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Buenos Aires’ Newly Opened ‘Picnic’ Is the City’s First Vegan Fast Food Restaurant

Posted By Ana Lisa On May 2, 2012 @ 1:00 pm In carousel showcase,Design,Environment,Green Interiors,Sustainable Food | 2 Comments

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Although Picnic is a fast-food restaurant, it purchases its produce fresh and local everyday and makes all of its food on site. Within its three floors “the vegan [1] McDonald’s” can accomodate up to 120 patrons, but the majority of its customers are stop-in office-people that work nearby.

The interior space is adorned with plenty of cute and quirky pieces. Hanging against big windows you can find eco-lamps made from biodegradable mimbre [2], and an ivy-covered logo marks its entrance door. Mix-match vintage furniture, organic fabrics with water-based ink patterns, plenty of plants, and low-energy and natural light make Picnic’s interiors as green as their menu. The fast-food restaurant also periodically holds eco-design fairs and organic gardening workshops.

Fast, vegan and delicious, Picnic in central Buenos Aires [3] features great food with a cool sustainable Scandinavian twist.

+ Picnic [4]

Photos © Ana Lisa Alperovich for Inhabitat

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[1] vegan: http://inhabitat.com/6-vegan-vegetarian-and-raw-food-turkey-alternatives-for-thanksgiving/

[2] mimbre: http://inhabitat.com/gorgeous-hand-woven-wicker-furniture-showcases-traditional-chilean-craft/

[3] Buenos Aires: http://inhabitat.com/gorgeous-underground-museum-hidden-below-buenos-aires-government-house/

[4] + Picnic: https://www.facebook.com/picnicbuenosaires

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