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Vegan Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend: May 10-12

Delicious bites from a variety of food festivals fill up the calendar this sunny weekend.

Friday, May 10

 

Vegan Pop-ups in Highland Park

Highland Park

Friday nights in Highland Park are a walk through vegan wonderland, complete with ice cream slides, horchata rivers, and quesadilla mountains. Okay, that doesn’t entirely make sense, but you get the idea—York St is a site to behold for any plant-based foodie.

 

Saturday, May 11

 

Vegan Pop-ups at BESTIES

East Hollywood

SoCal vendors join East Hollywood’s BESTIES—an all-vegan convenience store specializing in quick, easy, and affordable bites—for a midday excursion. Follow their Instagram page for updates on upcoming events!

 

Melrose Vegan Pop Up by F.A.K.E

Melrose (Saturday & Sunday)

Meet vegan designers, get a cruelty-free makeover, and get a professional photo snapped at this free event! Sheesh, the photo alone is worth $30 in this city.

 

Hinterhof’s all Vegan German Brunch

Highland Park (Saturday & Sunday)

Just a couple months after opening, Hinterhof is meshing German and American cuisines into one, cohesive eye-popping brunch menu. Some standout items include their Pretzel Bread French Toast and Schnitzel and Waffles, which is akin to a German take on chicken and waffles. If you’re ready for a lavish brunch you’ll never forget, Hinterhof is your weekend destination.

 

Desert Vegfest 2019

Palm Desert

The Coachella Valley gets its first vegan festival, complete with food vendors, vegan products, and free entry!

 

Plant-Based Cooking Class

Pasadena

An uplifting and fun class that teaches everything from original vegan recipes to methods on how to heal your body via the foods you eat.

 

Sunday, May 12

 

Vegpop!

Gardena

We finally get to prove those people wrong who say “nothing ever happens in Gardena.” Because guess what, VegPop! is coming with beer, vegan sushi, soft serve, and more! While that may sound like a strange combo, it’s everything we’ve ever wanted in one place.

 

Vegan by El Zamorano

Santa Ana

El Zamorano’s authentic plant-based Mexican cuisine is complemented by a variety of rotating vendors’ food, frequently including burgers, pizza, tamales, and more!

 

Vegan Sunday

North Hollywood

Every vegan’s favorite weekly affair bursts into the Summer with extended hours and just as many must-try noms.

 

The Little Green Kitchen Pop-Up

Brentwood

Feast on nachos, tostadas, tacos, and cheesecake at the Brentwood Farmers Market from 9am-2pm!

 

Smorgasburg

Row DTLA

Enjoy Instagrammable eats from LA’s most prestigious pop-ups, including Workaholic, Happiness Capsule, Donut Friend, Señoreata, and more!

 

Ryan Tempfer

@ryantempfer

Ryan is a cook, writer, and musician born and raised in Tampa, FL. With years of recipe testing for his Asian-American food blog, No Eggs or Ham, behind him, he strives to sharpen the image of vegan food by highlighting chefs who push the boundaries of plant-based cuisine. Unlike the advice your mom lent you, he encourages you to play with your food every chance you get!

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