Archive for the 'Vegetarian Events' Category

A Taste of Mexico at the Boulevard Market!

Baja is definitely on the foodie radar these days and San Diegans enjoy crossing the border for flavorful foods and a dose of culture! Likewise, we appreciate the pieces of Mexico interwoven into our lives here in Southern California. I wanted to share a little something cool going on in the San Diego-Tijuana border region […]

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Veggie News in San Diego

Happily, San Diego’s restaurants are becoming more veggie-friendly, and people are excitedly checking out new options for plant-based dining. Check out the very active and helpful San Diego Vegans group on Facebook for more updates! In downtown San Diego, try the newish Sol Cal Cafe for organic and fresh foods and juices. The Raw Pesto […]

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Special Weekend for San Diego Veggie-Lovers

It’s an exciting time in San Diego for herbivores and their friends. For years, many other cities have had vegetarian festivals; it is wonderful to see San Diego catching up with the trend. This weekend is the second annual San Diego Veg Festival in North Park along Herman Ave between University Ave. and North Park […]

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Chocolate for a Cause

Rescue Chocolate is not only organic, vegan, fair-traded and certified kosher — all the things conscious shoppers want in their treats — but it’s delicious and the company gives 100% of the net profits to animal rescue groups around the U.S.! Each flavor represents a different rescue issue, and the chocolate bar names are creative: […]

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Couple Transforms Their Lives, Creates Healthy Lifestyle Business

This article was written by Tiffany Janay, one of the creators of Organic Blood, a healthy lifestyle company which has recently relocated to Atlanta. My name is Tiffany Janay, and seven years ago my husband, Malik Zakee, and I decided to quit our jobs and never go back so that we could be full-time free […]

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

August 22 Fundraiser in NY the Place to Be

I was lucky enough to share a few hours in San Diego with the inspirational young Kristin Lajeunesse — social media whiz and traveler extraordinaire — as her trip was nearing its end months ago. We met through her great work with Vegan Mainstream. The “Will Travel for Vegan Food” tour took Kristin to 48 […]

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

San Diego Veggie Events and Community

On March 30, A Taste of Vegan festival is taking place from 11 am to 7 pm at Joyce Beers Community Center in Hillcrest. Admission is free and they will have cooking demos, food tasting by local vendors, speakers, a showing of the wonderful film “Vegucated,” and more! Vegan Jeopardy sounds fun, with prizes donated […]

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Native Foods Cafe Finally Opens in San Diego!

After months (years?) of anticipation, the beloved Native Foods Cafe that San Diegan vegheads have been feasting at in L.A., Orange County, or Palm Springs, has set up shop in Encinitas, in North County San Diego. The restaurant is in the midst of some wonderful pre-opening events, and a friend and I splurged on starters, […]

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Cheery Veggie Weekend in San Diego

My penchant for blogging has not been as strong as a few years ago when I was zipping around to more events, interviewing health and other experts by email and phone, and jazzed about writing regularly. But I want to keep motivating others to eat nutritious meals, interact with new people, and attend some of […]

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Global Weekend of Events

This weekend in San Diego was eventful with a global flavor. African Restaurant Week kicked off on Friday night at the World Beat Center — people of all ages eagerly lined up for delicious food from San Diego’s finest African restaurants and enjoyed entertainment by musicians from Senegal, Ethiopia and beyond. The event continues through […]

Sunday, October 21st, 2012