Fried chicken has a special place in the hearts of many gourmets: whether you eat it for the crunch, the salty taste or because it causes a feeling of nostalgia.
But there is definitely one thing we can all agree on when it comes to fried chicken and that is that this fried piece isn’t the healthiest around.
Comes Lynn torres, a good ol ‘Cali Latina looking to bring a healthier fried chicken option to the masses – one that doesn’t even use sultry poultry at all! *gasp*
Much like its meatier fried chicken companions, Eat Love will feature chicken sandwiches and chicken buckets as well as its signature desserts, salads and wraps.
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On November 22, Lynn opens the first Ever American brick-and-mortar vegan fried chicken restaurant in its home state of California (specifically in the Fountain Valley area of Orange County).
In an interview with VegNews, Lynn shared “We are better than KFC and Chick-fil-A because we want to share amazing and delicious food without harming animals and without harming our health.“
She continued, “In fact, we really care about animals, the environment, social issues, your health and the world.“
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Lynn, a second-generation Latina, was inspired to start her Eat Love business after she and her husband decided to switch to plant-based diets due to health concerns.
Eat Love started out as a restaurant business, food truck, and pop-up store before moving on to a physical storefront. In August, they started shipping their vegan chicken nationwide.