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Bar and restaurant recommendations across the country. Yes, we have actually eaten at all of these spots!


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Chicago Restaurant Recommendations

Chicago restaurant and bar recommendations with plant-based options

Posted on Jun 17th, 2014 - By Ashley Gilday - 1 Comment

A hand selected, or shall I say sensory selected, list of over 40 Chicago bar and restaurant recommendations for your feasting pleasure I am a…

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Jessica Murnane

Restaurant recommendations from Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant

Posted on Jun 17th, 2014 - By Ashley Gilday - 0 Comments

Photo by Pierre Luzy Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant is sharing her favorite restaurant recommendations from her hometown of Columbus, Ohio, her…

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vegetarian restaurants chicago

10 vegetarian restaurants in Chicago with the best meatless meat

Posted on Jul 18th, 2014 - By Ashley Gilday - 8 Comments

With Eater Chicago's inaugural meat week ending last week, it’s only natural to share a round up of vegetarian restaurants in Chicago that serve…

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Amour de la Terra Oak Park

Alisha Kettner on opening Chicagoland’s first vegan shoe store Amour de la Terre

Posted on Jul 31st, 2014 - By Ashley Gilday - 0 Comments

I  had the chance to sit down with Alisha Kettner of Amour de la Terre, Chicagolands very first vegan shoe store. Alisha shares her motivation to…

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los angeles restaurant recommendations

Los Angeles restaurant guide with plant-based options

Posted on Sep 6th, 2014 - By Ashley Gilday - 0 Comments

Ashley Gilday's Los Angeles Restaurant Guide with Plant-Based Options + Bar Round Up I fell in love with LA the first time I visited back in 2001.…

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Why I will go back to LYFE Kitchen

Posted on Nov 14th, 2014 - By Ashley Gilday - 14 Comments

As a food writer I get invited to dinners. It's a perk I definitely enjoy. When I was invited to dine at LYFE Kitchen in Chicago, I eagerly accepted.…

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San Francisco Restaurant Recommendations

San Francisco restaurant recommendations that you must try

Posted on Jan 17th, 2015 - By Ashley Gilday - 0 Comments

Oh how I love San Francisco. There is no other city like it. If you haven't ever visited the city of neatly stacked homes, the Golden Gate Bridge and…

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Local Foods Chicago

Chicago Local Foods distributor to open retail space and cafe this summer

Posted on Mar 29th, 2015 - By Ashley Gilday - 4 Comments

Are you a local foods lover? Perhaps you are a local foods skeptic? Or maybe you do not know what the definition of local foods actually means?…

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Chicago Diner Veggie Burger by Ashley Gilday

10 Chicago veggie burgers so good you will not miss the meat

Posted on May 9th, 2015 - By Ashley Gilday - 0 Comments

I wrote this roundup of the best house-made veggie burgers on Eater Chicago and thought I better share it on my site too.  These 10 Chicago veggie…

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Marc Malnati

44 years of a Chicago tradition: Meet Marc Malnati of Lou Malnati’s

Posted on Jun 24th, 2015 - By Ashley Gilday - 6 Comments

by Ashley Gilday This year marks the 44th year in business for Chicago-based deep dish pizzeria, Lou Malnati's. I recently had the opportunity…

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Plant-based menu options at Seasons 52

Experiencing the plant-based menu options at Seasons 52

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015 - By Samantha Turner - 1 Comment

by Samantha Turner When I got invited to taste the new menu offerings at Seasons 52 in Downtown Chicago, I was excited for three reasons. First, I…

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vegan restaurants new york city

Eleven of the best vegan restaurants in New York City

Posted on Aug 31st, 2015 - By Agilday Gilday - 2 Comments

In one of the most vegan friendly cities in the world, it can still be a challenge to decide which of the dozens of vegan and vegetarian restaurants…

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