Written by Michelle Kretzer
all know how easy it is for vegans to dine out, with options popping up
everywhere from five-star resorts to Chipotle. But people who are just
coming around to the vegan way of eating or are thinking about making the
switch could probably use some helpful hints about which restaurant dishes are
vegan or could easily be made so.
foursquare, an app for iPhone, Android, and more
that allows users to "check in" when they are at restaurants or other
public places and leave helpful comments.
can you use foursquare to help animals? Simply share vegan tips with prospective patrons—comments such as "The vegan chicken fajitas rock" or "The
faux-sausage and vegan-cheese pizza is awesome."
a good recommendation? Then share it!
easy. Just check in on the restaurant's foursquare page:
other users can see your tip when they check in:
handy for seasoned vegans, too, when we're traveling or just trying out a new
restaurant. And if you check in at your favorite place often enough, you can
become the "mayor" of the venue on foursquare. Some restaurants give
discounts and freebies to their mayors. Who doesn't love free food?
you share a foursquare tip? Let us know by sharing your link in the comments below.
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