The Paisano

A pharm fresh take on clean eating

Photo by Kassandra Parker

Kasandra Parker

October 2, 2019

With the growing consciousness surrounding food quality in today’s society, it’s no surprise that San Antonio is joining the movement. Now more than ever, restaurants with local, farm fresh foods are popping up in San Antonio to promote a farm to fork eating experience. No restaurant does qua...

Never soy never

Dr. Batts introduces a cookbook of affordable recipes

Julia Maenius

March 27, 2019

The Animal Rights Club hosted a lecture with one of the Top 10 New Faces in Cardiology, Dr. Travis Batts, on March 21. Dr. Batts has been known to promote healthy living through a plant-based diet, and the main goal of his lecture was to provide a way for college students to understand their health and...

Nothin’ but a gouda time

Mac Station

Lauren Donecker

November 30, 2018

The Block hosted a Macaroni and Cheese Throwdown event on Saturday Nov. 17. Tickets to the event cost $15 to sample seven unique variations of macaroni offered (one from each food truck), and a token to vote for your favorite macaroni execution. The Block also sold a $20 ticket that added mimosas to th...

No meat November

No meat November

Enrique Bonilla

November 8, 2017

National vegan month: one month won’t kale you   November is known as the hairy no-shave november, national diabetes month and more recently National Native American Heritage month according to President Donald Trump. Lesser known is the fact that November is also national vegan month. For th...

Venturously Vegan

Venturously Vegan


October 4, 2016

Eating your veggies has never been so popular. Over the past few years, vegan and vegetarian diets have become increasingly common, beginning the question why, exactly, has eating plant-based and cutting out animal products or by-products become so popular. For many people, the difference between ...

The food facts


May 4, 2016

Raw Often referred to as “raw fooders” or “raw vegans,” the core of this diet is only eating unrefined, living plant-based foods. Staple items include fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, nuts and seeds — all consumed in their natural state. Cooking and steaming are preferably avoided to ensure ...

Vegan diets: healthy or trendy

Vegan diets: healthy or trendy

Lyanne Rodriguez

March 30, 2016

Mass media has made veganism more visible than ever before. It has been the topic of blog posts, YouTube channels, websites, health articles and television. The recent media interest in the plant-based diet has lead more people to consider veganism as a serious lifestyle choice. In 2009, one percen...