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The Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan Revives Vegan Cafe in Chicago

The Smashing Pumpkin’s Billy Corgan Revives Vegan Cafe in Chicago

In 2018, The Smashing Pumpkins' frontman Billy Corgan closed his teashop after six years in suburban Chicago. Now, despite COVID-19 challenges to the restaurant industry, he and his partner, fashion designer Chloe Mendel, have...
Chicago Is Home to the World’s First Vegan Jewish Deli

Chicago Is Home to the World’s First Vegan Jewish Deli

The "world's first" vegan Jewish deli has opened in Chicago. Sam & Gertie's opened its doors more than a week ago and promptly sold out of all of its stock during its first weekend. Named...
Chicago’s Newest Vegan Bakery Specializes In Triple-Layer Cakes

Chicago’s Newest Vegan Bakery Specializes In Triple-Layer Cakes

A new vegan bakery is coming to Chicago. Pie, Pie My Darling is an American-style bake shop specializing in luscious three-layer vegan cakes. The founder of Pie, Pie My Darling, Heather Bodine-Lederman, has been selling...

Billboard Urges Chicagoans to Ditch Goose Down for Cruelty-Free Vegan Options

A new billboard is urging Chicago residents to boycott the fashion brand Canada Goose, which is notorious for its coyote fur-trimmed and goose feather stuffed jackets. The ad, created by animal rights group PETA, is...
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New Billboards in Meat-Loving Chicago Ask Residents to ‘See the Individual’ and ‘Go Vegan’

Ahead of a summer of meat-heavy festivals, animal rights organization PETA has erected four vegan billboards in the city of Chicago. According to PETA, Chicago has not only long supported the meatpacking industry, but it...

Vegan Tiki Restaurant, the No Bones Beach Club, Expands to Chicago

Seattle-based No Bones Beach Club, a thriving, vegan restaurant with (you guessed it), a beachy flair, is making a big expansion. According to a recent Instagram post, the business will be heading to Chicago — a...

Impossible Foods Hosts Speakeasy Style Vegan Pop-Up in Meat-Loving City

Impossible Foods has debuted in Chicago with a 'clandestine' 'Meateasy' pop-up to celebrate the launch of the infamous and award-winning Impossible Burger. 'Meateasy' is the partnership between Impossible Foods and Widen + Kennedy, a creative...

Chicago’s Latest Vegan Bakery Opens

Chicago has some hidden vegan secrets which have just got better with the newly opened 'Betty Bot'. Established vegan bakery, 'Pie Pie My Darling' gets a Chicago bakery friend! The first vegan bakery in...