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Popular Burger Chain Transitions To A 100% Vegan Menu

by | July 28, 2020

A popular burger chain in Los Angeles has ditched all animal products to transition to an entirely vegan menu.

Burgerlords — which has locations in Chinatown and Highland Park — has attributed the change in part to the coronavirus pandemic.

“Gone Back And Forth With The Idea”

“Growing up working in my family’s restaurant, I always wanted to have my own place that represented how I ate,” said Frederick Guerrero, Burgerlords owner.

“We’ve gone back and forth with the idea of going all vegan with the restaurants, so we figured that now was [as good a] time as any to make the leap.”

The new menu features indulgent dishes such as the Buffalo Ranch Tofu Burger, and Crispy Tofu Nuggets.

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The chain has transitioned to a totally vegan menu (Nataliya Arzamasova/Shutterstock.com)

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Vegan Menu Award

Animal welfare organization People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has honored the plant-based move with a Vegan Business Award for the chain.

“As COVID-19 forces the world to face the dangers of the meat industry, Burgerlords is busy becoming the king of delicious meat-free burgers,” said Tracy Reiman, PETA Executive Vice President.

“PETA is recognizing this beloved business’s crowd-pleasing cuisine for showing that the future of dining is vegan.”

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