filet-O-Fish

Eatery Two-Bit Villains now hosts weekly vegan pub nights complete with plant-based popcorn chicken, nachos, and a vegan version of the popular fish-based sandwich.
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Friday's "Felicia" Opens Vegan Version of Chipotle

Actress-turned-vegan-chef Angela Means Kaaya to re-open Jackfruit Cafe—which she previously operated out of a doughnut shop—this summer.
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Meaty Vegan Shop Sister Seitan Opens in UK

New woman-owned restaurant Sister Seitan is slinging vegan chicken burgers and mac and cheese in Kent.
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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.

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