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Popular LA Fast-Food Chain Burgerlords Goes 100% Vegan

Popular Los Angeles fast-food chain Burgerlords now offers a completely vegan menu. Currently, Burgerlords has two locations, in Chinatown and Highland Park. Any future locations of the chain will also only offer vegan food. Founder and...
Kevin Smith: The Future of Fast Food Is Vegan

Kevin Smith on Mooby’s and the Vegan Future of Fast Food

The first thing my six-year-old daughter notices about Kevin Smith is that the color of his blazer matches the largely purple color scheme of his pop-up restaurant, Mooby’s. We're seated in one of its...
LA Food Truck Launches ‘Pay What You Want’ Vegan Chicken

LA Food Truck Launches ‘Pay What You Want’ Vegan Chicken

A food truck in Los Angeles has launched "pay what you want" vegan chicken. Original Herbivore made the announcement on Instagram, stating that customers could pick their price⁠—"no judgment." The post stated: "$12? $5? $1?...
LA Vegan Restaurant Adds Mural for Black People Killed By Police

LA Vegan Restaurant Adds Mural for Black People Killed By Police

Vegan restaurant Nic's on Beverly is paying homage to the Black Lives Matter movement with a mural. The Los Angeles-based eatery had the names of Black people killed by police brutality painted on the...
Over 140 Coronavirus Cases Now At LA’s ‘Dodger Dog’ Meat Plant

Over 140 Coronavirus Cases Now at LA’s ‘Dodger Dog’ Meat Plant

More than 140 employees at a Los Angeles meat processing plant have tested positive for coronavirus. The Vernon plant, called Farmer John's Slaughterhouse, produces the Dodger Dog—a popular pork hot dog that's named after LA's...
Nick Cannon Just Opened a Vegan Soul Food Restaurant In LA

Nick Cannon Just Opened a Vegan Soul Food Restaurant In LA

Actor and comedian Nick Cannon just opened a vegan soul food restaurant in Los Angeles. In collaboration with plant-based chef Chef Velvet, the television host opened The VTree Hollywood inside Yamashiro, a Japanese restaurant located...
There’s a Virtual Plant-Based Party Helping to Feed 100,000 People

There’s a Virtual Plant-Based Party Helping to Feed 100,000 People

An organization called Plant-Based Party for the Planet is throwing a virtual party this weekend, May 1-3, to help provide plant-based meals to people working on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic. And you're...
Billie Eilish's Mom Is Now Supplying Vegan Food to Hospitals

Billie Eilish’s Mom Is Now Supplying Vegan Food to Hospitals

(Updated April 10, 2020) | Maggie Baird—mom to vegan Grammy Award-winning singer Billie Eilish and her music producer brother Finneas Baird—is helping supply plant-based food to hospitals, shelters, and first responders across Los Angeles...
Joaquin Phoenix Urges People to Go Vegan In New Billboard Ad

Joaquin Phoenix Urges People to Go Vegan In New Billboard Ad

Los Angeles-based animal rights nonprofits LA Animal Save and Animal Alliance Network just launched new anti-meat billboards and bench ads featuring Oscar winner and vegan activist, Joaquin Phoenix. The organizations posted photos of the new...
Los Angeles Just Banned Wild Animals for Entertainment

Los Angeles Just Banned Wild Animals for Entertainment

The City of Los Angeles has officially banned the use of wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. The bill goes beyond just circuses and includes any events in city limits. The Los Angeles City...
Uber and Lyft May Go All Electric In LA

Uber and Lyft May Go All Electric In LA

Ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft may go electric in Los Angeles. In a phone interview with the Financial Times, Mayor Eric Garcetti said that the move could be made to help the city reduce...

NYC and LA Want to Ban Big Meat to Protect the Amazon

City Council Members in New York City and Los Angeles are calling for businesses to cut ties with companies responsible for the Amazon rainforest fires. Fires burning in the Amazon have been linked to the...
Vegan Beyond Burgers Now at 1,700 Denny’s Restaurants

Vegan Beyond Burgers Now at 1,700 Denny’s Restaurants

(Updated 29 January 2020) Denny's Beyond Burgers are now available in more than 1,700 restaurants across the U.S. and Canada. The new Beyond Burger is the first plant-based meat option from the diner-style American restaurant...
Vegan Fashion Week Is Back and It's About More Than Just Faux Fur

Vegan Fashion Week Is Back and It’s About More Than Just Faux Fur

Vegan Fashion Week returns to Los Angeles next month. A celebration of the ethical strides made by the industry, the Second Edition aims to go beyond just that. The theme, Fashion is Activism, shines...
Danny Trejo’s Taco Shops Just Launched Vegan Steak

Danny Trejo’s Taco Shops Just Launched Vegan Steak

Trejo's Tacos -- a Mexican restaurant chain owned by Hollywood actor Danny Trejo -- has added vegan Beyond Meat to the menu. The chain has partnered with the California-based brand to create two new dishes:...
Los Angeles Could Become the First Major City to Ban Horse Racing

Los Angeles Could Become the First Major City to Ban Horse Racing

Los Angeles could soon become the largest U.S. city to ban horse racing after a string of horse deaths at one of the biggest tracks in Southern California. Commissioner Roger Wolfson recently submitted a motion...
Mayim Bialik Is Now a Vegan Restaurant Owner

Mayim Bialik Is Now a Vegan Restaurant Owner

"Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik has set her sights on a new universe since the CBS hit ended its 12-season run. Bialik, who's a neuroscientist in real life and a longtime vegan, is...
Glow-in-the-Dark Vegan Ramen Arrives in Los Angeles

Glow-in-the-Dark Vegan Ramen Arrives in Los Angeles

You can now get vegan glow-in-the-dark ramen in Los Angeles. Noodle pop-up Nakamura says that it is first glow-in-the-dark ramen shop in the world. The restaurant combines theatrical storytelling with its signature glowing dishes. The...
Los Angeles Is About to Get Another Vegan Fried Chicken Shop

Los Angeles Is About to Get Another Vegan Fried Chicken Shop

Los Angeles is about to get another vegan food truck dedicated to fried chicken. The new mobile eatery is a collaboration between LA-based restaurant The Vegan Hooligans and Tehuanita, a food truck that specializes in...
Nipsey Hussle’s Mother Urges Memorial Attendees to Go Vegan

Nipsey Hussle’s Mom Urges Memorial Attendees to Go Vegan

Slain rapper Nipsey Hussle was memorialized today in Los Angeles as thousands of fans and celebrities came to pay tribute. The rapper, born Ermias Joseph Asghedom, was killed last month after he was shot outside...

Here’s What Happened When We Tried to Buy Leonardo DiCaprio Vegan Dinner

If you were a couple of vegan entrepreneur-storytellers sitting across from Leonardo DiCaprio at Moby’s Little Pine, one of LA’s hottest vegan restaurants, wouldn’t you try to buy him dinner? There are a lot...