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Think Cheese Is More Eco + Humane Than Meat? Think Again

Cheese is my weakness. Camembert and cheddar, stilton and swiss, mozzarella and mascarpone, gouda and goat’s cheese, feta and fresh quark – I love them all. And while it may not be great for my waistline or as environmentally pure as organic lentils, at least I can eat it knowing […]

California: Good Eggs, After All

From 2015, all eggs in California will be sunny side up – at least for the chickens. State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new law that makes California a cage-free state for chickens by 2015. The bill, which was backed by the Humane Society of the United States, will […]

Dr. Bronner’s Soaps Does a Little Magic for Animals

If ever there was a gateway product to the organic lifestyle, it’s Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps. And now, the company has taken a huge step for the animals. Known in recent years for a staunch anti-GMO commitment, Dr. Bronner’s has poured more than a million dollars into the GMO labeling […]

America’s Priciest Steak Houses Still Serving Factory Beef

Free range and grass fed at Morton’s, Ruth’s Chris and BLT Steak House? Sadly, that’s a tall order, one that appears too rare for the tastes of these popular dining destinations. You have to wonder why when considering the health of  loyal customers lapping up ten ounces of beef in […]

Think Cheese Is More Eco + Humane Than Meat? Think Again

Cheese is my weakness. Camembert and cheddar, stilton and swiss, mozzarella and mascarpone, gouda and goat’s cheese, feta and fresh quark – I love them all. And while it may not be great for my waistline or as environmentally pure as organic lentils, at least I can eat it knowing […]

Think Cheese Is More Eco + Humane Than Meat? Think Again

Cheese is my weakness. Camembert and cheddar, stilton and swiss, mozzarella and mascarpone, gouda and goat’s cheese, feta and fresh quark – I love them all. And while it may not be great for my waistline or as environmentally pure as organic lentils, at least I can eat it knowing […]

America’s Priciest Steak Houses Still Serving Factory Beef

Free range and grass fed at Morton’s, Ruth’s Chris and BLT Steak House? Sadly, that’s a tall order, one that appears too rare for the tastes of these popular dining destinations. You have to wonder why when considering the health of  loyal customers lapping up ten ounces of beef in […]

From The Vault: Vegan This, Vegan That

The pros and cons of being vegan. Veganism – it’s increasingly vocal, increasingly celebrity-endorsed and a hefty lifestyle commitment. So why do people do it? Are they sacrificing gastronomic excellence for their ethical beliefs? (We say no). Are they showing the way everyone else should eat? That’s everyone else’s decision. […]

A Campaign to Make European Cows Happier

Blame it on all those lattes and cappuccinos, but Europeans are the world’s leaders when it comes to the production and consumption of milk. Despite this, Europe’s 23 million dairy cows have no specific legislation protecting them when it comes to standards of housing, health, food, or behavior. The Supporting […]

Think Cheese Is More Eco + Humane Than Meat? Think Again

Cheese is my weakness. Camembert and cheddar, stilton and swiss, mozzarella and mascarpone, gouda and goat’s cheese, feta and fresh quark – I love them all. And while it may not be great for my waistline or as environmentally pure as organic lentils, at least I can eat it knowing […]

A Campaign to Make European Cows Happier

Blame it on all those lattes and cappuccinos, but Europeans are the world’s leaders when it comes to the production and consumption of milk. Despite this, Europe’s 23 million dairy cows have no specific legislation protecting them when it comes to standards of housing, health, food, or behavior. The Supporting […]

From The Vault: Vegan This, Vegan That

The pros and cons of being vegan. Veganism – it’s increasingly vocal, increasingly celebrity-endorsed and a hefty lifestyle commitment. So why do people do it? Are they sacrificing gastronomic excellence for their ethical beliefs? (We say no). Are they showing the way everyone else should eat? That’s everyone else’s decision. […]

From The Vault: Vegan This, Vegan That

The pros and cons of being vegan. Veganism – it’s increasingly vocal, increasingly celebrity-endorsed and a hefty lifestyle commitment. So why do people do it? Are they sacrificing gastronomic excellence for their ethical beliefs? (We say no). Are they showing the way everyone else should eat? That’s everyone else’s decision. […]

Can a Vegan Woman Love a Meat-Eating Man?

ColumnHe’s smart and strong, beautiful and brave, kind-hearted and…carnivorous. At the dawn of a relationship, any faux pas is sufficient grounds for termination – far better to wield a blunt axe than be blinded by short-lived charms. Certain obvious criteria warrant immediate demotion from maybe-boyfriend to totally-not-lustable such as: ignorant […]

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Dr. Bronner’s Soaps Does a Little Magic for Animals

If ever there was a gateway product to the organic lifestyle, it’s Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps. And now, the company has taken a huge step for the animals. Known in recent years for a staunch anti-GMO commitment, Dr. Bronner’s has poured more than a million dollars into the GMO labeling […]

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