Ready for more plant-based, celebrity-approved burgers, Atlanta?
Slutty Vegan, a food truck turned brick-and-mortar whose popularity has exploded in the year it's been open, is slated to open its second Atlanta eatery and third overall brick-and-mortar location at 482 Edgewood Ave., near the Eastside Beltline and the intersection of Boulevard and Edgewood.
Owner Pinky Cole announced the plans at a one-year anniversary party for her concept, featuring a DJ set from Jermaine Dupri. and an appearance by former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed, who declared Aug. 5 "Slutty Vegan Day." Cole also gave out 1,500 pounds of fresh produce at Slutty Vegan earlier in the day.
The Edgewood eatery will likely open next year, Atlanta Business Chronicle reports.
Cole started Slutty Vegan as a food truck in summer 2018 and expanded with her Westview location at 1542 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. in January 2019. A Jonesboro location is also slated to open this year.
The menu includes dishes such as The Fussy Hussy, an Impossible burger topped with “cheese,” lettuce, onion, pickle and vegan mayo on a Hawaiian bun and the Dance Hall Queen, a patty served with grilled onions, vegan cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and sweet jerk plantain on a Hawaiian bun.
Both the food truck and the restaurant consistently see long lines, assisted in part by lots of celebrity endorsements including Snoop Dogg, Taraji P. Henson, Will Smith, Tiffany Haddish and T.I.
In addition to the food truck and Atlanta locations, Cole has popped up with Slutty Vegan in other cities and is releasing Slutty Vegan bacon.
The AJC has reached out to a Slutty Vegan representative for more information.
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