VegNews Daily

Vegan and Omni Chefs Face-Off in Foodie Showdown

Vegan chef Karyn Calabrese will battle it out with omni chef Tim Canning in a winner-gives-all competition for charity.

On October 21, owner of Chicago’s popular Karyn’s chain of vegan restaurants Karyn Calabrese will cook against Lemon Tree Grocer chef and owner Tim Canning in a “Meat vs. Beet” culinary competition benefiting various charities. From 4 to 6pm at Lemon Tree Grocer in downtown Downers Grove, IL, the chefs will host a live cooking demonstration to win over diners with their style of food prep. Calabrese will be cooking one of her restaurant’s most popular dishes, Homemade Classic Lasagna with smoked spinach and tofu ricotta, and Canning will be offering a meat-based lasagna. Ticket sales support Chicago Canine Rescue, Safe Humane Chicago, and the Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club.

Party Drug "Special K" Found in "100% Natural" Chicken

USDA investigation uncovers a host of illegal drugs and antibiotics in birds slaughtered by the third largest chicken producer in the US.
Read More »

Veganism in the US Grew by 600% Since 2014

American consumers who identify as vegan now comprise six percent of the population, up from only one percent in three years.
Read More »

Punk Rock Drummer Rolls Out Vegan Food Truck

David Witte from thrash band Municipal Waste will be serving vegan cheese-slathered chimichangas streetside in Richmond, VA.
Read More »

Vegan Cinnamon Roll Shop to Open in Pennsylvania

Cruelty-free bakery Cinnaholic will bring its DIY cinnamon rolls to Lancaster county in July.
Read More »

Target Pulls Hampton Creek Off Shelves

The retail giant disabled registers to discourage shoppers from purchasing the company's vegan condiment Just Mayo, and 19 other products.
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 »