The Flying Star Café is open and busy, but still waiting for a satisfying take off.
Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” It is a fitting mantra for Real Food Nation co-conspirators Andrew MacLauchlan, Kim Müller, and Blyth Timken. Their new restaurant and adjacent preparation facility are located at the intersection of Old Las Vegas Highway and Highway 285, but the societal crossroads the business inhabits is more consequential than its physical location.
Beyond the ethical philosophy underlying whether creatures—we humans—have a right to farm, collect, milk, kill, use or eat other creatures, there is also the importance of personal and global health, environmental sustainability and harmony between all living things. All these ideas are in effect at Vegan Santa Fe.