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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,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 [5] 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 [6], 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 [7] features great food with a cool sustainable Scandinavian twist.

+ Picnic [3]

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[3] Picnic: https://www.facebook.com/picnicbuenosaires

[4] colorful salads: http://inhabitat.com/7-kid-friendly-salad-recipes-to-get-your-children-excited-about-eating-their-veggies/

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

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

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

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