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As I recently passed the one year mark of Offroad Vegan, I’d like to get some feedback from my readers about future content.  What would you like to see?

Restaurant Review: Moncai Vegan [San Diego]

San Diego has a pretty decent vegan scene, and Moncai Vegan is a cornerstone.  The nice thing about it, is that it contrasts to the “fast food” nature of other pillars, such as Evolution and Veggie Grill.

Moncai Vegan is more of a take your time and relax kinda place.

A funky/eclectic design felt a little cold at first, but I soon settled in.

While a small space, it is setup very well with about six or seven tables.  The ambiance is a bit austere, but the warm service combined with the scent of fresh baked goodies more than makes up for it. They have an awesome display case filled with donuts , cinnamon buns, and other baked goodies.

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Product Install: Rugged Ridge Low Mount Snorkel

I installed the Rugged Ridge low mount snorkel kit on my 2010 JK (3.8L) way back when, and remembered that while a tedious install, the benefits of this kit were well worth the effort.  The same can be said about this kit for the 3.6 Pentastar.

I wanted to share some tips and tricks for the install, as well as some mods I have to make so it would accommodate my bolt on coilover kit, and Bushwacker fender flares.  It is impossible for any manufacturer to consider all possible customizations, so I hope this can help a lot of people.

Don’t be alarmed. After removing the fender panel, this is what your Jeep will look like.

Please heed my advice and, before you tear your Jeep apart, run to the store and buy:

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Does this Vegan Support Hunting?

I find that a lot of the issues surrounding animal rights nowadays are pretty polarizing.  On one side, we have organizations like PETA that grab headlines with crazy stunts.  On the other hand, we have people like Ted Nugent screaming about how many animals he mercilessly slayed.

I find that the vegans are preaching to the vegan choir, and the hunting, consumptive users are preaching to Ted Nugent.

And, with that scenario, it is impossible to make any progress.

Johnathan Safran Foer, in his book Eating Animals laid out an extraordinary story about a vegan that helped build a slaughterhouse.  Basically this vegan wanted the ability to help build and design an ethical(ish) slaughterhouse.  This viewpoint is similar to my personal objective on hunting.

1. Global Veganism just ain’t happenin.

Do I wish that tomorrow, the World would be vegan?  Yes. Absolutely. We would very quickly improve a lot of the health issues we all face, as well as make inroads on curing hunger, and potentially reverse climate change, as well as countless other benefits.

But we all know that just about will not happen.  So, once we can accept that, we need to ask ourselves the next question.

If the World isn’t vegan, what is the next best moral position?

 

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Heck Yeah! One Year of ORV – win something!

Thanks to all my readers and supporters out there!  Because of you, my blog has been exploding.  I have just shy of 20,000 unique visitors in my first year.

To celebrate, Northridge 4×4 and Beyond Meat have joined forces, giving me some awesome swag to give away!

The prizes include:

  • Northridge 4×4 mechanics gloves
  • Northridge 4×4 t shirt, decals, 2 coozies, and hat
  • Beyond Meat T Shirt and hat
  • 4 free Beyond Meat VIP coupons for FREE Beyond Meat!

How do you win!?

  1. Find the contest post on Offroad Vegan’s Facebook page.
  2. Make sure you already “Like” the page.
  3. Post a photo as a comment of EITHER your off road rig OR a vegan meal you recently prepared.
  4. I will randomly draw a name and will announce the winner.

All photos must be posted by 12/10/14!  

Have fun and good luck!

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