VegNews Daily

Vegan Chef to be Featured on Food Network’s Chopped

Popular vegan restaurant Vedge’s chef Rich Landau will be duking it out with fellow contestants on the hit show next month.

Philadelphia, PA’s vegan hotspot Vedge is having a great year. In addition to being featured as one of GQ’s 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2013, the eatery’s chef—Rich Landau—will be appearing as a contestant on Food Network’s popular competitive-cooking show Chopped, wherein chefs must use unconventional combinations of ingredients to create delicious dishes for judges. According to philly.com, the ingredients that Landau and his fellow competitors had to utilize included tempeh, chia seeds, dandelion greens, and fresh berries. The episode will air on Food Network on Tuesday, June 18 at 10pm. 

 Comments

Kentucky Refuses to Pass Anti-Animal Welfare Bill

Last week, the southern state said “no” to an ag-gag bill that would criminalize undercover factory farm investigations.
Read More »

May Event: Plant-Based Pop-Up Restaurant in NYC

At the beginning of May, Young’s catering service is hosting an exquisite three-course, three-day pop-up event, with cocktails included.
Read More »

Veg Black Men Have Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Thousands of black men were surveyed about their dietary proclivities, and those who were vegetarian or vegan were found to be less likely to develop cardiovascular illnesses.
Read More »

Boca Raton, Florida Goes Vegetarian on Mondays

The sunny city’s elderly population will benefit from its new Meatless Monday program.
Read More »

Colbert Calls Out Candidate for Cockfight Speech

The Colbert Report host noted the inhumanity of cockfighting and factory farming on an April 7 episode of his show.
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 »