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5 UK Vegan Burger Chains That Give Fast Food a Run for Its Money

4 Mins Read There are a host of permanently vegan burger chains popping up across the U.S. Get acquainted with each, as they all have their own niche. There’s every reason to want to indulge in a quick burger. But if you’re looking to switch up the beef for something healthier, there are plenty of options to turn […]

‘You Asked. We Listened.’ McDonald’s Doubles the McPlant Burger

3 Mins Read Following its successful launch in the U.K. last year, McDonald’s is now offering consumers a Double McPlant across all U.K. and Ireland locations. “You asked. We listened,” reads a post on the McDonald’s website. The fast-food chain says it’s making the popular vegan burger “twice as nice” by featuring two Beyond Meat patties instead of […]

The 10 Best Cities In The World for Vegan Food

9 Mins Read There are a fair amount of ‘best vegan cities’ lists on the interwebs, most of which are all interesting and worth a read. That being said, here at Green Queen, we love data and we love to use data to make decisions. While we did find a couple of lists that used data, they were […]

The 5 Best Vegan Burger Chains To Help You Through Your McDonald’s Withdrawal

5 Mins Read If the McDonald’s McPlant didn’t set your heart on fire, and you’re looking to make the switch away from massive chain fast-food and embrace a vegan twist, you have to know about the following six vegan burger chains. Looking for the ultimate vegan cheeseburger? We’ve got you covered. Interested in supporting Black-owned businesses? Come this […]

From the USA to Hong Kong, These Are the Top Vegan Chefs In The World

9 Mins Read Looking to brush up your knowledge on sustainable culinary pioneers? Here are 10 of the top vegan chefs in the world. By the age of 10, a young Parisian called Marie-Antoine Carême started working in his first tavern. He washed dishes, ran errands, and was constantly surrounded by food. It wasn’t fine cuisine, more hearty […]

‘It’s Scary For Businesses To Take Risks’: Britty Mann of Planted Society on Vegan Menu Activism

10 Mins Read This November, the City of Austin’s Office of Sustainability is launching a month-long plant-based restaurant campaign and it’s all thanks to Britty Mann. Green Queen‘s Sonalie Figueiras talks to the Austin, Texas-based food educator and community activist about her mission to empower local chefs and restaurants to decarbonize their menus. Britty Mann was tired of […]

Burger King Tests Vegan Impossible Chicken Patties In the U.S.

2 Mins Read Beginning this week, Burger King U.S. is trialing vegan chicken patties from Impossible Foods at select stores in Ohio. The move follows the recent launch of two additional Impossible Burger menu items: the Impossible King and Southwest Bacon Impossible Whopper. Offering guests a twist on Burger King’s Original Chicken Sandwich, the Impossible Original Chick’n Sandwich […]

Where To Get The Best Bowl of (Vegan) Dan Dan Noodles In Hong Kong

3 Mins Read Is there anything better than slurping a bowl of classic Sichuan dan dan noodles (also known as Bang Bang Noodles, or Dan Dan Meen)? Piling thin noodles on top a spicy chili oil, nutty peanut sauce, mouth numbing peppercorn, and a sprinkling of sesame…. ooh! Traditionally including minced pork and scallions, it used to be […]

OmniPork Honors AAPI Month With Plant-Based Collaborations

4 Mins Read Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month will be celebrated in meat-free style this year. OmniFoods is partnering with a bevvy of chefs from the AAPI community and offering up its OmniPork products for them to develop limited edition dishes. The new menu items will be included on the chefs’ regular restaurant menus from May 16-31.  […]

Marco Pierre White Doubles Down On Redefine Meat Partnership With UK-Wide Menu Updates

3 Mins Read Award-winning chef Marco Pierre White has developed two new recipes using Israel’s Redefine Meat’s New-Meat plant-based innovation. The Redefine Ragu alla Bolognese and Redefine Mr Lamb’s Shepherd’s Pie will both be rolled out across multiple U.K. locations from spring. White’s restaurants, totalling 38 across Ireland and Britain, are traditionally associated with high-end meat dishes. The […]

21-Time Michelin-Starred Chef Alain Ducasse Brings Vegan Burgers to Paris

4 Mins Read French culinary superstar Alain Ducasse has unveiled a vegan burger kiosk in the Bastille region of Paris. Burgal is the latest meat-free innovation from the 21-time Michelin-starred chef known for his openness to plant-based dishes. The Burgal pop-up comes after the opening of a new permanent location, Sapid, in Paris, last year with a 95 […]

Selfridges Becomes First Department Store To Serve Redefine Meat

4 Mins Read Isreal’s Redefine Meat has confirmed it will be served in two of Selfridges restaurants. The upmarket London department store will be the first venue of its kind to offer the brand’s New-Meat. Harry Gordon’s Bar & Kitchen and The Brass Rail are both now preparing dishes using the animal meat alternative. Redefine was selected by […]

Tim Hortons Launches Two Plant-Based Breakfast Menu Items After Switching To Impossible Foods

3 Mins Read Tim Hortons, Canada’s biggest coffee chain, has unveiled two new plant-based breakfast menu items. The Harvest Breakfast Sandwich and Harvest Breakfast Wrap are both built around a meat-free Impossible Foods sausage patty. Consumers may remember that two years ago, Tim Hortons dropped its initial plant-based meat supplier, Beyond Meat. Beyond’s sausage patties were notoriously removed from […]

Mana! Closes Its Hong Kong Doors After 10 Years of Plant-Based Pioneering

3 Mins Read An early adopter of plant-based and zero waste eating in Hong Kong, vegetarian fast-casual chain Mana! closed its doors permanently this week after a decade of operation. The final location to close was in the city’s SoHo district. In a social media post, the management team cited ‘extremely challenging’ operating conditions as the reason for […]