I’m back from PAX Prime in Seattle and ready to post for real again. Yesterday was our only day to do “tourist things” and then our plane got in late, and I didn’t have the opportunity to post. So today I’m double posting, one for the post I’d planned for yesterday, and one for Tom Food Tuesdays. The second post will go up late tonight after Tom cooks dinner and we hammer out a blog. Now then, let me tell you about an awesome vegan grocery store…
Seattle has –what my partner likes to call– a vegan district. Near the Intersection of University Way Northeast and Northeast 55th Street, you will find the all-vegan Wayward Cafe, the vegan pizza joint Pizza Pi, and a completely cruelty free, specialty vegan grocery store called Vegan Haven. Formerly known as “Sidecar for Pigs Peace,” the store is owned by the Pigs Peace Sanctuary and a part of purchases from the store go toward paying for the care of the animals at the sanctuary.
When I walked into the store I was a little overwhelmed by all the delicious-looking things surrounding me. Some of them were familiar and some of them were totally new to me. Knowing that I wouldn’t be able to bring too much back to San Francisco on to the plane with me, I just picked up a few vegan PAX-snacking essentials and some small vegan souvenirs to bring home.
Starting at the top left and going counter clockwise, we have… Continue reading