A brand new vegan bar idea from the group behind Slutty Vegan is slated to open at foodhall Ponce Metropolis Market in Atlanta in 2021. Based on Eater, Bar Vegan will serve beer, wine, liquor, together with fan-favorite meals gadgets from the Slutty Vegan menu. Slutty Vegan enterprise supervisor Angel Barnwel described the brand new idea as having “a really conventional Slutty Vegan sort of really feel, with a bar.”
Entrepreneur Pinky Cole first launched Slutty Vegan as a meals truck in August 2018, promoting provocatively named vegan burgers made with an Unattainable Burger patty that’s stacked with numerous toppings and slathered with a secret sauce. After the truck drew five-hour lines of greater than 500 hungry friends ready to be “sluttified,” Cole opened her first brick-and-mortar location in Atlanta in January 2018—attracting 1,200 clients on opening day. Slutty Vegan has attracted a slew of superstar patrons since opening, together with Lena Waithe, Shaquille O’Neal, Usher, and lots of others.
In July, Cole opened the second Slutty Vegan location in Jonesboro (a metropolis proper exterior of Atlanta) the place 1,000 clients had been served on opening day. Final month, the latest location of Slutty Vegan opened in Atlanta’s Edgewood neighborhood—referred to as the childhood neighborhood of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—full with a vegan market and expanded menu that features vegan milkshakes and desserts. Cole can be plotting her first location exterior of Georgia with an outpost scheduled to open in Birmingham, AL within the coming months.
When she’s not opening new eating places in quick succession, Cole engages in philanthropic work by way of her group, The Pinky Cole Foundation, which, amongst its many initiatives, has helped feed frontline workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; supported the youngsters of Rayshard Brooks (a Black man killed by police in June); and helped Americans register to vote throughout this month’s election.