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Weekday Vegetarians.

"Sushi tastes amazing. A great steak is just amazing." Those are not the words you expect to hear from a leader of the vegetarian movement. But that's how Graham...

Where's The Beet?

It's weird how hard you have to try to not eat a lot of meat. Your French toast comes with a side of bacon; chicken is dumped on your salad; protein is the first...

Creating Chicken Without the Egg.

The desire to eat meat has posed an ethical question ever since humans achieved reliable crop production: Do we really need to kill animals to live? Today, the...

Study: Is Vegetarianism a Teen Eating Disorder?

Being a teenager means experimenting with foolish things like dyeing your hair purple or candy flipping or going door-to-door for a political party. Parents tend...

Where's the Beef? Ghent Goes Vegetarian

Last year, Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, suggested that the most useful step ordinary citizens could take...

The Meals of the Millennium

Vegetarian restaurants often suffer from a perception that they are, well, priggish — more about political correctness than sensual gratification, and filled...

Veganism

November 1 is World Vegan Day, a celebration of people who don't eat meat. Or eggs. Or cheese. Or mayonnaise. Or honey. Or whey. Or gelatin. Or anything that...

Putting Animal Cruelty on the Ballot

Yes, the Humane Society of the United States is still trying to stop animal shelters from putting discarded pets to sleep. But the group has turned much of its...

10 Questions.

Is there a simple, everyday way people can help animals? James Dodds, KATONAH, N.Y. Absolutely. Give your dog or cat respect, patience, understanding and love...

In the Mecca of Celebrity Yoga

Natascha, a French yoga teacher, is a type that could be found in any organic-vegetarian restaurant in any of the cosmopolitan cultural capitals of Europe and...

Liking What White People Like

A few months ago, I decided that my new favorite blog was Stuff White People Like. If you don't keep up with all the snarky, zeitgeisty corners of the Internet,...

Inbox

As the World Warms What's the one thing we can do as a nation to help turn the tide on global warming? We can give up the feeling of entitlement that pervades...

The Natural Beauty

You have to hand it to Stella McCartney: she has forged her beliefs into her brand, consistently steering clear of the use of leather and fur in her...

22 Skip the steak

Which is responsible for more global warming: your BMW or your Big Mac? Believe it or not, it's the burger. The international meat industry generates roughly 18%...

The Age of Asparagus

Few people expect to enjoy the culinary peak experience of a lifetime in a vegetarian restaurant, but the light and lovely Terre à Terre in Brighton, England,...

Amuse Bouche

Given its unglamorous associations with tofu burgers, vegetarian sausages and lactose-free dairy substitutes, the soybean has long been seen as a food for the...

"I'll Have Soya On The Rocks"

Given its unglamorous associations with tofu burgers, vegetarian sausages and lactose-free dairy substitutes, the soybean has long been seen as a food for the...

Families: I Was A Teen Vegetarian

Most vegetarians will tell you their decision to cut out meat came gradually, over a period of months or even years. Lauren Butts, a high school junior from...