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  1. reopening
    Does Eleven Madison Park’s Vegan-Friendly Menu Live Up to the Hype?An amateur vegan and a professional food critic debate the merits of chef Daniel Humm’s intricate vegetable cooking.
  2. the chain gang
    Vegan Man Sues Burger King Over Impossible Whopper Meat ContaminationHe claims that the meatless burger is coming into contact with surfaces used to grill meat-based burgers at the chain.
  3. food fight
    Europe Declares War on ‘Veggie Burgers’A new rule would mean companies could no longer describe vegetable-based products with the names of meat products.
  4. interviews
    Meet the Politician Fighting for the Rights of California Vegans“People who are vegan or vegetarian thank me on the street.”
  5. original video
    Which Breakfast Is Better: Newfangled Acai Bowls, or Classic Eggs and Bacon?It’s time for an early-morning showdown.
  6. big tip
    Ask an Expert: Which Restaurants Are Perfect for Both Vegans and Non-Vegans?Which New York City spots best cater to vegans and meat-eaters alike?
  7. food fight
    French Butchers Want ‘Militant Vegans’ to Stop Attacking Their ShopsThey claim their businesses are being vandalized.
  8. Stubborn Restaurant Chain Refuses to Sell Vegan Burger Without DairyLuna Grill’s Beyond Burger comes with Feta, and vegans just gotta deal.
  9. twitter beefs
    Vegans Are Officially Fed Up With Gordon Ramsay’s Constant TrollingIt might be time for the celeb chef to find a new target.
  10. dead meat
    Chef Resigns After Bragging That She ‘Spiked’ a Vegan’s FoodShe “needs some time away from the business to clear her head.”
  11. bad moves
    Chef Gets Death Threats After Bragging She ‘Spiked’ a Vegan MealThe “pious” customer “has gone to bed still believing she’s a vegan.”
  12. Moby Wants L.A.’s Shelter Dogs to Give Up MeatHe says it “proves to the world that Los Angeles really is the progressive capital.”
  13. grub guides
    A Vegan Food Encyclopedia for Curious OmnivoresA guide to the culinary breakthroughs, cult brands, fonts of fat, sandwich fillings, burger simulacra, pizza cheeses, pioneers, and condiments.
  14. The Future
    Will Chickpea Water Be the Next Kale?Chefs and condiment companies alike are excited by the newfound culinary properties of an ingredient people have literally been pouring down the drain for years.
  15. Marketing Fails
    Irate Vegetarians Forced a Burger Chain to Pull Its AdsA reminder that antagonizing one of the fastest-growing diet groups is unwise.
  16. Food Startups
    Mark Bittman Is Joining a Vegan-Focused Start-UpHis duties at the Purple Carrot will include creating meal-kit recipes.
  17. Beef
    A Burger Shop Mocked a Vegan Customer Online and Compared Her to a NaziThe restaurant now has more than 1,000 negative reviews
  18. Soy Annoying
    Waitress Fired for Degrading Vegan DinerShe printed something nasty on the receipt.
  19. The Other Critics
    Fitler Dining Room Serves Some ‘Real Stunners’; VeggingRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  20. Funnies
    Fact: San Franciscans Have Many, Many Dietary Special NeedsThe Bold Italic explores them. All of them.
  21. Food Politics
    Bill Gates Wants You to Reconsider Your Stance on Fake MeatHe’s funneling money into food research with a view toward developing better plant-based proteins that more people will want to eat.
  22. Vegans
    Chipotle Goes VeganThey’ve just introduced their first tofu item.
  23. Kerfuffles
    Controversy Erupts Over Party Flyer Featuring Dead Pig, Photoshopped AprilVegans occasionally dislike such jokes.
  24. Coming Soon
    Namaste: Prana Is Gone for GoodHealthy food for Newton.
  25. Prix Fixes
    Miss Rachel’s Pantry Serves Up a Peachy Prix FixeSeveral seats just opened up for Friday’s dinner.
  26. Previews
    High Cotton, Lali’s, and Picnic Bakery Coming to Red Vic SpaceAlso, the Alembic is expanding into the former lobby, as we’d heard earlier.
  27. Actually Pretty Awesome
    Actually (Still) Pretty Awesome: Vegan Charcuterie at GatherLike real charcuterie, the stuff pairs well with cocktails too.
  28. Vegans
    Vegan Soul Food? Yep.The EBX tells us about a new pop-up inside a fro-yo shop in Oakland Chinatown.
  29. Burgers
    Patty U. Is Fooled By Source’s Veggie BurgerShe says it’s one of the best she’s ever tasted.
  30. Food Politics
    Lots of Berkeley Ex-Vegeterians Eat Sustainable, Grass-Fed Meat NowThe ‘East Bay Express’ claims so, anyway.
  31. Mediavore
    LAUSD Launching Free Breakfast Program; Vegans Mad at Strawberry FrappucinosThe meatless go crazy when they learn Starbucks has spiked their shakes with coloring from a beetle.
  32. Vegans
    Can Craigie on Main Please a Vegan?Yes, Tony Maws can make vegans happy (with a little bit of notice).
  33. Quote of the Day
    Occupy Your Plate Gathering Happens (Where Else?) in Berkeley
  34. Funnies
    And Now, ‘Sh*t Vegans Say’E.g., “I’m not fighting with you about honey again.”
  35. Vegans
    Are Most Occupy Protesters Vegan?
  36. Vegans
    Vegan Bakeries Getting All Hush-Hush About Being VeganTired of losing business because of labels, some vegan doughnut shops and bakeries are just quietly calling themselves “dairy-free” these days.
  37. Coming Soon
    More Details Emerge on VedgeThe space has four fireplaces, and will feature two dining rooms plus a veggie bar.
  38. What?
    S.F. Has Fewer Vegetarians/Vegans Than Dallas?Living Social conducted a survey of 200 Living Social users in S.F., so yeah, probably not reliable.
  39. National Interest
    Vegetarian Jail Inmate Chose Starving Over Being Forced to Eat Animal ProductsDave McDonald spent three months in a Marin County jail and was refused vegetarian meals on the grounds that he had no religious need for them.
  40. Lists
    If a Vegan Made a Bucket List of Foods, Wouldn’t Bacon Make It On There?’7x7’ creates a veg/vegan supplement to their Big Eat list, and it’s kind of sad.
  41. Mediavore
    California Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike; Entenmann’s Adds Two Cents To CaseyInmates stand behind a hunger strike that started on Friday at Pelican Bay over inhumane conditions.
  42. Mediavore
    Mobile Slaughterhouse Gives Small, Local Farms a Leg Up; San Francisco JailsPlus: Chefs resort to making their own soft drinks and condiments to avoid high fructose corn syrup; and one expert argues that high food costs makes farming a cash crop, all in our morning news roundup.
  43. Mediavore
    Boston Mob Tours Spotlight Gangster Hangouts; Want to Get Rich? Become A Farmer!Plus San Francisco jails cater to vegan whims and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  44. Vegans
    Tales of a Junk-Food-Loving Vegan
  45. Coming Soon
    Vedge Wants to Be the Veggie Yin to Animal’s Meaty YangThe Horizons chef found inspiration for his next venture in a place you’d least expect.
  46. Closings
    Rich Landau Is Happy About Closing HorizonsLandau says he’s thrilled about closing his restaurant and eager to take the next step.
  47. Quote of the Day
    The Vegan Black Metal Chef Keeps Things SimpleLife, and food, should have focus and purpose, says the guy whose blog is called Vegan Black Metal Chef.
  48. Quote of the Day
    Wait, Everyone Doesn’t Love Bacon?Death Cab for Cutie’s guitarist is immune to its charms.
  49. Temporary Closings
    Weird Fish Remains Closed, Its Future (and Commitment to Fish) UncertainOwner Timothy Holt says, “Honestly, most fish need a break.”
  50. Menu Changes
    Meritage Brings Back Vegan Tasting MenusThe popular all-vegan menu will be served again every Tuesday.
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