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05/24/2013

Hella Vegan Eats is back at Dear Mom for dinner on Sunday, May 26! Be there or be hungry and sad and alone (aka THE WORST).
Dear Mom is at 2700 16th St., right on the corner of Harrison Street in the Mission. The Hella Vegan Eats ladies will be there from 5 to 11 p.m. on Sunday, as should you!
More info at Hella Vegan Eats’ Facebook.
THE MENU! YAY:

Hella Vegan Eats is back at Dear Mom for dinner on Sunday, May 26! Be there or be hungry and sad and alone (aka THE WORST).

Dear Mom is at 2700 16th St., right on the corner of Harrison Street in the Mission. The Hella Vegan Eats ladies will be there from 5 to 11 p.m. on Sunday, as should you!

More info at Hella Vegan Eats’ Facebook.

THE MENU! YAY:

05/13/2013

The SF SPCA and 7x7's chihuahua-celebrating party is back for its third year! It’s The Whole Enchihuahua 2013, coming to Dolores Park on Saturday, May 18. Why should you go, chihuahua-fancier?

This fun-filled afternoon includes a doggie costume contest, food trucks, live mariachi music, adoptable animals, an exciting dog rally training course, Ask-A-Trainer Q&A, Ask-A-Vet Q&A, free dental checks for dogs, pet-related vendors, and more.
Chihuahua mixes represent a disproportionately large and growing percentage of dogs in Bay Area shelters. The Whole Enchihuahua aims to educate the public about Chihuahua overpopulation, while giving San Franciscans an excuse to spend a fun day in the park among adorable dogs!

Want your own little big-eyed pocket-puppy pal? The SF SPCA can introduce you to some little dogs in need of forever homes. After all, having a dog can save your life.
Need more convincing? Look at some photos of last year’s event! Tiny fancy dogs in tiny fancy costumes!
The Whole Enchihuahua goes down on Saturday, May 18, from noon to 3 p.m. in Dolores Park, and the costume contest starts at 2. Get details (many, many details) at SF SPCA. ¡Olé!
Got a tip about an awesome vegan-friendly event? Let us know! We love fun!

The SF SPCA and 7x7's chihuahua-celebrating party is back for its third year! It’s The Whole Enchihuahua 2013, coming to Dolores Park on Saturday, May 18. Why should you go, chihuahua-fancier?

This fun-filled afternoon includes a doggie costume contest, food trucks, live mariachi music, adoptable animals, an exciting dog rally training course, Ask-A-Trainer Q&A, Ask-A-Vet Q&A, free dental checks for dogs, pet-related vendors, and more.

Chihuahua mixes represent a disproportionately large and growing percentage of dogs in Bay Area shelters. The Whole Enchihuahua aims to educate the public about Chihuahua overpopulation, while giving San Franciscans an excuse to spend a fun day in the park among adorable dogs!

Want your own little big-eyed pocket-puppy pal? The SF SPCA can introduce you to some little dogs in need of forever homes. After all, having a dog can save your life.

Need more convincing? Look at some photos of last year’s event! Tiny fancy dogs in tiny fancy costumes!

The Whole Enchihuahua goes down on Saturday, May 18, from noon to 3 p.m. in Dolores Park, and the costume contest starts at 2. Get details (many, many details) at SF SPCA. ¡Olé!

Got a tip about an awesome vegan-friendly event? Let us know! We love fun!

05/02/2013

San Francisco, you lucky city, you. This weekend you get to celebrate a Hella Vegan Eats Espectacular! First on Saturday, do brunch right with a glorious menu that includes chicken and waffles, chilaquiles rancheros, and Velvet Elvis french toast. Then on Sunday, make your dinner Cinco de Mayo-style with May Day fries and (my favorite!) fishy tacos. You can’t go wrong! Well, you could go wrong if you missed one or both of these pop-up events, so don’t do that.

The Hella Vegan Eats pop-up brunch runs from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4; dinner happens Sunday, May 5, from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Both are at Dear Mom, at 2700 16th Street on the corner of Folsom in the Mission. Viva Hella Vegan Eats!

03/14/2013

Hey St. Patrick’s Day heads! Get your butts over to Dear Mom on Sunday, March 17, for an extra-special pop-up dinner by Hella Vegan Eats, featuring Fat Bottom Bakery! Two Vegansaurus favorites serving amazing food in a bar on a Sunday? It can’t be beat!

Is there a menu yet? No, but maybe HVE’s Facebook will reveal the secrets of the pop-up beforehand. It’s now posted above! Regardless, you know it’ll be nothing but deliciousness, so be at Dear Mom (on the corner of 16th and Folsom streets in the Mission) between 6 and 11 p.m. on Sunday for eats and treats!

02/14/2013

Don’t forget about the best Valentine’s Day gift to give or receive: the Hella Vegan Eats pop-up dinner at Dear Mom! Check out that menu!
Dear Mom is on the corner of 16th and Harrison streets in the Mission, and the hot ladies of Hella Vegan Eats will be there serving you love on a plate from 5 to 10 p.m. Be there or be hungry and sad!

Don’t forget about the best Valentine’s Day gift to give or receive: the Hella Vegan Eats pop-up dinner at Dear Mom! Check out that menu!

Dear Mom is on the corner of 16th and Harrison streets in the Mission, and the hot ladies of Hella Vegan Eats will be there serving you love on a plate from 5 to 10 p.m. Be there or be hungry and sad!

12/14/2012

It’s the holidays, and also maybe but probably not at all the world is ending next Friday! That means it’s time for a Hella Vegan Eats dinner at Dear Mom!
Dear Mom is at 2700 16th St., just on the corner of Harrison Street and a mere five blocks from 16th Street BART. Hella Vegan Eats are wonderful ladies who make delightful, delicious, surprising food. Take refuge from the shivery winter night with Hella Vegan Eats’ super-spicy salsas and a cold drink at Dear Mom! Woo!

It’s the holidays, and also maybe but probably not at all the world is ending next Friday! That means it’s time for a Hella Vegan Eats dinner at Dear Mom!

Dear Mom is at 2700 16th St., just on the corner of Harrison Street and a mere five blocks from 16th Street BART. Hella Vegan Eats are wonderful ladies who make delightful, delicious, surprising food. Take refuge from the shivery winter night with Hella Vegan Eats’ super-spicy salsas and a cold drink at Dear Mom! Woo!

08/29/2012

SF Vegan Drinks is tomorrow night! It’s your monthly chance to meet your fellow Bay Area vegans in the (cruelty-free) flesh. Check out that menu! Are fried beets any good? I mean, duh, what fried food isn’t good, but still! Beets! 
SF Vegan Drinks happens from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, 2323 Mission (at 19th Street) in S.F. Check out Facebook for more info! Be there, or be sober and poorly fed!
And, of course, the original Vegan Drinks takes place tomorrow as well at Fontana’s Bar on the Lower East Side in New York. For more info (and there is a lot of info), visit the website.

SF Vegan Drinks is tomorrow night! It’s your monthly chance to meet your fellow Bay Area vegans in the (cruelty-free) flesh. Check out that menu! Are fried beets any good? I mean, duh, what fried food isn’t good, but still! Beets! 

SF Vegan Drinks happens from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, 2323 Mission (at 19th Street) in S.F. Check out Facebook for more info! Be there, or be sober and poorly fed!

And, of course, the original Vegan Drinks takes place tomorrow as well at Fontana’s Bar on the Lower East Side in New York. For more info (and there is a lot of info), visit the website.

08/03/2012

Weird Fish is delicious; forget anything else you may have heard!  »

Recently, you may recall that I said some unflattering things about San Francisco’s Weird Fish. I may have said these things, even though I hadn’t eaten there in over a year and a half, since it became Dante’s Weird Fish. I may have posed the questions “Is there any reason to go to Weird Fish these days? Are any vegans enjoying themselves there?” I’m back to clear the air: The answers are yes! YES ON BOTH ACCOUNTS. 

Last week, my friend Robert was in town, visiting from Chicago. Seeing as how he gets to eat at Native Foods and the Handlebar anytime he wants, I wanted to bring him to what I though might be the S.F. equivalent. And I selfishly wanted to try their fish and chips, and what better excuse to gorge on a basket of fried food than having a visitor in town?

It was awesome. We ordered almost every vegan thing on the menu! And we loved all of it—it was a fried food frenzy! Hey, sometimes you gotta treat yourself (even if on the same night you have your three roommates plus three house-guests with only one bathroom in the apartment, whatevs).

We didn’t actually try the Buffalo Girls, which is what started my snark-fest in the first place, but we did eat EVERYTHING else. I’m officially Team Weird Fish! The seitan fish and sweet potato chips were better than ever! The fried pickles were delectable, juicy spears, and the yam and spinach taco was colorful and tasty! We were so stoked, Robert wanted to go back before he left.


Tender, perfectly battered seitan “fish” atop sweet potato fries.



Fried pickle spears—my favorite!


Spinach and yam taco, topped with guacamole and pumpkin seeds!

07/13/2012

Vegan waffle party in the mission on Sunday! Let’s EAT!  »

Word on the street is as follows:

Just heard that the newly opened The Way Out Cafe at 3188 Mission at Valencia is doing a Vegan Waffle Party this Sunday. 

They opened a few weeks ago and want to have lots of vegan options. Maybe Vegansaurus wants to write about the Waffle Party? I’m guessing there’s a few non vegan toppings, but I’m not sure. The waffles are vegan though! I’ll be checking it out.

Anyone know what time it starts? I don’t have my phone to call today and I’m no journalist so if someone does my job for me, let us know and FINALLY: Let’s all go!!


06/01/2012

Hot tip: Escape From New York Pizza in the Mission has vegan slices!  »

Pizza party, all the time! Well, at least on Sundays in the Mission. We got a tip from an Escape From New York Pizza employee that their Mission location serves vegan slices from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Get on it, their pizza is yum!

I live next to the Escape From New York in the Upper Haight and I would love to see this happen there, because when I want their Daiya cheese pie, I have to order a WHOLE ONE. The vegan slices at Whole Foods across the street always look kind of nasty, so I end up making a vegan pizza myself, or breaking down and ordering one from EFNY. Then I eat the entire thing because will power is not something I apply to in my life!

When I say “I live next to,” I mean “when I open my bedroom window, the breeze is pizza-scented.” This must be what heaven smells like.

Jo from EFNY in the Mission tells us that she is vegan, so she makes sure the vegan slices are made separately! Thanks for looking out Jo! You just made my life a little brighter. Let’s go get some slices! And beer! See you in Dolores park, hipsters.

Remember, it’s only on Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Mission Escape From New York at 3242 22nd St. (between Mission and Valencia).

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