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In this issue, we welcome a new week with renewed spirits. We have new trucks, new shops, new menus, new hours and new dates for returning markets. But first…

The people have voted and elected Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the next president and vice president of The United States of America! Check out how some of your favorite vegan spots celebrated the event on Instagram below.


In Austin Veg News

Tyrell H. announced that he’s opening a new food truck, Ol’ Soul Creole, in the Austin Vegans Facebook group. We’ll find out when and where and post updates soon. In the meantime, you can follow them on Instagram.

Now, it’s easier to get your walk-up fix from Capital City Bakery with their new sliding window.

Who misses The Wandering Vegan Market? They’re taking vendor applications now for December 12.

Big Nonna’s officially opened Thursday, November 5. And in case you missed it, they’ll serve Sweet Ritual Vegan Ice Cream. BONUS: Big Nonna’s neighbor, Little Woodrow’s, kindly shares its patio space.


Now there’s more time to get food from Bone-a-fide Vegan Bistro.

Sassy’s Vegetarian Soul Food closed last weekend for reinspection and hinted at some menu changes.

There’s a new food truck in town, and it has some attitude. Welcome, Barrio Verde. They soft-opened last weekend. Check them out:


Rebel Cheese extended its brunch hours.

Happy two years, Gentle Whisk Bakery!

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Also, we did a geolocation thing. Now, you can find all your favorite vegan spots with this handy-dandy map.


Austin Veg in the Media

The Vegan Nom makes it on “The Vegnews A–Z Guide to Vegan Tacos” by VegNews Magazine.

Austin Monthly says, “Big Nonna’s is the Vegan Pizza and Ice Cream Parlor We’ve Been Waiting For.”

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CBS Austin aired, “Celia San Miguel shares vegan beauty finds to help you look great, and feel good about it!” “[She] show[s] us what plant-based products are trending right now, and why vegan beauty is a great addition to anyone’s routine.”

From San Miguel’s website, Celia San Miguel is a bilingual style and beauty expert, seasoned journalist and editor, author, blogger, and TV personality living in Austin, Texas. San Miguel has held editorial positions at InStyle, the New York Post, Complex, VIBE, and GIANT, and penned fashion, beauty, music, film, and lifestyle pieces for such outlets as Latina, Glamour’s Glam Belleza, Parents, Siempre Mujer, Women’s Wear Daily, Essence, Paper, the New York Daily News,,, and

Counter Culture is in an episode of Fear the Walking Dead.

Attending Veg Events

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Patch posted, “Online Vegan Cooking Classes Offer Delicious Fall/Winter Recipes.” Christina Gdisis, vegan lifestyle coach and yoga teacher, will offer a “Thankliving” dinner series with three dates in November and three in December.

Screen capture of Plow Burger IG story.

Plow Burger soft-opens a new location today at 4:00 PM. You can find the new truck location at South 1st Street and West Dittmar Rd. They suggest parking at the gas station.

In case you missed Austin Veg

We published “Where to Get Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner in Austin.”

Not Exactly Austin, But…

These nine-year-old twins in Houston create their own vegan makeup company. Check out “9-year-old twin entrepreneurs learn valuable skills managing their own makeup company” by abc13 Eyewitness News.

Vegan Thanksgiving is growing in popularity. Check out “Untraditional Thanksgiving recipes: Vegan Thanksgiving meals” from WFAA-TV Channel 8 out of Dallas.

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