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Gracias Madre in San Francisco

Who would’ve thought that Mexican food could go vegan? At Gracias Madre in San Francisco, ceviche is made of young coconut and tacos are topped off with cashew cheese. And just like authentic Mexican food these vegan dishes will…

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Plant Cafe Organic at Embarcadero, San Francisco

The Plant Cafes are scattered throughout San Francisco. My friend and I head to the location neighboring the Ferry Building at Embarcadero. Walk to the eatery and notice it is split into two: the restaurant sits on the left…

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Whole Earth Vegetarian Restaurant in Singapore

Compared to Singapore’s hawker centers and local eateries, Whole Earth Vegetarian is on the pricey edge. You pay for quality and nutrition. Thirsty? Start off your meal with the Homemade Fresh Lemongrass. Served hot or cold, the drink contains…

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Chinatown Food Street in Singapore

Regardless of their own beliefs Singaporeans take the national holiday off for Vesak, Buddha’s birthday. My friend and I head to Chinatown to eat vegetarian food and visit a temple. We are not Buddhist, but are interested in sneaking…

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Taj Authentic Indian Cuisine in Singapore

Late Friday afternoon I exit the Chinatown Station and walk down Pagoda Street. The zig-zagging string of outdoor lanterns above add a flair of festivity as usual. It’s another day filled with tourists and souvenirs. I head to the…

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Tulasi Vegetarian & Cafe in Singapore

Not too far away from the Little India station lies Tulasi Vegetarian & Cafe. While the menu features cuisine from India, China, Malaysia, Thai and Europe, you won’t find any animal products here except for some dairy, such as…

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Sin Heng Claypot Bak Koot Teh in Singapore

Not too far away from the Katong Laksa war zone lies an unassuming restaurant with its facade completely open like a hungry mouth. Do not underestimate this literal hole-in-the-wall eatery. Sin Heng Claypot Bak Koot Teh proves that appearances…

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Songfa Bak Kut Teh in Singapore

There are two Songfa Bak Kut Teh locations within 30 feet of one another. The one facing New Bridge Road is indoors. The other wrapping around the street is outdoors. Considering the humidity of Singapore, I opted for the…

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M.A.K.E. in Santa Monica

I’m in Singapore looking back at old food photos with nostalgia. While this country treats me well, it doesn’t mean I miss my family, friends and California’s vegan restaurants any less. The Monday before I left Los Angeles, my…

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Sprouted Garden in Los Angeles

It’s been two weeks since I’ve moved out of Los Angeles. I’m dreaming about one of my favorite omnivore-friendly spots: Sprouted Garden. They serve the best vegan curry and home-made gelato! Whether you’re looking for a place to study…