Two Years Ago, I Quit My “Real” Job

RyanAir flight from Dublin, Ireland

It's hard to believe how much time has passed since I made the decision to focus on the magazine and be my own boss. Of course, it's also hard to believe just how much has happened in that time as well. Read More »

#TBT | Moderating the “Ask a Vegan” Panel at St. John’s VegFest

Ryan Patey at St. John's VegFest

Last month I moderated my first panel, and I'm happy to say it was in my home province. Of course, it brought up a lot of thoughts and emotions, and I wasn't the only one who felt them. Read More »

The Latest Where Am I Wednesday is Now on YouTube

Me And You And A Dog Named Bru

I've been posting travel updates on the magazine's YouTube channel over the last few months, and the latest one from Lucan, Ireland is now available! Read More »

#TBT | That Time I Started On a New Issue

Illustration from Matt Gauck for T.O.F.U. 11

Months ago, I posted a call for submissions for the next issue. What's happened since then? Plenty, and yet not enough. Read More »

#TBT | Making NTV’s St. John’s VegFest Coverage

NTV News Coverage of St. John's VegFest

While tabling at the first St. John's VegFest, the T.O.F.U. aprons got plenty of laughs. What I didn't know is that they were being filmed for coverage on the provincial news network too. Read More »

Review | Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking

Cover of Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking

I'm a big fan of minimalism, so Dana Shultz's book intrigues me by the title alone. Of course, according to Katie, there's even more to love within its pages, and the recipe for The Trashy Vegan Sandwich is just the start. Read More »