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Russell Brand Rumoured to Be Converting Pub Into Vegan Restaurant

British comedian and actor Russell Brand is reportedly planning to convert a traditional Oxfordshire pub into a vegan restaurant. Brand, a longtime advocate for plant-based diets, bought The Crown Inn in Pishill with his wife Laura in 2020. The Grade II listed building has since remained closed, with Brand said to be temporarily using it as a recording studio while a more permanent setup is built on the property. He has promised that once the new studio is complete, the pub will reopen. But the rumours have sparked anger among locals, who want the establishment to remain a traditional pub as there are no others in the village. Speaking to The Sun, one resident questioned why Brand would buy a pub when he is teetotal, …


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Plant-Based Restaurant Mildreds Opens Sixth Location in London’s Covent Garden

Plant-based restaurant Mildreds first launched in London in 1988. Now, the chain has opened its sixth location in the British capital, offering sustainable food inspired by cuisines from around the world. The restaurant is situated on St. Martin’s Lane in Covent Garden and is divided across two floors, with space to seat 110 and a private space that can accommodate eight guests. The location is open every day for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, serving Mildreds’ recently introduced seasonal menu. It has been just four months since Mildreds opened its previous location, a concept restaurant called mallow, in Borough Market. The chain’s other restaurants are in Soho, Camden, King’s Cross, and Dalston. Menu Mildreds’ Covent Garden menu features dishes such as Bhatti Ka Chick’n …


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Ex German National Goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand Opens Vegan Restaurant ‘vhy’ in Stuttgart

Founders Timo Hildebrand, Tim Bengel and chef Christian Weber today launch their new vegan restaurant vhy in Stuttgart. Hildebrand, a former top goalkeeper who was also German champion with VfB Stuttgart, is now a successful entrepreneur with a strong social commitment. “We are into action, trying things out and creating,” he commented. The restaurant, designed from scratch, underlines that sustainability can be simply beautiful in high quality. The food is complemented by to-go options, which according to the founders are resource-saving and sustainably packaged. “Of course, we cook everything ourselves and try to do as much as possible right. Of course, we use mainly organic products, pay attention to fair conditions for employees and suppliers and to the smallest possible footprint on the environment. But …


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Just FaB: Double-Decker as Vegan Restaurant

Vegan events are commonplace in London, for example, the event “The Foodservice Forum 2018”, during which veganism was one of the main themes. In August, the first zero-waste market and the first vegan fashion show also took place in England’s capital. But another unusual vegan location is now calling the city home; a double-decker London bus which has been converted into a vegan restaurant. Just FaB brings Italian food to the streets of London. The founder is Fabio Pironti, who, together with his mother, Myrna Panascia, sells Sicilian street food. They started out selling at festivals, but since September 2015, the restaurant bus has been established in London’s Hackney district.


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LIFE Bistrot Restaurant – Vegan Specialities with Historical Flair

Usually we don’t report on individual restaurants, but we are really enthusiastic about this concept! In Volterra, Italy, the vegan LIFE Bistrot Restaurant opened in April this year, offering a wide range of vegan food and drinks. The unique thing about it is that it is situated in an archaeological area with many Etruscan ruins, which gives it a unique historical flair.