McDonald’s launch their first ever meat and dairy-free Happy Meal 1

Fast-food chain McDonald’s, have finally launched a vegan-friendly Happy Meal, as well as a new Spicy Veggie Wrap     The two additions are in response to the growing customer trend for more meat-free meal choices. In fact, a study found that 33 per cent of McDonald’s UK customers said that it’s important to them…

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Not enough vegan chefs to meet demand 5

One in eight Britons are vegan or vegetarian, according to a recent report by Waitrose     With a surge of people following a plant-based diet, and a growing group of curious non-vegans wanting to try vegan food, restaurants are struggling to recruit enough chefs skilled in plant-based cooking. To help meet demand, a new…

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New Vegan Comfort Food Restaurant 'The Meet' Launches 10

An exciting new vegan restaurant is opening in Clapham, and right in time for Vegan Month   The Meet is a vegan innovation from top London chef, Dominic Taylor, and is set inside Fu Manchu in the urban, industrial backdrop of a railway arch in hip South London.     The pop-up will make use of Dominic’s…

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Eating Out at Stem and Glory 11

Vegan Life reviews the plant based food at Stem and Glory’s two Cambridge locations   Stem and Glory have two locations in Cambridge — its Chesterton Rd branch is very much a restaurant, whilst King Street is a more relaxed café-like atmosphere which you can pop into for a coffee and a small plate or…

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Temple of Seitan Collaborate With Brewery For New Site 14

Temple of Seitan are collaborating with Lost Rivers Brewing Co at their Old Street site in London for a permanent residency onsite. Organised by BLAX-UK, there are going to be other pop-ups in the future, however Temple of Seitan is a permanent feature, with exclusive dishes available. Temple of Seitan owner, Pat O’Shea said: “We…

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Cardiff Vegan Pop Up Announces Permanent Location 15

Cardiff vegan pop up, Greazy Vegan, have announced that they are opening a permanent location. The vegan junk food company are setting up on the former site of Seasons Bar and Café at the entrance to the Castle Arcade. Owner Zoe Skinner spoke to Wales Online and explained that the idea for Greazy Vegan came…

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'bleeding' burger

Last night, we were invited along to the press launch of the UK’s first ‘bleeding burger. The US may have been at the ‘bleeding’ game for a while with brands Beyond Meat and The Impossible Burger changing perceptions about the potential for vegan food across the States, but this side of the Atlantic, we’ve been…

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vegan afternoon teas uk

We give you just a handful of the places around the UK that let you indulge your sweet tooth with Vegan Afternoon Tea.   The Willow Tearooms, Glasgow Not exclusively vegan, you will need to pre-book for an afternoon tea SFV . The service is particularly good here and they have a large free-from menu.…

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Veggie Galaxy Boston Massachusetts

Vegan Life writes about Veggie Galaxy in Boston, MA, where you can fully indulge in an American diner experience with zero animal products.     Boston is the capital of Massachusetts and New England’s largest city it is also the perfect place to be at this time of year. In Autumn, or fall if you’re…

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restaurant

Jen Waters talks to two vegan restaurant customers who, due to human error, accidentally ended up eating meat   “I had asked a few times, and the waiter promised the dish was just rice and vegetables. Almost as soon as I took a bite, I realised there was chicken in it. It’s fair to say…

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