Vegan dining in Portland, Oregon

Portland is one of our very favorite places to eat…you’ve got The Sweet Hereafter, a fantastic bar with a delicious, all-vegan pub menu and incredible custom cocktails (also check out the Bye and Bye). Blossoming Lotus is another favorite, with its amazing menu and happy hour. Recently, we visited Portobello Vegan Trattoria, which we’ve wanted to try for …

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Vegan dining in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene is the new Portland when it comes to amazing vegan dining in Oregon. And we very happily ate our way through town during our last visit. First, we went to Cornbread Cafe, an all-vegan diner serving such comfort food as mac-and-cheese, southern-fried tofu, and grilled cheese sandwiches. And yes, they have amazing cornbread, served warm and dripping …

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Another vegan cheese tasting…

Our samplings of vegan cheeses continues! The good news is that is a wonderful journey, and I’ve loved almost every cheese I’ve tried so far. (Check out our last vegan cheese tasting if you missed it.) Alas, not one of the cheeses from our previous tasting is yet available here in Ashland (we’re working on this). Fortunately, the …

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Animal rights and human rights are not mutually exclusive

Many people have a tendency to view “human rights” advocacy as distinct from “animal rights” advocacy. And many tend to prioritize human rights work over animal rights work. Yet when we work to improve the world for animals, we also improve the world for humans. In the article, “Changing the world, one Monday at at a time,” Jenna Wixon-Genack lists the …

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