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See This Documentary – GMO OMG

See This Documentary – GMO OMG

Several years ago I read the book “The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World” by John Robbins (one of my favorite people in the world).  It was the first time that I learned about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in relation to our food supply, and what a truly [...]

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Vida Vegan Con Wrap-Up

Vida Vegan Con Wrap-Up

I’m back from Vida Vegan Con, the first ever vegan blogger’s conference.  It was also my first trip to Portland, and both Ryan and I were so excited to have an excuse to finally visit.  The photos above are from the photography workshop.  You might recognize Hannah Kaminsky and Isa Chandra espousing the finer points [...]

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Worldfest ’11

Worldfest ’11

Yesterday was Worldfest, and it was also the first weekend in a long time where both Ryan and I weren’t swamped with work.  We didn’t get the whole weekend off, but it was nice to have at least some time to relax!  We’ve also had a booth at Worldfest for the past two years, so [...]

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Compassionate Cuisine LA – Update

Compassionate Cuisine LA – Update

UPDATE: I just wanted to show you guys some pics of our table at the Compassionate Cuisine event on Friday night, which took place at the Victorian in Santa Monica.  Here’s our spread! The cupcakes pictured above are Velvet Cake with Vanilla Frosting, and the Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Frosting are pictured below.  I love [...]

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Moby’s Vegan BBQ at SXSW

Moby’s Vegan BBQ at SXSW

Hi, guys!  I’m working on a couple posts about our Disney trip, but in the meantime, I have another guest post for you today by a very special guest – the man behind the scenes here at C’est La Vegan.  Enjoy! Well, hello there.  I’m Ryan, Kim’s husband, and for the past two years, I’ve [...]

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Michael Chiarello Book Signing

Michael Chiarello Book Signing

When I saw that Michael Chiarello was going to be singing copies of his new book, “Bottega”, at the Williams-Sonoma store in Beverly Hills, I was a little nervous about going.  If you’re familiar with my blog, then you know how much I love veganizing his recipes.  I’ve featured a handful of my favorites here, [...]

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Best Friends Super Pet Adoption

Best Friends Super Pet Adoption

UPDATE: Just wanted to do a quick update and thank everyone who came out to the Super Pet Adoption yesterday.  It was a great day, and the location and weather were both fantastic!  This is a shot Ryan took as we were packing everything up. It was such a gorgeous sunset and the perfect conclusion [...]

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Veggie Pride Parade

Veggie Pride Parade

UPDATE: Just a quick update to thank everyone who came out for the Veggie Pride Parade on Saturday!  And after all the Animal Acres events I’ve done, I finally found a moment to grab a photo with Lorri! It was great to see so many familiar faces, and to meet new friends as well.  We [...]

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C’est La V at the 5th Annual Compassionate Cuisine

C’est La V at the 5th Annual Compassionate Cuisine

UPDATE: Just wanted to post a couple photos from the event we did on Friday.  The Japanese Gardens were beautiful, and it was nice to be at an event with such a unique setting.  We were up in the dessert tent with Luscious Organics, and had a great time hanging out with them. Here’s a [...]

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Animal Acres Gala 2010

Animal Acres Gala 2010

Last night C’est La V Bakeshop provided some decadent desserts for the annual Animal Acres Gala.  It was our third time doing desserts for the Gala, and as I’ve said in the past, it always holds a special place in my heart.  Four years ago, when I was still working at Leda’s Bakeshop, the Gala [...]

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Hollywood Bowl Picnic – Curried Tempeh Mango Salad Sandwich

Hollywood Bowl Picnic – Curried Tempeh Mango Salad Sandwich

This past weekend, we went to see “Planet Earth Live” at the Hollywood Bowl with our good friends Tim and Ildy.   I always love a night out at the bowl, complete with tasty food and wine, good friends and live music, all whilst tucked away in the Hollywood hills.  It’s definitely one of my favorites [...]

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A Vegan Afternoon Tea

A Vegan Afternoon Tea

When I studied abroad in London I was fortunate enough to enjoy several afternoon teas.  I love sweets, I love sandwiches, and I actually prefer tea to coffee, so a classic tea is a little piece of heaven for me.  I know that my love of this tasty ritual informed my menu of baked goods [...]

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C’est La V at Worldfest 2010

C’est La V at Worldfest 2010

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who came by our booth at Worldfest yesterday!  We had a great day of seeing old friends and meeting new ones.  Of course my favorite part is trying all the vegan food that’s available! And remember, if you are outside of LA and want to try some C’est La V goodies, [...]

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