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Vegetarianism

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Try the Vegan Lunch Special at Green Gables Cafe

    They say vegans are lousy hunters, but sometimes it takes a predatory instinct to seek out a meatless meal in the 305. Luckily, Coral Gables' Green Gables Café offers a vegan lunch special that differs daily, so you don't have to choke down a PB&J every single day. See also: Miami's Ten Best Vegan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Alfred Portale's Advice for Vegetarian Diners: "Call the Restaurant in Advance"

    Considering he's the dude behind Gotham Steak, Chef Alfred Portale's expertise on all things vegetable might surprise more than a few people. But expertise, he has. So much so that he recently released a vegetarian recipe journal, Greenmarket to Gotham, and he's hosting a vegetarian dinner at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    'No Meat Athlete' Blogger Offers Five Tips on Vegan Fitness

    Athletes need protein. For most people, this translates into an overabundance of skinless chicken breast and broiled salmon. But Matt Frazier, the ultra-marathoner behind the No Meat Athlete blog and book, is schooling people on how a plant-based diet can fuel better results. Frazier, who made the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    PlantEaters App Helps You Find Veg-Friendly Restaurants in Miami

    It's no secret that veg-friendly restaurants are few and far between in Miami. The Magic City is more about pork than produce. But with the (free!)PlantEaters app, vegans and vegetarians can find meat-free options at restaurants of all kinds, from juice bars to steak houses. This makes eating out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    City of South Miami Passes Meatless Monday Resolution

    It's not always easy to be meat-free in Miami. Heck, half the city's bread is infused with lard. But thanks to a progressive mayor and a dedicated volunteer, vegetarianism just got a major boost with the City of South Miami's Meatless Monday resolution. In official language, it's "in support of co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Yuga Restaurant in Coral Gables Offers Great Vegetarian Fare

    There's no food term more cliched than "hidden gem." I'm over it and so is everyone else. But sometimes, the shoe just fits. And I can't help but put Coral Gables' Yuga in this particular category. It fits the bill all the way around. It's not for lack of press that they've remained so unassuming. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 15, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Makoto for Miami Spice: Glitzy With Vegetarian Options

    There's no shortage of glamour at Makoto Okuwa's Bal Harbour restaurant. It hits you before you step inside the dimly lit, black and light brown space. You've schlepped yourself clear across town for a chance to taste the Morimoto protégé's fare at a reasonable price. Miami Spice is that oh-so-s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Burger King's Spring Turkey Burger: 530 Calories; Veggie Burger: 412

    If you think Burger King is getting light and healthy with its new spring menu, think again. The Miami-based fast-food company has launched a series of lighter-sounding options -- including a revamp of the veggie burger that's been an on-again/off-again part of BK's menu for some time. The menu, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    SoBeWFF Unkind to Vegetarians

    If you didn't get to partake in any of the epic adventures that went down this past weekend at the SoBeWFF - we're so sorry. It was everything we could have possibly imagined -- nothing less than the Garden of Eden; Shangri-La; Nirvana. There were copious quantities of cocktails, edible swag, sauced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Martha Stewart Talks SoBeWFF, Love of Florida, and Vegetarian Meals

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Martha Stewart is the woman who does it all. Just reading her list of accomplishments -- author of 77 books, host of an Emmy-winning television show, and founder of Mart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Miami's Top Five Veggie Burgers

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at bestof.voiceplaces.com.Unlike their meatier namesakes, veggie burgers are a mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Carrot Express: Wholesome Food (And a Car Wash?)

    "Eat hummus and get gas" might be an appropriate marketing slogan for Carrot Express, a health food counter located in the Texaco station at Alton Road and 18th Street in South Beach. Or maybe not. Some might misinterpret this as a reference to the gastro-intestinal effects of garbanzo beans, as opp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Pink Slime and Now Mad Cow? Skip the Beef, Opt for a Homemade Veggie Burger Instead

    Emily CodikVeggie Burger from Green Gables CaféOn Tuesday, the USDA confirmed the detection of Mad Cow disease in a California dairy cow. Even though the agency also announced that American beef and milk continue to be safe for consumption, reports have already surfaced of countries like Indonesia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Ben Franklin Practiced Vegetarianism

    For those who shy away from the prospect of going vegan or vegetarian because they think it's too new-fangled, you might find it interesting that in 1722, one of the smartest, most productive, versatile and respected men in our country's history adopted vegetarianism, at a very early age.I read a po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Opening Friday in Miami's MiMo District, Blue Collar Offers An Unpretentious Dining Experience

    ​Who wants $40 tiny dishes and formalities in fancy upscale eateries? Not chef Daniel Serfer, who will open Blue Collar this Friday in the space formerly occupied by short-lived American Noodle Bar.A true working man's joint,it will focus a menu on contemporary American dishes from Serfer's e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Social Q's Thanksgiving Edition: For Those Edible Dilemmas

    ​It's a safe bet that at some point, we will come across awkward social situations. For example, at your Thanksgiving dinner party when you've whipped up an entire spread only to realize many of your guests keep Kosher -- and that fork you used to check the roast also acquainted itself with the cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Lady Gaga's Lettuce Dress and Other Pop News That Won't Change Your Life

    Trade you a lettuce gown for that meat dress, Gaga. ​Do you ever wish you could be in two places at once? Better yet, how about 50 places at once? Sometimes we here at Crossfade get really pissed about the fact that we're stuck in our cubicle and not traveling to India to write about vegetariani ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2011
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    September 30, 2011

    Pig 05049 Follows Piggly-Wiggly Right Into Your Shopping Cart

    ​Generally speaking, being vegetarian is a choice. I am all for those who forgo meat for health reasons or just for the sake of feeling healthier and leaner. But keep me away from fashion-conscious tree huggers who look at us carnivores with disdain, while stomping around in leather shoes and chom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    'No Bull' Vegan Short Ribs from Vegetarian Restaurant by Hakin

    Camille LambVegan short ribs & sides from North Miami Beach's Vegetarian Restaurant by Hakin​Welcome to Short Order Show & Tell, where one of us brings a local delicacy to our weekly staff meeting and we all weigh in on its deliciousness.This week, we tried the "No Bull" vegan barbecue sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Vladimir Mironov's Lab-Grown Meat: Would You Eat It?

    usda.govIs livestock soon to be obsolete?The cows that make up our burgers consume 80 percent of the planet's farmland, generate 20 percent of our greenhouse emissions, and consume 10 percent of our fresh water. Also, cows don't like getting killed.Feel bad? You could go vegetarian, but that takes s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2011
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    May 11, 2010

    Mario Joins Meatless Monday Movement

    Lee KleinCome Monday, just say no.​It's not quite as dramatic a step as it sounds: Every Monday, each of Batali's establishments will proffer at least two vegetarian options, be it entrees, pastas, pizzas, or whatnot (and we hear he makes an incredible vegan whatnot).These dishes will be designate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Nature Gourmet, Vegetarian & Vegan Catering for South Florida, Chef Interview

    via naturegourmetcaterers.comChef Julez​ Sometimes it seems like a world meat conspiracy is afoot. Are evil, global agrifarm executives fighting a secret war against the vegetarian and vegan elements to keep them on the fringe if in existence at all?Yes.For those who support the meatless revolutio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Harmony Vegetarian Meats: Fake Fish, Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Shrimp

    Jacob KatelChef Bernie Matz, Books & Books owner Mitchell Kaplan, and Julio Maza at the Café at Books & Books' fifth anniversary party.​ Hippies, peaceniks, and pothead philosophy majors, rejoice! It's OK to kill and eat plants. They won't scream, they don't cry, and "they don't have a so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Meatless in Miami: Vegan Baking 101 at Sublime

    In the kitchen, my role has always tended to be chef rather than baker. The whole "measuring ingredients" thing was always way less my forte than licking the spoon to see which spices the dish needs more of. That said, when I heard Fort Lauderdale vegan mecca Sublime was having a "Vegan Baking 101" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Meatless in Miami: A Case of Chickenitis B

    Once in a while being a vegetarian can be a royal letdown. You espy a lovely bean burrito on a menu, but upon inquiry it turns out that the beans are cooked con puerco and the rice was simmered in chicken stock. Or how about this sumptuous-looking roasted tomato soup? Ahh, the base is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Anokha, Hakkasan, Chu, Susan Boyle, and Vegans in Hell

    Kurma ChameleonAnokha Restaurant number two has apparently bit the dust. When it first opened a decade ago on Commodore Plaza in Coconut Grove, this was a very good place for Indian food. Over the years it slipped little by little, and then last year moved to Virginia St. We wonder: Was this a case ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Anokha, Hakkasan, Chu, Susan Boyle, and Vegans in Hell

    Kurma ChameleonAnokha Restaurant number two has apparently bit the dust. When it first opened a decade ago on Commodore Plaza in Coconut Grove, this was a very good place for Indian food. Over the years it slipped little by little, and then last year moved to Virginia St. We wonder: Was this a case ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Meatless in Miami: Of Meat and Myth

    Editor's Note:Meatless in Miami columnist Lolo Reskin is ba-a-a-ack. In her first column, she talked about becoming a vegetarian. She'll be writing on the site regularly. MYTH: It's hard to be a vegetarian in Miami.REALITY:  It's actually a breeze, and only getting breezier...This is the main ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Meatless in Miami: Lauren Reskin talks Veggies

    (Editors Note: Lauren "Lolo" Reskin, Sweat Records owner, promoter, and all-around cool lady, will occasionally contribnute columns to Riptide about veggie eating in the big city. For more detail, see her blog meatlessmiami.com.) Vegans and vegetarians are alive and well and living in Miami. It may ... More >>

  • News

    March 19, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of March 19, 2009

    "Here's hoping community journalism finds new and sturdier outlets."

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Sexy Vegetarian Prefers Bananas over Hot Dogs

    It may be a bad day for lovers of sexy animals, but it's a good day for sexy animal lovers. Yes, this blatant display of flesh is brought to you out of the love and respect of our little creature friends. For years now the PR machine known as PETA has been naming celebrities as the "Sexiest Vegetari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    PETA's Super Bowl Advert is Banned, Legions of Sports Fans Indifferent

    Just how irrelevant has PETA become? The one-time-animal-rights-organization-turned-ludicrous-marketing-machine long ago gave up trying to reach people with reasoned arguments about the sanctity of all life or the wastefulness of our meat-happy culture. Instead they've adopted a fairly standard mark ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    The Art Of Food Folds

    During this week of welcoming Art Basel Miami, let us take a moment to say goodbye to The Art Of Food. The raw food/vegan counter cafe was located in a cooperative vintage clothing and jewelry shop across the street from Midtown Miami's Circuit City (which has problems of its own). Excepting delicio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008
  • Music

    August 7, 2008

    Head Spins: Inga Ambrosia

    Miami's most unconventional DJ.

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2007

    PETA Likes Dolphin Stadium

    Enter here, vegans As any meat-free Miamian knows, there is a dearth of vegetarian dining options in the Magic City. But according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), there's one area where we excel at being meatless: the ballpark. PETA named Dolphin Stadium (home of the Florida ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2007
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    June 20, 2007
  • Dining

    April 26, 2007

    Vegetarian Valhalla

    On South Beach, something new, something Guru

  • Dining

    June 1, 2006

    The Miami Underground

    Good intentions go only so far

  • Calendar

    September 1, 2005
  • Music

    January 20, 2005
  • Calendar

    June 5, 2003

    Lift Off

    New art space enters our atmosphere

  • Music

    December 5, 2002

    True Dat

    A Run-Act play starring the Simmons brothers, Russell and the Rev

  • Dining

    December 16, 1999

    Seitanic Request

    Suzanne's Vegetarian Bistro

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    December 31, 1998
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    September 15, 1993
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