| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:35 PM
If any Pop & Hiss readers were wondering where your intrepid dance music writer was the last week, I'm thrilled to say that the short answer is this: a Jamaican vegan trap-music bar with a "Cool Runnings" theme and a fake beach that abuts the Berlin...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Happy Thanksgiving, turkey eaters.
In honor of the holiday, we're sharing an infographic with Thanksgiving trivia -- primarily, turkey-consumption tidbits that will make vegans squirm.
The chart, from Statista, reveals the location of the turkey-...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On Thanksgiving, the folks at Cafe Gratitude feel that everybody else has finally caught on.
At Cafe Gratitude, plates are printed with the question that goes around many holiday tables: "What are you grateful for?"
And each day at Cafe Gratitude,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Ask any Angeleno, and you'll probably hear that the biggest headache (second to the traffic) is meeting people. But it looks like Audrey Shulman, a development coordinator for an unscripted television production company and an avid baker, may have found a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Jay Z and Beyoncé are two of the latest celebrities taking the plunge into a vegan lifestyle. The rapper announced on his lifestyle blog that he and his wife would embark on a 22-day vegan challenge Tuesday, one day before his 44th birthday.
Jay Z began...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:15 PM
So here we are in our Southern California understanding of winter, dining on patios under heat lamps and letting in the T-shirt-wearing heater repairman even though he showed up an hour late.
To survive this cold it's only natural to turn to soup.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:52 AM
When Katy Perry's short-lived marriage to Russell Brand ended, she coped in a way we can relate to, as she told Marie Claire. "There were two weeks of my life after I found out the truth of my marriage where I was like, 'OK. All right. I can't feel this....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Hipster foodie friends are so hard to buy gifts for. They have exceptionally high standards, like to make most things themselves, and gravitate toward items labeled with the words rare, Brooklyn, limited, organic or artisan.
Meeting all the necessary...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:12 AM
While some might hold out for designer fashions or a luxury car topped with a red bow, food lovers may be just as thrilled by a gift of roasted hazelnuts, chile-spiced salt or Singaporean beef jerky.
Well, that might be carrying it to extremes, but at...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Michelle Pfeiffer revealed an interesting tidbit over the weekend: She was once unwittingly a member of a cult.
Pfeiffer told the Daily Telegraph's Sunday magazine, Stella, that as an up-and-coming actress, around age 20, she'd fallen in with a Los...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Ethan Brown held up one of his ready-to-eat vegetarian chicken strips and peeled off stringy strands that mimicked the moist meat of the real thing.
"That's the beauty. That's absolutely everything," said Brown, founder of Beyond Meat, admiring the...