Boston Creme Donut from Righteous Fryers in LA. Don’t look directly at that photo, your head might explode.
[via the delicious quarrygirl!}
No lying about this weekend with so much to do! »
First, Bay Area friends, don’t forget to enter our contest to win two tickets to the premiere of Bold Native in San Francisco next Saturday, Nov. 18! The contest ends on Thursday, Nov. 11, and entering is as easy as commenting on the pertinent post with your favorite ice cream flavor. Nothing to it, this competition.
OK, this is mainly (exclusively) Los Angeles-centric, but that’s all right, we’re happy everyone’s here.
First, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Roxy Theatre on Sunset, it’s Vegan Beer Fest no. 1, as sponsored in part by Quarrygirl (hooray!)! We mentioned it once, and now it’s in a more prominent position! The pertinent details are still on other sites, however. Have lots of fun, and do consider a guest post for us!
Immediately following Beer Fest (!!), have a sober driver take you to Venice for the release party of The Kitchen and The Garden Patch cookbook, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Me & Blue, 566 Rose Ave. (at 6th Avenue). We continue to recommend this event as well—a lovely vegan cookbook and recipe samples? You are strongly encouraged to pay them a visit, yes.
Saturday and Sunday!
SF Green Fest fall 2010 has arrived! Remember last year’s? We got vegan corn dogs and saw creepy milk-soliciting, Tessa tried a preview taco from Gracias Madre, and A QUEEN spoke. Among other things.
How can this year possibly compete with solicitation and the author of Overcoming the Angry Vagina? For starters, if you have spent $10 or more at Rainbow since Nov. 1 and through Nov. 7, bring your receipt to Green Fest for free admission! Now, that is either a savings of $5, since one-day admission costs $15, or a savings of the full $15, since you were going shopping at Rainbow anyway, you vegan hippie weirdo.
Amy Goodman and Dolores Huerta and y/our state Senator Mark Leno will speak! There are a bunch of Slow Food-related speakers, too, which is why we say, go listen to some people talk about less aggravating subjects. At a skim, the food options look like Gratitude, Chad’s Grill (?), Donna’s Tamales, Star Anise Foods, and Underdog; various chocolates, bars, drinks, and produce; Tofutown North America, makers of Soyatoo! vegan whipped cream!, and our BFFs Sugar Beat Sweets!!
SF Green Fest fall 2010 will happen at the SF Concourse Exhibition Center, at 635 8th St. at Brannan Street. It’s open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available online or at the door.
Have we missed anything? You should let us know, via email or a comment, and we will happily update this post. Enjoy your weekend!
This Sunday, Aug. 22: FREE vegan BBQ sandwiches at Pop’s at 2800 24th St. (between Bryant and York Streets) from 3 to 5p.m. Let me repeat: FREE VEGAN BBQ SANDWICHES AT POP’S. Did I stutter? I’m sorry, this is the best news since I popped out of my mom’s VJ. Be there and maybe this will become a regular thing and/or maybe the geniuses behind this will start a vegan BBQ cart and feed us all vegan BBQ sandwiches all the time until we die from consumption (of too many sandwiches). Oooh and beforehand, let’s all go to St Francis Fountain and eat all the new vegan food until we puke OMG SUNDAY FUNDAY!!
PLEASE NOTE: That is not the actual sandwich pictured above (sorry! although the real deal sounds delightful! And there will be cornbread too!!), that photo ganked from Quarrygirl because girlfriend is the flyest photographer around. Read that post and let’s all roadtrip to LA!!
Starbucks has vegan frappuccinos, FOR REAL!
Our BFFs at quarrygirl have the details, because apparently they’re available at a number of places in L.A. already. Fancy-pants coffee-swilling JERKS. The “full roll-out” of vegan frappuccinos is set for May 5, which hopefully means the damn Bay Area, not that any of us would ever deign to set foot in a Starbucks, what is this, 1999? Please.
But, you know, if you are somewhere without any local, fair-trade, happy-time coffee choices, and dying for some caffeine, in just a few weeks Starbucks will have another option for you. And it’s nice that they’re paying attention to people who don’t want any dairy in their damn coffee, right? RIGHT. It’s always nice to be recognized as a valuable customer.
Thanks for doing the research, QG! We loooooove you!
[photo from Quarrygirl, obvs.]
Our blogging besties, quarrygirl, have a recipe up for vegan cheesy potatoes that looks SO FREAKING GOOD that I’m about to go American Pie on its ass.
APRIL FOOLS! I don’t really want to fuck a giant pile of potatoes and cheese!
APRIL FOOLS AGAIN! I totally do!