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  • Vegan diet good for kids and animals

    Vegan diet good for kids and animals
    As Jill Rosen highlights in her recent article ("The Littlest Vegans," March 20), an increasing number of today's youth are growing up on a diet loaded with healthier and more humane plant-based foods. Since we develop lifelong eating habits at a young...
  • Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families

    Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families
    The families of nearly 400 children in Baltimore Head Start classes received boxes packed with healthy food items Thursday from Feed the Children and the United Way of Central Maryland. Another 400 boxes will be distributed to low-income families this...
  • 'Top Chef' Mike Isabella to create Preakness menu

    'Top Chef' Mike Isabella to create Preakness menu
    People flock to Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May for the excitement, for a good party or for a stiff Black-Eyed Susan. The bill of fare, though, hasn't been high on the list of attractions since the Coolidge administration. The...
  • Artifact Coffee, by night, mellows into its glory

    Artifact Coffee, by night, mellows into its glory
    Artifact Coffee, Amy and Spike Gjerdes' follow-up to their acclaimed Woodberry Kitchen, has been growing on me. In the span of eight days, I had two of my favorite restaurant entrees of the past year at Artifact Coffee. The first night was a 12-hour...
  • Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning

    Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning
    As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
  • Sticky Rice makes PETA list for best vegan sushi

    Sticky Rice makes PETA list for best vegan sushi
    Sticky Rice, with four locations including Aliceanna Street in Baltimore, has been named by PETA as one of the top 10 restaurants for vegan sushi, taking the No. 8 spot. PETA was impressed with Stick Rice for offering two types of tofu-based sushi as...
  • The Littlest Vegans

    The Littlest Vegans
    Eleven-year-old Tyler Parker-Rollins says being vegan isn't always easy. But he says it's also "fun" and that he plans to be one "forever." His 9-year-old brother, Will, loved it when his friends tried vegan pizza at his birthday party and "they...
  • Bizarre Foods show highlights Baltimore

    The cuisine and restaurants of Baltimore are getting another turn in the national spotlight. The March 25 episode of "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" features Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay. The last time Baltimore was the subject of a...
  • Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier

    Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier
    Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out. But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners. Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...
  • Al Roker at the Ivy Bookshop, and other healthy eating events

    Al Roker at the Ivy Bookshop, and other healthy eating events
    How are those resolutions going? Same here. But there's help. January is packed with events designed to promote healthy-eating habits. Calories matter. Using our new online database of calories in restaurant menu items, you can now quickly check the...
  • Should everyone go gluten free?

    Should everyone go gluten free?
    A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets. Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
  • Baltimore restaurants sprucing up for spring

    Baltimore restaurants sprucing up for spring
    Restaurants in Baltimore are sprucing up for spring. Homeslyce Pizza Bar, with locations downtown and in Riverside, has just added an extensive list of vegan options to its menu, including pizza, calzones, sandwiches and nachos. Homeslyce wants vegans...