Berlin maintains its reputation as an international vegan destination. We ended up with the following list of 10 cities, all of which ranked in the top 20 in most of the data sources we analyzed. We highlighted some key dishes to try in each city, but we didn't make restaurant recommendations because there are too many good ones and it wouldn't be fair. The South Korean Lottery adds a new plant-based hamburger to its 1,300 restaurants.
Meet 4 start-ups behind the rechargeable grocery revolution. To celebrate World Vegan Month, HappyCow has published its annual report on the 10 best cities in the world suitable for vegans. The list is determined by parameters such as the number of fully vegan restaurants within a 10 km radius of the city center, the number of fully vegan businesses within that radius, the density of vegan businesses per capita, the growth of vegan businesses since its last report and the activity of the vegan community. Topping the HappyCow list for the fourth consecutive report is London, with more than 200 fully vegan restaurants and more than 2000 businesses in total listed on HappyCow within a 10 km radius of the city center.
This year, four new cities were added to the list: Melbourne, Singapore, Amsterdam and Barcelona, replacing Toronto, Portland, Tel Aviv and Prague. Bangkok, Los Angeles and Warsaw remain. Amsterdam ranked eighth with a 78% growth in vegan businesses across the city over a three-year period. Warsaw, being a city where veganism has always had an advantage over vegetarianism, is once again on the list in ninth place.
Barcelona tops the list in tenth place due to the 74% growth in veganism, which is a pleasant surprise considering Spain's reputation for its cuisine rich in meat. Do you want to discover for yourself why London tops the list? Check out our guide to 39 of the best vegan restaurants in London Vegan Food %26 Living is a magazine dedicated to celebrating the vegan lifestyle. Each issue includes 75 delicious recipes, plus informative articles. Not only was it really easy to find vegan restaurants (it seemed that I was bumping into them while exploring the canals), but the attention to detail, the supply of quality products and the careful idea of balancing flavors and textures produced some of the best dishes I tried all year.
Try fried tempeh and avocado sushi at the Caribbean-Japanese fusion restaurant TerraZen or a bowl of house ramen at the most exclusive restaurant I've seen in a long time, the all-vegan ramen restaurant Men Impossible. Pancho's Vegan Tacos, as you might have guessed, is a vegan taco place with three locations (two in Las Vegas and one in Henderson). Phuket, a mountainous island, has many of the most popular beaches in Thailand and, in addition to the tropical fruits you imagine eating on the beach, its capital, the city of Phuket, is also home to many vegan restaurants. Most lists of cities suitable for vegetarians or vegans are based on the number of vegetarian restaurants or cafes in a place, rather than on the number of people interested in practicing veganism.
You can find lists of the most vegan-friendly cities in Europe and the world according to the number of vegan restaurants in the city. Try a vegan naamlette (vegan tortilla) at Sage, a vegan crepe at Earth Cafe and Market, or design your own smoothie bowl at Alchemy. Or, if you prefer something a little different, head to the all-vegan Persian restaurant Koocha Mezze Bar to try gaymeh (a tomato-based lentil and eggplant stew), Persian-style potatoes, or a traditional Persian salad with tomatoes, cucumber, onion and pomegranate. Since Greggs announced a new vegan alternative to its meaty sausage roll earlier this year, Quorn pastries have “flown off the shelves,” according to the bakery chain, and have sold hundreds of thousands in the first week alone.
If you're looking for good vegan food, don't miss the exclusive vegan restaurant Blossoming Lotus, where you can eat almond and ricotta bruschetta and delicate roasted pumpkin tacos. This is partly due to greater ease of access to vegan options, according to Sam Calvert of the Vegan Society. Taipei definitely seemed to me to be the most vegan-friendly city I've ever been to (and I loved it). It was amazing how easy it was to find vegan restaurants just walking around.