New Restaurants and Vegan Grocery Stores Opening Around the Corner and Around World

New vegan grocery stores, restaurants, and “vegan week” celebrations, a plenty

Israel Gets Its First All-Vegan Supermarket
Israel’s first vegan supermarket Gay Hayarok (“Green Wave” in Hebrew) opened this week in Tel Aviv. Founders Refael Avraham and Eylon Zakzer modeled the store after Berlin-based vegan supermarket Veganz and describe it as a “safe space” for vegans …

Long Island’s First All-Vegan Grocery Store Set to Open This Summer
Lately, it feels a little bit like there’s been a mandate set in place that says we can’t go a week without a new, all-vegan grocery store opening up. Last week, the French organic grocery chain, Naturalia, opened up three all-vegan locations. Not long 

NYC Vegan Eatery Cinnamon Snail Opens Second Location
New York City-based vegan eatery The Cinnamon Snail will open a second location in the new City Acres food hall in the Financial District neighborhood of Manhattan today. To keep customers on their toes, this location will serve a brand new menu that …

Vegan Restaurant Week coming to Baltimore in August
Vegan Restaurant Week will not operate like typical restaurant weeks, when patrons shell out hefty sums for a three- or four-course prix-fixe menu. Rather, restaurants are challenged to create an innovative veganmenu item — like Blue Pit BBQ’s pulled …

Vegan Deli Takes Over Colorado Quiznos
Last week, new vegan deli/bakery Crash Cuisine took over the former location of sandwich chain Quiznos in Loveland, CO. Owner Alyse Houghton makes her own vegan versions of mozzarella, blue cheese, Swiss cheese, feta, and brie using a combination …

Cardiff’s first vegan coffee shop and bakery is due to open this autumn
If the crowdfunding is successful, Blanche Bakery will open this autumn and given the popularity of the vegan eateries and shops that have opened in the city during the last few years, Amy-Rose and Remed hope to fill a gap in the independent coffee 

Vegan, health food café opens in Maine
A health food cafe called Crudo has opened in the former Full Belli Deli location on Sea Street in Northeast Harbor, Maine. Crudo, which is Italian for “raw,” specializes in vegan and raw vegan fare, as well as juices, made-to-order smoothies 

Three Portland trucks cover more ground with vegan food
The Greater Portland vegan community went wild this spring when a vegan hot dog cart called Sup Dawg? announced it planned to hit Portland’s streets. Months have passed, and I’m sorry to report it won’t happen this year.

Mother Nature Food Trailer brings vegan options to Northeastern PA
In May, Kyle Jensen decided to create an on-the-go vegan food truck that could travel around the state — and the country — to cater to those like himself and his mother, and thus, Mother Nature Food Trailer was born. The Jensens’ summer events calendar has been filling quickly with events like VegFest in Lancaster and Blues, Brews and BBQ fest in Allentown. At this point, the food truck is booked through the first weekend in November. (Here’s a link the their Facebook page:


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