Saturday 15 April was the Viva! Vegan Festival in Birmingham this weeked. Note the crucial ! in their brand, it’s because being vegan is fun! and exciting! If it wasn’t for that ! everyone would think vegans are weird sanctimonious … Continue reading Viva la vegan revolution – Birmingham Vegan Festival
Easter is usually a sad time of year for vegans. Everyone else is mashing crème eggs into their faces and going on egg hunts, while people living on a plant based diet sit in darkened rooms crying about all the … Continue reading Easter your hearts out vegans!
The clue, as they say, is in the name. Café Soya has a massive range of soya based alternatives to meat, poultry and fish, plus plenty of tofu dishes to choose from. This place is awesome if you like Chinese … Continue reading Café Soya – Sophie’s choice for vegans
Ah Paul McCartney – yes he dirtied our ears with that song with bagpipes in it but apparently he was in a pretty good pop group before then. But it is of course his campaign for ‘Meat free Mondays’ that … Continue reading Meat free Monday – stuff your face
Other than salad, the signature dish of the vegan nation is falafel. You can tell because it’s ubiquitous and very often appears as the vegetarian and vegan option on menus. I’m kind of ‘meh’ about falafel, to be honest. Unless … Continue reading Damascena: intoxicating food and décor
Have you noticed how trendy Birmingham’s become over the last five years? I remember how bloody boring it all seemed when I was growing up – although my social life consisted of the Brownies and synchronised swimming lessons, so what … Continue reading 1000 Trades – hipster heaven