VegNews Daily

New Casual Vegan Eatery Opening in Los Angeles

Dr. J’s Vibrant Cafe will offer 100-percent vegan, gluten-free healthy fare.

Dr. J’s Vibrant Cafe is set to open next month in downtown Los Angeles. Its menu boasts all vegan and gluten-free dishes, and all are made without sugar, yeast, caffeine, or chemicals. The food will adhere to a macrobiotic and Ayurvedic cooking style with an Asian influence. Dr. Juliet Tien, the chef behind the chain, is a practitioner of holistic health with a doctorate in mental health nursing. According to foodie website Eater, the café will serve fare similar to Southern California’s Cafe Gratitude with emphasis on vegetables, whole grains, and meat-free protein, such as Dr. J’s tofu bowl with quinoa, veggies, and ginger sauce. A grab-and-go tea and smoothie bar will also be available.

Canada Gets Its First Vegan Vending Machine

The grab-and-go machine, housed inside of a sports center, will be restocked daily with freshly prepared meals and snacks made by British Colombia-based eatery The Green Moustache Organic Café.
Read More »

Anthony Bourdain Says Plant Foods Help End World Hunger

The chef is critical of the Impossible Burger—which he has not sampled—but understands the world-changing effects of replacing animal foods with plant-based protein.
Read More »

France Bans Use of "Meat" for Plant-Based Products

Plant-based food companies in France will now face a $370,000 fine for using "meat," "sausage," "bacon," or any other term legislators have deemed is connected to meat marketing.
Read More »

Israeli Salami Brand Debuts Vegan Meat Line

Food company Soglowek will donate 20 percent of its profits from the new plant-based line to support the efforts of SuperMeat—an Israeli company working to develop slaughter-free meat.
Read More »

Vegan Burger Bar Pops Up for Earth Day

Earthie's Drive Thru is planting a tree for every Impossible Burger they sell.
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 »