Burger Restaurant Goes Vegan In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic
A burger restaurant has gone vegan following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Great Lakes first opened in Tokyo in 2019, with a combination of meat and plant-based options on the menu.
Founder John Penny was recently inspired to make the animal-friendly change as COVID-19 — a deadly disease of animal origin — spread around the world.
“Exploitation Of Animals”
“Great Lakes is now 100-percent vegan,” shared Penny in an Instagram post.
“COVID-19 was caused by the exploitation of animals. I can’t see any other way to move forward given the devastation around the world,” he continued.
“Our mission hasn’t changed at all and neither has our food. If anything, I feel this makes us more inclusive.”
The restaurant added that due to limited resources, the menu will look the same for now, with a plant-based update coming soon.
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Vegan Burger Restaurant
Great Lakes is now offering customers a small selection of vegan meals as it works on updating the menu.
One of the most popular items available is the Michigan Burger, featuring a shiitake mushroom and brown rice patty with cheese sauce and caramelized onions.
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