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  • Hawaii Govinda's Cooks with Devotion to Freshness

    Hawaii Business praises the "clean and simple" ambience—and food—at Govinda's Restaurant

  • Hare Krishna Cuisine in Gourmet Magazine’s Top 100
    The folks at Saveur, an award-winning international dining magazine, pack their most zealous and fervent recommendations into their popular Saveur 100 issue – an annual list of “favorite restaurants, food, drink, people, places and things.” This year that list included the cuisine of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) – under the heading “A Faith that Nourishes,” the magazine deemed Hare Krishna temple dining halls “one of the best restaurant chains in the world.”
  • Hearty Krishna Cuisine in Jersey City
    The latest addition to Jersey City's vegetarian cavalcade is Krishna Cuisine. It occupies a rather grand space a few steps up from the colorful hubbub of Newark Avenue, where greengrocers hawk vegetables unfamiliar to Westerners, vendors roll unguent spice combinations into betel leaves, and shops display the gold jewelry that constitutes an Indian bride's dowry.
  • Kalachandji’s Restaurant Trounces Economic Crisis for Best Year Ever
    With the economic crisis introduced in 2007 still reigning strong, most businesses continued to struggle in 2009. But if Kalachandji’s performance last year is anything to go by, the one thing people aren’t willing to go without is Hare Krishna food.
  • Hare Krishna Cook Plans Fast Food Chain With A Difference
    Adiraja Dasa, author of 1989’s The Hare Krishna Book of Vegetarian Cooking, is planning to launch the first in a nationwide chain of healthy vegan fast food restaurants called “Peacemakers” in summer 2011.
  • Denver Govinda's Buffet Reopens After a Near-Year Hiatus
    The Denver Govinda's all-you-can-eat vegetarian buffet is back! The restaurant, located at the Hare Krishna temple at 1400 Cherry Street, closed its doors last fall when its former cooks went to India.
  • Nairobi Hotel Wins Over Clients With Subsidized Menu
    As high food prices force Kenyans to drastically change their eating habits, a new restaurant in Nairobi is offering an inflation-beating menu. Jagannath Restaurant serves most meals at below Sh100 while an “all you can eat” buffet — as long as the meal is not shared — costs Sh185.
  • Govinda`s Restaurant On The Gold Coast, Australia.
  • Nairobi’s Jagannath Restaurant Makes Prasad Affordable

    A restaurant in Nairobi is subsidizing its sanctified vegetarian food, or prasadam, so that it’s affordable for low-income workers, while at the same time developing an ambitious plan for large-scale free prasadam distribution. Located on the ground floor of the Golok Dham building at ISKCON Nairobi, the Jagannath restaurant projects a warm and welcome vibe even before you enter.

  • New Vrindaban Invites Visitors to Experience Renovated Guest Lodge and Restaurant

    During the winter of 2012 to 2013, as the pilgrimage season quietened down and a blanket of snow fell across the rural West Virgnia community, professional devotee foremen, carpenters and electricians flung themselves into five months of hard work to transform the guest facilities.

  • Houston Govinda’s to Receive Grand Opening in March

    The new Govinda’s restaurant at the ISKCON temple complex in Houston, Texas is set to receive a grand opening on March 11th, just before Gaura Purnima, with local TV channels, newspapers and radio stations to get a free meal and tour. Govinda’s already had its “soft opening” back in July 2016, launching with no fanfare or advertising. But according to manager Shyamasundara Das it’s been a success from day one, often packing out the large 130-person capacity space, and drawing a 4.6 rating from 121 reviews on Yelp and a 4.7 rating from 71 Google reviews. 

  • Meet the Hare Krishna Monk Running One of the Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Cardiff

    Monks live on the outskirts of civilisation in isolation - completely dissociated from modern society, and instead engaged with spirituality and tranquility.

  • New Restaurant “OmNom” Aims to Popularize Authentic Bhakti-Yoga

    The catchily-named new restaurant “OmNom,” set to open in Islington, London in January 2019, aims to promote conscious eating, kirtan as meditation, and authentic bhakti-yoga.

  • Divya’s Kitchen Voted in the Top 10 Restaurant in Manhattan

    What makes this achievement even more unique is that Divya’s Kitchen is the only vegetarian/vegan restaurant on the list. 

  • ToVP and the 'Splendor in the Grass'

    Remarkably, devotees from New Govardhana Farm have set up a Govinda’s prasadam stall there with a theme representing the TOVP itself as the shape of the stall.

  • Food For All Opens ‘Pay As You Can’ Café in Watford, UK

    Food For All took it over two years ago. “I began giving out free meals every Monday, and it became very popular,” says Parasurama. “130 homeless people came the first time.