Certain foods, when done right, can facilitate religious experiences. Fried chicken is one of those foods. So I jumped at the chance to review one of Old Pasadena’s most recent additions, Daddy’s Chicken Shack. A Houston native, co-owner and co-founder Pace Webb first made a splash in the Los Angeles culinary business with her fine-dining catering company, Taste of Pace. What began as a one-time request for sliders by a client, turned into a joke with her father: to set him up for retirement with …
PCC Eco fair: Change starts with the individual
PCC’s Associated Students (AS) hosted their first eco fair, Hippy Hop, at the mirror pools this past Thursday, consisting of educational workshops and informative booths by a vegan outreach group, an international humanitarian organization and members of the AS sustainability committee. The purpose behind the event was to educate people about the severity in which the planet is being destroyed. Event coordinator Samantha Salomon explained this further in her presentation about plastic and pollution. Salomon discussed the rapidly growing “trash islands” which are phenomenons in …
Green Earth Vegan Cuisine: veggie mediocrity
While Green Earth Vegan Cuisine is a vegan restaurant, this place makes the perceived veggie diet somewhat palatable to the omnivore, offering a variety of dishes like salads and smoothies along with burgers and pasta – just veganized.
Being vegan is not a crime
If you live in a city like Los Angeles, it takes little to no effort to find a restaurant that caters to the needs of a vegan. Likewise, it takes no effort at all to find a fast food restaurant. Everywhere you look, it seems that there is either a McDonald’s or a Jack-In-The-Box at every corner. However, regardless of whether you live in Los Angeles or not, the topic of vegan versus non-vegan is one many people seem to have an opinion on. Vegans …
Conscientious, fresh, healthy and affordable
Looking for an affordable, intimate, casual, cruelty-free, and healthy place to eat? My Vegan, located on 633 South Arroyo Parkway in Pasadena, is the place to go.
COLUMN: Cold off the press
As more people move toward healthier lifestyles, more creative concoctions and combinations of foods have been created to support the consumption of a balanced diet. We’re swapping bleached white flour with coconut flour, minimizing ingredients in dishes and so on.