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Celebrate Veg Week in the Bay Area

Celebrate Veg Week in the Bay Area

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

U.S. Veg Week takes place this Monday through Sunday, with events around the country. Check out cooking workshops and get discounts at participating restaurants. Or, if you’re curious, take the seven-day meat-free pledge.

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Food & Spirituality: Serving Up a Holy Feast at the Shiva-Vishnu Temple

Food & Spirituality: Serving Up a Holy Feast at the Shiva-Vishnu Temple

| October 2, 2013 | 8 Comments

Livermore’s Shiva-Vishnu Temple is a major touchstone for the Bay Area’s growing Indian American community. Vegetarian meals are prepared weekly and offered up for free to the gods and the public. Rachael Myrow visited the temple in September, during the 10-day celebration of Lord Ganesha.

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These Folks Went Vegetarian Back When It Was Way Uncool

These Folks Went Vegetarian Back When It Was Way Uncool

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today is World Vegetarian Day, but every day is reason to go meatless at Hiltl’s, the world’s oldest continually operating vegetarian restaurant. This pioneering place opened more than a century ago in meat-loving Zurich.

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Spotlight on Summer Vegetables: “River Cottage Veg” Cookbook

Spotlight on Summer Vegetables: “River Cottage Veg” Cookbook

British homesteader and meat-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall comes to San Francisco to spread the gospel of greens with his new book, River Cottage Veg. With a recipe for River Cottage Summer Garden Soup.

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Can Going Vegetarian Help You Live Longer? Maybe

Can Going Vegetarian Help You Live Longer? Maybe

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fresh research finds that men who ate vegetarian diets were less likely to die from heart disease and other heart conditions. But if you’re looking for the definitive study that might convince meat-lovers to become vegetarian, this may not be it.

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KQED’s Forum: Mark Bittman on Part-Time Veganism

KQED’s Forum: Mark Bittman on Part-Time Veganism

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mark Bittman talks about his new book, and how a full-time meat lover adapted to part-time veganism.

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Where’s the Beef? A Vegetarian Ponders His Last Twinkie. (video)

Where’s the Beef? A Vegetarian Ponders His Last Twinkie. (video)

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Watch the video to find out the surprise Bay Area Bites blogger Mike Kahn got when he picked up some Hostess snacks and found that a number of them might contain beef fat.

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Winemaking in the Russian River Valley: Jeremy Baker of Thomas George Estates

Winemaking in the Russian River Valley: Jeremy Baker of Thomas George Estates

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd profiles Jeremy Baker, who is in the business of making wines that include Pinot Noir at Thomas George Estates in the Russian River Valley. Baker explains why the area is a natural choice for a life that revolves around wine and food.

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The girl & the fig’s Braised Baby Artichokes

The girl & the fig’s Braised Baby Artichokes

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you enjoyed the Crispy Artichoke Chip recipe I posted earlier this week, then I am about to blow your mind. While that recipe can very well stand on its own, it was really meant as a garnish for this one. Seriously, this is the dish for the artichoke connoisseur. By braising the artichokes, Chef John Toulze really showcases the earthy and sweet flavors found in baby artichokes. And somewhat surprisingly, the artichoke chips are just as flavorful but also very light and airy.

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How’s about a Nice Kale Sandwich?

How’s about a Nice Kale Sandwich?

Bored of the same old hummus sandwiches and PB&Js? Liven up a vegetarian lunchbox with this excellent kale, squash, chutney and cheese concoction.

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Your Bay Area Vegan Thanksgiving Event and Meal Guide

Your Bay Area Vegan Thanksgiving Event and Meal Guide

| November 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

Vegans and vegetarians also love to celebrate Thanksgiving with those closest to them and share a grand meal. What we do differently is not just swap out the meat — we also thank the animals who make our lives richer, funnier, eye-opening, and loving. Here is a list of events and meal options in the area that are sure to make your veggie Thanksgiving a fabulous one!

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What to Bring to the Gluten-Free Vegan Potluck: Quinoa-Adzuki Bean Salad

What to Bring to the Gluten-Free Vegan Potluck: Quinoa-Adzuki Bean Salad

Tired of taking hummus n’ carrots to every vegan potluck? Feel the quinoa love instead with this vegan, gluten-free, extra-tasty quinoa-adzuki bean salad.

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Veggie Burgers!

Veggie Burgers!

With Memorial Day just around the corner, it’s time to talk about burgers (again). Yes, I know I just wrote about all-beef hamburgers, but you don’t need meat to make a tasty burger. Veggie burgers can be just as delicious as their beef counterparts, and healthier too.

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Source: A First Impression of the New Vegetarian Restaurant

Source: A First Impression of the New Vegetarian Restaurant

| March 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

First impression of Source, the brand new vegetarian “multi-dimensional” restaurant that opened in the Design District.

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