Published On: Wed, Oct 30th, 2019

The first vegan fried ‘chicken’ shop in the US is opening next month

A vegan fried ‘chicken’ shop is getting set to open its doors in California next month with a menu filled with tempting plant-based dishes. 

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California will soon be home to the US’s first vegan fried ‘chicken’ shop when Eat Love opens its doors in Fountain Vallet, Orange County, on November 22.

The Latina-owned eatery has a tempting menu filled with seitan chicken-style dishes such as buckets of fried vegan chicken, macaroni cheese, burgers and desserts.

Eat Love started life as a pop-up selling its wares at markets and fairs, as well as online, by Lynn Torres and her husband Enrique following Enrique’s type 2 diabetes diagnoses.

The couple turned to a plant-based diet in a bid to reverse the diagnoses, and according to the company it was a great success that led the couple to “share their experience with delicious food that heals people and respects animals.”

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Taking to Instagram to share the exciting news, the eatery said: “After what seems to be a lifetime of hard work and determination, we are proud to announce that our brick and mortar is coming to Fountain Valley. November 22 will be the GRAND OPENING of EAT LOVE…the country’s first ALL VEGAN FRIED CHIK’N STORE.

“From selling cookies at farmers markets, to starting a food truck to now shipping nationwide, we are so grateful for our fans and supporters who have allowed us to turn our dream into reality, spreading the vegan movement the best way we know how. We can not wait to see you all there!”

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