Author Archives: Love Earth

Chef Mike DiLeo Tackles Vegan Food At New Love Earth Cafe

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Mike DiLeo closed Rodizio Grill, his meat-centric restaurant in Charleston, at the end of September. But when one kitchen door closes, another opens. And this led the Staten Island chef to the other side of the food rainbow, so to speak — to plant-based menus as the executive chef at recently opened Love Earth […]

Love Earth Cafe: A New Vegan Eatery Dedicated To Healthy Choices

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Love Earth gives a big, green hug to Staten Islanders, fresh on the food scene as the borough’s first and only dedicated vegan eatery. “Veganism is on the rise,” said Danielle DiLillo with a broad smile. She owns the business along with Renee Raia and Anthony Gerardi.

Love Earth: Vegan Cafe And Allergen-Free Bakery

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — To ready for a September opening of Love Earth Cafe, three owners tinker with recipes like a classic coconut cake and beefy burger made from black beans. The soon-coming Richmond Valley restaurant and bakery has a mission: It aims to craft delicious food without soy, nuts, eggs, dairy, gluten or animal […]