The Vermont Cynic

Vegans are more than what they do not eat

Vegans are more than what they do not eat

Lucy Gilbert

September 19, 2019

It is never okay to ridicule someone for what they eat. What you eat is personal to you based off not just your dietary needs, but also cultural, religious and personal beliefs. One popular “new” diet in the U.S. is veganism. There was an extreme growth of 600% of people who identified as vegans...

One quest to find the best VT vegan pizza

Chris Leow

November 3, 2016

Vegan pizza is mysterious. How can one of America’s favorite junk foods be any good without the cheese and the meat? I’m not vegan myself, but I have a dairy allergy that forces me to seek out vegan options a lot of the time when eating out. I have toured the Burlington area searching for t...

A narrative of a full day devoid of animal products

Hunter Colvin

February 25, 2016

I want to start off by saying I love cheese, more than is healthy for me. Which is why this week’s experiment was such a sacrifice for me. I followed a vegan diet for one day this past week. Of course, the day that I couldn’t have cheese or chocolate had to be the day people were giving away fre...

Hip Burlington Café satisfies any diet

Hip Burlington Café satisfies any diet PHOTO BY RYAN THORNTON

Chris Leow

December 1, 2015

New Moon Café is full of rustic and modern vibes, lots of rugged hardwood and simple decor. The ambience is much more modern than say, Muddy Waters, but that’s okay with me. New Moon offers soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and an assortment of café drinks. They proudly display the very colorful and vi...

Pingala: Vegan Food for Omnivores

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September 14, 2015

   As both an omnivore and a nitpicky jerk, it’s always bothered me a little to be called a carnivore. The confusion, if that’s what it is, likely stems from the fact that I eat meat with obvious enthusiasm. I’ve heard the term directed at other people who eat meat, usually by those who do n...

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