Wednesday, August 26, 2009

A Vegan Crunk tester, and activists vs. mall cops!

Oh man, is it a sweet deal to be a recipe tester! The pickin's are pretty slim for cajun and southern foods, let alone vegan-style, here in Portland. So it was quite a treat to have tempeh gumbo for dinner last night! Nice job, Bianca!


Tempeh Gumbo and whole wheat french bread

Newsflash!

Remember a few months ago when the Radical Cheerleaders for Animal Rights were cheering about puppy mills in front of Scamp's in Lloyd Center? And as they were leaving a fellow activist was thrown to the ground and arrested? Well, Lloyd Center has dropped it's charges against Matt Rossell and lifted his 4 year ban from the premises in exchange for his promise not to sue. But there's an even bigger victory! Scamp's has closed all of it's doors! Check out this write-up in the Oregonian http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2009/08/animal_rights_protester_makes.html

6 comments:

Tami (Vegan Appetite) said...

Great news on Scamps! And that's tasty looking gumbo.

Bianca said...

Thanks for makin' my gumbo!!! And thanks for your tester feedback! I've updated the recipe to reflect the missing info.

Good to hear that they dropped charges against the radical cheerleader!

jessy said...

such awesome news on Scamps! wahoooooooooooooooooo! we can't wait to make Bianca's gumbo - we're set to make it this monday for dinner & i cannot wait! yours looks especially awesome! yay!

Jen said...

glad you're testing for bianca. i haven't had much energy to be in the kitchen myself. most of my food porn pics are weeks old! anyway, i'm REALLY happy about scamps. i get so frustrated and feel like no impact is being made on animal rights, and when i get news like this i'm just **tingly** all over!

Heather Z said...

I think it's time that I get to taste test your gumbo. You'll have to make it for the gang some time!!!

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