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 →

In my column for the 2015 holiday issue of Vegan Health & Fitness magazine  I share some personal reflections on holiday feasts as well as some tips & ideas for really thriving as a vegan during this time of year. Also included are tips for those hosting vegans! I also reached outRead More →

I started making Butternut Squash Purée this year & simply love it.  I bake the Butternut Squash until it is very soft (~45 minutes) & then remove from oven, de-seed it & scoop out the squash. I blend it with vegan butter (2-3 spoonfuls, depending on how creamy you wantRead More →

My first Vegan Thanksgiving! 2014 Manoa Valley, Oahu •Gardein Holiday Roast •Vegan Shepherds Pie (Recipe: Minimalist Baker) •Portobello mushrooms stuffed with Minnesota wild rice, shallots, & tomatoes & topped with crispy sage •Cranberry Jelly •Tomatoes & parsley with olive oil & sea saltRead More →

Peacefood Cafe was my first stop for a vegan food photo series and the experience set a vibrant, high tone for the project as well as a delicious introduction to NYC’s rich vegan culinary scene. My photography & coverage appears in the January/February 2016 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness magazine.Read More →

Angelica Kitchen September 2015 The atmosphere at Angelica Kitchen was wonderful,  bright yet cozy and quietly humming.  I felt rejuvenated not only by the delicious meal – Tuesday Lasagna,  Chenin Blanc wine and Caramel Apple Crumb Sundae- but also the spirit of the place.Read More →

“Eat Portland: Annika Lundkvist dips her toes in Portland’s booming vegan scene” September 2015 issue of Vegan Life Magazine This is a piece I wrote & photographed in Spring 2014 while on a brief visit to the Pacific Northwest (in the middle of a move from Hawai’i to the USRead More →

Rödbetssallad is one of my favorite things to prepare & eat. It’s delicious & also carries,  for me,  memories of childhood Summer visits to Southern Sweden when this creamy salad was always part of the breakfast spread.  It is traditionally a vegetarian dish but so easy to make vegan. IRead More →

My piece on vegan eating on & exploration of the island of Hawai’i (a.k.a. the Big Island)  in the March/April issue of UK publication Vegan Life. The Big Island is one of my favorite regions in the state of Hawai’i.  I love the great big expanses and diversity of climateRead More →

On a late summer trip to NYC for my birthday, I had one request to my husband- a family morning visit to Brooklyn for a little vegan food & fashion exploration: breakfast at Champs Diner, a couple doughnuts at Dun-Well Doughnuts & a visit to Vaute HQ for some photos & to buy a coat.Read More →

I love tacos so during Summer 2015 it was really fun to get into a ritual of weekly vegan taco nights, usually for ‘Taco Tuesday’ or ‘Taco Thursday.’ I enjoy making this spread for my family but know it is also the perfect feast with guests as it’s fun to prepare, shareRead More →