It’s easy to find veg meals in a health-conscious, food-friendly city like San Francisco. But the newest destination for vegetarians and vegans alike is actually across the bay, in Oakland. Over the past few years, Oakland has attracted a strong indie culture that is also seriously food savvy. And many of these newcomers have purely plant-based eating on their minds. Here are some of the hippest places for vegan eats in that other city by the bay.
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