The Vegan Potluck sits down with rising and established plant-based chefs, bloggers, entrepreneurs, and social media influencers for fun, light-hearted conversations focused on vegan food and lifestyle. Each guest will bring their unique yet relatable experiences to the virtual vegan table. These conversations will focus on food, which is one of the most powerful shared experiences that bring people together. If you’re looking for good food, a few laughs, or a welcoming community of like-minded people, this podcast is for you. You are officially invited to the Vegan Potluck. See you there!
12: Mead’s Green Door – Gary Mead, Jr.
Episode 12 features Gary Mead, Jr. of Mead’s Green Door in Old Town Orange. Not to give away the secret (I swear if you take my corner table I’ll find you) but Mead’s is the best hidden gem in SoCal. It’s an eclectic little cafe with a hipster/artsy vibe serving simple yet amazing vegetarian and … Continue reading 12: Mead’s Green Door – Gary Mead, Jr.
11: Vegan Street Fair – Jessica Schoech
Here we go! Episode 11 features the queen of vegan festivals, Jessica Schoech (pronounced “Shay” – weird, I know). Jessica is the founder of the wildly popular and successful Vegan Street Fair and Vegan Street Fair Nights, both in Los Angles, New York, and potentially coming to a city new you! Looking at you, Vegas, … Continue reading 11: Vegan Street Fair – Jessica Schoech
10: Maxine’s Heavenly
Just in time for the Christmas cookie season, Episode 10 features Robert Petrarca of Maxine’s Heavenly. For now, they’re a clean vegan cookie company that makes incredible soft-baked morsels of joy – trust me, I’ve tried them. We geek out on cookies, cookie variations, and the proper way to eat a cookie. Plus, Robert and I … Continue reading 10: Maxine’s Heavenly
9: Lesli Lonergan
“One part science. One part flavor. One part love.” That’s the secret to baking, according to Episode 9’s guest, Lesli Lonergan, owner and founder of Two Birds Baking Co. Lesli makes the best cupcakes, and they just happen to be vegan (and often gluten-free)! We geek out on baking, the trials and challenges of running … Continue reading 9: Lesli Lonergan
8: Allison Melody
I’ll admit, the last few episodes have featured rather indulgent topics. Episode 8 brings us back into balance with Allison Melody, co-host of the popular podcast, Food Heals Nation. In addition to her own healing journey through food, Allison has interviewed the best and the brightest in the plant-based health and wellness space. We get a bit … Continue reading 8: Allison Melody
7: Ridiculous Baking Company
Before I tried one of Adam Leach’s croissants, I had come to terms with the fact that I would never enjoy a truly delicious and authentic croissant again. I thought it was just one of those foods that cannot be veganized. Adam, founder and head baker of Ridiculous Baking Company (RBC), proved me wrong. In … Continue reading 7: Ridiculous Baking Company