Veggie Treats in Ensenada

I had a delicious lunch at Falafel Comida Israeli (pictured). Don’t miss Chutney Curry House in the same little mall, offering veggie options! We also tried La Sonrisa for fresh-baked breads and burritos.               Other highlights were stopping for fresh cocos (coconuts) on the way to Ensenada and catching […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

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

Puerto Vallarta – Healthy Options by the Sea

Puerto Vallarta may have been crowded at Christmas, but my boyfriend and I had a great time walking along the vibrant malecon, exploring nearby beaches by bus, and cafe-hopping. This was my first Puerto Vallarta vacation, but I have been to Mexico several times, slowly discovering more of the beauty and inexpensive travel not far […]

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Marveling at Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende, and Guanajuato

Venturing through Mexico is definitely doable, though it takes research and resourcefulness, especially as a vegan. Efforts are needed to avoid lard, chicken stock, and other animal ingredients while also dodging stomach issues that may arise from local unbottled water or produce that has not been cooked or disinfected. Speaking Spanish helps with asking wait […]

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

The Yucatan Peninsula: Caribbean and Colonial Charm

By Paige Newman, written for VegDining.com A week in Mexico’s delightful Yucatan Peninsula ended all too soon. I loved the clear Caribbean Sea and the small beach towns, and we lucked out with finding restaurants with healthy options. Merida was our first cherished locale – a gorgeous, tranquil colonial city. The walkable plazas were vibrant […]

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Always Adventuring

The first piece of exciting news in the San Diego region is that the beloved veggie heaven aka Native Foods is opening in Point Loma on April 29. I went to a delicious pre-opening event and was stuffed with tortilla soup and salad, while eyeing the amazing nachos and sandwiches others were eating. I read […]

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Yummy Yucatan

A week in the wonderful Yucatan ended all too soon. I loved the clear Caribbean sea, the small beach towns, and hearing Spanish spoken everywhere. We also lucked out with great hotels and natural foods finds. As always, I looked to Happy Cow for some veggie options. Merida was a favorite trip spot – a […]

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Energized by Mexican Veggie Couple

Her Facebook photos of delicious meals she prepares entice many people,  so it’s good news Nrgy Gonzalez has a bilingual blog now! In Vegan a la Mexicana, she shares her positive outlook and passion for healthy food. In the past, Nrgy hated eating animal products and also wasn’t a big fan of veggies. When she […]

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

New Years Around the World: Vision Magazine

By Paige A. Newman Many people in the United States associate New Year’s Eve with watching an 11,875 pound Waterford crystal ball on TV as it drops during a live countdown to midnight in New York’s Times Square. The next morning, they awaken from champagne-induced hangovers, again turning on the TV for the Pasadena Rose […]

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Vegan Ventures in Oaxaca, Mexico: Vegan.com

By Paige Newman Vegan.com Buying a few of the brightly-colored, locally-woven tapestries was half the reason for our trip to Oaxaca; I also wanted to feel the dry Mexican sun on my skin, doing the typical get-me-out-of-rainy-Seattle winter vacation. After a day in four airports, I was hungry and curious as to what vegan fare […]

Monday, September 1st, 2008