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Soul Good Vegan Cafe/Souly Vegan Cafe

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November 23, 2019

We were on the road again, headed back to Charlotte after attending my friend KD’s vegan Hallowedding in Garner. The Red Roof Inn Plus (where we typically stay because of our furbabies) surprisingly provides a decent enough breakfast for vegans. There’s coffee, orange juice, apple juice, toast, packets of jams and jellies, plain instant grits,… Read More ›

A Magical, Vegan Hallowedding

Beautiful (and delicious!) gothic wedding cake from Sweet Cherry Bakery Sweet Cherry Bakery – Apex, NC Sassool – Multiple Locations (Cary & Raliegh, NC) Prelude KD entered my life at a time when most people seemed to be rapidly exiting. Dear readers, I know you are drooling for salacious details. (OK, a few of you… Read More ›

It’s A Nice Day For A White Wedding – And Some Hash Browns At Waffle House

It was a beautiful October day. The sun was shining, temperatures were finally dropping, and finally – FINALLY – the sky was turning that gorgeous Carolina blue. It was as nice day for a White Wedding, and we were on our way! (CALM DOWN, this wasn’t MY wedding we were heading to! It was the… Read More ›

A Vegan’s Adventures In Uptown Charlotte – Week 2 (A Tale of Two Halal Carts)

Halal Food Cart – 101 North Tryon Halal Gyro Man – 130 North Tryon It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of “what the f*ck?“; it was the… Read More ›

A Vegan’s Adventures in Uptown Charlotte – Week One

Crunch Bistro – 401 North Tryon Qdoba – 127 North Tryon Duckworth’s – 330 North Tryon Brixx – 225 E. Sixth Street Marathi Masala – Food Truck, Various Locations This Monday I started work in Uptown Charlotte. I cannot say I was thrilled. The commute time, the traffic, the parking, the expense, the homeless people… Read More ›

Burger 21 Restaurant Review (The Plant Based/Vegan Options)

Yesterday, my work team decided to treat our boss to lunch for her birthday. The chosen location was Burger 21, a fast casual a.k.a. “counter service” restaurant in Ballantyne. As you’d expect from the name, the joint specializes in burgers. Mostly beef burgers, but also chicken burgers, turkey burgers, tuna burgers, and shrimp burgers. They… Read More ›

Let It Bleed (Or Not) … Impossible Burger & Duckworth’s Review, Part Deux

In a previous post, I wrote a detailed review of the Impossible Burger and one of the few places to find it in Charlotte, NC – Duckworth’s. My review of the Impossible Burger was mostly positive. (Yes, I am aware an ingredient in the burger was tested on animals, but most new ingredients are. I… Read More ›

You Gotta Have Buns, Hon … Impossible Burger Review At Duckworth’s Park Road

For the past six months or so, seems like all the vegan buzz has been about The Impossible Burger. It’s the “burger that bleeds!” It’s the burger that has the appearance, texture, and taste of “real¬†beef“! It’s better than the Beyond Burger! Or – no, it’s not??? It’s dietarily vegan – unless, of course, it’s… Read More ›

Vegganers Luck – Vegan Meal Delivery/Catering

*12/31/18 – Zariyah is currently taking a hiatus from her catering service. We hope to see Vegganers Luck again in the future! I’m excited to announce that Charlotte, NC has yet another vegan dining option – Vegganers Luck! Vegganers Luck is a vegan meal delivery and catering service. But as Zariyah says, “Vegganers Luck is… Read More ›

Restaurant Review: ABC Commissary (Walt Disney World – Hollywood Studios)

  On the Saturday of our visit to Walt Disney World, we spent a very enjoyable morning at Hollywood Studios, riding and re-riding The Tower of Terror and the Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster. Eventually, we had to eat lunch. The ABC Commissary¬† was another place we stumbled upon, since we didn’t have reservations and didn’t… Read More ›

Restaurant Review: Nine Dragons (Walt Disney World – Epcot)

Most of our Disney trip, Jules and I were winging it as far as restaurants went. (In other words, we hadn’t made restaurant reservations in advance and alerted the management I was a pain-in-the-*ss vegan who would require a special meal and possibly a visit to my table by the chef.) Anyhoo, we were in… Read More ›

Restaurant Review: Be Our Guest (Walt Disney World)

Disney is a bit overly fond of using the word “magical.” But in the case of Be Our Guest, the word magical truly applies. Be Our Guest is one of Walt Disney World’s most popular restaurants (second only to breakfast at Cinderella’s Castle). The wait list is legendary – you need to book your reservation… Read More ›

Vegan At Walt Disney World

Is Walt Disney World vegan friendly? The answer, as I found out on my recent visit to Walt Disney World – Orlando, FL, is … It’s complicated. There is certainly vegan food to eat, but your choices are limited. However, that’s not as bad as it sounds, because EVERYONE’S choices are somewhat limited. To deal… Read More ›

Conscious Cravings - Austin, TX

Conscious Cravings – Austin, TX

I was excited to try Conscious Cravings in Austin, TX. It’s always fun to try vegan eateries on the road, experience the different concepts and cooking styles, taste the local flavors, find inspiration. Yelp was full of positive, glowing reviews – although admittedly Yelp is notorious for deleting any reviews that are less than positive…. Read More ›

Senor Veggie Beet Burger

Senor Veggie – San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, TX is a city of surprises – from the disappointing (the Alamo is a gigantic souvenir shop!) – to the sublime, such as gorgeous old churches and the lush green beauty of the flowering shrubs, waterfalls, and koi ponds of the Japanese Tea Garden. Senor Veggie, an all-vegan restaurant located at 620 S. Presa Street, definitely falls into the sublime category. It is without a doubt one of the very best veg restaurants I’ve ever been to, and quite possibly has the world’s best veggie burger.

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