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Leeds has gone global

I get a lot of stick for giving bad reviews to restaurants. Some people are of the mind that it is detrimental to veganism to publish negative reviews of vegetarian establishments that serve sub-standard vegan food. Maybe they think a

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A plant-based feast

There is a charming eatery tucked away in West Yorkshire that is a firm favourite of the FGV. Dandelion & Burdock is a completely vegan restaurant that serves up some of the finest cruelty-free food anywhere in the world. I

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Grove is in the heart

Can’t decide between pizza and curry? Don’t know if you should grab a samosa or a plate of savoury rice? Eating can be a real dilemma. Well, one restaurant is making it easy for vegans to have all of these

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Something strawberry and vegan for the weekend

The UK is alive with excitement. The sun is out in full force, the temperature is rising and people are wearing a lot less clothing. I arrived in a bustling, blistering Leeds today just in time for a long, long

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Sex without cruelty

If you wanna get freaky, you don’t want to do it with animal products on your private parts. Do you? Condoms are probably the last thing on your mind when you think of veganism. Of all the products to be

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Each ridge and narrow bridge

I apologise in advance for the money you will be forced to spend after reading this review. The plane tickets, the train bookings and the coach fares will be inevitable. Sowerby Bridge is a picturesque village situated approximately halfway between

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Not so amazing

I’m not usually one for disrespecting meat-free establishments, but neither will I pretend they are all fabulous havens of delectable and mouth-watering food. If you find yourself stranded in Leeds for the day, places to eat vegan food are not

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Cruelty-free curry

Leeds city centre isn’t exactly drowning in vegan food choices, but there is a special eatery that hasĀ  been keeping our lot nutritiously-fed for over 20 years. Hansa’s Gujarati Vegetarian Restaurant is every bit as much an institution as it

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Horses in my dreams

Non-human animals are mistreated in countless ways all over the planet and sometimes even off the planet. The suffering is immense. One of the most exploited creatures would have to be the horse. Whipped to run. Saddled and harnessed. Left

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The winds blow all of my dreams away

When I stepped out my front door inappropriately-wearing canvas shoes and landed in a few inches of slushy snow, I should have turned back and climbed into bed. Instead, I forged on into the dark depths of a hideous northern

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