10 vegan menu items you need to try at your favorite fast-food chains

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Eating out as a vegan can difficult. Salads get boring and sandwiches stuffed with lettuce and not much else are bland and unappetizing. Luckily, popular fast food chains like Taco Bell and Domino’s have started catering to a vegan-specific audience. Although the options are limited, this is a delicious step in the right direction.

We rounded up some of the vegan options you can take advantage of at your favorite chains.

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“Olio, the app that lets you share unwanted food items with your neighbours, picks up £6M Series A”

Smart idea! Fixing big problems on the local level is always a great idea.  If everyone had this approach for most of our problems, there would be very few “big” problems.  We are more capable then we realize.  Congrats to all involved!

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Olio, the hyperlocal food sharing app that wants to help tackle the world’s food waste epidemic, has picked up $6 million in Series A funding.

The U.K. startup offers a location-based app and website that lets you list and post a photo of unwanted food items to be shared with other people in the same neighbourhood. That is, food that you might otherwise throw away.

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Vegan Food Festival Comes to Atlantic City

Atlantic City, RZA from the Wu Tang Clan, and vegan food don’t seem like a natural combination at first glance, but if the size of the 2018 Atlantic City Vegan Food Festival is any indication, it works. The event has over 200 food and retail vendors, live music, shopping, a Saturday morning 10K race and RZA as the keynote speaker.

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The Best Places to Eat in NYC for Summer Restaurant Week

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The summer edition of NYC Restaurant Week has arrived. You can make reservations now for deals at 386 participating restaurants from July 23rd through August 17th. How can a ravenous New Yorker whittle down the choices? Depends on what you like. Among this year’s offerings are nearly a hundred American Traditional spots, followed by 86 Italian restaurants, dozens of steakhouses and French bistros and brasseries, nearly as many Mexican joints, a smattering of Chinese, Greek, Indian, seafood, soul food, vegetarian, and Vietnamese options, and two places with the nerve to identify as “eclectic.”

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