Monthly Archives: April 2021

Long Island restaurants serving outstanding vegan fare

When Yvonne Levy was growing up in the hills of Saint Andrew Parrish in Jamaica, she knew one thing for sure: she didn’t like meat. “I would pay my brother to eat it,” she jokes from the kitchen of her Elmont restaurant, Toma-Tis Restaurant & Grill. “I’ve always wanted something herbal.” As an adult, Levy […]

Korean vegan offers life lessons and stories from her diaspora experience

Joanne Molinaro, 41, a running TikTok star Korean vegan food blog, always incorporates a lesson in life into every new cooking video. Her therapeutic voice could make someone cry or heal a broken heart and she uses that same voice to discuss racism, misogyny, body image, and more. “They say true love lasts forever,” Molinaro […]