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November 11, 2022
Robin Goist 202-483-7382
Tempe, Ariz. – Extra individuals than ever are anticipated to have a good time a meat-free Thanksgiving this 12 months, and native eatery Green 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 chook flu outbreaks.
Proprietor and chef Damon Brasch credit his grandmother’s welcoming dwelling, particularly her kitchen, with being the inspiration for Inexperienced New American Vegetarian, which makes a speciality of vegan twists on basic consolation meals and fast-food favorites, such because the Huge 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—available for pre-order and pickup from its Scottsdale Road location on Wednesday and Thursday, November 23 and 24—additionally consists of 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 gives a hearty serving to of Thanksgiving taste, proper right down to the ‘giblet’ gravy,” says PETA President Ingrid Newkirk. “This ‘ThanksVegan,’ PETA is celebrating native companies that make it simple 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 pressured 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 regularly 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 certificate from PETA, which gives a “ThanksVegan” guide.
PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals are usually not ours to eat”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.