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L.A. is 8th on PETA's List of Vegetarian & Vegan-Friendly Cities
"Los Angeles residents should be proud that the City of Angels is on the cutting edge of healthy cuisine that is Earth- and animal-friendly," says PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman. "Because factory-farmed animals are subjected to intensive confinement and cruel conditions, more and more people are demanding meat- and dairy-free dining options."
Local favorite restaurants include Flore Vegan Cuisine, Real Food Daily, and The Veggie Grill, say PETA. We see those selections and raise them one incoming San Francisco raw/vegan restaurant, a Cupcake Challenge-winning vegan baker, Vegan cooking classes at Spork Foods, a contest-winning vegan panini at Coral Tree Cafe, a vegan bakery in DTLA, regularly-held vegan bakesales, and a vegan ice cream spot in the valley...to name a few.
Ahead of L.A. on the list, in order, are Washington D.C.; Portland, OR; Albuquerque; Atlanta; Seattle; Vancouver, BC; and San Francisco. Coming in the last two spots behind L.A. are New York City, and Toronto, ON.