Finally Feels Like Fall

In this issue, another vandalism, hours extend, we get in the Halloween spirit, who’s on the “best” list? and there are events? But first…

It’s the last week of early voting in Texas. If you haven’t yet, please vote. Here’s a list of Travis County poll locations with estimated wait times for your convenience.


Veg News

Mother’s Cafe is officially closed. We asked the Austin Vegans Facebook group community their thoughts. This one expression touched our hearts.

“I live next to Mother’s, and I’ve been getting it almost every day since they announced the sad news. I will miss the restaurant so much. I’ve been going there for almost 30 years.”

–Gabriel F.

Someone vandalized The Vegan Yacht early Saturday morning.

Fox 7 Austin covers the crime in “Man burglarizes new South Austin business.”

Sweet Ritual extends its hours and expands its service.

Bruja’s Brew Kombucha extends its hours, too.


In case you missed it, we shared “Where to Vegan Halloween in Austin” last week. We’ve added more specials to the list, so be sure to go back and check them out.

Speaking of Vegan Halloween in Austin, Plow Bao is so excited that they sent us these images. How cute are those?!

Possum Pizza opened up an extra hour Saturday. We hope they do more of that.

Speaking of Possum Pizza, their mixer broke over the weekend. We hope they could sell out of dough to help replace it.

Bone-a-fide Vegan Bistro reminds us that bats need our help, too (bees, step aside for a minute). Thank you, BVB.

Cosmo’s Kitchen introduces a new vegan meat option and opens up for brunch.

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Veg in the Media

KVUE covers Wheatsville Co-op in “Keep Austin Local: Wheatsville Co-op, a grocery staple that could use your help.”

Visit Austin includes Arlo’s, Mr. Natural, Li’l Nonna’s, Lick It Up Austin, Bouldin Creek Cafe, The Vegan Nom, Plow Bao, Bistro Vonish, Sassy’s Vegetarian Soul Food, The Beer Plant, Rebel Cheese, and Counter Culture in “Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Austin.”

Austin Farm Sanctuary to be on an episode of Dr. Phil.

Veg Delights

Liz Velatini shares another seasonal treat in “Pumpkin Spice Granola.”

Veg Jobs

Namma Veedu Vasanta Bhavan USA is hiring.

VegNews, the magazine, is looking for Black talent.


Veg Events

You can find Bunny’s Cake Shop at this event.

Rebel Cheese hosts “Vegan Cheese Tasting,” Wednesday, October 28, at 7:00 PM.

Southern Fried Vegan is coming to Celis Brewery Sunday, November 1, 2:00–6:00 PM, for “VEGAN BREWS AND BBQ.”

ATX Vegans to host “Campout at the Farm” with Austin Farm Sanctuary, November 7–8.

Not Exactly Austin but…

According to the Tyler Morning Telegraph, “Mooala Expands Beyond the Refrigerated Case with Launch of Organic, Non-Perishable Plant-Based Beverages.” They may not be available in Austin just yet. But if you can’t wait, you can find them on Amazon for now:

On the Veg lighter side


Thanks, Beth F., for your post in Austin Vegans! We needed a good laugh.

Thanks for reading this week’s newsletter. Stay well, and we’ll see you next week.

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