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The Green Owl Cafe Cooks Up Bountiful Sandwiches That Are as Kind to Animals as They Are to Your Taste Buds
For Immediate Release:October 25, 2012
Contact:Kaitlynn Kelly 202-483-7382
Madison, Wis. -- More and more people concerned about the
cruel treatment of animals on factory farms and in slaughterhouses—as well as
the artery-clogging cholesterol and saturated fats found in animal products—are
trying out delicious vegan versions of their favorite foods, including the
ever-popular BLT. There's been a revolution in mock meats: Many are now so good
that they beat the animal-based versions at their own game. Nowhere is that
more evident than at Madison's Green
Owl Cafe, which PETA has just named in its survey of the top 10 vegan BLTs in
Located at 1970 Atwood Ave., The Green Owl Cafe offers a BLT
that's more of a culinary triumph than a sandwich: smoky baked tempeh (made
from soy) bacon, lettuce, tomato, and avocado piled high between two slices of
Madison Sourdough bread with a vegan aioli spread. Order the sandwich with a
side of oven-roasted red potatoes, kale chips, or a salad, and you'll forget
about meat-based bacon the second that you take your first bite.
"The Green Owl Cafe proves every day that a delicious
BLT doesn't have to cost a pig 'an arm and a leg,'" says PETA Executive
Vice President Tracy Reiman. "All our picks are winners because they're
leading the charge to satisfy America's growing hunger for humane, healthy, and
First place goes to DC Vegetarian in Portland, Ore.,
and Darbster in West Palm Beach, Fla., has grabbed second place.
Rounding out the top 10 are Spiral Diner & Bakery, with locations in
both Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas; Yorgo's Bageldashery in PETA's
hometown of Norfolk, Va.; Seattle's Highline; San Diego's Loving Hut Mira
Mesa; Seva in Detroit and Ann Arbor, Mich.; Sticky Fingers in
Washington; and Sugar Apple Natural Foods in Key West, Fla. Garnering
honorable mention is the Bouldin Creek Café in Austin, Texas.
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