Matthew Kenney Opens Vegan Rooftop Restaurant in NYC
In partnership with wellness lifestyle and leading activewear brand Alo Yoga, Matthew Kenney Cuisine is set to open SUTRA, a plant-based restaurant emphasizing innovative raw cuisine on the top floor of Alo’s Sanctuary in the Flatiron District of NYC. SUTRA will serve elegant dishes in a minimalistic yet chic environment. Diners can enjoy dishes like Omega 3 Beet Poke (wakame, macadamia, spinach, crispy rice, and edamame), Pineapple Adobo Tacos (avocado, cabbage, and cilantro crema), Carrot + Zucchini Pasta (sundried tomato marinara, pistachio pesto, and ricotta), and a Cheese Plate with fermented vegetables, fruits, and seedy crackers.
New Vegan Filipino Restaurant Opens in the East Village
Saramsam—the latest venture from restaurateur Ravi DeRossi, the mind behind popular NYC restaurants Mother of Pearl and Avant Garden—has opened in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan. The new eatery serves Filipino dishes such as Lumpia, a crunchy spring roll stuffed with faux meat and paired with a side of iloko (fermented cane vinegar) for dipping, Tokwa (silken crispy tofu and brussel sprouts), Kamatis Bagoong (heirloom tomatoes, fermented fruit, and black beans), and more. The menu was developed by Chef Rajah Abat, who wanted to create an experience for diners that would emulate the warm hospitality, nostalgic ingredients, and the informal, communal style dining of the Philippines.
Modern Love Brooklyn Team Launches Vegan Cookzine
The Brooklyn eatery Modern Love is launching a vegan cookzine to bring you tasty recipes and more!
Orchard Grocer Reopens Deli Counter Service
Orchard Grocer has reopened their deli counter for takeaway with new additions to the menu!
Adelina’s is Permanently Closing This Month
Our beloved vegan pizza spot may be closing at the end of the week, but you can join them on August 23 for a special event to benefit Farm Sanctuary!
NYC’s Vegan Lekka Burger Now Delivers Nationwide
Whether you live in the Midwest or all the way on the West Coast, you can now get NYC’s Lekka Burger delivered straight to your door!
Blossom Opens New Location in NYC’s Greenwich Village
Can’t get enough of Blossom’s unique and flavorful bites? Good news, the restaurant has expanded yet again!
7 Black Vegan Chefs Changing the Food Scene in NYC
Wondering who’s behind the magic at some of your favorite Black-owned restaurants and dessert shops in NYC? While we normally spotlight the restaurants, we think the chefs who create our favorite plant-based dishes should also be celebrated, which is why we’ve highlighted seven Black vegan chefs whose food we love. And after reading their stories, you’ll want to try their tasty creations, too!
Matthew Kenney Opens Vegan Pasta Bar in NYC’s East Village
Matthew Kenney Cuisine, a plant-based lifestyle brand founded by celebrity chef, author, and wellness entrepreneur Matthew Kenney, will open SESTINA, a pasta and wine bar, at 67 2nd Ave on August 14. The space, formerly occupied by Kenney’s Plant Food and Wine, is a new concept that embodies the spirit of the neighborhood and a sustainable wine program.
New Vegan-Friendly Bodega Opens in Brooklyn
Need a new spot to get your vegan bacon, egg, and cheese fix? This vegan-friendly bodega has you covered!
Gregorys Coffee Adds New Vegan Breakfast Sandwich to Their Menu
Your morning routine just got a whole lot tastier, because NYC-based chain Gregorys Coffee has added a new vegan breakfast sandwich to the menu!
Where to Get Vegan Ink for National Tattoo Day in NYC
Have you considered getting some vegan and cruelty-free ink? Now is the perfect time! From the inks down to the soaps and creams used in the tattooing process, these shops use cruelty-free methods to create beautiful art you can wear on your sleeve (no pun intended). Here are 5 vegan and veg-friendly tattoo studios in NYC.
9 Spots for Vegan Mac and Cheese in NYC
Need an excuse to indulge in cheesy, savory comfort food? Well, we’ve got news for you—July 14th is National Mac ‘N’ Cheese Day! Here’s where you can grab a bite of this popular dish in NYC.
Planet Bake Launches Digital Dessert Marketplace in New York City
New York’s one-stop sweet shop, Planet Bake, just launched a new marketplace that will connect health-conscious clientele and dessert lovers alike with the city’s top pastry chefs and bakers.
New Vegan Deli Meat Company to Open in Brooklyn This July
Hey, Brooklyn! There’s a new kid on the block, and they’ve got plant-based meats.
Where to Order Vegan Sushi for International Sushi Day in NYC
Craving sushi? Well, you have an excuse to grab your favorite rolls on June 18th, because it’s International Sushi Day! We want you to celebrate in the most delicious way possible, which is why we’ve compiled a list of 11 vegan and vegan-friendly sushi restaurants in NYC. Read on to find out which spots we recommend!
New Vegan Falafel Restaurant Opens in Manhattan
Falafel lovers rejoice! A new vegan falafel eatery has opened on the Upper East Side.
Sol Sips Launches Black Supper to Feed the Black Community in NYC
Sol Sips, a Black woman-owned restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, is feeding the Black community. The restaurant announced on their Instagram page, “...we’re not selling food for the duration of the week, instead we’re remaining open and shifting focus to nourish our community. If you live in a Black body & you want/need nourishment DM us ASAP to schedule a time to pick up a bagged plant based supper…”
Beyond Sushi Expands Delivery Service to Queens and Reopens 3 Locations
Beyond sushi has opened a ghost kitchen in Long Island City in addition to reopening three locations in Manhattan for delivery business.
New Jersey VegFest Launches New Online Vegan Market
Kendra Arnold and Marisa Sweeney, co-founders of New Jersey VegFest, are launching an online vegan marketplace called The Vegan Local. Find the most popular vegan foods such as The Freakin’ Vegan Mac-n-Cheese, Blackbird pizza, Yeah Dawg root vegetable hot dogs, and plant-based lifestyle products.