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Living Vegan in Newfoundland and Labrador

Ryan Patey on Signal Hill in St. John's, NL

I grew up in Newfoundland and Labrador, but it's only in the last few years that it's really started to have some great options for vegans. After visiting there for nearly a decade as a vegan, I thought I should share some of my favourites. 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 »

Red Radio sits down with T.O.F.U.

old radio

Ryan sat down with Erin from Red Radio last weekend, and what resulted was quite the conversation on everything from nonononono cat to PETA's sexist ad campaigns. Read More »

St. John’s City Review

St. John's, Newfoundland

"Pi is another great option in downtown St. John’s. A pizza place with a funky, math- inspired aesthetic, Pi offers not only a vegan crust, but a vegan chocolate cake as well (though the cake is sadly icing-free). The brand new, and stylish, Piatto Pizzeria + Enoteca ( on Duckworth specialises in Neapolitan pizza. The servers and chefs are keen to accomodate vegan diets, and even though they don’t carry a vegan cheese, they will throw some on for you if you bring your own." Read More »

From the window of T.O.F.U. headquarters

Hey folks, I just wanted to post a picture from a small series I’m hoping to do to give you all a window into where I put the magazine together. This one was taken from my computer about five minutes ago, so it’s not the best quality, but I think you will understand why I […]

Settling down (again)

St. John's harbour

It's alright if you had assumed I was dead. I would assume the same too if I saw a blog that had not been updated in months. Damn speed of the Internet means expiration dates are in hours instead of days or months. If we were writing letters to each other I feel like a month or two would be acceptable, but I guess I would also write more in a letter than I do in a blog. Well, at least I would like to think I would. Read More »