| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:24 AM
So much for the theory that chef Gordon Ramsay used his save to bring Bri back so "MasterChef" would have its first vegetarian winner.
Bri was undone this week after her team lost one of the most demanding challenges in "MasterChef" history -- waltz...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:39 PM
McDonald's in Canada is offering its first new vegetarian entrees in more than a decade. The fast-food chain began selling two new vegetarian McWrap flavors Tuesday, reported the Canadian National Post.
One of the new flavors is a Mediterranean wrap,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Baltimore needs more bookstore cafes, and Breathe Bookstore Cafe in Hampden is a good start.
The cafe opened last June, giving Baltimoreans even more reason to visit the much-loved bookshop. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen, a cooking teacher and expert in...
| Aug 7, 2013
Getting teens to eat breakfast on school days will always be a challenge. It comes with the territory. Always has.
Teens are more independent. They're busy juggling schoolwork and social lives. Who's got time to bother with breakfast?
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Travel agent Donna Zeigfinger likes to combine two of her passions — travel and vegan dining.
“I’ve been a vegan for over 30 years,” she said. “And my specialty in the travel business is vegan travel — people who...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:56 AM
It's become a joke in our little corner in the newsroom.
"Do you want my turkey dog," Renee jokingly asked me one day last week after I said I was hungry.
She laughs because I'm a vegetarian. And the turkey bit has become the running joke since a recent...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Ten years ago, FYF Fest's Sean Carlson was a dewy 18-year-old so eager to throw a punk rock festival that he forgot to charge for tickets. Did he have even a glimmer back then that he'd be running L.A.'s preeminent indie rock event a decade later?
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Hearty dinner ideas for Meatless Monday? It's easy with these recipe ideas -- substantial enough you might not even guess they're vegetarian:
Fragrant garlic, fresh shiitake mushrooms, spicy chile -- tofu never looked this good, tossed with a rich and...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
If dogs could talk, they'd sing the praises of Ocean Beach, a laid-back San Diego neighborhood. Here, canines have top-dog status — they even have their own beach. There's much for humans to like as well in what's known as the People's Republic of...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Glutamates naturally found in food deliver a big punch of umami, a sense of savoriness often called the "fifth taste." Seaweed is loaded with glutamate – indeed it was from a seaweed, from kombu, that monosodium glutamate or MSG was created back...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Through the miracle of modern science, man has come up with something that is going to be well received by PETA and other animal rights advocates: In the near future, we very likely will be eating synthetic meat ("Test-tube hamburger patty makes its...
| Jul 31, 2013
In just over 30 years, quinoa has gone from being virtually unknown to the darling of the health food world.
Pronounced "KEEN-wah," the tiny grainlike seeds from the Andes are related to Swiss chard and spinach, and contain all the essential amino...