VegNews Daily

Foie Gras Doughnut Veganized

After a Brooklyn eatery sparked controversy with a foie gras-filled doughnut, another shop has created a veganized rendition in response.

Earlier this year, vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike were outraged by Brooklyn restaurant Do or Dine’s sale of foie-gras filled doughnuts, resulting in an oppositional petition that collected thousands of signatures. However, Dun Well Doughnuts and vegan caterer The Regal Vegan have joined forces to veganize the controversial pastry and its contentious filling. The Regal Vegan conceived its decadent “faux gras,” which is the filling for the doughnut, to prove that “delicious food doesn’t have to be bad for you, or anyone else for that matter.” Vegan blogger Joshua Katcher of The Discerning Brute had a chance to sample the cruelty-free treat and describes it as “tender, airy dough speckled with herbs, slightly sweet, fried to perfection, and injected with the Regal Vegan’s paté of caramelized onions, lentils, and walnuts.”

New Vegan Café Opens at Brooklyn Whole Foods

Chickpea and Olive set up shop at Whole Foods in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood.
Read More »

101-Location Chain BurgerFi Adds Vegan Beyond Burger

The vegan patty will be available at eight locations of the growing gourmet burger chain nationwide in time for the 4th of July.
Read More »

New Tech Gadget Detects Milk and Meat in Food

The "Ally" is being developed by a vegetarian engineering student to check for the presence of animal products in foods while traveling.
Read More »

Serena Williams Invests in Vegan Smoothie Brand

Ready-to-blend smoothie company Daily Harvest attracts celebrity capital from Gwyneth Paltrow and Serena Williams.
Read More »

One-Quarter of New Zealanders to Drop Meat by 2025

Research shows New Zealand residents are increasingly leaving meat of their plates.
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 »