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October 20, 2014

Now Open: Vedge Chefs Rich Landau And Kate Jacoby Debut V Street, A Casual Street Food-Inspired Bar In Rittenhouse

Chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby, a dynamic husband-and-wife team, first shook up Philadelphia’s meatless-eating scene with their restaurant Horizons, and it earned them a fervent following. In recent years, the duo’s lovely fine dining, plant-focused Vedge restaurant has developed a much wider fan base here in Philadelphia and beyond, with a bumper crop of […]

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June 10, 2014

The Inaugural Philly VegFest Takes Over The Headhouse Shambles With Food Samples, Demonstrations, Discussions And More, Saturday, June 14

Vegetarians, this one’s for you. For the first time ever, the Headhouse Shambles at 2nd and Pine streets hosts Philly VegFest, a day that raises a fork to all of the vegetarian food options in the City of Brotherly Love. Sample an array of food and drinks while learning about the benefits of a plant-based […]

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January 10, 2014

Chef Talk: Rich Landau Of Vedge Restaurant Reveals His Favorite Local Restaurants, Key Ingredients And One Tasty Guilty Pleasure

[Philadelphia’s charms as an eating town are increasingly well known, but it’s also a city that harbors a fair number of hidden delights. Visit Philly asked five local food luminaries to share where they like to go on their off-hours, what they snack on late at night, their favorite low-cost meals and why they love […]

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June 10, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For Healthy Eats In Philadelphia To Help You Dine Out And Feel Great

Warm summer weather calls for cool treats and lighter fare, preferably consumed alfresco. Thankfully, discovering healthy eats in Philadelphia is a cinch. From upscale white tablecloth restaurants dishing out inventive vegetable creations to casual spots serving up raw foods and gluten-free dishes, veg-lovers have plenty of options from which to choose. So forgo heavy meals […]

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March 14, 2013

Indulge In Free Vegan Food And Shop Green Goods At Vegan Fest At Weavers Way This Sunday, March 17

Spring is coming! It’s evident in the weather, the longer days and the start of festivals. This Sunday, March 17, Weavers Way Co-op is hosting a Vegan Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Weavers Way’s Mt. Airy shop will serve as the core of the festivities. Weavers Way will be providing guests with free vegan […]

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February 20, 2013

Vedge Restaurant Named One Of The 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants Of 2013 By GQ Magazine

More major accolades for Center City’s critically acclaimed vegan restaurant Vedge. In the March 2013 issue of GQ, restaurant scribe Alan Richman called out the 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2013 in the country. Vedge came in at #3. Impressive, yes — but as you know, accolades are nothing new for Vedge, the vegan restaurant […]

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November 9, 2012

Big Deal Alert: Vedge Restaurant Named Restaurant Of The Year By VegNews Magazine

Vedge Restaurant, from Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau, the husband-wife team behind another award-scooper-upper Horizons, has been titled Restaurant Of The Year by the vegan authority VegNews Magazine. That’s after being called one of the best restaurants in America by Philadelphia Magazine, and winning the 2012 Produce Innovation Award from Cooking Light. A huge congrats! See inside Vedge here and make a reservation by calling (215) 320-7500. Insider tip: ask to sit in the cozy side room behind the bar, and order anything off the daily “dirt list.” [VegNews]

February 13, 2012

Meritage To Launch Meatless Tuesdays Beginning February 21

Almost everyone has at least one vegetarian friend that, when dining out, is often stuck with an order of steamed vegetables. Now you can treat that friend (and your own taste buds) at Meritage on Meatless Tuesdays. Every Tuesday starting February 21, Meritage will offer a $35 per person vegan tasting menu as well as […]

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November 18, 2011

Sneak Peek: Vedge, The New American Restaurant From Horizons’ Kate Jacoby And Rich Landau, Debuts Tonight In Washington Square West

As of July 2, the extremely popular, award-winning upscale vegan spot Horizons officially closed its doors. And as of tonight, Friday, November 18, at 5 p.m., Chef-Owners (and husband-wife team) Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau are opening the doors on their much-awaited new venture, Vedge. It’s a more casual version of Horizons, with small-medium plates […]

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May 3, 2011

Meritage Restaurant & Wine Bar To Bring Back Its Popular Vegan Tuesdays, Beginning Tonight

Vegan Tuesdays at Meritage Restaurant & Wine Bar have been on our radar since their inception last summer. Now the menu is back, starting today, May 3, available exclusively on Tuesday nights and featuring top-notch seasonal ingredients and fresh spring vegetables. The four-course menu (plus dessert!) is $35 per person, and includes: Amuse Bouche: pickled […]

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