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WAIW | Hit a Brick Wall

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T.O.F.U. has always operated on a tight budget. This morning, that budget may have shrunk too much. Read More »

WAIW | Dog Discrimination

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Discrimination of any kind is a terrible thing, but today I wanted to talk specifically about the kind that's aimed at dogs. Read More »

WAIW | This Ain’t Vegandale!

Image is a photo of a Saigon street with numerous scooters coming towards the camera. Shops are visible on both sides of the street, and a small neon sign in the top left-hand corner says "Quán Chay Giác Tha".

One vegetarian (chay) restaurant on a street is a reason to get excited in many cities. In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam? Not so much. Around these parts, it takes more than one chay spot to make a street stand out. Read More »

TBT | Loving Hut: The Cult That Keeps Feeding Me

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For years, I've known about Loving Hut and Supreme Master Ching Hai, but despite my attempts to avoid giving her money, I keep finding myself at her restaurants. Read More »

WAIW | Dog Meat and Vietnam

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Whether or not you live in Vietnam, you've probably heard about the dog meat trade here. After an incident last night, I decided to talk about it. Read More »

Vegan Travel | Canada & Back Again

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Last year was great for so many reasons, including a trip back home to Canada and plenty of amazing meals. Find out some of the highlights in the latest episode of the Vegan Travel series. Read More »