The Vegan Hood Chefs Are Changing How San Francisco Eats
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Rheema Calloway and Ronnishia Johnson are The Vegan Hood Chefs, a food truck and catering business that turns Creole classics into healthy vegan offerings in the city of San Francisco. The duo are determined to feed disenfranchised communities, particularly Black and brown populations, with accessible vegan food that tastes good, like their oyster mushroom po’ boys, hearts of palm crab cakes, and more. Rheema and Ronnishia, both longtime activists and organizers, are still learning about veganism but are inspired by the positive health benefits of eating plant-based to revolutionize nutrition in the hood.
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This is what food is all about to me, giving back to your community and creating great food & atmosphere! Love this
I like how Ronnisha highlighted that it took about 5 years to eliminate meats throughout her vegan journey. It makes a lot more sense to cut out meat gradually than to just completely stop eating it one day😭
@urnnemesiss Veganism dont equal healthy. But if u compare a fried mushroom to a fried chicken it is the healthier option. If you compare a whole plant based diet to a standard diet its a HUGE diffrence.
@urnnemesiss she’s pregnant. 😂
@urnnemesiss You actually think,meat eating helps?Destruction of the environment and animal abuse.Stop being so jealous and negative.How they look is not important,what they are doing is,even if its a drop in the bucket,its a start.What the heck are you doing to make a difference in the world ,except to sit on your couch and type nonsense.
You honestly believe that veganism helps? They look exactly the same
Remember that veganism is a lifestyle not a diet for weightloss. People are confused and think if you are vegan or plant based that one has to be thin. For one they do make fried southern dishes and are relegated as vegan junk food. If they are prepping these dishes and trying new recipes all the time, they might be a few more pounds over, but they are not unhealthy. We also can’t compare because one is pregnant, but she looks to be healthy size.
I remember a powerful quote, “it takes the hood to save the hood.”
Oh ok these sistahs is a whole movement.. This is awesome.
@I’m HueMan keep your colors for Crayons! Good! Cause what u call education is a mockery of history and dumbing down.
@Rideshare Troll Like I said I’m not here to educate you on a YouTube comment section. This is a small fraction of my existence. I do not know you nor do I care if you educate yourself. Live your life an remind ignorant! Continue to speak on things you obviously haven’t taken the time to read on.
So honestly why should I bother to entertain a human whom can’t even educate themselves on the world they live in? May you have a great life and do what you see fit with it. Just be ready for the person on the other side to know you are a fool of fools.
@I’m HueMan keep your colors for Crayons! Johnson was a terrible human being who looked down on good people. He was a destroyer of nations. He killed women and children. He’s still emptying our pockets from the grave, but cannot take it with him. He’s never looking down on us again. He’s looking up from a very deep firey pit.
This is the power of friendship. A true friend elevates you.
Gotta love people doing something that’s true to themselves and trying to improve the lives of others. I wish them every success.
Okay but these women are the epitome of sisterhood. I looooove
These Black Queens are KILLIN IT!!! I love y’all and your message, I am going to support y’all so much!!!
I AM IN LOOOOOOVE WITHTHESE WOMEN, THEY ARE INSPIRING, THEY ARE DEDICATED AND THEY ARE SOO EMPOWERING! SIMPLY AMAZING! I’M SENDING ALL MY LOVE AND SUPPORT TO THEIR WORK AND IM BEYOND THANKFUL FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE POC COMMUNITY. THANK YOU VEGAN HOOD CHEFS!
loving how two best friends started to work with each other on what they love!
These women have really charming personality. God bless them always.
I hope they are making US tours. I want an Oyster Po’ Boy.
wow!!! The amount of selflessness these two queens have is outstanding and moving!! Thank you for your service.
I’m glad Vegan Hood Chefs are still open despite the pandemic. Their food was delicious 🤤
These two women are so awesome I really loved everything they communicated through this video
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I’m so very proud of you two ladies!! I’m much older than these ladies, and their story has really inspired me to go after my dreams – ALL OF THEM!!!! 💯💯💯💯💯
The amount of pride that I feel watching them WIN!
😆 🤣 😂
omg, I am coming to Sanfransico now just for the Food Truck!!
I was literally just about to comment the same thing 😆🤩
Okkkkk me2!! 😋
Looking at the po boy made me think the same thing
The food looks amazing and I love the mission, but they put together HOW MANY businesses and projects at their age???? Wow, absolutely driven.
Right?! I was like what haven’t they done lol
Good stuff ladies, Wish your business stays around for a long time.
They are truly supreme queens and creators. The food looks mouth watering and delicious but the activism is inspiring!!