Nell Alk

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Nell Alk is a writer, editor and activist. Originally from the Midwest but based in New York City since 2006, she loves the cosmopolitan lifestyle, plant-based cuisine and animal-free fashion. Beyond food and apparel, she’s an arts and entertainment enthusiast, as well as an all around avid vegan, with her finger perpetually on the pulse of this burgeoning scene. Apart from Ecorazzi, she’s written about culture, nightlife and other fun subjects for outlets like The Wall Street Journal, Soho House Magazine and Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Life blog. More on Nell and her journalistic and copywriting work here. You can also interact with her on Twitter and Instagram


In-Depth Interview with Owner of Manhattan’s Freshest Vegan Restaurant

in Animals, Causes, Eats, Featured, Lifestyle, News, Vegan

“I never thought this was where I’d end up with my life,” restaurateur Ravi DeRossi tells me over the phone during our hour-long interview. Indeed, the 40-year-old owner of Death

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Comedian Jamie Kilstein Talks Veganism & Why You Should See His Standup

Vegan comedian Jamie Kilstein is nothing if not a comedic underdog. This Brooklyn-based 33-year-old funny guy dropped out of high school, never went to college and for two years lived

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In-Depth Interview with Farm Sanctuary Founder Gene Baur

Gene Baur is one of the good guys. President and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary — the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization — Baur has since 1986 been advocating on behalf of

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July Lookout: Enjoy a Weeklong Vegan Vacation in Southern Italy

in Arts/Culture, Eats, Events, Featured, Lifestyle, News, Vegan

Too often we vegans are met with naysayers suggesting veganism isn’t feasible; isn’t realistic; isn’t sustainable. To that we vegans say phooey! Non-vegans are missing out on the rewarding benefits

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Vegan-Friendly Franchise LYFE Kitchen Opens Location in NYC

Last month, on December 1, LYFE Kitchen opened its first location in New York City, its 14th to date since launching in 2011. Some may have missed this news due

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Exclusive Interview with Factory Farm Drone Documentarian Mark Devries

You may recognize Mark Devries as the guy behind the insightful documentary Speciesism: The Movie, which saw its world premiere in New York City last September (2013). With the bootstrapped

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Exclusive: Darren Aronofsky on the Future of Humanity and Finding Balance

It’s little wonder writer and director Darren Aronofsky was selected to receive the Humane Society’s inaugural Humane Filmmaker Award: An outspoken vegetarian who openly lauds live animal alternatives in motion

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