Is This City Really The 'Vegan Capital Of The World'?

There has been a huge explosion in the number of local plant-based eateries
Is Melbourne the most vegan-friendly city in the world?

Today Online has described a major city in Australia as the 'vegan capital of the world'.

According to the article by Balvinder Sandhu, Melbourne offers a huge range of eateries for those seeking plant-based options.

Scene

Sandhu writes: "The vegan scene in Melbourne has been growing steadily, and the city has even been dubbed by the international press as the ‘vegan capital of the world’. 

"The inner-city suburb of Fitzroy especially is abuzz with dining options for those into a plant-based diet, and the selection of venues across the city include restaurants, pizza joints and ice-cream bars, and anything from Asian to Mexican fare."

Top five

The writer goes on to list five top plant-based eateries in the city:

- Yong Green Food

- Girls & Boys

- Red Sparrow Pizza

- Loving Hut

- Smith & Deli

'Trend'

Sandhu is not the first to tout the city as the global best for vegans - a number of outlets have suggested the same thing.

Earlier this year, University of Melbourne academic Dr. Lauren Rosewarne called the growth of veganism an 'extension of the clean-eating obsession'.

She told news.com.au: "Vegan cafes are able to take advantage of a market of people who are diet and health conscious, who perceive vegetable and grain-based foods as healthier choices than meat or dairy, and who are happy - and prepared to pay - to have their turmeric latte or their cheeseless cheesecake prepared by someone else."

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