Real Food Daily Rocks Repeatedly

I must confess I can’t seem to go to my hometown of Los Angeles without stopping by Real Food Daily. Whether it’s the Santa Monica or the West Hollywood location, I love the creative, delectable food and the stylish atmosphere.  My family, a mix of vegetarians, pescatarians and carnivores, enjoys dining at Real Food Daily […]

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Lyfe in Los Angeles

We just took a quick trip through the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, where I spent my first years of childhood. Of course I had to explore any new culinary options on the horizon and something that came up quickly using everyone’s friend Google was Lyfe Kitchen on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana. Conveniently a […]

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Crepes and Hot Springs = Happiness

Two weeks off at the holidays gave me the freedom to take a few short road trips. First, I saw some of the huge family in L.A. and made a long-awaited stop at LA Vegan Crepe for a late breakfast buckwheat crepe with Daiya cheese, spinach, mushrooms, and other veggies. Though the meal was delicious […]

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Treats from L.A. to Santa Barbara

Sorry for the longer pause between articles – the website has been having technical difficulties. Back to the fun stuff:  on a recent trip to L.A, I shared dinner with family at Cafe Gratitude, a place featuring both raw and cooked meals, in oh-so-trendy Venice Beach. While ordering dishes with names like “I am awesome” […]

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

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

Prabhat, the Man Who Never Stops

Prabhat Gautam has an amazing list of accomplishments. He started Positive Television in 2003, wanting to inspire people to do more good in the world through watching celebrities talking about their causes and charities. About 90% of his work with Positive Television is related to veggie causes. In 5th grade he learned about how many […]

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Raw Food Goddess Inspires Lifestyle Changes

At her home in Whittier, Southern California and around the country, Teresa Jordan, known as Raw T, holds events to help others make health changes in their lives. She recently hosted MODU’s BootCamp/FERNANDA’s Brazilian Booty Class/ & RAW T’s Cuisine to inspire friends interested in taking the best care of their bodies. The group ran […]

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Vegan Cuisine on Christmas at Cafe in Santa Monica

Lucky for me and some friends who also found themselves in Los Angeles and wanting lunch on the famous Dec. 25 holiday, Golden Mean Vegan Cafe, an organic restaurant, welcomed us with wholesome organic vegan cuisine and friendly staff. Owner Aaron Glassman started the place in Santa Monica about two years ago to “create a […]

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

Vegans Diets Encouraged at Veggie Pride Parade LA

It was fun in the sun at the second annual Veggie Pride Parade put on by Animal Acres today. While San Diego was gray and rainy, in nearby Los Angeles the clouds moved out of the way for the event held near the Victorian Hotel in Santa Monica. In honor of Halloween tomorrow, or just […]

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Vegan Cuisine, Community Shine at Spork Foods Event

Gautam, Freedman, me (R) I grew up in Los Angeles and left just after high school, never looking back other than visiting loved ones. Recently, however, I have been enjoying a new side of L.A. through sampling regional vegan cuisine and attending events. This weekend I had a great time at the Spork Foods West […]

Monday, June 7th, 2010