purezza expands branch

The vegan pizzeria has tripled in size with an ultra-sustainable refurb   The UK’s first plant-based pizzeria, Purezza, has extended its Camden branch. The new venue is now one of the largest vegan restaurants in the UK.   Specialising in meat and dairy-free alternatives to classic Neapolitan pizzas, the popular eatery is renowned for developing…

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vegan in johannesburg

Vegan Travel in South Africa   Richard Kitzinger and Beverley Smith check out two of the vegan cafés leading the way in Johannesburg’s growing vegan sector   South Africans acknowledge that global trends can often take two or three years to reach them. The huge swell in numbers of vegans is just starting to take…

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KFC launches trial vegan burger

KFC have announced that they will be trialling a vegan burger   For the first time ever, KFC will be testing out a ‘chicken’ burger suitable for vegans. The trial period will take place for four weeks from 17th June, and will feature across select restaurants in London, Bristol and the Midlands.      …

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THIS Isn’t Chicken Nuggets and Isn’t Bacon Launching at Patty & Bun 7

Patty & Bun are increasing their vegan offerings across all their sites and partnering with innovative plant-based brand, THIS, to bring vegan ‘chicken’ and ‘bacon’ to everyone   The fast-food chain, Patty & Bun, will be the first UK eatery to serve THIS Isn’t Chicken and Isn’t Bacon. The new products were designed to fill…

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Frankie & Benny’s set to extend vegan menu 8

The family-friendly restaurant chain, Frankie & Benny’s, is adding to its vegan offerings, with the introduction of seven new plant-based dishes, which will be available from 14th May.     Back in January, the eatery had a successful vegan menu launch, and since then, customers have only been asking them for more plant-based options to…

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Take away chicken nuggets launched by What The Pitta 9

Vegan eatery What The Pitta have announced that they will be adding Vegan Nuggets to their branches nationwide – making them the first chain to bring the offering to the UK takeaway market.     The restaurant has beaten numerous big-name fast-food chains to launch the plant-based nugget, including the likes of McDonald’s and KFC.…

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McDonald’s Germany announce their first vegan burger 14

The Big Vegan is set to hit McDonald’s in Germany, featuring Nestle’s innovative plant-based Incredible Burger   The new soy and wheat patty is said to look just like a beef patty when uncooked, similar in texture to the Beyond Burger, and will pack 17g of plant-based protein per serving – just as much as…

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Gaz Oakley’s Wagamama vegan ‘egg’ dish to launch nationwide 15

Originally trialled in two stores, the plant-based dish will become available in all branches next month   The Japanese chain-restaurant Wagamama, has teamed up with vegan chef, Gaz Oakley, A.K.A. Avant Garde Vegan, to launch a new vegan dish. The bowl comprises BBQ glazed seitan, caramelised king oyster mushrooms and asparagus, sticky rice, edamame, spring…

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Plant-based pop-ups join forces to create ‘Palestinian dumplings’ 16

Starting from Friday 5th April, vegan Palestinian pop-up What the Fattoush? and vegan Chinese pop-up Phung Kay are coming together to present the culinary adventurous with ‘Palestinian dumplings’.   For one month only, Londoner’s can sample the exclusive dish at What the Fattoush?’s pop-ups. Find them at Hornbeam in Walthamstow between 5-27th April, and in…

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Harvester extends vegan menu 20

Nationwide chain Harvester have launched an extensive three-course vegan menu     The family-friendly restaurant now have five vegan mains and four desserts, accompanied by a range of extra options on the main menu, as well as their unlimited salad bar.   It’s the first time a major national restaurant brand of Harvester’s kind (casual…

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Scottish start-up dares you to taste better 24

A new range of plant-based meat alternatives has been released – and the founders are certain that the products taste better than the real thing       Glasgow-based DARING Foods say they’ve found the secret recipe to show the world that we don’t need animals for food. DARING’s new range of beef, chicken and…

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