Cayla is an event planner, copywriter, catering manager, and vegan foodie. If she’s not working, she’s probably catching one of her favorite composers in concert, riding her bike to the movies, watching a gorgeous sunset at the bluff in Long Beach, or convincing her girlfriend to go out to eat at another vegan restaurant … again.
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Fashion & Beauty
Last-Minute Vegan Stocking Stuffers You Can Find at the Drugstore
If you’re almost done with your holiday shopping, but are still looking for a few last minute goodies to stick in your loved ones’ stockings, look no further than this list. All of these can be found at your local CVS, Walgreens, or Rite Aid, and are small enough to tuck right into those stockings. And while you're there, pick up a copy of our holiday issue (go to VegOutMag.com/locations to find a store near you).
5 Local L.A. Vegan Wedding Resources to Help You Plan Your Big Day
“Vegan Wedding.” Up until a few years ago, that phrase would more likely be found at the punchline of a joke than in our heads as real, tangible possibility. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way, and the idea of celebrating your love without exploiting animals has become more than just a dream. When it comes to braving new trails, there’s no better place to be than LA, so here are 5 local LA companies that are paving the way for vegan weddings everywhere.
Food & Drink
8 Online Vegan Markets You Need to Check Out Immediately
If you’ve ever tried to zoom in your computer screen 200% to read the ingredients on something you’re shopping for online to make sure it’s vegan … this list is for you.
10 Black Women-Owned Vegan Businesses to Support That Ship Nationwide
Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Black- and women-owned vegan businesses. All the brands on this list ship nationwide, so you can support them no matter where you live!
Black-Owned Vegan Business Spotlight: Vegan Mob
Vegan Mob began with owner and founder Toriano Gordon giving out free vegan gumbo on a street corner in early 2019. Less than seven months of pop-ups and farmers markets later, the brick-and-mortar restaurant opened its doors in Oakland and has been cranking out next-level vegan BBQ and soul food ever since. How did Gordon manage to build this small dream into a profitable restaurant in less than a year? You’re not the only one who wants to know. Gordon credits his success to making quick decisions and never giving up.
11 Exciting New Vegan Restaurants to Try in Los Angeles
The LA vegan food community is resilient, and nothing proved that more than the number of restaurants that took on the uphill battle of opening their doors in the midst of a pandemic. In case you missed it, here are some of the vegan food concepts that have opened in LA during the last year.
Sticky Fingers Bakery Now Ships Nationwide
The beloved D.C. bakery is moving toward a fully e-commerce platform.
Vegan Bodega Opens in Atlanta This Fall
The LA-based all-vegan bodega and neighborhood market, LaRayia’s Bodega, is opening at Ponce City Market this October.
Wilmington, North Carolina Gets Its First Vegan Food Truck
The Hardcore Hippie made its debut this month in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Pure Vegan Cafe Opens Second Location in Raleigh, North Carolina
The juice bar and vegan cafe will host its grand opening on September 23.
5 Vegan Lifestyle Books to Read at Home
Most of us have at least slightly more free time on our hands now than we used to. If you’re getting embarrassed at the frequency that Netflix is asking you “are you still watching?” every night, it’s the perfect opportunity to pick up a new book! Whether you’re looking for a refresher on your vegan education, want to know how consuming animals really affects the planet, or are wondering what vegan staples you should have in your pantry, you’ll find it in these books.
Things To Do
Fifth Annual Lancaster, Pennsylvania VegFest Takes Place This Weekend
The Pennsylvania festival is back for two days of vegan fun September 18-19.
Four-Course Southern Vegan Pop-Up Dinner Coming to Detroit September 16-19
Chris Tucker of the Great American Baking Show will be whipping up vegan food as a guest chef at Frame Detroit.
Vegan Oktoberfest Returns to LA on October 16th
Suit up in your best costume and head to LA for endless pretzels, brats, and German beer!
Encinitas Vegan Food Popup Returns Later This Month with Biggest Event Yet
The monthly food festival is expanding and is set to have its largest event this August.
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