Tag: vegan

Ace’s Fall Produce Forecast

Happy September! This month, we have a produce forecast for you straight from our very own Allison Bennett, Director of Produce Sales. As always, Ace only supplies 100% organic fruits and veggies and we strive to buy locally whenever possible. Keep reading to stay abreast of all the Ace produce news…Hi Allison! How are produce […]

Mixing It Up With Ace Customer Magic Mix Juicery

When Jil Larsen was diagnosed with the skin condition melasma, she knew that the only thing that might make her better was changing the way she ate, which she describes as the standard American diet. “I think I was overfed and undernourished,” she said in an interview with Ace fave Clean Plates. “I eliminated one […]

Meatless Monday With Ace Vendor Heidi Matonis + A Deal!

Ask Heidi Matonis, founder of Heidi’s Real Food, why she started her business and she’ll readily admit that it wasn’t a lifelong plan: “I began my vegan food business as part of a mid-life crisis, a challenge, a dare to myself. I knew nothing about the food business. I simply liked to cook and used it […]

Spice Up Your Summer With These NEW Cookbooks

Happy end-of-July! While certain days this summer are proving too hot to turn on the oven, that doesn’t mean you can’t cool off by putting your feet up, sipping an iced drink, leafing through a new cookbook, and planning for the day when you can once again try delicious recipes. With that in mind, we […]

It’s Never Cloudy @ Ace Customer Sun In Bloom

If you’ve heard that it never rains at Ace customer Sun in Bloom, you’d be correct! We headed over to their Tribeca location on a gorgeous Wednesday and loved what we found–the glass doors were open to the glorious breeze and there were customers sitting on benches by the open windows, happily munching away on […]

Juice Press’s Newest Products

Hi friends! As you know, Juice Press has been a loyal Ace customer for years and we’re so excited to report that we recently had the chance to taste a bunch of their new products. From cold-pressed, organic juices to guilt-free cookies and delicious mini chocolate bars, JP knows how to make healthy food DELICIOUS. […]

A Delicious Plant-Based Dinner With Terri NYC

Last Thursday, in an effort to save what was otherwise a damp and dreary day, we trekked over to the financial district–100 Maiden Lane, specifically. What could be there, you ask? Well, none other than amazing Ace customer Terri NYC!For those of you who may not know, Terri is an innovative restaurant offering nutritious plant-based food made […]

Smorgasburg Sundays

Last weekend, we took advantage of the GORGEOUS weather and headed over to Breeze Hill in Prospect Park, where the Sunday Smorgasburg was in full swing! For those of you who don’t know, Smorgasburg is a Brooklyn staple and self-described as “the largest weekly open-air food market in America, attracting 20,000-30,000 people to Brooklyn each weekend […]

Celebrating Mother’s Day The Ace Natural Way

Hey there, friends! As you may well know, tomorrow is Mother’s Day and we’ve put together a guide to ensure you have a blast this Sunday. Whether you’re a mother yourself, find yourself celebrating with your own mother, someone else’s mother, or someone you’ve found to be a fantastic caretaker, we hope you enjoy perusing the […]

The Cinnamon Snail Is Coming To The Financial District!

Hello hello! We’re beyond pleased to bring you great news on this beautiful Wednesday: in the near future, beloved Ace customer The Cinnamon Snail will be opening their second brick-and-mortar location at 70 Pine Street (home of the famed food hall City Acres) in the Financial District. Yep, you heard it here first: FiDi Snail […]

Our 2016/2017 Guide To Acing The New Year!

Hello there and welcome to our 2016/2017 guide to acing the new year! From “Chrismukkah” latkes to 5-course prix fixe menus, and a vegan restaurant boasting “semi-sophisticated comfort food,” Ace customers are dishing up all kinds of specialities for the new year. Keep reading to see what various Ace customers will be serving as 2016 […]

Above & Beyond: Plant-Based Sushi

We were recently lucky enough to grab a quick lunch with Ace customer Beyond Sushi, at their Union Square location. This 100% vegan eatery describes itself as “the pioneer of the plant-based sushi movement” and is famous for its ultra-unique rolls made with creative veggie/fruit pairings.We love that Beyond Sushi focuses on local ingredients and offers a different […]

Ace Customer Thanksgiving Round-Up 2016: Dessert Edition

Due to popular demand, we are following our recent Ace Customer Thanksgiving Round-Up with a Part II: Dessert Edition. Yep, we have that many amazing customers offering special holiday treats this season! Read on for a sweet round-up…Celebrated bakery Amy’s Bread always has a delectable selection of treats and this holiday season is no exception…the only […]

Ace’s Pre-Holiday Cookbook Round-up

It’s almost that time of year…when the line-up of holidays and the food that one is expected to make to celebrate them properly becomes nearly overwhelming. Well, never fear. Ace is here with a list of cookbooks that will make every event a joy to contribute to. This round-up of new recipe books includes a vegan […]

Special Promotion With Ace Vendor Follow Your Heart!

Happy October, friends! To kick off the month, we want to share a special promotion from beloved Ace vendor Follow Your Heart. Until Oct. 28th, all orders of Follow Your Heart’s new VeganEggs™, Grated Parmesan, Shredded Parmesan, and Shredded Pizzeria Blend are buy one/get one free! In addition, if you mention Follow Your Heart on your menu, […]

Summer In The City: Van Leeuwen’s Artisan Ice Cream

Summer may be over but our love for ice cream is not! So, without further ado, we welcome you to the 3rd and final installment of our Summer In The City series, featuring amazing ice cream by Ace customers. Today, we’re highlighting Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, the self-described “retro sweet shop featuring gourmet ice cream […]

An Interview With Papa Ganache’s Lisa Siroti

Lisa Siroti is both the brains and brawn behind the Matawan, New Jersey-based vegan bakery—and loyal Ace customer–Papa Ganache. A Brooklyn native, Lisa was captivated by the West Village during the ’60s and ’70s and ended up dropping out of school as a teenager. At age 43, she returned to the world of academia and […]

A Delicious Vegan Brunch By Chloe

We were recently lucky enough to visit Greenwich Village’s hip new vegan lunch spot by Chloe. The menu–created by renowned chef Chloe Coscarelli–features locally sourced, 100% plant-based “food that fuels and energizes without compromising flavor, taste or satisfaction.” Chloe originally gained widespread recognition as the first vegan chef to win a culinary competition on national television, triumphing as a […]

Brunch With Ace Customer Le Botaniste

Le Botaniste, the new wine bar and café dedicated to fast, delicious, plant-based fare, arrived on the Upper East Side with a bang. Conceived by Alan Comount, founder of Le Pain Quotidien, Le Botaniste is the slightly quirkier–and crunchier–younger sibling of the famous chain.According to Laurent Francois, Le Botaniste’s managing director (pictured above, left, with a […]

Dining In Style @ TurnStyle

How many times have you walked through Columbus Circle with your stomach grumbling only to realize you’re still 30 minutes from your destination and nearly as far from a fast, healthy food option? Well, we’ve been there too, which is why we’re so excited to welcome TurnStyle NYC, the new underground eatery and retail space in Columbus Circle. […]

Recipe Inspiration From 3 Bountiful + Beautiful Health Food Blogs

Happy April! With the lovely new weather (is it finally here to stay?!) we find ourselves getting excited for all the luscious greens and ripe produce that we’ll soon be able to incorporate into our meals. In that spirit, here are three health food blogs from which we’ve been gathering inspiration as of late… Kimberley, […]

That’s So Cheesy: Dr. Cow’s Tree Nut Cheeses

Veronica Schwartz and Pablo Castro, the tenacious duo behind Dr. Cow Tree Nut Cheeses, met in their native Argentina where they were both working in the food world—she as a pastry chef and he in his family’s restaurant business. In the late ‘90s, the pair created a small company, developing granola from the nutrient-dense ancient grains […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day The Ace Way

It’s somehow already the first week of February (seriously, how did that happen?!) which means that it’s almost Valentine’s Day. Whether the one day a year officially devoted to love is your greatest joy or your personal nightmare, it’s happening and there’s no better way to celebrate/power through it than in the company of Ace […]

Catching Up With Our Customers

Howdy, howdy! This past year, we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming some new customers aboard the Ace train as well as watching long-time customers reincarnate. As if that isn’t exciting enough, we are currently looking forward to the opening of some new healthy eateries, as well! It seems like everywhere we look these days, there […]

January Juicin’ With Ace Customer Juice Press

Last week, we were lucky enough to try a customized juice cleanse with Ace customer Juice Press. Touted as health boosters akin to secret serums by celebrities like Miranda Kerr, chefs such as Adam Geringer, and designers like Alexander Wang, Juice Press’s drinks are far from underappreciated…but that doesn’t mean we’ll ever stop singing their […]