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What’s on the Menu?: Vegan Restaurants

Mary Staes

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Eating vegan is good for animals, the environment, and your health. Can it also be good for your taste buds? In this episode of What’s , we take a behind-the-scenes look at some of Pittsburgh’s most popular vegan restaurants.

Apteka

Vegan Restaurants

This Eastern European restaurant and bar is an all-vegetable restaurant that offers vegan Pittsburghers fresh ingredients and a variety of options to choose from.  Apteka is also home to Pittsburgh’s first natural wine shop.

Onion Maiden

This Asian fusion restaurant began as a pop-up stand at a farmers market as a form of activism to get people to eat more vegan food. It eventually grew into a business. 

Reed & Co 

This bright blue stop offers healthy grab-and-go fare such as cold-pressed juices, salads and baked goods and loves to do seasonal menu changes to keep different foods in rotation. 

Shadobeni

At ShadoBeni — named after the herb— in Central Northside, features Trinidadian home cooking staples of fresh vegetarian and vegan-friendly cuisine.

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