Non-meat-eaters who still crave a classic burger will soon have a new choice when dining out: "Better burger" chain BurgerFi
will start serving the Beyond Burger at all of its locations Monday, Sept. 4.
The Beyond Burger, created by Beyond Meat
, has made waves in the vegan and vegetarian community since becoming widely available this year. It's a vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, plant-based protein patty that "bleeds" beet juice, for those who miss not only the flavor and texture of real meat but also the sensation of
ripping into your prey
a juicy, chin-dribbling, stacked burger.
BurgerFi (which has six area locations) will serve a vegetarian version topped with pickles, onions, lettuce, tomato, mayo, mustard, ketchup and American cheese, as well as a vegan option without mayonnaise and cheese, served in a lettuce wrap. They're the first burger chain to serve the Beyond Burger nationwide.
This could be a game-changer for Labor Day weekend, veggies. Beyond Burgers are also available at Orlando-area Whole Foods Markets.