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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Four restaurants with a fish above two and a loaf of bread above the other two.

Evanston businesses expand through co-ownership, collaboration

April 25, 2022

When restaurant owner CD Young (Kellogg ’96) opened elephant + vine in Evanston this spring, she reflected on her two ‘sister restaurants’ as support systems for each other. “It’s a sisterhood,...

A white wall with black letters reading “EAT PLANTS” and a green neon sign reading “feel beautiful.” There are wooden booths and dining tables with patrons.

New vegan restaurant elephant + vine increases plant-based food options in Evanston

April 5, 2022

A new restaurant has arrived in town, serving up vegan food for patrons with all dietary preferences: elephant + vine. The quick-serve restaurant opened its doors at 719 Church St. on March 17. Restaurant...

 Spirit Elephant’s Cauli-Wings are served piping hot and doused in delectable buffalo sauce. They’re one of many dishes on the restaurant’s fully vegan menu.

Open Tab: Spirit Elephant serves vegan fare even meat-eaters would love

November 20, 2020

CD Young doesn’t want her vegan restaurant, Spirit Elephant, to just appeal to those on a plant-based diet. She wants hamburger lovers to want to eat there too. And I can say Young has achieved...

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