vegan

Sorry, chia! Moringa is the next big thing for health, weight loss and skincare

Move over quinoa. Matcha, you had your moment in the sun. Superfoods (we see you, turmeric) are bowing down to the next kale, moringa. What is moringa? Besides your next superfood obsession? Moringa oleifera is also called drumstick tree, horseradish tree, ben oil tree or benzoil tree. Not just...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:06pm

L.A. fan-favorite Ramen Hood brings vegan ramen to SoHo

Neither Ilan Hall nor Rahul Khopkar are textbook vegans — but in 2015 they started Ramen Hood, a hub for 100-percent vegan ramen in Downtown Los Angeles' Grand Central Market. It’s a 16-seat, 365 square-foot location, with two-thirds of the business being takeout, and has amassed a...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:02pm

What is the Impossible Burger and why is everyone obsessed with it?

If it sizzles like a burger, and bleeds like a burger, it must be a burger. Right? Not necessarily. A new meat-free burger — known as the Impossible Burger — is converting even the biggest meat eaters on the planet. But what is the Impossible Burger, and should you try it? What is the...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 5:32pm

Beyond Sausage debuts at New York sausage emporium Schaller's

The vegan trend has come for your sausages — and it’s at one of the city’s most iconic meat emporiums. Opened by German immigrants in 1937, Schaller & Weber has been the Upper East Side’s destination for every kind of cylindrical meat, as Eastern Europeans prefer....

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:09am

Here's how the world becomes healthier if we stop drinking milk

The longest food fight in history has been the one over milk. Human beings started drinking milk about 10,000 years ago and remain the only animals that continue to drink milk after being weaned from our mothers — and certainly the only ones that drink other animals’ milk. And we’...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 3:41pm

Are Peeps vegan? What about Peeps Oreos? What you need to know before diving in

They’re either pillowy soft or hard as a rock, and no, we’re not talking about pretzels here. Easter Sunday is rapidly approaching, which means that deeply polarizing season snack is on everyone’s minds: Peeps. But before you play the role of Easter Bunny and pass out baskets full...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 1:11pm

Forget Aunt Martha's grudge against Uncle Bo. This Thanksgiving war is about an emoji

Let’s talk turkey. Specifically, the emoji war between Butterball and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). A major representation of Thanksgiving includes turkey, but what kind of turkey do you think of? The living turkey that the White House pardons every year or the roasted...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:19pm

The most vegan-friendly meal kit delivery services: PETA

In a world of conveniences, there are meal delivery kits. Companies like the well-known Blue Apron or FreshDirect ship you the ingredients you need plus the recipe. All you have to do is cook and serve. Unless you’re vegan. Then, your options could seem a bit dismal, but maybe you're not...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 5:18pm

Why 67-year-old PETA President Ingrid Newkirk is getting naked for the cause

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is launching an eye-popping ad campaign against the Bacon and Beer Classic, which takes place on April 29 and 30 at Citi Field in Queens. PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, 67, spoke to Metro about baring her body on billboards in an attempt to stop...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 6:09pm

Sexiest vegans of 2017 named by PETA

PETA announced their list of the sexiest vegans of 2017, and this year, it was a three-way tie.   Many people are becoming vegan these days, for reasons ranging from animal activism to a healthier diet. And a number of celebrities, several of them members of the People for the Ethical...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:32pm