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Cowbell becomes Toronto’s first LEAF Certified Restaurant

November 24, 2010 / 1 Comment

LEAF has announced the certification of Toronto, Canada's first green restaurant. The winner is Cowbell, a restaurant that is well known for its passion for keeping the eco-impact of their operations to as less as possible. LEAF is ‘Leader in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice’ - a third-party certification program for restaurants and foodservice facilities.

Philadelphia Has Other Green Things Besides the Eagles

October 12, 2009 / No Comments

I was born in Philadelphia and grew up eating those great Philly Cheese Steaks from Pat’s and the second best in the world from a little hole-in-the-wall sandwich shop around the corner from where I lived.  There were vegetarians back in the 50’s and 60’s, but they mainly stayed away from the steak shops, or more commonly, broke their vow ...