Well+Good Takes a Step Offline and Launches its First Pressed Organic Juice

Well+Good Takes a Step Offline and Launches its First Pressed Organic Juice

Well+Good, one of the country’s leading health & wellness websites and a personal favorite of mine, has just dipped its toes into the organic beverage market with the limited release of #99DaysofSummer, a fantastic and incredibly refreshing juice. Launched in collaboration with New York City’s Juice Generation, this drink is being rolled out in conjunction […]

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Well+Good, one of the country’s leading health & wellness websites and a personal favorite of mine, has just dipped its toes into the organic beverage market with the limited release of #99DaysofSummer, a fantastic and incredibly refreshing juice.

Launched in collaboration with New York City’s Juice Generation, this drink is being rolled out in conjunction with Well+Good’s summer editorial and social program, aptly named #99DaysofSummer. Read more »


IMPORTANT AND URGENT: Help Save Ron Finley’s ‘Gangsta Garden’ in South Central LA

IMPORTANT AND URGENT: Help Save Ron Finley's 'Gangsta Garden' in South Central LA

If you are a frequent or new reader of my blog, I ask you to please do two things: 1) Watch the video above about Ron Finley, the ‘gangsta gardener’ in South Central LA. 2) Read the below and help save his operation in Los Angeles. He is under a very serious threat of eviction, and […]

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If you are a frequent or new reader of my blog, I ask you to please do two things:

1) Watch the video above about Ron Finley, the ‘gangsta gardener’ in South Central LA.

2) Read the below and help save his operation in Los Angeles. He is under a very serious threat of eviction, and we must do whatever we can to help save him. Ron is one of our own, and it is imperative that he continue with his very important work.

Over the past week or so, there have been emails circulating throughout the organic industry from John Foraker, President of Annie’s, about Ron Finley. Read more »


Supermarket Spotlight: Erewhon in Los Angeles is an Absolute Must-Visit Destination

Supermarket Spotlight: Erewhon in Los Angeles is an Absolute Must-Visit Destination

Supermarket Spotlight is a bi-monthly column, and it will showcase independent, organic supermarkets throughout the country that people ought to know about, such as Erewhon in Los Angeles. This column will run every other month and is sponsored by my friends at RangeMe, the leading platform that empowers retail buyers with an efficient way to discover innovative […]

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Supermarket Spotlight is a bi-monthly column, and it will showcase independent, organic supermarkets throughout the country that people ought to know about, such as Erewhon in Los Angeles.

This column will run every other month and is sponsored by my friends at RangeMe, the leading platform that empowers retail buyers with an efficient way to discover innovative new products and to manage their inbound product submission process. RangeMe gives product suppliers and manufacturers increased control over the marketing of their products and greater access to retail buyers. Read more »


I Have Learned My Lesson – Brunch at Greens Restaurant in San Francisco Will Never be Missed Again

I Have Learned My Lesson - Brunch at Greens Restaurant in San Francisco Will Never be Missed Again

(To follow my day-to-day organic food adventures, please be sure to add me on Snapchat: maxorganic) I have been consistently traveling to San Francisco for many years now but for some reason, Greens Restaurant was never at the top of my list. And what a mistake that was because the brunch at Greens Restaurant might the […]

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(To follow my day-to-day organic food adventures, please be sure to add me on Snapchat: maxorganic)

I have been consistently traveling to San Francisco for many years now but for some reason, Greens Restaurant was never at the top of my list.

And what a mistake that was because the brunch at Greens Restaurant might the best that I have ever had. Yes, ever.

Opened in 1979 as part of the San Francisco Zen Center and consistently among the most acclaimed restaurants in the city, Greens Restaurant has been a pioneer in working directly with local and organic farmers in the Bay Area. The fresh, super-high quality ingredients are immediately noticeable in each dish. Read more »


Tofu Disrupt in New York City was Truly an Amazing Night

Tofu Disrupt in New York City was Truly an Amazing Night

If you follow the technology industry, you are probably familiar with TechCrunch Disrupt, an event that showcases the most revolutionary and disruptive start-ups. Well, the organic food industry now has its own version of this event called Tofu Disrupt. While Tofu Disrupt does not put the spotlight on emerging tofu brands, its goal is to […]

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(The panelists and the chefs talking about the dishes that they were presenting for the night.)

If you follow the technology industry, you are probably familiar with TechCrunch Disrupt, an event that showcases the most revolutionary and disruptive start-ups.

Well, the organic food industry now has its own version of this event called Tofu Disrupt.

While Tofu Disrupt does not put the spotlight on emerging tofu brands, its goal is to disrupt our preconceived notions of what tofu is and to make this a much more mainstream ingredient.

Hosted and conceived by Minh Tsai, my good friend and founder of Hodo Soy Beanery, the country’s leading artisinal organic tofu brand, Tofu Disrupt was first held last year in San Francisco. On Monday night, it hosted its second event, this time in New York City at the International Culinary Center, and I had the very good fortune of being able to attend. Read more »


MUST-VISIT: Le Botaniste in NYC is Absolutely Stellar

MUST-VISIT: Le Botaniste in NYC is Absolutely Stellar

When I got wind that Alain Coumont, founder of the mega-successful Le Pain Quotidien, had opened up a new organic concept on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, I knew that I had to check it out immediately. So, last Saturday, I headed uptown and had dinner at his latest venture called Le Botaniste. And it just so happened […]

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When I got wind that Alain Coumont, founder of the mega-successful Le Pain Quotidien, had opened up a new organic concept on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, I knew that I had to check it out immediately.

So, last Saturday, I headed uptown and had dinner at his latest venture called Le Botaniste. And it just so happened that Alain Coumont was there that evening, and he spent the entire night with us, bringing out dish after dish and sharing his vision for this new venue. Read more »


Green Bar & Kitchen in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a Winner

Green Bar & Kitchen in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a Winner

  For a few years now, I had been hearing non-stop about Green Bar & Kitchen, an organic plant-based restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Some of my friends in Miami insisted that Green Bar & Kitchen made the best veggie burger that they had ever eaten. Others were simply shocked that I hadn’t been there yet. Even […]

Cities/Places Miami Organic Restaurants Reviews
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For a few years now, I had been hearing non-stop about Green Bar & Kitchen, an organic plant-based restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Some of my friends in Miami insisted that Green Bar & Kitchen made the best veggie burger that they had ever eaten. Others were simply shocked that I hadn’t been there yet.

Even though I have been in Miami a good number of times over the past few years, for some reason I just had never made the 30 minute drive north to check this place out.

Until recently, that is. Read more »