Vegan Fast Food Is on the Rise

New company Plant Power Fast Food is taking on fast-food mega-giants and making a bet on plant-based eating as the “way of the future.” With more attention on heart- and planet-healthy eating generally, plant-based fast food options are proliferating across the industry.

The company, based in California, has a strong base near colleges and recently opened its 10th location in food-centric Las Vegas, reported The Beet. That store is the chain’s first outside of California and is part of a strategic expansion plan across the golden state and beyond.


Plant-based fast food isn’t a new idea, of course. Giants Burger King and McDonald’s have tried runs with Impossible and Beyond burgers, respectively. Following a successful month-long trial run of vegan/vegetarian burger options in 2019, the former rolled out the meatless Impossible Whopper nationwide to all of its 7,200 branches. They are also currently trialing Impossible nuggets as a chicken

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A smash hit from Chipotle and other new fast food to try this month










A smash hit from Chipotle and other new fast <a href="https://uglymugcafe.net" data-internallinksmanager029f6b8e52c="1" title="food">food</a> to try this month












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Review: New Chattanooga restaurant Agave & Rye offers a tasty mix of food cultures

The corner of Chestnut Street at the Chattanooga Green on downtown’s waterfront is teeming with life again since Agave & Rye opened in the old Blue Plate Diner location.

The restaurant, the 10th for the Kentucky-based chain, is big, loud, colorful and bold. It’s a place packed with Millennials, with a few Boomers here and there for good measure, this one included.

 

THE MENU

The base for most dishes is Mexican, but from there the menu puts a spin on several cultures, primarily Chinese. It’s a little offbeat, very interesting, even epic. “Epic,”you will discover, is the motto of everything at Agave & Rye, from the food to the atmosphere to the service.

In combining the foodways of different cultures, the menu might be described as fusion, the buzzword of the culinary world in the 1990s. Fusion, though, has given way to mashup, a term for the marriage of not

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22 Food Service Workers Revealed Their Worst Encounters With Entitled Customers, And These People Shouldn’t Be Allowed In Restaurants

Working in food service can be very physically and mentally taxing. Even though the work is tough, it is often very underappreciated. Though many customers are generous and kind, other can be nasty, demanding, and entitled.

jimmy fallon as a fast food cashier getting scolded by a customer holding mustard

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community who have worked in food service to tell us about the most entitled customers they’ve ever dealt with. The responses were beyond infuriating. Here are some of the most shocking stories:

Note: Some submissions contain stories of sexual harassment.

1.“I worked at McDonald’s in college. We HAD to pick up part of Christmas Day, as no one was allowed to be off. A customer screamed at me and told me I was ruining her Christmas because we were out of peppermint mocha coffee. Her husband said they would take regular mochas instead, but when I handed it to her, she cried and poured it on

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