Meet Our New York City Leader, Rebecca
Rebecca is a mission-driven rebel with a cause. Residing in New York’s East Village, she’s working to help others on their journey toward a compassionate and sustainable lifestyle in her personal life as well as her professional life at Rebl. Rebecca designs planet-based & plant-strong apparel for the brand she started with her parents and sister, and each product is recycled, organic and/or eco-friendly. We’re elated to have her on board as one of our New York City Leaders and can’t wait for you to learn more about this rockstar!
How long have you been plant-based?
Almost 11 years vegan. 17 years vegetarian.
What made you commit to a plant-based lifestyle?
At first my health. Then, for the environment and the animals. My whole family is vegan.
What are you most looking forward to in the plant-based market?
New vegan products and new vegan restaurants!
Which innovations in the plant-based industry interest you most?
Faux leather and new improved vegan food products. Favorite brands include Mat & Nat.
Who is the most inspirational plant-based person in your life?
What is your best advice for someone who wants to commit to a plant-based lifestyle?Your body and this planet will thank you. Trust the vegan community, it will be the best decision you’ll ever make.
Rebecca’s Dream Day of Plant-Based Food
Tofu Benedict from Bouldin Creek Cafe
Beast Mode Burger from Cinnamon Snail
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Everything from Avant Garden
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Pecan Cinnamon Bun from Vegan Treats
Top 10 Local Spots for Plant-Based Eats in New York City
🍔 “Everything is vegetarian. A lot is accidentally vegan. Just ask”
🍣 100% plant-based sushi and seasonal specials
🌮 100% plant-based Mexican cuisine and cocktails
🍕 100% plant-based pizza, pasta, brunch, and beyond
🍹 A beautiful Polynesian fruit & vegetable-centric menu & tiki bar
🥂 100% plant-based wine bar with inventive vegetable dishes
🍩 “Vegan kosher food made by a gaggle of wild ponies. Absurdly yummy food.”
🥗 Fast casual vegan spot serving sandwiches, salads, smoothies, wraps, juices, shakes, breakfast, and dessert
🍽 100% plant-based fine dining with organic dishes and wines
At Kompas, we’re on a mission to make the World a better place for all living beings. We believe in equality and lead with compassion as we build our app that helps people find the best plant-based food options nearby.