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According to a new study, New York currently is the best city for vegans

Followed by Atlanta, Seattle and Chicago.

Written by
Anna Rahmanan
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Veganism is, clearly, here to stay. From dining destinations solely dedicated to vegan cuisine to menus highlighting plant-based offerings amid a sea of meat- and fish-based dishes, it seems like vegan diets have become part and parcel of Americans' gastronomical essence.

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But are certain cities more attuned to the requests of vegans than others? According to a new study by sports nutrition brand Myprotein, yes. 

Specifically, the research focuses on TripAdvisor data to figure out which one of the most populated cities in each state offers the most vegan takeout and delivery options. That focus has renewed importance amidst a global pandemic that has all but demanded we stay home as much as possible and really make use of to-go options.

Topping the list is—pretty unsurprisingly—New York City, home to 527 vegan restaurants that currently offer take-out, a number that amounts to 40% of the total eateries in the city with to-go options. 

Atlanta, Seattle, Chicago and Portland round up the top five. About 30% of the total number of take-out-offering dining destinations in each one of the latter cities include vegan options.

Below, find the top ten list:

1. New York City, New York
2. Atlanta, Georgia
3. Seattle, Washington
4. Chicago, Illinois
5. Portland, Oregon
6. Boston, Massachusetts
7. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8. Las Vegas, Nevada
9. Los Angeles, California
10. Denver, Colorado 

As we put this year behind us (almost, thank goodness), may we suggest you consider plant-based eating your next New Year's resolution? Clearly, restaurants all around the United States will help you stick to that promise.

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