Tea is my high and ceremonial matcha is top shelf.Read More
Take a little drive down to Costa Mesa and you'll find a covert, one-level, urban space called The LAB–The Anti-Mall. Within The LAB there are a few shops, a few restaurants, an art exhibit and an outdoor area to sit and lounge.
It's the perfect location for Seabirds Kitchen–a small, organic, seasonal vegan restaurant.Read More
M Café is a macrobiotic restaurant with four locations in Southern California –Melrose being the flagship. Currently, the only one to undergo an interior revamp is Melrose, but the other locations have introduced the new menu items and the revised branding design.
In accordance with macrobiotic cuisine, M Café serves dishes without refined sugars, eggs, dairy, red meat or poultry. Before jumping to conclusions they are not a completely vegan restaurant, they do serve fish–per the fundamentals of a macrobiotic diet, but everything on the menu can be made vegan or has a vegan alternative option.Read More
Well, I see my theme loud and clear-FOOD!
Delicious, unique, progressive dishes from some of my favorite locations and books!
A fully loaded burger from @cafegratitude
A feast of new dishes from the revamped @welovemcafe
A literal donut cake from @donutfriend
My favorite sandwich-Puerco from @organixla
My own Klean-Slate Kitchen Greens on Greens Wrap
Savory Corn Cakes from @vegetable.la
Buddha Spring Rolls from @vestationkitchen
A Build-Your-Own Plate from one of my favorite specialty markets @erewhonmarket
and the two most recent editions to my shelves @miyokoschinner The Homemade Vegan Pantry and @jonimarienewman The Complete Guide to Even More Vegan Food Substitutes.
Of course, this year has been phenomenally progressive in the vegan department, but it has also exceeded my expectations in getting to know so many wonderful individuals I now call friends.
Lots of love, lots of compassion and lots of heart is what I will bring with me into 2016 along with pushing the limits and forgetting the boundaries.
Happy New Years!
I couldn’t be more thankful for the way I was able to coordinate my Thanksgiving. As Klean-Slate has evolved, my circle of vegan friends has grown. A community of like-minded, amazingly wonderful and inspiring individuals I can happily call friends. It is ever evolving as the community keeps growing and growing!Read More