Restaurant Reviews

Las Vegetarianas Estrictas en Mexico!

Pin It

So we made it back from Mexico in one piece….barely.  Our trip to San Jose Del Cabo included sopas, organic farms, karaoke, LOTS of dancing, tequila and the smoking of Cohibas.  In this post we will focus on the food side of things well…because the rest stays in Cabo.

Review: Shizenya Japanese Restaurant

Pin It

Shizenya has to be the most delicious and healthy, organic sushi restaurant I’ve experienced, to date. My friend Ian Ross (who might know from the hit, Whistler-based reality tv show, Peak Season), is a regular at Shizenya.  He noticed all the veggie options on the menu and thought of me – aw!

Aphrodite’s Organic Cafe and Pie Shop – The $19 Vegan Breakfast

Pin It

Aphrodite’s Organic Cafe and Pie Shop receives great reviews from online restaurant guides, and has been described as the best kept secret for breakfast in Vancouver.  It is situated on prestigious West 4th Avenue in Kits, near the beach, and is adorned with adorable, rustic furnishings, but…the breakfast, albeit delicious, was a whopping $19!

The Vegan Project Does Vegas! Part 3: Dinner at Sinatra

Pin It

  Dining at Sinatra, the classic American-Italian style restaurant in the Encore Tower Suites, took us back to 1940’s swingin’ style and charisma. It’s a pretty big deal to bear the name of one of the savviest crooners in history, and this jazzy joint represented well, with tasteful decor, a classy atmosphere and an epic shot of Steve Wynn and Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Does Vegas! Part 2: Lunch at Encore’s Wazuzu

Pin It

The morning after an intensely energetic show at Marquee, featuring the Grammy Award nominated  LMFAO and nearly 3000 fellow party rockers, we woke up late, attractively disheveled, and absolutely famished. Wazuzu, the beautiful Pan-Asian Bistro at Encore, awaited our arrival. Complete with large golden pears and a 27- foot crystal dragon keeping watch over the exquisitely designed Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Does Vegas! Part 1: Breakfast at Encore’s Tableau

Pin It

After arriving on luxurious Allegiant airlines (ahem) straight from Bellingham International Airport, extra checked bag reserved especially for shoes and hairspray, we, the Vegan Project, began the first part of our Las Vegas mission: sampling the vegan menus available throughout the gorgeous Wynn Resorts.

Vegan In Kamloops! Hello Toast

Pin It

On a recent trip to Sun Peaks, I spent a lovely morning in Kamloops starting with an intense yoga class at Bikram Kamloops, and ending with a rich vegan brownie at The Art We Are cafe and gallery. In between the two was a delightful brunch at Hello Toast. At first, I did not know where Continue Reading …

Vegan Dinner Party with Kale & Nori Culinary Arts

Pin It

“My heart and my body are extremely satisfied.” ~ Jessica, The Vegan Project “It’s so good it makes you want to swear at them!” ~ Sabrina Modder, dinner guest If you ever get the chance to experience a meal prepared by people who are truly passionate about what they do, do not pass it up. Continue Reading …

Vegan In the ‘Burbs – Deluxe Restaurant

Pin It

Thankfully for vegans, more and more restaurants are catering to the niche demand for specialty menus and considerate kitchens.  But unfortunately for us suburbanites (I live in White Rock) most of these establishments are in Vancouver. That’s why I am ecstatic to have found Deluxe restaurant on White Rock beach.  As far as particular dining Continue Reading …

Slickety Jim’s Chat ‘n’ Chew – Vegan Breakfast in Vancouver

Pin It

As breakfast connoisseurs, we at The Vegan Project have determined that there are several factors that make for an enjoyable brunch experience.