Kajitsu – Japanese Shojin Cuisine in NYC

We were recently in NYC for a multi-birthday celebration, and had the opportunity to have dinner at Kajitsu. It’s a vegan (at least for dinner) Japanese restaurant that does multi-course meals based on a Japanese culinary tradition originated from Zen Budhism called shojin. The menu changes constantly to use ingredients that are in season and is inspired by the time of the... Read More

Flora – Jenkintown, PA

Exciting news for vegans in southeastern PA. Flora is a new, 100% vegan eatery in Jenkintown, PA, making its debut in November of last year. Man, I feel so lucky living in this part of PA. Just look at all that delicious food we tried. Flora is a small and cozy space, with an urban shaby-chic flare, right in the heart of Jenkintown. It only seats 16, so be sure to make reservations,... Read More

Stone Row Pub & Eatery – Jim Thorpe, PA

  Millet burger with Potato Salad and Hot Chocolate Apple Cider Cake Cool old stove Last month we went to Stone Row Pub & Eatery, in Jim Thorpe, PA, for lunch after talking to a few people that highly recommended it at a convention we were at. The staff was very welcoming and they were enthusiastic about their vegan items after we... Read More

V Street – Philadelphia, PA

V Street is the newly opened baby of chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby, owners of the nationally acclaimed Vedge and former Horizon. V Street is a street food bar and its menu is inspired by the great ethnic and street foods of the world. It’s 100% vegan, of course. And it’s awesome! Four years ago we had the pleasure of interviewing Rich and Kate before they opened... Read More

restaurant reviews: Charlie was a sinner. Philadelphia

MARYLAND STYLE CRAB CAKES with semolina roll, tangy remoulade, and bibb lettuce.

Charlie was a sinner. is the new vegan bar by Nicole Marquis, owner of HipCityVeg. Michael Santoro, the chef, uses seasonal ingredients to make his bar friendly dishes. The menu is made up of small dish styles, including Soup & Salad, On Toast, Salty, Chargrilled, and Pan Roasted. RASPBERRY GINGER SODA with raspberries, ginger, lime, and sparkling water. ... Read More

Vegan Cheese Steaks at Horns – Bethlehem, PA

If you live in southeastern PA you know that Bethlehem is home to our beloved Vegan Treats, and it’s slowly gaining vegan momentum. One of the newer eateries in town to add vegan offering on their menu is Horns. Horns specializes in local and organic comfort foods and now has an ever growing list of vegan offerings, thanks to chef Amber. I had heard about Horns’ becoming... Read More

PositiviTea – Verona, NJ

So last year, our friends Dianne and Dennis had been posting pics of this unbelievably luscious, double-decker vegan burger (The Big Wac) from newly opened PositiviTea in Verona, NJ. For the longest time, all I could do was drool and live vicariously through them. The Montclair/Verona/West Orange region of North Jersey is home to a vibrant vegan community and some great vegan food.... Read More

Restaurant Review: Silver Diner

In August we were driving down to Wilmington, NC and were looking for a place to eat half way down for a break and food. Earlier I had read an article about how the Silver Diner http://silverdiner.com was going to add a vegan shake to their menu. There are 15 Silver Diners in Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey. We stopped at the Potomac Mills Silver Diner in Dale City, VA, which... Read More

Vegan Gastronomy: Toronto & Vegetarian Food Festival

We’ve been blogging about our camping trip to Ithaca and Toronto, with the Vegetarian Food Festival being final destination, for the past week. Here’s the penultimate post about our trip. Yes, there’s one more post coming. We had never been to Toronto before, so we were really looking forward to it. We’d heard so many stories on how veg-friendly it is and... Read More

Review: Strong Hearts Café – Syracuse, NY

You didn’t think we’d drive all the way back home from Toronto without making a pit stop for some more yummy eats, did you? We’ve been to Strong Hearts Café before and we knew exactly what we’d be missing if we didn’t make a stop. Plus, I haven’t had a good milkshake in a looooong time, so we needed to fix that. Strong Hearts makes good old... Read More

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