News

Star Trek Vegan Café to Land in NY

Brick-and-mortar eatery Ten Forward will be the next generation of Ithaca's mobile vegan food vendor Star Truck.

Vegan café Ten Forward will open its doors in Ithaca, NY on March 24. The café will bear the same Star Trek theme as local vegan mobile vendor Star Truck with a plant-based comfort food menu—consisting of a variety of baked goods, banana-based milkshakes, soups, and sandwiches (a Reuben and Bahn Mi are in the works). The menu will feature local products from Ithaca Tofu and Susie’s Seitan. Ten Forward will occupy the space of a shuttered café above Autumn Leaves bookstore and owner Tammie Olsefski promises a cozy space where patrons can live long and prosper. “I hope to do things like game nights, and there’s also a lot of meetups that already happen there which I’d like to continue—there’s a knitting group,” Olsefski said. “I’m also hoping that the café can become a non-alcoholic space for the LGBTQ community to hang out.” In addition to Ten Forward, the east coast is in store for several unique vegan eateries, including butcher shop Monk’s Vegan Delicatessen and Kitchen that is slated to open this spring in Brooklyn.

More News

All-Vegan Next Level Burger Expands to CA Whole Foods

Following its Seattle expansion, the Oregon-based vegan burger chain will open in California next month.
Read More »

Horrific Abuse Uncovered at Family Dairy Farm

An undercover investigation found calves living in filthy sheds with deceased others and dairy cows severely neglected at a family-owned dairy farm in Florida.
Read More »

New York Magazine Creates Vegan Encyclopedia

The publication compiled an A to V encyclopedia of everything vegan.
Read More »

Vegan Feast to Benefit Earthquake Relief in Mexico

This Thanksgiving, Los Angeles vegan eatery Gracias Madre is raising money to help rebuild destroyed homes in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Read More »

100-Vendor Vegan Market Opens in Australia

The largest of its kind Down Under, Sydney Vegan Market features the best of plant-based food, cruelty-free beauty, and ethical fashion.
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 »