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Sifting Through the Fallout of Café Gratitude's Slaughter-Gate

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Pierce Nahigyan

The organization was begun three years ago in a living room in Venice, California. The mission was to raise awareness about the effect mankind is having on land, sea and air, and to promote healthier practices in both energy creation and agricultural management.

Badass for a Good Cause: Def Jam Co-Founder, Author and Vegan, Russell Simmons

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.29.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

Minute for minute, my discussion with Russell Simmons, the business mogul and philanthropist who co-founded Def Jam Records and created Phat Farm fash...

Gratitude Is The Best Sauce

Ryland Engelhart | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste
Ryland Engelhart

When you are grateful, it all tastes so good.. your life experience is one of abundance, as opposed to one of lack, and I am endlessly humbled that it is my job to be a shepherd of that abundance.

Meatless Monday: Hey, Thanks (I'm Talking to YOU)

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.24.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Still, conjuring what you're grateful for is always worth doing, not just for the sake of going out into the day with a stupid-ass grin on your face, but because giving thanks is good for us.

Sasha Bronner

These Restaurateurs Found Their Path (And Huge Success) By Creating A Cult Of Gratitude

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 11.27.2013 | Los Angeles

Stepbrothers Ryland Engelhart and Cary Mosier have the “glass half-full” philosophy nailed (…to the wall. Literally.) The family behind the ...

Meatless Monday: Hey, Thanks (I'm Talking to YOU)

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Lose the feeding frenzy aspect (please), and Thanksgiving is about creating celebration, togetherness, a sense that everything's going to be all right.

YES: The Cafe Gratitude Slam We've All Been Waiting For

Posted 07.17.2013 | Los Angeles

Cafe Gratitude restaurants embody California at its crunchiest. Besides serving only organic, local and vegan food, it also lists all menu items as af...

PHOTOS: 10 Places To Take Your Crunchy Hippie Date

HowAboutWe | Posted 06.19.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of HowAboutWe. By Jenny Platt In a city full of actors and models, everyone’s in a permanent state of bikini-readine...

How These 20-Somethings Saved This Post 50 From Certain Death

Debra Ollivier | Posted 06.22.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Frank Ferrante was a 54-year-old battling obesity, drug and alcohol addiction and Hepatitis C when he stumbled into a vegan restaurant called Café Gratitude. There he met a trio of 20-somethings who transformed his life.

NO THANK YOU: Employee Lawsuits Lead Beloved Restaurants To Close

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.01.2011 | San Francisco

On Tuesday, SFist reported that Cafe Gratitude -- a small, beloved local restaurant chain that serves only organic vegan fare -- will be closing all o...

Who's More Local? 10 Restaurants Put To The Test (PHOTOS)

| Lien Ta | Posted 12.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, the local movement is nothing new. In fact, if a restaurant isn’t talking about its farm-to-table methods, we’re conditioned to ra...