Food

The 2014 Veggie Awards

Our 13th annual list of the very best of all things vegan is finally here! Read on for this year’s reader picks for today’s hottest vegan people, places, and products.

It’s time to celebrate—the 2014 Veggie Awards are here! This past August, tens of thousands of VegNews' readers voted for their favorite people, places, and products, and we're so excited to unveil this year's brightest stars. Enjoy! 

>>Chow

Favorite Fancy Vegan Restaurant
Candle 79 (NY)

Favorite Casual Vegan Restaurant
Blossom (NY)

Favorite Vegan Restaurant Chain
Native Foods

Favorite Vegan Bakery (storefront)
BabyCakes (NY, CA, & FL)

Favorite Vegan Bakery (online)
Sweet & Sara

Favorite Vegan Street Cart
The Cinnamon Snail (NY)

Favorite Vegan Cookie
Alternative Baking Company

Favorite Vegan Chocolate
Endangered Species

Favorite Vegan Ice Cream
So Delicious/Purely Decadent 

Favorite Vegan Snack
Earth Balance Aged Cheddar Puffs

Favorite Vegan Milk
Almond Breeze

Favorite Tofu
Nasoya

Favorite Vegan Cheese
Daiya

Favorite Artisan Vegan Cheese
Dr-Cow Tree Nut Cheese

Favorite Veg Meat
Gardein

Favorite Energy Bar
Lärabar

Favorite Condiment
Veganaise

Favorite Supplement
Vega

>> Style
Favorite Hair Care

Aveda

Favorite Makeup
Bare Escentuals

Favorite Body Care
Dr. Bronner's

>> Go
Favorite Vegan Storefront

MooShoes (NY and CA)

Favorite Vegan Online Store
Vegan Essentials

Favorite Veg-Friendly City 
New York City

Favorite Vegan Inn/Bed & Breakfast
The Stanford Inn (CA)

Favorite Farmed Animal Sanctuary
Farm Sanctuary (NY and CA)

>> People & Media
Favorite Celebrity

Ellen DeGeneres

Favorite New Book
The Oh She Glows Cookbook

Favorite Website
Happycow.net

Favorite Blog
Oh She Glows

Favorite Non-profit Vegan Organization
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Favorite Non-profit Animal Organization
Farm Sanctuary

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