Tempe Eatery Nabs PETA’s Nationwide ‘Vegan Roast Boast’ Award

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November 11, 2022

Robin Goist 202-483-7382

Tempe, Ariz. – Extra folks than ever are anticipated to have a good time a meat-free Thanksgiving this 12 months, and native eatery Inexperienced New American Vegetarian has gained a nationwide Vegan Roast Boast Award from PETA for its Seitan Turkey Breast with “Giblet” Gravy—a succulent answer to 2022’s hovering turkey costs and rampant hen flu outbreaks.

Proprietor and chef Damon Brasch credit his grandmother’s welcoming residence, particularly her kitchen, with being the inspiration for Inexperienced New American Vegetarian, which focuses on vegan twists on traditional consolation meals and fast-food favorites, such because the Large Wac (two all-plant patties with all of the trimmings) and the tSoynami (cookies, sweet, and different toppings blended into dairy-free tSoft tServe). Its particular ThanksLIVING menu—accessible for pre-order and pickup from its Scottsdale Highway location on Wednesday and Thursday, November 23 and 24—additionally contains cranberry stuffing, roasted garlic smashed potatoes, smoked paprika candy corn, and fried Brussels sprouts.

“With its crispy coating and juicy inside, Inexperienced New American Vegetarian’s vacation roast affords a hearty serving to of Thanksgiving taste, proper all the way down to the ‘giblet’ gravy,” says PETA President Ingrid Newkirk. “This ‘ThanksVegan,’ PETA is celebrating native companies that make it straightforward as dairy-free pumpkin pie to get pleasure from a bird-friendly feast.”

Not solely are vegan roasts freed from saturated animal fats and ldl cholesterol, in addition they spare animals immense struggling: Greater than 45 million turkeys can be killed for this Thanksgiving alone. Of their quick lifetimes, they’re compelled to face in their very own waste and inhale ammonia-laden air inside darkish warehouses. The birds are even genetically manipulated to make them develop unnaturally massive, which frequently causes their legs to interrupt beneath them.

The opposite 9 honorees embody Lovin’ Spoonfuls Vegan Restaurant in Tucson; The Herbivorous Butcher in Minneapolis; Monk’s Meats in Brooklyn, New York; and Planted Desk in Oakland, California. Every eatery will obtain a framed certificates from PETA, which affords a “ThanksVegan” information.

PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals should not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.

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