Vegans, vegetarians gaining more vacation options
Percentage of Americans choosing to be vegan has risen to 6 per cent in past 3 years
With an increasing number of places catering to all types of vegan travellers, there is a lot to celebrate. (And perhaps not much to make fun of: The editor of a British food magazine recently lost his job over an email in which he ridiculed vegans.) According to a report published by Global Data, the percentage of vegans in the United States has risen to 6 per cent from 1 per cent in the past three years and Pinterest says it has seen a near-200-per cent spike in searches for vegan food travel guides since last year. Whether it is for health, religious or environmental concerns, one thing is certain, the vegan community is growing and businesses are responding to its needs. hotel in Sydney.
This month, guests at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills can order Kenney’s veg-focused fare on the inroom dining menu. “Talented chefs are elevating vegan cuisine around the world,” he said. “Travellers today don’t have to compromise flavour or the dining experience to get the health benefits of eating plant-based food.” His next restaurant will open inside Casa Sur in Buenos Aires, the meat-loving capital of Argentina — a testament to the diet’s widespread appeal.
A vegan burger battle is held annually at Seed Food and Wine Festival, an all-vegan food festival in Miami, Fla.