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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, 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. 


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