We spent Christmas holiday this year on board a Tallink/Silja Line  cruise from Stockholm to Tallinn. This is a peek from my dinner plate(s) at the Julbord (Grand Buffet). I was very happy with the diversity & amount of vegan options at the dinner buffet. Breakfast, unfortunately, was lacking inRead More →

My first taste of vegan Helsinki- this delicious sandwich at Kippo, Helsinki. This is their “Johnny Cashew” Sandwich with Cashew Cheese, Cashew dill sauce, relish, bell pepper & basil. Delicious! From what I can glean from some light research online, Helsinki has a rich, diverse & interested vegan & plantRead More →

Whenever I am in the Södermalm neighborhood in Stockholm, I almost routinely need to get my falafel & tahini fix in at Falafelbaren, because their falafel is a crispy, delicious form of incredible & #tahiniislife. The space is welcoming but small & I am almost always with my son in hisRead More →

Last week my family & I did filming for a show & lunched with production each day at restaurants around Stockholm city & region. Some places we dined had no vegan option on the menu, but I was very impressed with the creative & nutritious dishes the chefs come upRead More →

Q & A with Renana owner of Middletown, CT based ION Restaurant Photos & Interview  by Annika Lundkvist http://annikalundkvistphotography.com/2017/05/restaurant-feature-its-only-natural/ This feature & interview originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine    Read More →

1st time visit to The Plant: Food that Works I was hooked on The Plant: Food that Works food from the first time I visited. Their burger (not pictured yet!) immediately went to my list of top favorite vegan burgers! Piston Peas- Yellow Pea Pancakes with Chili Mayo & SaladRead More →

At Kao’s last month, enjoying the Wellington Plank- probably my favorite savory dish I tried from their menu (but I have much more exploration of their menu to do!) Wellington Plank Seitan filled Puff pastry with a potato gratin & red wine sauce. Served with side apple salad. Wellingtongplanka SmördegsinbakadRead More →

The delectable & creamy Prinsesstårta is a mainstay of my childhood summer travel memories.  By at least the 2nd day of our June or July visits to southern Sweden I’d have had my first piece of this royally famous Swedish classic. I grew up enjoying a range of Swedish ingredients andRead More →

24 Hours in New Paltz Visit to vegan active retreat Hungry Ghost Guesthouse and exploration of the town’s vegan eats and treats Photos & Text by Annika Lundkvist This article  appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine Read article in full here http://annikalundkvistphotography.com/2017/05/24-hours-in-new-paltz/  Read More →

Sometimes (especially when we are on the move) I go to establishments that do not appear vegan friendly AT ALL from the menu. Sometimes, like today, I am truly excited by how adaptable & accommodating the kitchen is. At Broms in Östermalm this afternoon they were able to turn a bibimbapRead More →

Quintessence NYC – the birthplace of Chia Seed Pudding! A little over a year ago I visited Quintessence in NYC.  I was excited to have a moment at this established East Village vegan cafe,  meet co-founder Mun and have the opportunity to take a few photos. I asked for Mun’s recommendation on whatRead More →

A recent visit to the Fairmont D.C. to explore and enjoy their vegan cuisine! I began exploring vegan options at the Fairmont properties in Spring of 2015 at the Fairmont Kea Lani (Maui) & the Fairmont Orchid (Big Island) and thoroughly documented the experience in an article.  It is aRead More →

I was happy to see a number of vegan or easy-to-veganize options at The New World Tavern in Plymouth on our visit this week, such as the two dishes I had below. Thanks for having great service & vegan options New World Tavern! Miso Ramen made with Shiro Miso Broth,Read More →

In early August 2016 we visited Equinox Restaurant, owned by Ellen and Chef Todd Gray,  for Sunday brunch for the first time.  I had been to Equinox before on an earlier trip to D.C. for a memorable dinner with a group of 10 friends and  family members and had been looking forwardRead More →

Passed through NYC en route home from DC last week and took a moment to visit the iconic Candle 79, enjoying these Tamarind BBQ Seitan Skewers with corn salad and chipotle aioli. I also ordered (packed up to go) their Double Cheeseburger for the first time & later enjoyed, handingRead More →

On a recent visit to New Paltz to explore the areas vegan eats and treats I was delighted to visit Lagusta’s Luscious.  I had previously ordered Lagusta’s chocolates by mail as well as bought them at Bryant Park’s Christmas Market in NYC, so I was looking forward to experiencing the placeRead More →

We ended a recent visit to New Paltz, NY at the Mountain Brauhaus Restaurant where I swooned over their incredible vegan entrée. I had looked at the menu prior to visiting and was very curious about the dish.  I know I love a dish when I am daydreaming about it beforeRead More →

Our first stop on a recent visit to New Paltz to explore the area’s vegan eats and treats was Karma Road, a delicious 100% vegan cafe right on bright and busy Main Street.  I fielded a few questions to Jenn & Seth, the owners of Karma Road, for an articleRead More →

Visiting Pizza J in early June 2016 on an exploration of vegan eats in Providence was a fantastic highlight of my trip.  Not only is the vegan pie one of the best I’ve had (for pizza in general) but the Seitan wings were also unique and to return for.  OnRead More →