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NYC FOOD TOUR

Luckily, my girlfriend Stephanie works for animal rights org Mercy For Animals in the film department and gets to travel on assignment to document vegan restaurants and events. Feeling spontaneous, I decided to join her on this trip because I hadn’t been to NYC since I was a teenager. Long before I was vegan and an adult. My dad used to live there and I would visit at least once a year. Unfortunately, he was there when 9/11 happened living and working just blocks away but fortunately survived the horrific event. The city felt different after that day and it sure felt a lot different visiting again some 19 years later. As a teen the city felt a little intimidating...

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Our Trip To Toronto Veg Fest!

  I traveled all the way to Toronto Canada for Veg Fest 2016! Here’s some highlights of what I ate and a look at some of my favorite vendors. MORE ABOUT VEG FESThttp://vegfoodfest.com/2016/index.htmlFEATURED————————• John Lewis aka @BadAssVegan• Avra Epstein @LoveWildLiveFree• Anne-Marie Campbell @MeatFreeAthlete• Mac n’ Cheese from Doug McNish - http://dougmcnish.com/• Strawberry Sundae Waffle from Sweet Teeth - https://www.instagram.com/sweetteethvegan/• Sprinkles Donut & London Fog Donut from - TBC Bakery - https://www.facebook.com/tbcvegan/• Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream from Oat+Mill - https://oatandmill.com/• Tori’s Bakeshop - http://www.torisbakeshop.ca/• Zengarry Fauxmagerie - http://www.zengarry.com/• Apocalypse Now! - http://www.apiecalypsenow.com/• Gusta - http://gustafoods.com/en/• Yam Chops - https://yamchops.com/• Ital Vital - http://italvital.ca/• Unbaked Co. - http://www.unbakedcake.co/• Wully Outerwear - https://www.wullyouterwear.com/• Sudsatorium -  https://www.etsy.com/shop/Sudsatorium• Mercy For Animals - http://www.mercyforanimals.org/ital viita• Sea Shepherd - http://www.seashepherd.org/  

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Travel: Portland Vegan Beer Fest

  There is a time to laugh... and a time to weep. A time to mourn... and there is a time to eat vegan junk food and drink vegan beer in abundance with a bunch of vegan people. And that time was Portland Vegan Beer & Food Festival. It was a beautiful crisp fall day in what felt like a real deal episode of Portlandia and I was ok with that. We kicked things off with a stroll to A.N.D. cafe to prep our bellies with mouthwatering waffles then it was onto VooDoo Doughnuts. What? I said donuts. Sheesh. Upon entering the fest we were met by our LA vegan crew who were all sorts of excited to get first...

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Travel: Maui

Traveling as a vegan is getting easier these days. I recently went to Maui on vacation and documented some spots along the way that had some crazy delicious cruelty-free faire. What also won me over was all of the Anti-GMO and Anti-Monsanto propaganda found all over the Island. JOY'S PLACE Live Burrito Supreme (raw/vegan)Dehydrated sunflower seed “refried beans”, cashew “sour cream”, lettuce, avocado, oniongrated carrot, sprouts and organic salsa  The Kings Dream Bars MANA FOODS Best grocery store ever! I must have gone in here every day. Amazing selection of products and food.  MAKA Dragonfruit Acai Bowl   Teri-Coco Sandwich House-cured teriyaki coconut cutlets with lettuce and cucumber, served with an oriental slaw on warm artisan waffle bread CHOICE HEALTH BAR Raw...

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