VegNews Daily

Famous Las Vegas Chef Talks Vegan in LA Weekly

The former executive chef of Wazuzu in Las Vegas’s Encore hotel offers advice on meat-free cooking.

Chef Jet Tila was recently spotlighted on LA Weekly’s blog, discussing his personal connection to health and diet and offering up suggestions for vegan kitchen staples. Tila recalls growing up with vegetable-focused meals, where rice took up nearly a third of his plate and vegetables made up more than half. When he fell into a fast food diet, he realized the impact food had on his health: “I started coming back to the way we [used to] eat everyday, and I lost 80 pounds … I’ve ridden a roller coaster and it’s directly tied to diet.” Tila, who was the executive chef of Wazuzu in Steve Wynn’s Encore resort, suggests having frozen fried tofu, Thai soybean sauce, grains, and legumes around for a quick, balanced meal.

 

Photo via LA Weekly

Vegan In-N-Out Expands to Second Location

VegeWay in Las Vegas will be serving-up its vegan burgers and fries at the drive-thru in location number two.
Read More »

Flax Milk Vegan Yogurt to Launch at Kroger

Good Karma puts a new spin on dairy-free yogurt with a new line featuring vanilla, blueberry, strawberry, and raspberry flavors.
Read More »

World's First Vegan Fried Chicken Joint Opens in London

Watch out KFC—there's a cruelty-free chicken shop coming to town.
Read More »

Yale Embraces Cutting Meat Consumption as Core Value

Student animal-rights organization successfully petitions the Ivy League university to add vegan protein options to dining hall menu.
Read More »

Coconut Milk Market to Grow by 15 Percent Annually

The plant-based milk sector is expected to boom due to increasing demand for healthy alternatives to dairy.
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 »