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Panda Express launches plant-based Orange Chicken in all 2,300 US locations

  • Panda Express launched Beyond The Original Orange Chicken on Wednesday in all 2,300 locations across the U.S.
  • Co-developed with Beyond Meat, the dish is a plant-based spin on Panda Express’ classic Orange Chicken recipe.
  • The dish was first introduced in Southern California and New York in July 2021, and then in 70 locations in 10 markets in October.

For the first time, American Chinese restaurant Panda Express is offering a plant-based Beyond Meat version of its Orange Chicken entrée in all 2,300 locations across the U.S.

The trademarked dish, officially known as Beyond The Original Orange Chicken, combines the “irresistibly crunchy texture and flavor” of the classic Panda Express favorite and Beyond Meat’s “best-in-class plant-based protein capabilities,” according to a news release.

Meet the viral TikTok star veganizing classic Korean dishes

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In a time when identity can be divisive, Joanne Lee Molinaro has curated a space to bring people together: Korean, vegan or otherwise.

The first time I encountered Molinaro, also known as the Korean Vegan, it was through her TikTok. The app’s algorithm, always uncannily certain of the type of content I would want to watch, delivered me a video of hers. It eludes me now which one I saw first, exactly — but I remember immediately going to her profile and scrolling through dozens more.

The Korean Vegan calls out racist comment about Korea eating dogs, faces backlash from more vegans

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Joanne Molinaro, a vegan food blogger known as The Korean Vegan, has responded to a string of racist messages following her response to someone telling her to “get Korea to stop eating dogs.” 

The details: Molinaro received the message on Twitter on July 6, which she later shared on Instagram, in response to her video on how she went vegan. 

White-Owned Pho Restaurant That Tried to Trademark The Word ‘Pho’ Under Fire For ‘Vegan Pho’

A pho restaurant chain owned by Stephen and Juliette Wall in the U.K. went viral in 2013 for trademarking the word “pho” and attempting to sue a smaller Vietnamese business who used the word in their name.

Recently, the White-owned Vietnamese restaurant has come under fire again for their new menu, which includes carb-free courgette (zucchini) and butternut squash noodle pho, cauliflower “rice” bowls, and other vegan and gluten-free dishes.

Vegan Man Gets Annihilated By Asians After Saying Hot Pot Looks Like ‘Leftover Dishwater’ on Twitter

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An Australian musician has earned the collective ire of Asian netizens after dissing a popular Asian dish on social media.

“I Killed The Prom Queen” guitarist Jona Weinhofen recently posted an image of a Chinese hot pot on Twitter with the caption: “Meat eaters be like ‘vegan food looks and tastes gross’ And then eat something that looks like leftover dishwater.”

Science Discovers That Plants Know When They Are Being Eaten — And They Don’t Like It

There’s some news that vegans and vegetarians everywhere should know: Plants are smart enough to know when they are being eaten and take action to stop it because they obviously don’t want to die.

According to a 2014 study conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri, plants have the intelligence to feel the specific vibrations caused from pests eating them and react to ward off or kill them by releasing a mildly toxic chemical to stop them.