VegNews Daily

Chef Tal Ronnen Gives E! His Tips On Going Vegan

The culinary genius behind Ellen DeGeneres’ wedding menu and Oprah Winfrey’s 21-day cleanse offers simple strategies to go meat-free.

Vegan chef Tal Ronnen has cultivated quite the fanfare with his highly praised new LA hotspot, Crossroads, and now he’s taken to E! Online to share five steps everyone can take to reduce meat consumption and go vegan. Ronnen may be known for his elaborate cruelty-free fare––such as the much-lauded Artichoke Oysters with artichoke purée, oyster mushrooms, and kelp caviar served at Crossroads––but when it comes to transitioning to veganism, he says to start slow and try meat substitutes such as Gardein. “Get inspired by recipe books ... if you go into this with a sense of the abundance of options rather than a feeling of lack, vegan cooking and eating will be anything but boring”, Ronnen tells E!. The celebrity chef also encourages people to educate themselves on proper nutrition and the benefits of going meat-free.

Impossible Burger Debuts at NYC Restaurant

Momufuku Nishi adds the plant-based burger to its menu after chef "tasted the future, and it was vegan."
Read More »

Sales of Veg Products in Denmark Spike 30 Percent

Denmark's growing plant-based population is driving sales of meat and dairy alternatives.
Read More »

Dublin Bans Wild Animal Circuses

Ireland's capital city will no longer allow the use of wild animals such as elephants, tigers, and camels in traveling circuses.
Read More »

Court Protects Whales in Navy Sonar Ruling

Animal and environmental groups‘ successful lawsuit represents a big win for marine mammals.
Read More »

Five Fashion Brands Ban Down Feathers

A group of large clothing brands, including UK-based Topshop, pledges to remove feathers from future collections.
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 »