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Vegan Fast-food Middle Eastern Eatery Opens in DC

Shouk’s plant-based Middle Eastern menu offers unique dishes devoid of meat analogues and soy.

New vegan Mediterranean- and Middle Eastern-inspired, fast-casual eatery Shouk opened in Washington, DC today. Founded by Ran Nussbacher and backed by restaurateur Jessica Boufford, Shouk offers a healthy twist on comfort food with menu items such as pita sandwiches (which can be turned into rice and lentil bowls), salads, polenta fries, lentil patties, a cashew-based labneh yogurt dip, and Arabic coffee with cardamom. With widespread media attention and growing consumer demand, vegan restaurants such as by CHLOE, Veggie Grill, and Plant Power Fast Food have successfully launched fast-casual chains.

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Tesco Sells 2.5 Million Vegan Meals in 20 Weeks

The supermarket chain more than doubled its sales projections of new vegan line Wicked Healthy.
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Nevada Steakhouse Debuts Vegan Menu

Hank's Fine Steaks & Martinis added a separate menu with plant-based cauliflower steaks, stuffed eggplant, and two decadent desserts.
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Aussie Pub Creates Vegan Filet-O-Fish

Eatery Two-Bit Villains now hosts weekly vegan pub nights complete with plant-based popcorn chicken, nachos, and a vegan version of the popular fish-based sandwich.
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Friday's "Felicia" Opens Vegan Version of Chipotle

Actress-turned-vegan-chef Angela Means Kaaya to re-open Jackfruit Cafe—which she previously operated out of a doughnut shop—this summer.
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Meaty Vegan Shop Sister Seitan Opens in UK

New woman-owned restaurant Sister Seitan is slinging vegan chicken burgers and mac and cheese in Kent.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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