The New Vegan Cookbook Review

May 6th, 2009
The New Vegan Cookbook

“The New Vegan Cookbook” has been sitting on my shelf for much too long without having the spine cracked. Sometimes things are too hectic to try out new things, and I feel like my life recently has been a good example of that. Regardless, The New Vegan Cookbook has the prettiest pictures of any of [...]

Are You Ready for a Vegan Diet?

April 4th, 2013

You may have heard about non-meat eaters known as vegetarians. But you may not be aware of an extreme sect of these vegetarians called vegans. Vegans are vegetarians who are not only skipping meat, but also dairy products, eggs, and any products derived from animals. There are several people who choose to be vegan [...] [...]

Vegan Book Review: The Food Revolution

August 10th, 2009
The Food Revolution

It’s been a while since I actually read the Food Revolution, so this review will be a bit abbreviated because of the fog of time, but I wanted to say a few things about the book in any case. Written by John Robbins, son of the Robbins of ice cream fame, The Food Revolution is [...]

When Eco-Nerds Eat Meat…

July 27th, 2009

…It can be a little annoying. Why am I such a disapproving, restrictive, hippy, liberal, evil person? Well, I’ll tell you a bit about something that recently reminded me of how it annoys me. Meat-eating at HybridFest in Madison, WI Recently I was at a car show all about saving fuel and reducing our eco-impact [...]

StrawberryHedgehog.com’s Wonderful Vegan Soaps

June 28th, 2009

Soap is great. It makes you feel clean and smell better, which I find to be one of the simplest pleasures in life. However, the difference between a mundane experience and a refreshing one comes down to something as simple as soap. And Tracy over at strawberryhedgehog makes great soap, which is, not coincidentally, vegan-friendly. [...]

Kumamoto Vegan: Bunzo, a Nice Italian-like Place Downtown

June 27th, 2009
Potato Pizza

Not exactly sure what Bunzo means, but it is a great place in downtown Kumamoto that calls itself Italian, though how authentic it is is, frankly, a little debatable. Some Italian, some French, and some uniquely Japanese things like potatoes on pizza. The first time I went it was on the recommendation of a professor [...]