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The ultra-hip city that never sleeps offers an array of international mix in vegetarian food - cafes, bistros, diners, gourmet restaurants, and bakeries as diverse as its inhabitants! Eat on the cheap or dine extravagantly, NYC offers exotic and abundant choices for the veggie food lover.
(also see: Cities with most veg listings)
Wonder why young and old progressives meet and stay here? Beautiful weather with hilly streets offering glimpses of downtown, the bay and its famous bridges, San Francisco boasts dozens of cozy cafes, trendy vegetarian restaurants, and health food stores that offer raw, vegan, vegetarian, and vegetarian-friendly fare. Eating is easy here, and so is getting around by public transit, bicycle, or by foot.
Since the outbreak of mad cow disease in the early 2000s, more people than ever in the UK are embracing vegetarianism. New London vegetarian restaurants are sprouting up all throughout the city all the time. To see what kinds of vegetarian and vegan fare the English are serving, click on the city name (above).
HappyCow lists over 100 vegetarian and vegan restaurants serving a variety of vegetarian Asian and Chinese cuisine in Singapore! Check out the list for yourself.
Recognized as one of the most livable cities in the world, Portland is commonly referred to as a haven for vegans and vegetarians. It's also family friendly, pedestrian friendly, and ecologically friendly in its public policies. With over 20 solid veggie places to find something to eat, vegheads can easily explore without starving (and you don't need a car to get around).
And the Runner-ups are…Chiang Mai, Thailand
The main city centre of the northern city of Chiangmai, at only 2 square kilometers in each direction, is the most vegetarian-friendly city in all of Thailand. Food is mostly Thai style with lots of fresh local produce, soy products, and local flair.
Offering affordable Chinese, Indian, and International vegetarian food and natural food organic markets.
A Buddhist dominant country with many inexpensive veggie and vegan buffet-style dining facilities serving up to 100 different options. Taiwan is famous for its offerings of mock meats varieties and down home cooking.
Did your city make the list? Other noteworthy veg-friendly cities around the world are Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver, Asheville, Hong Kong, Taichung, and...