STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — For Renee Raia, making plant-based dishes is a way of life. That was evident Wednesday, as she spent the day preparing vegan and allergen-friendly Thanksgiving dinners at Love Earth Cafe, her new sit-down restaurant tucked in a corner of Richmond Valley.
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 […]
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 […]