Mundo Vegan

I met up with a friend one day for a vegan lunch at Mundo Vegan in Montclair, New Jersey. The small eatery offers organic entrees and desserts that are non-GMO, palm oil free, peanut free, and mostly gluten free. Sounds healthy to me! We sat at one of the small outdoor tables. The menu changes…

A Vegan Japanese Cooking Class with Tokyo Cook

My sister booked a Vegan Japanese Cooking Class with Tokyo Cook one morning. The private class took place inside Restaurant Shojin Sougo located on the third floor of the Roppongi Green Building in Roppongi, Tokyo. Our instructor, Yoko Goto, was wonderful. The class was fun, informative, and well-organized. Our vegan meal was absolutely delicious! It…

Veggie Heaven Teaneck

A dinner out with my sister means going to a vegan-friendly restaurant. We went to Veggie Heaven in Teaneck one Friday night. I remember going to the Montclair location years ago where we enjoyed all the vegan Chinese dishes. There was a time when the thought of a vegan meal would cause utter disappointment, but…

A Beyond Burger Night

My (vegan) sister has been looking forward to trying The Beyond Burger from Beyond Meat for quite a while. One day, we finally went to Whole Foods to buy the plant-based burger patties, buns, fries, and a couple other burger essentials. Was this the ultimate vegan burger? Could the Beyond Burger truly satisfy a meat-eater?…