Monthly Archives: November 2019

Vegan dishes, comfort food and cocktails on the National Cafe’s new menu

It’s been almost nine months since Angie Wierzbinski and Amy Plennes took over The National Cafe, 839 W. National Ave. And, over the past few months, regular customers have likely noticed a number of subtle changes to the cafe itself, from new chairs to the addition of decorative elements like the welcoming redesigned gable that […]

Try Vegan Dishes From Baton Rouge This World Vegan Month

Try Vegan Dishes From Baton Rouge This World Vegan Month No, it’s not another Popeyes sandwich. It’s better: the Baddest Chik sandwich from Vegan Friendly Foods. Through Rachel Mipro @remroc15 Photograph by Taylor Moran November 5, 2019 Vegan food sometimes has a bad rap, with non-vegans often assuming it’s too restrictive or […]

Is vegan meat really healthy?

Vegan meat is hot. Major food companies like McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC, Subway and Nestlé are dipping their toes into the plant scene to meet growing demand. As vegan meat enters the mainstream market, it is attracting the attention of skeptics around the world. Is vegan meat healthy? Or is it as bad for you […]