Archive for April, 2008
Rumor has it that the Bean Counter may be adding a new line of vegan pastries and cakes soon. Sweet! Drop in to one of their two locations: 113 Highland Street in Worcester or 288 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury.
Erik from Vegan.com just published his Top 10 Recipes of 2008. Check it out! Impress your friends with some fancy Chickpea Curry from The Asian Vegan Kitchen or with some tasty Root Beer Float Cupcakes from Hannah Kaminskyâ€™s My Sweet Vegan. Here we go: Entrees: 1) Plantain Omelet – From Mark Reinfeld and Bo Rinaldiâ€™s [...]
Rumor has it that some Starbucks offer vegan scones. I wonder if this an anomaly or if it is spreading throughout their corporate-coffee-empire. In any case, it’s pretty awesome! But if you’re in Worcester and want some really stellar vegan baked goods, why not swing by the Bean Counter at 113 Highland Street? Or you [...]
Ingrid Newkirk, the president and a co-founder of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is a big fan of lab-grown meat. She is such a big of a fan of it that she has convinced her organization to pledge one million dollars to the â€œfirst person to come up with a method to [...]
Still haven’t entered the VegWorcester poster design competition? If you’re in need of inspiration, check out this poster Paul K just sent in: Download a PDF of his entry. It is, of course, a take-off on the “Worcester is the Paris of the 80s” shirt sold at HBML. Sweet entry! Thanks, Paul. For the rest [...]
Jeff D. just left me a voice mail about my pipe-dream of having a vegan diner in Worcester. He’s psyched about the idea and knows just what we should call it. You’ll have to listen to his voice mail to hear what it is. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download the mp3
Yesterday we sent out copies of the Spring 2008 Veg Dining Guide to the 20 or so businesses that were listed in the guide. Just making sure they know that people are noticing all their great veg options! Thanks for all the help, Cody. Comment below if you want to order copies of the guide [...]
VegWorcester was mentioned in the recent issue of Worcester Magazine. They republished “Super 88 Asian Market a No-Go“. Sweet! Thanks, Scott!
Wired Magazine published an article on the possibility of growing meat in a lab. I’m skeptical that technology is going to solve all the social problems created by meat production. But lab-meat is an interesting idea. Here’s an excerpt from Wired’s story: In five to 10 years, supermarkets might have some new products in the [...]
Have you seen the SoyWallets link in the sidebar? If you have haven’t had a chance to check it out yet, do so right now! SoyWallets are recycled, handmade wallets made right here in Worcester. They’re really neat! You can buy one for $7 including shipping or if you’re the crafty-type, you can follow the [...]