Vegan deli Seitan’s Realm lately opened in Columbus, Ohio. The 1,400-square-foot house presents dine-in for 34 patrons (at present 16 as a consequence of COVID-19 restrictions) together with takeout, curbside pickup, and supply. Its menu options vegan deli-style sandwiches such because the Beef N Chedduh, Gyro, Cheezestake, Buffalo Mac, Reuben, and Turkee Membership, together with soups and sides akin to macaroni salad and potato salad.
Seitan’s Realm proprietor Kevin Ridenbaugh is increasing the model past his present Seitan’s Realm meals truck and goals to supply a singular house for the neighborhood. “Our dream was to open a storefront, however we opened a meals truck first to see if anybody would really like our meals and our picture,” Ridenbaugh advised VegNews. “Fortunately our meals truck has been extra profitable than we might have ever dreamed of. After we had the possibility to purchase an outdated deli in our dream location we couldn’t say no.”
The vegan deli idea has expanded in recognition in recent times. Earlier this yr, Vegan Deli & Butcher opened in St. Louis, MO, serving soups, salads, and chilly deli sandwiches akin to a vegan Reuben, egg salad, tuna soften, and Philly cheesesteak. In Canada, Toronto vegan deli Jinglepear Deli recently opened within the former house of animal butcher store Strickland Alternative Meats. And in Brooklyn, NY, Louie’s Luncheonette launched, and lately made its vegan cold cuts available for delivery within the New York Metropolis metropolitan space by way of its digital deli counter.