Headquarters Cafe Hits the Spot

If you are looking for somewhere to enjoy live music or an open mike, study, or hang out while eating veggie food in San Diego, Headquarters Cafe is the place. The staff allowed my group of eight, including young children, to take up a few tables for almost three hours, as if it were our […]

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Chocolate to Live For

It has been a busy few weeks so this will be a brief update, but I wanted to share this lovable link for chocolate lovers who don’t partake of animal products! VegNews does it again with a wonderful compilation of products found across the U.S. The treats are flavored with everything from quinoa to bananas […]

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Tempted by Fair Trade Chocolate

Literally the day my holistic health doctor told me to cut out chocolate and sugar for two weeks to kill the lingering cough so many people have this year, I came home to find packages from two local and fair trade chocolate companies. The torture. Yet it was a joy winning a Valentine’s “Share Your […]

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Always New Spots for San Diego Veggie Food

Even for people quite versed in the veggie food scene, new (and some only new to me) San Diego sites for meat-free munching keep popping up. Influx Cafe in Golden Hill and Little Italy is a modern place serving a rather tasty and original vegan sandwich with a funny name: “Tofu 1,” composed of baked […]

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Fair Trade – Great Eco Friendly Shopping

I went cuckoo for chocolate (and everything else) at the Fair Trade Open Air Market on May 1 held by San Diego Friends of Fair Trade on a lovely sunny day. Fair trade seeks greater equity in international trade, based on fair compensation and working conditions, dialogue with growers and producers,  sustainable development, and related […]

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Author of Vegetarian Cookbooks and VegTV Host Shines

I first heard of Marie Oser, best-selling author, writer/producer and host of VegTV 15 years ago. I’d been a vegan for only a few years, and bought one of her vegetarian cookbooks called Luscious Low-fat Desserts to learn how to make sweet things without dairy or eggs. The mission was accomplished, and years later Oser […]

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009