Vegan Restaurants Are All the Rage and Philly's Vedge is at the Forefront

Wood grilled sweet potato plate with grain mustard, jerk cashews, and toast at Vedge | YELP, Vincent L. 

Wood grilled sweet potato plate with grain mustard, jerk cashews, and toast at Vedge | YELP, Vincent L. 

Once a upon a time, the term “Vegan restaurant” meant tasteless. However, restaurants like Philly's Vedge are proving that Vegan cuisine can be delicious and consumers now can't get enough of it. 

The fine-dining Vegan restaurant just received Zagat's Best Food title and consistently shows up on Foodable's Philly Top 25 Restaurants. 

“We started this when vegan restaurants were not grouped in with everything else,” said Vedge Co-owner and Chef, Rich Landau. “It was like the new age section in the music store, it was in a separate area and you would have to walk through the beaded curtain to the back room to find it.”

Now, veg-savvy chefs are getting noticed since consumers are gravitating to vegetable-based menus. This is mostly because the consumer is more educated, health-conscious, and concerned about the environment. Read More