My interview with Head Chef Sha’anan Fader of bright & inviting Paia, Maui based vegan restaurant Maka by Mana along with food photography I did on location in the July/August 2016 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness magazine.  Read More →

On a visit to Providence in early June 2016, I devoted a couple of days to exploring some of the city’s vegan eats.  Like No Udder was a highlight of the food adventure, beginning with stopping by their ice cream truck at the PVD Fest and meeting the wonderful KarenRead More →

Julians was our first stop on a visit to Providence in early June 2016.  Clearly a beloved local establishment, we were prepared for a little wait for brunch.  Once seated, we ordered drinks.  I had Julians Famous Bloody Mary- 100% vegan and with quite a kick!  I always am gameRead More →

“I don’t eat dairy. Or eggs. Or…” I said to the server at lunch today. “It’s ok honey, just tell her you’re vegan.” My husband said. The server nodded reassuringly. “It’s ok, my best friend is a vegan. It’s a pain but I understand.” I don’t mind telling servers IRead More →

On a visit to Providence in early June 2016 I set out to explore some of the city’s vegan eats, including a visit to AS220 Food where I ordered two small plates. I will confess that my food photography and explorations don’t always align with my hunger or even theRead More →

On a visit to Providence in early June 2016 I devoted about two days to exploring some of the city’s vegan eats.  As an all vegan Asian restaurant, Veggie Fun was a must visit for me.  Opened in 2011, this establishment was originally not completely vegan, but made that change inRead More →

One morning during an early June 2016 visit to Providence, Rhode Island, I drove to Pawtucket with my son to visit Wildflour Vegan Bakery.  I enjoyed the bright and pretty space of the bakery and stocked up on all sorts of goodies to bring back to the hotel room .Read More →

Spent this past weekend in Providence exploring vegan eats.  Just a preview here- more posts soon as well as a couple articles coming out on my experience! St. Jamez Benedict at Julian’s Like No Udder Ice Cream Truck Vegan Mapo Tofu Bowl at AS220 Food Vegan Pizza (above) & SeitanRead More →

I love eating at 100% vegan restaurants.  You can really relax & explore the menu without lining up a number of questions about this or that ingredient or dish.  You don’t need to inquire about the coffee creamer, worry about cross contamination (usually not something I stress about but definitelyRead More →

I loved Jivamuktea Cafe from my very 1st visit & meal there earlier this year, so it was a great pleasure to have the opportunity to photograph several of their dishes and interview head chef and manager Michael Knight. Now out in the May/June issue of Vegan Health & Fitness magazine!Read More →

Afternoon delight!  We bought these chocolates & cheeses from Vegan Chocolatier & cheese shop Divine Treasures LLC. The round container is the ‘Chèvre-esque’ cheeses & includes ingredients such as cashews, coconut oil, onion granules & sea salt. So very light & fresh- one of the best cheeses I have had in myRead More →

Food Photography at Jivamuktea Cafe In January & February 2016 I had the pleasure of photographing several dishes at Jivamuktea Cafe in NYC.  I really fell for the spacious & relaxed vibe at this all vegan cafe as well as their delicious dishes!  My Q & A with head chefRead More →

Brunching at Peacefood Cafe’s downtown location on a visit to NYC in February 2016.  Above is their tofu omelette with diced tomatoes & one of the most delicious cashew cheeses I have had to date! Below is me at the table holding the January/February 2016 issue of Vegan Health & FitnessRead More →

My article on Manhattan based Korean, vegan Hangawi Restaurant, including an interview with owner Terri Choi & photos I took of some of their dishes appears in the March/April 2016 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness magazine! See more of the photos of their food here. Innovative Korean Vegan CuisineRead More →

My  Q & A with chef and owner Heather D.  of The Sweet Beet in Granby, CT appears in the March/April 2016 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine, along with some photos I took on location at her cafe of her delicious creations!  Read More →

My photography at Peacefood Cafe’s downtown location in NYC near Union Square along with an article written after a Q & A with Peter Lu appears in the January/February 2016 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness magazine. I love the menu & atmosphere at both Peacefood Cafe’s uptown (Amsterdam Ave.) & downtownRead More →

Food Photography at The Sweet Beet, LLC in Granby CT! January 2016 I recently spent some time at The Sweet Beet to photograph their delicious, healthy dishes & lay the groundwork for an article due out later this year. Chef & Owner Heather has carved her own bright & healthful, veganRead More →

In November 2015 I visited Hangawi Restaurant  to dine & gather coverage for an article on the unique, upscale Manhattan establishment. . The culinary aspects of both traditional & innovative Korean vegan cuisine along with a serene atmosphere & excellent service make for a very special dining experience. Combination PancakesRead More →