Will the Real Cap City Please Stand Up?

In this issue, we clarify some possible confusion, point out many community members getting the spotlight in the media and share some extra veg delights. But first…

Sad news. According to Eater Austin, “Popular Austin Chinese Vegan Restaurant Veggie Heaven Is Closed Forever.”

Veg News

The Vegan Yacht officially opens its new location.

To clarify, Cap City Comedy Club is closing its doors. Capital City Bakery, however, will open on Thursdays again.

Milky Way Shakes officially reopened! Also, happy 3rd birthday!

San Antonio-based Frnd-Ships is now operating in Austin delivering for Conscious Cravings and Bone-a-fide Vegan Bistro.

Veg in the Media

Austin360 highlights Black Vegan Company in “For the Black Vegan Company, plant-based eating is a family affair that requires empathy, breakfast tacos.”

Statesman puts the spotlight on Central Texas Pig Rescue in “Pig rescue group prepares for new chapter in saving swine.”

VEGWORLD Magazine covers Rebel Cheese’s new production kitchen in “Vegan ‘Cheese Cave’ in Austin, Tx? Rebel Cheese Creates New Production Kitchen.”

The Vegan Nom and Siete Foods make Thrillist’s list, “How to Support Latino-Owned Businesses in Austin.”

And speaking of Siete Foods, Talkroute features it in “Siete Foods: Reinventing Classic Mexican-American Food.”

Veg Delights

Ren, of Finding Ren, shares, “What I Ate Today as a VEGAN Wheelchair Ninja,” and the video includes “EPIC Chili Cheeze Fries.”

Lilith, of The Vegan Rainbow, show us how to make a “Campfire S’mores tart” in this video.

Austin360 shares another vegan recipe this week, “Try this vegan spin on fried chicken with a karaage-style fried jackfruit.”

Also, Texas Monthly shares a meatless chili in “This Plant-Based Chili Has No Meat (or Beans).”

Veg Events

Central Texas Pig Rescue, with help from Rebel Cheese, will host an online event, “Pigs in Art History,” Friday, September 25 at 7:00 PM.

Rebel Cheese will host a “Virtual Cheese Tasting,” Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 PM.

Veg Jobs

Counter Culture announced in its newsletter plans to expand its hours and possibly provide patio service—currently, the patio is open without service. But first, Counter Culture says it needs to “staff up,” so it’s hiring in the kitchen.

Not Exactly Veg but…

According to CultureMap Austin, you can “Turn off your lights at night and save birds migrating across Texas.”


Thanks for reading this week’s newsletter. We’ll see you next week.

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