Tag Archives: vegan food

Impossible Foods’ ‘Bleeding’ Veggie-Burger Meat Now Available in Taco Form

Source: Grub Street NY

The lowly taco is getting a dose of high-tech hype. Impossible Foods, maker of the veggie burger that these days “bleeds” onto plates at Momofuku Nishi and Bareburger, has converted its popular faux beef that goes between two buns into a taco meat for a Chicago taqueria, …

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McDonald’s McVegan Sandwich Is a Big Hit

Source: Grub Street NY

The unlikely addition of a PETA-approved sandwich under the Golden Arches is turning into a brilliant play by the world’s largest beef-buyer. The burger — obligatorily christened the McVegan — debuted in an extremely limited capacity this fall. (At five locations in a small Finnish city …

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A Vegan Food Encyclopedia for Curious Omnivores

Source: Grub Street NY

When Donald Watson, then secretary of London’s Vegetarian Society, coined the word vegan in 1944, to inspire a stricter stance against animal exploitation, it was unlikely that he had the slightest inkling of what that term would come to signify — in Silicon Valley, in the climate-change debate, in the …

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New York’s Last Remaining Dairy Plant Has Reinvented Itself as a Nut-Milk Start-up

Source: Grub Street NY

Last fall, New Yorkers got the sad news that the city’s very last dairy plant was headed for the big pasture in the sky. Elmhurst Dairy, as it was known, was a century-old company whose milk could be found everywhere from Manhattan Starbucks cafés to 1,400 different public …

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By CHLOE and Founder Chloe Coscarelli Have Broken Up

Source: Grub Street NY

Since Food Network star Chloe Coscarelli and ESquared Hospitality’s Samantha Wasser founded by CHLOE two years ago, their vegan fast-casual concept has become so popular that there are now five locations in New York, one in Boston, and one in Los Angeles — with …

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Tom Brady Has Launched a Meal-Kit Delivery Service

Source: Grub Street NY

Wellness enthusiast and good football player Tom Brady is partnering with the vegan meal-kit start-up Purple Carrot, in order to convert his kind of miserable-sounding TB12 diet into a subscription meal-kit service that will show up at your door week after week after week. …

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Vegan Chain Veggie Grill Raises $22 Million for Massive Expansion

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s probably time people learned the name Veggie Grill, a fast-casual chain that’s going gangbusters in Southern California and also happens to be entirely vegan. It announced Wednesday that investors who are liking what they’re seeing have sunk another $22 million into the company so it …

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PETA Ranks Ben’s Chili Bowl One of the Nation’s Top Burger Joints. Um, What?

Source: Washingtonian Food

Ben’s Chili Bowl isn’t exactly the first place you’d think to go for vegan fare. The home of the half smoke is first and foremost all about the meat. Even its salad is really just lettuce smothered in chili.

But that hasn’t stopped People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals—the group that says “animals are not ours to eat”—from giving the restaurant an “A” in a national ranking of burger joints.

Huh?

Ignoring the fact that Ben’s Chili Bowl isn’t actually a burger joint, PETA credits the restaurant’s multiple vegan options, which include a veggie hot dog, veggie ...

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