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  1. Allison McPhail of 5 A.M. Creative

    Photo of Kristin by Allison McPhail of 5 A.M. Creative

    Have you ever felt stuck? Trapped in your current life situation and yearning for change? Also, do you really really really like vegan food? Well if you haven’t heard of Kristin Lajeunesse, she’s way ahead of you. A little over a year and a half ago Kristin celebrated her five-year veganiversary by quitting her job as a successful social media manager, ending a long-term relationship, selling all her “crap”, and buying Gerty, a green ’95 Chevy sports van. Kristin had one goal in mind: to eat at every 100% vegan restaurant in these United States of America. She successfully ran a Kickstarter campaign, “Will Travel For Vegan Food” with a target of $9,682 and pledges of $12,560, made some mods to Gerty: removed the seats, built-in a loft bed, added storage and a chest for clothes, and hit the road. She is, of course, documenting the process and there’s also some blogging, vlogging, Facebooking, Instagramming, and Tweeting going on.

    Kristin gladly accepts breakfast/lunch/dinner/shower invitations, so last week, I had the distinct pleasure of breaking bread with her at Real Food Daily in Santa Monica, California– and she didn’t make me feel even a teeny bit stalkery. Poised to be the absolute authority on vegan dining in America, she managed to find a few moments in-between meals to answer our questions and let us live vicariously through her for a little bit longer.

    SuperVegan: Tell us about your trip so far: where have you been and how long have you been on the road?

    Kristin: I’ve been on the road for 14 months now and have visited 46 states so far. The states I have left to visit are: Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and North Dakota (if I get to that one) ;)

    Which restaurants have been some of your favorites so far?

    I recently wrote a blog post naming my top 10 restaurants of the past year. But so far, my favorite remains Vedge in Philadelphia.

    Any real misses? You don’t have to name names if you don’t want to, but have you been given anything inedible or just bad to eat? Any states you don’t ever feel the need to go back to? Continue Reading…

  2. Hot Knives Chili photo by Cambria Griffith

    Hot Knives Chili photo by Cambria Griffith

    – The food for December 27th’s Vegan Drinks will be vegan African from Soulkofa!

    – The gents from Hot Knives share their winning chili recipe . It sounds amazing!

    – Sarah Kramer’s iPhone app Go Vegan! w/Sarah Kramer is on sale for just $2.99 (normally it sells for $6.99) from Dec 25th to Jan 2nd!

    – It’s officially soup weather. Here are 25 classic soup recipes. . .veganized!

    – Yay! The National Institutes of Health will move all of the federally-owned chimpanzees at the New Iberia Research Center to Chimp Haven, the federal chimpanzee sanctuary in Keithville, La., over the next 12 to 15 months! Read more about it here.

    – Great news, Angelenos! The Cafe Gratitude team is expanding and we’re getting a Gracias Madre in WeHo!

    -Jason read Brokelyn’s “Rib sticking good, minus the ribs: 6 places to grab vegan comfort food and had never heard of Rosamunde, but I’ve been there, and I live in LA! Get yourselves to Williamsburg!

    -Heya NYC, grab a $15 coupon for Café Blossom in the Village from JDeal. We’re pretty sure non-Jews are eligible, too.

    – Salon reports that “Adam Lanza was a vegan.” Great.

    Send us your tips, gossip and holiday wishes at tips@supervegan.com

  3. Forks Over Knives Holiday Giveaway!

    Need a last minute holiday gift and strapped for cash? Need something to do for an hour and a half with the family during the holidays? Know someone with a degenerative disease like type 2 diabetes or heart disease that still eats animals?

    We are giving one lucky reader a copy of Forks Over Knives — “The feature film that examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.”

    All you have to do is leave a comment in our handy comment section telling us who you’ll be gifting this to and why. Please make sure you fill in your e-mail address or we won’t be able to let you know if you’ve won!

    Winner will be chosen the morning of Thursday, December 20th!

  4. Meat is murder in more ways than one. A Florida man murdered his drunken roommate during an argument about how to prepare pork chops.

    – Did you know that Get Vegucated is on NetFlix, Amazon, iTunes or DVD? Watch it now!

    – Costa Rica bans hunting as a sport!

    – “Hello, My name is Darwin. You may know me as the IKEA monkey.” Contribute to the sanctuary that took Darwin in!

    – Congrats to Laika Magazine, “The New Vegan Lifestyle Quarterly!” on launching! You can get a subscription for 25% off at Vegan Cuts.

    – A New York City teenager was charged in an opossum’s beating death.

    – Did you know Groupon is still in business? Also, they have a deal for half off at Pure Food and Wine! Hurry it ends soon!

    – According to the Wall Street Journal, America’s Milk Business is in ‘Crisis’ Part of their solution? To “deride fast-growing alternatives like soy and almond milk as ‘imitation milk.’”

    As per always, we’d love you to drop us a line with news, tips, info, gossip, fortunes at tips@supervegan.com

  5. VegNews reports that Josh Rosen of Charm School Chocolates wins the Food Network’s holiday special Sweet Genius. Go Vegans!

    Beyond Meat™ Chicken-Free Strips are now available in recipes in the deli section of Whole Foods Market stores throughout the Northeast, North Atlantic, and Midwest! That means you; Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin! Have you tried it yet? Do you like it better than Gardein? Tell us in the comments!

    – Heya Angelenos! Look at all these meals you should eat:
    Scoutmob is offering 50% off at California Vegan!

    Mohawk Bend is hosting Joseph Shuldiner, author of “Pure Vegan” and director of the Institute of Domestic Technology, on December 17th for the restaurant’s ongoing Meatless Monday series. A three-course dinner of a celery root and fennel chowder, polenta with wild mushrooms, hazelnuts and figs, and a pistachio olive oil cake will only cost you $20 per person or $40 per person for the meal and a signed copy of “Pure Vegan.” Reservations can be made by calling (213) 483-2337.

    The Spork Sisters are doing a pop-up dinner at Susan Feniger’s vegan-friendly STREET on January 14th!

    – What do you think about this mobcaster campaign for a vegan sitcom “with Eric Roberts!”?

    As always, please share your news, info, gossip and appreciation by e-mailing us at tips@supervegan.com

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