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This Tuesday, I ventured from ITMO’s Internationalization Office on our Lomonosova campus to discover the plant-based menu I had heard about at the ITMO cafeteria on Chaykovskogo Street. The initiative, introduced last year by ITMO’s Sustainable Development Club, is about to span the whole university, contributing to more eco-friendly and healthy food choices on campus. Here is what I managed to find out about it.
As summer bids us adieu, the skies grow paler, and the pumpkin spice season approaches, you might find yourself craving a treat – something comforting, filling, and joyful. And what matches that description better than a lovely piece of cheesecake? Here’s our quick guide to some of St. Petersburg’s best spots to try that delectable dessert – whether you prefer it by the (cook)book, with a twist, or even plant-based!
If you’re worried you can’t have a complete Russian New Year experience as a vegan, we are here to prove you wrong. Here is our handy guide on how to greet 2022 (or any year) plant-based and happy. Enjoy!
It’s not only the expensive stuff with a huge green V on the package that is vegan – some Russian manufacturers don't really highlight the fact that their products are also free of animal-sourced ingredients. This means that there are more vegan choices at your nearest supermarket than you might think.
A huge 21st century trend, veganism has now reached Russia. In big cities like St. Petersburg, one by one cafes are becoming more vegan-friendly and more stores are providing plant-based options. Although small positive changes towards meatless and dairy-free lifestyles can be seen more often, vegans still need a guide on how to survive in St. Petersburg.
Want to introduce more plant-based food in your diet this year, or have planned a full-on vegan transition? With an abundance of vegan cafes and dineries in St. Pete, you’ll never look back; here are some of the new ones!
Instagram can be compared to a very hectic flea market sometimes, with its disorientating abundance of colorful stalls, shouting people and a huge no-go trash area. (Twitter, on the other hand, is more like a fancy social club for wordly-wise wits and raconteurs, with a rampageous madhouse on its ground floor.) But as any flea market, it’s also peppered with little gems finding which makes the whole kerfuffle a little bit more tolerable. So here are some of our picks of Instagram accounts for vegan and green living inspiration!
We’ve covered restaurants, we’ve covered cafes and street-food spots, and now it is health-food shops that we’ll be spilling the beans on. As the places all of us tend to frequent on a nearly-everyday basis, picking the right shop is something you can make the most difference with, both for personal well-being and the well-being of the planet. So here they are, the vegan-shop heroes of St. Petersburg, in all of their eco-friendly glory!
What comes to your mind when you think of vegetarian or, heaven forbid, vegan street food? Plain, flavorless veggies wrapped in pita bread? Boring green salads? Falafel with hummus if you’re lucky? We know, hunting for street food can be especially tricky for vegetarians and vegans. To help you with that, we made a list of the best vegan and vegetarian сafés and street food spots in St. Pete; visit at least one and you’ll never look back at a regular fast-food joint wistfully!
Whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan, or just someone wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle, plant-based foods are always a good idea. Apart from being chock-full of vitamins, nutrients and other goodness, as well as a more ethical way to eat, these are also mouth-wateringly level of tasty. Don’t believe us? Here’s a series of articles featuring a comprehensive overview of vegetarian and vegan eateries and shops of St. Petersburg that will certainly make you change your mind. This first installment is dedicated to restaurants: big and small, upmarket and less so. Tuck in!