The Philly Phanatic: Clearly Herbivorous
Last year they offered vegan burgers; this year, the Philadelphia Philles are selling vegan hot dogs at Citizens Bank Park. I kinda hate baseball, but I like Philly and I like food. Two outta three ain’t bad!
Philly fans may also be interested in this business-minded profile of Vesuvio Restaurant, who offer veg versions of traditional PhilItalian cuisine, including vegan cheesecake.
If owner Jerry D’Addesi is to be believed, Philadelphia dietary demographics have changed a lot since I lived there a decade ago:
“Our neighborhood is full of young people and most of those young people are vegetarian and vegan,” D’Addesi said. “This is the biggest piece of the puzzle.”