Appetizers
August 5, 2011
Sugar Plum Vegan makes PETA's list of best sandwiches in the U.S.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals a.k.a. PETA is joining the fun and p.r. hijinks of National Sandwich Month, which stretches through August, by creating its "top 5 vegan sandwiches" list. Sacramento's own Sugar Plum Vegan, located at 2315 K St., made this honor roll with its "garnet yam & avocado panini" sandwich, which comes with tomatoes, roasted onions and poppy seed aioli on ciabatta bread. The price tag: $9.79.

"It's one of our most popular items," said Erika Galt, a manager at Sugar Plum Vegan. "Everyone seems to order it."

The No. 1 sandwich prize went to "The Revenge" from Strange Matter in Richmond, Va. This 'wich comes with vegan ham, tempeh, and jackfruit between two dairy-free grilled cheese sandwiches. Think of it as the vegan version of KFC's "Double Down."

"We give Sugar Plum Vegan five green stars for helping to feed America's growing demand for delicious health-, animal-, and eco-friendly food," said PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman in a statement.

For more information: www.peta.org

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