Austin Veg News Weekly: July 6, 2020

Gov. Greg Abbott at a press conference at the state Capitol in Austin on Monday, June 22,2020. Photo credit:  Ricardo B. Brazziell/Pool/American-Statesman
Rebel Cheese is one of 16 new restaurants to compete for the Tastemakers crown this year. Image, Rebel Cheese.

Welcome to the Austin Veg News Weekly, a newsletter providing updates about last week’s happenings, local media coverage highlights and upcoming events.

In this edition, we cover:

  • A break-in
  • Business operation updates
  • Celebrations

Last Week

Whole Foods opens an East Austin location where you can also find Pie Jacked products.

The Buzz Mill announces its business hour changes and the return of delivery services and to-go cocktails.

Li’l Nonna’s posts its July hours.

Cosmo’s Kitchen posts new hours.

Rebel Cheese reaches 10,000 followers on Instagram.

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• 𝗧𝗛𝗔𝗡𝗞 𝗬𝗢𝗨 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗙𝗢𝗟𝗟𝗢𝗪𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗨𝗦 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗕𝗘𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗢𝗡𝗘 𝗢𝗙 𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝟭𝟬,𝟬𝟬𝟬 𝗙𝗢𝗟𝗟𝗢𝗪𝗘𝗥𝗦! • We have felt the love with all the likes, shares, and story posts, and could not continue to grow without you, so THANK YOU for helping us reach this milestone! We believe vegan food isn’t a fad, but a trend, and are super grateful to be able to make vegan alternatives to traditionally animal-based cuisine. We look forward to much plant based yumminess in our futures as well! 𝗦𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝘄𝗵𝗶𝗰𝗵, 𝘄𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗱𝗱𝗮𝗿-𝗯𝗿𝗶𝗲 𝗵𝘆𝗯𝗿𝗶𝗱, 𝘄𝗵𝗶𝗰𝗵 𝘄𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗵𝗲𝗯𝗿𝗶𝗲, 𝗧𝗢𝗠𝗢𝗥𝗥𝗢𝗪 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘃𝗶𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝘁𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴! Hope you can join us, and thank you so much again! • #GroundToTable #ElevatedVegan #TasteAndSee • #vegancheese #vegan #vegandeli #veganfood #dairyfree #dairyfreecheese #plantpowered #austinfood #atxfood #atxvegan #atxvegans #atxeats #AustinVegan #TexasVegan #muelleratx #keepaustineatin #austinfoodstagram

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NadaMoo! announces five winners to receive free ice cream for one year as part of its 15th birthday celebration.

Dear Diary Coffeehouse closes its dining room in response to the rise of Covid-19 cases.

The Vegan Nom, East Austin Coffee and Curcuma suffer break-ins.

In the Media

Citizen Eatery, Bistro Vonish, Wasota Vegan Paradise, Plow Burger, Rebel Cheese, The Beer Plant, Arlo’s, Nissi Vegan, The Vegan Nom, Counter Culture, Plow Bao, The Vegan Yacht and Li’l Nonna’s share the spotlight in Eater Austin’s “Austin for Vegans: Where to Find the Best Meat-Free Takeout.”

Eater Austin mentions Luv Fats Ice Cream in “A Running List of Farmers Markets in the Austin Area.”

Alcalde features Siete Family Foods in “Siete Family Foods Is Reimagining Mexican-American Cuisine.”

CBS Austin speaks with Chris Rios of The Vegan Nom about the break-ins in “East Austin food truck park broken into, adding burden to business hit hard by pandemic.”

Rebel Cheese is one of “Austin’s 16 best new restaurants compete for coveted Tastemakers crown” as posted by Culture Map Austin.


Upcoming Events

Bone-a-fide Vegan Bistro to soft open Friday, July 10.

HapPea Vegans to reopen window service Friday, July 10.

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