There is one thing that a person on any kind of diet will advise, and that is to be prepared. When hunger strikes, rash decisions are made. I recently decided to try a new diet for three weeks after a little research. I learned that eating a raw vegan diet -- a diet consisting of mostly, if not exc ... More >>
By Ryan Cady It's getting easier to be vegan nowadays, but dating a vegan--especially if you're a carnivore--is still kind of shitty. Sure, you could be an asshole and drag your animal-loving significant other to a Korean barbecue place and force them to watch, horrified, as you consume pounds and p ... More >>
The decision to go vegan can be an overwhelming one, especially in a culture where animal products are in so many different foods. But with growing interest in alternative sources of meals that don't include meat or dairy, many products that vegans thought were gone for good are opening back up. Som ... More >>
Just a reminder folks to tune in to the SoCal Restaurant Show every Saturday morning on KLAA-AM 830 because it's Anaheim-based and Weekling pal Jet Tila is the host. Here's the lineup for mañana, from producer Andy Harris--enjoy!
If Pizza & Chicken Love Letter wins the prize for the most fanciful pizzeria name, the new Vegan Pizza would win for the most no-nonsense. Vegan Pizza serves, you guessed it, vegan pizzas. It just opened in Garden Grove and claims to be the first vegan pizzeria in Orange County. As far as I know ... More >>
Long Beach Vegan Eatery is all about taking vegan food mainstream with flavors that you didn't know could exist without animal byproducts --how many times have you heard that one before? But here's the real, tasteful deal. Want macaroni and cheese minus the dairy? Done. Want a me ... More >>
Center Street is evolving its downtown digs in similar fashion as The LAB and CAMP in Costa Mesa, SanTana's Artist Village and downtown Fullerton. With three new eateries opening in the last month, we cannot ignore their climb to hipster neighborhood status.First stop: Jenny Ross' 118 Degrees Commun ... More >>
Have you ever wanted to cook delicious vegan food like the crew of OC's own Seabirds Truck? Well, fire up your tablets, because over the Christmas weekend, the Birds released an e-cookbook of the all-vegan luxe lonchera's greatest hits.
As of 2010, the population of Long Beach was somewhere in the 500,000 range, yet the city was home to only one vegan restaurant (Zephyr). While this animal-free diet ain't exactly sweeping the nation -- or the town -- by storm, that number still seemed small.Luckily, however, about two weeks ago, ... More >>
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has written a letter to the warden of Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla asking that a condition be part of Omaima Aree Nelson's parole, should the state board grant the model-turned-cannibal wife's request today. See if you ... More >>
It's not fair to impose resolutions on OC diners when I myself have failings. Some of those failings will have to stand (I absolutely despise white chocolate, for example--if a bakery specializing in white chocolate ever opens, it will be down to Gustavo, Edwin or Shuji to review it), but some ar ... More >>
Flickr user thegrocerThe Orange County Register published a review last week of Freesoulcaffe, a vegan restaurant in Tustin and posted a link on their food blog, Food Frenzy, asking if their review changed any minds about vegan food. The response was nearly universally "no," and it bears thinking ... More >>
Carrie LuuHappy Face Spaghetti When it comes to turning your little one's frown upside-down regarding healthy eating, Greens Cafe in Irvine has got your back. Their kids' menu makes vegetarian food fun by offering dishes from the smiling spaghetti pictured above to finger-friendly golden nuggets ... More >>
March 6 at UCI's Student Center promises to be an idiosyncratic indie-rock extravaganza of wild proportions. Mount Eerie, Jeffrey Lewis & the Jitters (also playing a free in-store at Fingerprints in Long Beach at 7 p.m.), BARR and Jeremy Jay will be performing, for free (all ages), starting at 8 p.m ... More >>