Archive for the 'Vegetarian Events' Category

San Diego Vegetarian Festival on the Rise

When I moved to San Diego nine years ago, a local told me over a wintery cup of tea that this city was not a very hospitable environment for vegetarians and vegans. While we don’t compare to San Francisco or Los Angeles which have dozens of veggie restaurants, bakeries and the like, I have never […]

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Celebrating African Cuisine, Music & Culture

I was on the planning team for this event when I worked in City Heights, so I am excited to share the press release below. The event should be culturally enriching and fun, and African restaurants often have delicious veggie options. Ethiopian food is a favorite! African Restaurant Week Friday, October 19 through Sunday, October […]

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Healthy Summer Fun in San Diego!

America’s Finest City is becoming more veggie-friendly each year, and there is no better time to check out new sites and events than in the gorgeous days of summer. The First San Diego County Raw Health Fair hosted by KALE University is this Saturday, July 28 starting at 10 am in La Mesa. The free […]

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

SuperFood Drive Event March 5

Photo by SuperFood Drive SuperFood Drive is a nonprofit in San Diego I previously blogged on. Working with partner organizations, SuperFood Drive educates the community about the health benefits of eating nutrient-dense SuperFoods and works to ensure the accessibility of healthy food to all people, especially those in need. Support their event tomorrow evening, March […]

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Chef Rawsheed Serves up San Diego Feb. 18

Chef Rawsheed, a known raw vegan chef, split with his co-owners of Sun Cafe last year and will launch his own restaurant this summer in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles). The restaurant will also have a vegan grocery store and a performance space next door. More details on that to come! In the meantime, Chef Rawsheed […]

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Veg-Appeal Classes an Easy Way to Start a Healthier Year

San Diego is taking off as a veggie-friendly city! New restaurants are appearing often (see and we boast an active “Vegetarians Unite” meetup group (also see this San Diego Vegans meetup and others). We are also fortunate to have local experts to help newcomers along the vegetarian path. Veg-Appeal’s informative classes are a perfect […]

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Arizona Inspiration and a 110-Year-Old

I started this blog a few years ago to hopefully inspire others on their path to health; once in awhile I need to recharge and get inspired myself. I am not a raw foodist, but being around all the health-conscious people at Raw Spirit Festival provided just that revitalizing effect. The setting at the JW […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Ring in the New Year at Raw Spirit Festival, Phoenix

Article by Raw Spirit Festivals For the first time, Raw Spirit participants can bring in the New Year in an exquisite desert paradise just north of Phoenix, Arizona in the most elegant, sweetly-spiritual, healthful, cutting-edge, fun-loving, conscious, abundant, musical, interconnected way imaginable December 30, 2011 to January 1st, 2012 at Arizona’s most magnificent 5 star […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

New Sipz Location Joins Veg-Friendly North Park

Sipz Fusion Cafe, the makers of great meatless Asian food,  finally opened their long-awaited North Park location. It’s in the perfect spot between CorePower Yoga and Rancho’s Cocina North Park, which has been offering numerous vegan options for years. Around the corner are the all-veggie Spread and Casa de Luz San Diego’s soon to open […]

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

San Diego Veg Week – Third Year of Fun!

By Teagen McClain, guest writer September 25 kicks off the third annual San Diego Veg Week when hundreds of people pledge to go vegetarian or vegan for one week.   Coordinated by APRL (The Animal Protection and Rescue League), Veg Week assists the newly veg and veg-curious alike in making healthy compassionate food choices. These days […]

Saturday, September 17th, 2011