Food and Wine Magazine Interviews Famed Vegan Author

Cookbook author and restaurateur Isa Chandra Moskowitz shares why she loves being vegan with the mainstream food magazine.

This week, Food and Wine interviewed Isa Chandra Moskowitz, famed author of myriad vegan cookbooks (including the classic Vegan with a Vengeance) regarding the current state of plant-based diets. The magazine asked why now is a good time to expand her brand and what she found exciting about veganism today. Moskowitz stated, “Vegan cuisine is getting taken seriously as a cuisine,” adding that, “we’re at a point now when people aren’t asking, ‘How could you live without [meat]?’ Once people experience cashew cream and lentils as meat, they’re like, ‘How did I ever live without this?’” Moskowitz is also the owner of Modern Love, a vegan restaurant in Omaha, NE, and plans to open a second location in Brooklyn next year. The author and restaurateur’s new Brooklyn venture will “play around more with what Brooklynites are used to eating,” and will include a Jewish twist to reflect the heritage of Moskowitz and her investment partners.

More News

Kroger Launches Vegan Recipe Contest

Food Network chef Ellie Krieger will choose the winning recipe, and prizes include $1,000 cash, a Vitamix, and more.
Read More »

Vegan Shoe Brand MINK Sells 10,000 Pairs in 2018

Sales of the brand's vegan Louboutin-style shoes increased dramatically since 2006, and it now caters to celebrity clients such as Miley Cyrus.
Read More »

Global Pizza Chain Adds Vegan Cheese to US Locations

International pizza chain Piola now features Follow Your Heart's vegan cheese at 10 locations across Texas, Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia.
Read More »

DIY Asian Bowl Chain Adds Vegan Meat to Menu

Wok Box in Canada sees opportunity to grow a new customer base with plant-based protein options.
Read More »

Kat Von D Plans to Throw a Big Fat Vegan Wedding

The pregnant makeup mogul will throw a vegan wedding bash where guests will receive a custom-made Kat Von D Beauty lipstick.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »