Are you rather freegan or vegan?
A description of the latest culinary tendencies – with the right addresses!
No meat, no restaurant? Of course not! The menus adapt to new habits. If you’re locavore, vegan or a disciple of raw food, you’ll find your spot to feast!
VegansAre there restaurants without meat, eggs, fish, honey and milk? Yes, sure! And it fits you best if you are vegan just as Bill Clinton, James Cameron, Moby and thousands of French. The concept of banning animal products from your daily menu is very popular in the United States.
The Gentle Gourmet in Paris is a restaurant which only has vegan food on offer. You should book a table since the place is crowded almost every night. On the menu: vegan foie gras, beetroot raviolis with cashew pesto ...
For those who want a quick lunch, the vegan fast food restaurant VG offer vegan burgers while Végébowl has Asian vegan cuisine on the menu, including the classics of Chinese cuisine in a vegan version (roasted pig with caramel sauce, Peking duck, ...). Veganovore is adapted to smaller budgets and is famous for its lime cream.
If you’re staying in Bruxelles, you should go for Mémé-Café or Delicatessen to make your vegan heart sing. In London, being vegan is even more simple as more than 100 restaurants offer vegan food: Check the list on veganlondon.com to find Indian places as well as English Pubs such the Coach and Horses on Greek Street.
Raw VegansIf you are a disciple of raw food like Gwyneth Paltrow it’s a bit more complicated to find a place where to eat out. Quite a challenge to find a sandwich without bread, without meat and without cheese... Not impossible yet! The Parisian restaurant 42 degrés has its credo in its name: Above 42 degrees food is considered as cooked. The menu is inspired from the Parisian bistro scene, but it’s all raw. Without doubt it’s the only spot for a raw-vegan burger that comes with its Portobello mushroom bread and a nut steak. You may also like the vegetable cheeses and the “rawzarella” Carpaccio with truffle oil...
In London, the places to go are Bonnington Café, Dragonfly Wholefoods and Inspiral Lounge.