In this post we’ll introduce you to the Veggie Awards 2017 winner!
After receiving 2.4 million votes, Vegnews Magazine ( Vegan-lifestyle magazine leader) awarded Virtuous Pie as best restaurant of the year 2017.
Veggie Awards encompass all the places, people and products of the meet-free world; And, if you live in Vancouver (or are visiting), you’re lucky! You can enjoy the best restaurant of the year at a very attractive price!
Its artisan cuisine is based on pizzas and ice cream of 100% vegetable preparation. Taste, innovation and surprise factor, are the values that define the delicious menu of this restaurant.
From the pizza Marguerita to the Ultraviolet or the Superfunghi … Virtuous Pie puts at your disposal a universe of flavors at a price you will not be able to resist! All their handmade pizzas range between 10 and 13 Canadian dollars.
* TIP: Surprise your friends by proposing this different and super cool plan when you are bored or do not know where to go out for dinner. You will succeed!
The restaurant has limited space, so, if you are a large group of people, it is better to call the restaurant to check if there’s enough room for your group of friends. On the contrary, you may not have enough seats for everyone.
The menu is shown below, so you can decide which one is your favorite!
MARGHERITA $ 10
San Marzano, Cashew Mozzarella, Fresh Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil
THE HOLIDAY $ 13
Miso Cashew Gravy, Cranberry + Walnut Stuffing, Rosemary Soy Curls, Herbed Potato Cream, Cranberry Sauce, Fresh Chives
* $ 1 from every pizza purchased will be donated to Sheway
THE TACOS $ 13
San Marzano Tomato Sauce, Chipotle Crumble, Corn, Bean, Pickled Red Onion, Avocado Lime Drizzle, Valentina
SUPERFUNGHI $ 13
Cashew Mozzarella, Herbed Potatoes, Truffle Almond Ricotta, Wild Mushrooms, Rocket
MEATBALL + CHEVRE $ 13
San Marzano Tomato Sauce, 33 Acres Brewing Chorizo Meatballs, Creamed Spinach, Lemon Herb Chevre, Basil, Fresh Parm
ULTRAVIOLET $ 13
Walnut + Arugula Pesto, Cashew Mozzarella, Oven Dried Tomatoes, Flowering Kale, Caramelized Onion, Pine Nuts
STRANGER WINGS $ 13
Bianca, Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower, Crisp Fried Shallots, Blue Cheese Drizzle, Scallion
ODE TO PHILLY $ 13
‘Cheddar’ Cream, Cashew Mozzarella, Steak Curls, Roast Veg, Fresno Chillies
SOUTHERN BELLE $ 13
San Marzano, Cashew Mozzarella, BBQ Shreds, Pineapple, Red Onion, Corn, Cilantro
GRANDMA FOOT $ 12
‘Cheddar’ Cream, Cashew Mozzarella, Fresh Cheese, San Marzano Drizzle, Red Onion, Parmesan, Rosemary, Thyme
Besides the pizzas, in Virtuous Pie you can delight your palate with salads and exquisite 100% plant-based ice creams. These ice creams are very popular, give yourself a whim and dare with one of these majestic handcrafted desserts.
Where to go?
Vancouver, BC – Chinatown 583 Main St.
Vancouver, BC – UBC Wesbrook Village 3339 Shrum Lane
According to google trends, Canada is the third in the ranking “Countries that make online searches with the term vegan”. Australia ranks first, followed by New Zealand, (Canada), United Kingdom and United States.
There is no exact measurement regarding the evolution of the vegetarian and vegan diet, but it is evident that in recent years, social awareness in relation to the animal world, and the multitude of news related to the benefits of vegetable-based diets, have positively influenced the demand for this type of restaurant.