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Los Angeles

Meanwhile, in her  coverage Los Angeles’s “Happy Hour Week,” Jenn Harris of the LA Times tells readers “Where to get the best bang for your buck.” One of the spots is vegan Mexican restaurant Gracias Madre. Click here.



WaterCourse Foods is an all-vegan restaurant. (It opened in 1998 as an all-vegetarian restaurant.)  Click here.

District of Columbia

The Equinox Restaurant —located in Washington, D.C. —is not exclusively vegetarian but The Washington Post’s Tom Sietsema called the restaurant’s vegan tasting menu “beautiful and bountiful.” Equinox also has a vegan brunch and a vegan smackdown. Click here.




The Federal restaurant on Miami’s Biscayne Boulevard, is launching a vegan and vegetarian menu for three months. Miami New Times reporter Hannah Sentenac spoke with Federal chef Cesar Zapata about this move. Click here


New York

New York

Huffington Post’s reports on vegetarian tasting menus  at seven posh New York City restaurants. They include Per Se and Eleven Madison Park. (Actually one eatery is in Westchester.) Click here.



Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Debbi Snook tells readers about five vegetarian-friendly, vegan-friendly area restaurants. One even offers chicken-fried cauliflower. Click here.



La Vida Veggie in Beaverton (OR) serves Mexican cuisine, reports Wendy Owen of The Oregonian/OregonLive. For example, there’s the walnut meat taco. It’s enhanced with citrus-accented cashew cream, pickled cabbage, pico de gallo and guacamole. For more information, click here.


Philadelophia food writer Michael Klein spotlights the reopening of the Triangle Tavern. A familiar Philadelphia haunt after prohibition died. It essentially shuttered its doors in 2008. We’re talking about it because the renewed Triangle’s menu includes several vegan choices including vegan “roast beef.” Click here.




Houston Community Newspapers reports that Texas chain Freebird World Burritos now offers a vegan option -- the Tempeh Calabacita. Read all about it here.



Winter was approaching. Fiona O’Connell (columnist for the Irish Independent) was looking for some comfort food. A vegetarian, she hoped for something other than pasta with tomato sauce or the perfunctory “vegetarian option.” And then she came across Chef Helen Costelloe  and the Watergarden Café in Thomastown, County Kilkenny.  [Read here]