“Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans… are an affront to all I stand for, the pure enjoyment of meals.” The late (nice) meals and journey author Anthony Bourdain, who immersed himself with such enthusiasm in international delicacies, clearly believed the enjoyment of nice meals was unavailable to vegetarians, who he additionally felt had been “dangerous travellers”.
Admittedly, once I began travelling within the Nineteen Seventies, being a vegetarian was a problem. Right now, although, there has by no means been a greater time for vegetarian (and vegan) travellers to trot the globe. Even airways routinely provide inflight vegetarian meal choices as of late. Be part of their frequent-flyer programmes, register as a vegetarian and particular meals shall be delivered to your seat on each flight.
I all the time tick the Asian veg alternative and steadily get pleasure from restaurant-quality curries at 36,000ft. In most European, North American and antipodean cities, a brand new technology of venues providing vegetarian and vegan menus is offered. Cities with a bohemian edge – from Berlin, Glasgow and Amsterdam in Europe to Portland, San Francisco and Austin in america – nonetheless present the best selection.