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Click: Beyonce Delivers, Starbucks Going Coconut, Cardamom Creme Brûlée, I’m From Barcelona Returns, Pleather Sales are Booming and More Things That Came My Way This Week

Hello. I’m Tender Branson, and you are? I’m From Barcelona? Didn’t I used to know you back in 2012? Where have you guys been? Never mind. Let’s just get to your new music and all the other cool stuff that came my way this week: Happenings: Pleather..er…Vegan Leather Sales Are Booming Since the Name Change Starbucks is Going to Start Offering Coconut Milk for their drinks […]

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Food Pairing 101: What Goes Well With Valentine’s Day Tacos?

Employees were called to their boss’ office, reception area or mail room in droves the last two days. Most of them weren’t losing their jobs, getting an earful from the secretary or fixing the fact that they forgot to put a stamp on some outgoing mail. No, they were there to receive their latest tokens of love. These tokens probably came in one (or two or three) of several […]

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Cook: Strawberry Fruit Leather

“Like a raisin in the sun, I’m just not a nice guy.” -Skizzy Mars Back in 2011, as Skizzy Mars announced his presence on the summer soundtrack scene with the release of his new single “Profound”, across the ocean a similar phenomenon was taking place. In the Nordic region of the world a leather clad rapper, Drizzy Lars dropped the immortal line “Like a raisin in some water, […]

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Cook: Simple Tempeh and Grits

One Sunday after a long run a few years back I met up with J-Fur and a couple of our graduate school buddies for brunch at this now defunct place called Circles Bistro (rightfully so, we stood at the check in station for about ten minutes before anyone seated us. It was so bad I called from the lobby just to see if someone would come […]

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Click: Bloody Boar Heads, Vegan Yetis, Kosher Prison Lawsuits, Pad Thai Cupcakes and Other Things That Marked My Soul This Week

I wish I had some Vegan Emoji’s to text my buddy right about now…oh, what? They are coming? Nice. Here are some other things that came my way this week: Happenings: Lil B Launches Vegan Emoji App Ikea’s Vegan Meatballs to Launch in April The Boston Yeti Doesn’t Eat Cats, He’s Vegan NFL’s David Carter Shares His Vegan Super Bowl Menu Bloody Boar Heads Found […]

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Where We Eat: Ciccio Cali

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day I finished writing Act IV of my new American tragedy theatrical piece dubbed Ciccio Cali. Act IV, like the previous three acts, was set in the beautiful outdoor seating area of a restaurant, Ciccio Cali, in Tampa Palms. The weather was perfect, just the right amount of Florida sunshine and shady trees and seventy degree temperatures floating in the air. The table […]

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Cook: Salisbury Steak with Tomato Gravy

On January sixteenth, I plopped a plate of greasy fried okra in front of J-Fur. It felt like a momentous day as we had finally moved past the halfway point of our January New Year’s resolution. Everyone else was going healthy, we thumbed our noses at that. Our goal was to ingest at least a helping of fried food each day for a month. After the […]

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Cook: Aron Love Sausage Sandwich

Mandy Len Catron recently wrote an article for the New York Times about making someone fall in love with you. It was based on a study that Arthur Aron, noted psychologist, conducted two decades ago. According to Dr. Aron’s study, a series of 36 questions, each getting more and more personable, and a four minute stare into each other’s soul session is all it takes for two […]

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Click: Vegan Spam, Foie Gras is Back on the Menu in California, Neo-Nazis Embrace The Vegan Diet, Fat Heaven Gets All Night of the Dead and Other Musings From This Week

I took a brief  (12 minute) hiatus from vegan bacon grease wrestling this week to scour the web. Here’s some of what I found: Happenings: Going Vegan: Mexican Gray Wolves Can Be Killed For Eating Too Many Deer and Elk Casa Diablo, the Vegan Strip Club in Portland, is Getting Sued Vegan eBook: For the Dairy Free College Kid California Foie Gras Ban is Overturned […]

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