Big Nonna’s is owned by Li’l Nonna’s Rob Lordie, Sweet Ritual’s Amelia Raley, and Sean Connolly who used to work at Spiral Diner in Dallas.
We talked to Ashley Valverde about how they all started a vegan business in a not so vegan-friendly area, how they’ve managed to thrive during the pandemic, and why they’ve added gluten-free options to their vegan menu over the years.
An interview with Ketsuda Nan Chaison, Co-Owner of KaTi Portland.
An interview with Michael Moyer, Co-Owner of Citizen Eatery in Austin, Texas.
An interview with Jason Antony, the Co-Owner of MeeT Restaurants
An interview with Danielle Connor, the Co-Founder of Retrograde Coffee Roasters
An interview with Sheree Walters, the owner of Cornbread Cafe in Eugene, Oregon.
Each venue mentioned is either 100% vegan or has multiple vegan options on their menu.
Introduction: Tears on the Rainbow Road It was late September and there wasn’t a single cloud in the sky or sliver of shade as the
Our names are Benjamin Hagerty and Brianne Nemiroff. We’re a married couple originally from California. Since we became a couple in 2009, we have always been passionate about travel, both locally and abroad. We were inspired to take a long-term trip in 2017 to explore more of Canada and the U.S. and we soon realized that this wasn’t just a lengthy trip, but a new lifestyle choice, and that we were destined to explore.
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