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Soleterra Bottega Naturale & Bistro

Fasano is a village in the beautiful region of Puglia. Its close to sea, and there are olive groves everywhere. There are lots of places with good food in Italy (hey it’s Italy!), but if you want something besides a great pasta pomodoro or a pizza without cheese, please stop by Soleterra. You will be pleasantly surprised. Soleterra is a cosy health-shop with a restaurant. It’s organic but not completely…

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Le Botaniste – New York City

“A beauty-salon for you insides. We are a plant-based organic food & natural wine bar.” – Le Botaniste The beautiful logo & website caught my attention… So this place was high on my list of places to visit in New York. And the reality was even so much better than I thought. image via Le Botaniste Le Botaniste is a botanical-based, apothecary-inspired restaurant. It is created by Le Pain Quotidien’s Founder &…

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Avant Garden New York

Avant Garden is a wonderful vegan restaurant in East Village, New York. When you walk through the door there is a very nice ambiance. We didn’t make any reservations but we were fortunate that we got seating at the bar, so we could see all the chefs work in the open kitchen. Is there anything better than watching people passionately create one wonderful plate after another? Avant Garden is truly…

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Terra Madre – Alberobello, Puglia, Italy

If you’ve ever been to Alberobello, you know that this little white town looks like a fairytale with all the trulli houses. In the heart of Alberobello there is a special trulli house where you can have great organic, mostly vegan food. At Terra Madre they had a dream. A dream where man and land rediscovered their old friendship. The concept is simple: sowing, growing and harvesting by using the…

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Kruisheren Restaurant – Maastricht, Netherlands

  This week I have to make an exception and write a review about a truly wonderful vegan dinner from a non-vegan restaurant. Why? Because this dinner was of such high standards that I can confidently say that it was one of my best vegan dinners ever! This goes to show that is possible to have great vegan food in a non-vegan place. I contacted Kruisherenhotel ahead of time to ask…

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