Tag Archives: Vegan

Irwin Street Market founder to open the Market at Center Park in March

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The Market at Center Park renderingBy Jake Rothschild Irwin Street Market and Jake’s Ice Creams founder Jake Rothschild is opening a tiny market in East Point. Called the Market at Center Park, it will feature 300 square feet of locally made goods, ranging from bread and pasta to chocolates and pies. Targeting a mid-March opening, the Market is a result of Rothchild’s food incubator, a program that works to develop local chefs and artisans and help them expand into the community. Many of the people participating in the Market have taught at Rothchild’s Cooking School at Irwin Street Market. Coconut custard ...

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6 Healthy Brunch Spots Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Brunch can be the most indulgent meal of the week with all the tempting carbs and bottomless deals—but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few great options whether you’re gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, or just trying to keep those New Year’s resolutions (at least through the first week).  True Food Kitchen  7100 Wisconsin Ave., […]

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Wiz Kid’s Vegan Burger Will Make You Forget About Real Meat

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Rich Landau has blown our minds with vegan cheesesteaks at that are as good (if not better) than their meaty counterparts — the Vedge chef […]

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The Absolute Best Places to Eat Vegan in New York

Source: Grub Street NY

It seems like only yesterday that New York was enmeshed in a full-throttle pork-belly fixation. But with none other than former-pork-pusher-in-chief David Chang flipping plant-based Impossible Burgers at Momofuku Nishi, times have changed. And although veganism derived from the animal-rights movement, it has gained appeal among all sorts of …

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Rittenhouse’s Wiz Kid Launches a New Line of Vegan Ice Cream

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby hit the ground running when they opened the Wiz Kid brick and mortar back in August. Their food stall at Whole Foods (now gone) gave them a few months of market-testing before they opened their Rittenhouse storefront, which came complete with a shiny new liquor license and an expanded menu. Now, three months in, the vegan…

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7 Fun Food Events Around DC for Labor Day Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

This year’s second-to-last iteration of Truckeroo food truck fest happens this Friday at the Bullpen near Nationals Park. Enjoy grass-fed hot dogs from Swizzler, pork buns from People’s Bao, flavored ice and gelato from Carmen’s Italian Ice, and more. Also on tap: beers and cocktails, live music, and corn hole. Usher in autumn this weekend at DC Brau. […]

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Don’t Miss This Jamaican Chef’s Vegan West Philly Pop-Up

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Kriss Kofi/Facebook

The Obsidian Eats food cart — with its plant-based takes on dishes from cheesesteaks to chicken-fried cauliflower to potstickers — has been a welcome addition to West Philly’s Cedar Park this year. And they’re bringing a star of vegan cuisine to the neighborhood for an all-day plant-based pop-up over Labor Day weekend.

Kriss Kofi, a Miami-born chef who grew up working in his father’s Jamaican restaurant, will pop up in the Obsidian Eats cart at the Pentridge Station beer garden on September 2nd.

Kofi has a pretty cool story: he worked in the United States Army as ...

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Wiz Kid Opens This Weekend in Rittenhouse

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Photo by Alex Tewfik

Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau’s vegan cheesesteak spot Wiz Kid debuts Friday, August 4th for lunch at 124 South 19th Street, right next door to V Street.

While the Vedge duo opened the first Wiz Kid inside the revamped Art Museum Whole Foods last year, the Rittenhouse outpost has a bigger menu as well as a liquor license: in addition to Waterade, a watermelon lemonade, and Super Green, coconut and rice milks blended with matcha powder, they’re serving up julep tea as well as wine and beers from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co. Your tea or ...

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7 vegan restaurants where you can eat so much more than salad

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Fans of fine food, especially of the vegan variety, went into a tizzy when word came last month that the chefs behind Philadelphia’s acclaimed plant-based Vedge restaurant were opening a concept in Washington. Their street-food-themed V Street won’t arrive until late fall, so be patient. In the meantime, if you’re looking to get your fix of […]

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It’s time you met your metro Atlanta farmers

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Agriculture is Georgia’s biggest industry. It’s time we got to know our farmers better, don’t you think? JoVonna Johnson Cooke and Eugene CookePhotograph courtesy of Grow Where You Are JoVonna Johnson Cooke and Eugene Cooke The Cookes grow squash, zucchini, tomatoes, and other crops for their their vegan meal kit delivery service MaituFoods. (Sign up at maitufoods.com.) They do this on five acres of land they call Awali near Stone Mountain. Meanwhile Eugene runs Grow Where You Are, a company he founded to help people start fruit and vegetable gardens in their own communities. Says JoVonna, “There isn’t too much ...

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Wiz Kid Rittenhouse Will Make Your Vegan Reuben Dreams Come True

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Wiz Kid/Facebook

Vegetable wizard Rich Landau has updated us with a projected opening date for the long-awaited Rittenhouse outpost of Wiz Kid, the vegan, sandwich-centric third concept from the culinary team behind Vedge and V Street.

The new spot, located next door to V Street, was originally slated to open around the holidays last year, but, as frequently happens in the restaurant industry, things were delayed. June 1st is the new plan, “Don’t hold us to it, but that’s our target,” Landau says.

The Rittenhouse location will feature a slightly different menu than the original Wiz Kid, which ...

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The chefs behind the best vegan food in the country are opening a restaurant in D.C.

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

The chefs of Philadelphia’s much-lauded vegan restaurant, Vedge, are officially coming to Washington. Husband and wife team Richard Landau and Kate Jacoby are behind the most well-known meatless restaurant in the country and have a half-dozen James Beard Award semifinalist and nominee nods to their names. For years, they’ve talked about opening up shop in the nation’s capital. […]

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Fresh on the Scene: Scout, Kitchen Six, Rize Artisan Pizza, and VeGreen

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Cocktails at Scout, from left: the Easy Buck, Less Talking, Not a Gibson, and— for nondrinkers— a Tiki-esque mocktailPhotograph by Caroline C. Kilgore Scout Chef Michael Semancik, formerly of Midtown’s Georgian Terrace, occasionally adds too many twists and turns to American favorites like Caesar salad and smoked chicken wings. It’s best not to overcomplicate this kind of crowd-pleasing food. For now, wait for the kitchen to evolve and grab a seat at Scout’s bar for beer-battered cauliflower and excellent cocktails—and mocktails. The restaurant’s MVP is architect Ed Seiber. He managed to create an open dining space that lets plenty of ...

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Fresh on the Scene: Scout, Kitchen Six, Rize Artisan Pizza, and VeGreen

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Cocktails at Scout, from left: the Easy Buck, Less Talking, Not a Gibson, and— for nondrinkers— a Tiki-esque mocktailPhotograph by Caroline C. Kilgore Scout Chef Michael Semancik, formerly of Midtown’s Georgian Terrace, occasionally adds too many twists and turns to American favorites like Caesar salad and smoked chicken wings. It’s best not to overcomplicate this kind of crowd-pleasing food. For now, wait for the kitchen to evolve and grab a seat at Scout’s bar for beer-battered cauliflower and excellent cocktails—and mocktails. The restaurant’s MVP is architect Ed Seiber. He managed to create an open dining space that lets plenty of ...

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Vegetarian Restaurant, abcV, Is Now Open

Source: Grub Street NY

After over three years of tinkering with dosas and obsessing over Deepak Chopra’s kitchari recipe, Jean-Georges Vongerichten has finally opened his all-vegetables-all-the-time restaurant, abcV. It might currently be the moment for vegan junk food, but there isn’t a vegetable burger in sight here — much less cashew cheese …

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At This New Vegan Coffee Shop, Next-Level Porridge Takes Center Stage

Source: Grub Street NY

Australians have contributed many things to the New York coffee shop, flat whites and avocado toast among them. And as of next week, the Good Sort brings something new to the category: sweet and savory congees, the rice porridge commonly consumed in China for breakfast. This makes sense, …

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Where to get a (good) healthy meal in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

It’s halfway through January, and all of that fiery enthusiasm you had to finally start getting your diet in order and exercise more? It’s fading. Those homemade healthy meals of steamed broccoli and salmon get repetitive really quickly. And trying to eat clean often means forgoing dining experiences with your pals. But there’s no need to give up on your goals or become a hermit—here’s where you can eat out in ATL and not break the caloric bank. The crudités at True Food Kitchen.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. True Food Kitchen Mall chains aren’t normally known for having the healthiest options, ...

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Where to get a (good) healthy meal in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Magazine

It’s halfway through January, and all of that fiery enthusiasm you had to finally start getting your diet in order and exercise more? It’s fading. Those homemade healthy meals of steamed broccoli and salmon get repetitive really quickly. And trying to eat clean often means forgoing dining experiences with your pals. But there’s no need to give up on your goals or become a hermit—here’s where you can eat out in ATL and not break the caloric bank. The crudités at True Food Kitchen.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. True Food Kitchen Mall chains aren’t normally known for having the healthiest options, ...

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Atlanta Meal Prep is here to help you keep your New Year’s resolution

Source: Atlanta Magazine

If you’re light on time but feeling heavy on pounds, Atlanta Meal Prep is a lifesaver. For $105 you’ll be delivered five days worth of flavorful, healthy lunches and dinners—including gluten-free, paleo, vegetarian, and vegan options—in microwavable containers. Menus change weekly and feature seasonal produce. (Check out the drool-worthy Instagram, @atlantamealprep.) Favorites include the chickpea curry, Thai meatballs, and stewed chicken with roasted sweet potatoes and sautéed cabbage. The flavors are so nuanced—no airplane food here—you might second guess that this is actually good for you. Several plans are available. Some of the meals they offer (pictured clockwise from top ...

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Atlanta Meal Prep is here to help you keep your New Year’s resolution

Source: Atlanta Magazine

If you’re light on time but feeling heavy on pounds, Atlanta Meal Prep is a lifesaver. For $105 you’ll be delivered five days worth of flavorful, healthy lunches and dinners—including gluten-free, paleo, vegetarian, and vegan options—in microwavable containers. Menus change weekly and feature seasonal produce. (Check out the drool-worthy Instagram, @atlantamealprep.) Favorites include the chickpea curry, Thai meatballs, and stewed chicken with roasted sweet potatoes and sautéed cabbage. The flavors are so nuanced—no airplane food here—you might second guess that this is actually good for you. Several plans are available. Some of the meals they offer (pictured clockwise from top ...

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Atlanta Meal Prep is here to help you keep your New Year’s resolution

Source: Atlanta Magazine

If you’re light on time but feeling heavy on pounds, Atlanta Meal Prep is a lifesaver. For $105 you’ll be delivered five days worth of flavorful, healthy lunches and dinners—including gluten-free, paleo, vegetarian, and vegan options—in microwavable containers. Menus change weekly and feature seasonal produce. (Check out the drool-worthy Instagram, @atlantamealprep.) Favorites include the chickpea curry, Thai meatballs, and stewed chicken with roasted sweet potatoes and sautéed cabbage. The flavors are so nuanced—no airplane food here—you might second guess that this is actually good for you. Several plans are available. Some of the meals they offer (pictured clockwise from top ...

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Atlanta Meal Prep is here to help you keep your New Year’s resolution

Source: Atlanta Magazine

If you’re light on time but feeling heavy on pounds, Atlanta Meal Prep is a lifesaver. For $105 you’ll be delivered five days worth of flavorful, healthy lunches and dinners—including gluten-free, paleo, vegetarian, and vegan options—in microwavable containers. Menus change weekly and feature seasonal produce. (Check out the drool-worthy Instagram, @atlantamealprep.) Favorites include the chickpea curry, Thai meatballs, and stewed chicken with roasted sweet potatoes and sautéed cabbage. The flavors are so nuanced—no airplane food here—you might second guess that this is actually good for you. Several plans are available. Some of the meals they offer (pictured clockwise from top ...

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