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Are Reubens Irish? – Plus, The Best Vegan Reubens In Charlotte

Are Reubens Irish? Well, No and Yes. Reubens did not originate in Ireland. Reubens are an American invention, created either by a hotel in Nebraska or a Jewish deli in New York. Wherever they were created, they soon became a staple at Jewish delis in New York, despite not being kosher. Irish immigrants settled in… Read More ›

The Sandwiches at Plant Joy – Charlotte, NC

Recently, the all-vegan and very playful Plant Joy celebrated a major milestone – turning ONE! This is incredible because they opened shop in the middle of a pandemic, and not only survived but THRIVED! Much has been written about their famous Falafel Towers and Falafel Mountains (Plant Joy’s creative take on nachos, using falafel and… Read More ›

Pepperbox Doughnuts – Charlotte, NC

You Can’t Buy Happiness, But You Can Buy Doughnuts, And That’s Kind Of The Same Thing … I am a bit of a doughnut expert. Like many of you, I didn’t grow up vegan. My family was not the wealthiest of families, so my parents learned a few tricks to stretch the money we did… Read More ›

Recovering From Covid, Vegan-Style

It’s been a year and a half now, and COVID 19 is still with us. 9,257 new cases in North Carolina Thursday (8/26/21). In the beginning, we thought of COVID as similar to the “flu” – a wet cough and lots of chest congestion. Now it’s apparent this virus can manifest in many ways. In… Read More ›

“There Will ALWAYS Be Vegan Chicken Salad at Common Market Plaza Midwood”

The Common Market at Plaza Midwood is a Charlotte landmark that’s hard to describe. It’s a convenience store. It’s a deli. It’s a bar. It’s a neighborhood hangout. It’s a place to sit and listen to local bands. It’s dog friendly – pooches are allowed on the patio. And, right from its beginnings almost 20… Read More ›

Ghost Story … Prologue …

  “During the day, I don’t believe in ghosts. At night, I’m a little more open-minded.” Do you believe in ghosts? Not too long ago, I would have answered, “Well, I do believe there are more things in Heaven and Earth that are dreamt of in your philosophy, Horatio.” Skeptical, yet open-minded, that was me…. 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 “realĀ 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 ›

The Produce Box

Joining The Produce Box produce delivery service is an easy way to upgrade your food and simplify your life, while supporting your local community.

Southern Tomato Sandwich Vegan

Southern Summer Tomato Sandwiches

Nothing says “summer” to a Southerner quite so much as summer tomatoes. Many of my Northern friends laugh at me, because they’ve never had a tomato sandwich with a summer tomato fresh from the garden – only tomatoes fresh from the grocery store. And those grocery store tomatoes – although beautiful from the outside –… Read More ›

Restaurant Review: The Comedy Zone and Texicali (NC Music Factory)

In Charlotte, NC it’s becoming possible to find good vegan food just about anywhere – including hypnotist shows at The Comedy Zone. Here’s what a vegan needs to know.

David In The South: In France They Speak French (Review and Interview)

Charlotte, NC vegan musician David In The South has released an eclectic, uplifting, and blues-tinged LP, “In France They Speak French.” Here’s a review of the EP as well as an interview with David.

Nourish Cauliflower Mash

Vegan Thanksgiving Options In Charlotte, Part V … EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEAK at Nourish’s Thanksgiving Menu!

Exclusive sneak peak at Nourish’s Thanksgiving menu!

Eco-Licious Thanksgiving Preorder Menu

Vegan Thanksgiving Options in Charlotte, Part IV: Eco-Licious

We’ve discussed the delicious vegan Thanksgiving offerings at Bean Vegan Cuisine and Fern, Flavors From The Garden. But what if you want something that is … a little less traditional? Something maybe a bit edgier? Or a mix of classic and modern? Like … oh, maybe tamales. With a side of green bean casserole. Or… Read More ›

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