Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Here's the scoop on a new Royal Oak business and its healthy ice cream alternatives.
Another sweet option is being added to downtown Royal Oak's lineup: Sweet Earth is a frozen yogurt shop that specializes in vegan (animal- and dairy-free) selections and allows customers to enjoy a create-your-own selection of healthier treats. The family-owned frozen yogurt business has a location in downtown Birmingham at 141 W. Maple. The Royal Oak store at 313 S. Main St. will have a similar look and feel. "The design of the Royal Oak store is just a little different," general manager Renee Hadley said. "It's designed to move traffic a little better." The yogurt shop is made up of cafe tables as well as a make-your-own ice cream bar, where customers can pour their own soft serve and help themselves to toppings. Customers decide on size…
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Wendy Jones is on a mission to to introduce the vegan lifestyle to the masses.
If you've ever been curious about living a vegan lifestyle, this Sunday's VegFest is your chance to check out speakers, panelists and raw-food demonstrators. "VegFest is a celebration of healthful living and treating the planet and animals the best we can," event chair Wendy Jones said. Tasty vegan cuisine from local restaurants and bakeries will be the stars at VegFest at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Here in Royal Oak, where Jones is a resident, she says the city has a lot of great vegan resources from restaurants, such as Inn Season and Qdoba, to shopping destinations like the Royal Oak Farmers Market and Nutri-Foods. She points out that there is even a vegan cupcake option at Taste Love Cupcakes. But Jones is on a mission …
Friday, December 17, 2010
Open nearly 30 years, all-vegetarian restaurant focuses on fresh, full-flavored food.
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Friday, December 17, 2010
American culture is so engrained with the idea of meat and potatoes for dinner that many people are uncomfortable with the idea of a vegetarian menu. Take away the meat and you are left with a plate of spuds. Imagine a place that takes those plain old potatoes and turns them into something magical. Imagine that same place will not only make you forget about meat, but may make you question why meat plays such a prominent role in our day-to-day eating habits. Inn Season Café has been open for nearly 30 years. Snugly positioned at the corner of Fourth Street and Knowles, Inn Season creates some incredible dishes using an all-vegetarian, almost entirely organic, vegan menu. Let me stop for a second and remind you that I am, in fact, a …