VegNews Daily

Former Reality TV Star to Open Veg Sushi Eatery

Guy Vaknin, a recent contestant on Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen, plans to open Beyond Sushi next month.

Fresh off the heels of his Hell’s Kitchen elimination, kosher chef Guy Vaknin has announced his plans to open an all-veg sushi restaurant in New York City. Beyond Sushi, set to open in July, will feature organic sushi made using plant-based ingredients and whole grains. Formerly the executive chef of New York-based catering company Esprit Events, Vaknin credits his appearance on Gordon Ramsay’s televised cooking competition with giving him the exposure necessary for his new venture, telling realitywanted.com, “It’s going really good and I have a great following on the store and the product.” This isn’t Vaknin’s first time experimenting with veg cuisine: Beyond Sushi was initially conceived as one of Esprit Events’ special catering menus.

Moby to DJ Benefit for Oakland Fire

The legendary vegan musician will play a set in San Francisco tomorrow to benefit those affected by the Ghost Ship fire.
Read More »

Last Fur Farm Closes in Japan

Closure of last mink fur farm marks the end of the entire fur industry in Japan.
Read More »

Lung Cancer Higher in Slaughterhouse Workers

Nobel Prize winner finds that long-term exposure to meat pathogens increases risk of rare forms of lung cancer.
Read More »

New Vegan Butcher Shop Comes to Brooklyn

Monk's Meats will bring seitan-based vegan sausages, salami, steaks, and more to Bed-Stuy this spring.
Read More »

Dairy Farmer Fined $15K for Breaking 200 Cows' Tails

New Zealand court bans dairy farmer from milking cows for six months after 211 cows on his property suffered broken tails.
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 »