Eating out as a vegan can be very difficult, especially in the southern United States. The following list of popular chain restaurants offer some vegan alternatives. Please feel free to add to the list below in the comment section.
Boston Market - Boston Market suggests fresh steamed vegetables, garlic dill new potatoes, green beans, sweet corn or cinnamon apples. Tell the staff at Boston Market to leave the butter off.
Einstein Brothers Bagels – Vegans can order the Chipotle or Harvest Chicken Salad without chicken or cheese or a fruit cup at Einstein Brothers Bagels.
Fuddruckers - Fuddruckers offers chips and salsa, fruit cup and potato wedges.
Jacks - The menu at Jacks Fast Food Restaurant has vegan options such as spring salad without cheese, cole slaw, green beans, grits and mash potatoes.
La Bamba – La Bamba Mexican Restaurant offers chips and salsa and will cook rice to order.
Panera Bread - Panera Bread has a number of vegan options available. For a Panera Bread snack, consider an apple, Baked Lays Potato Chips, French Baguette Side Portion or fresh fruit cup. Low fat vegetarian black bean soup is loaded with protein. A chef salad with Greek Dressing, Low Fat Thai Chilli Vinaigrette or Reduced Sugar Asian Sesame Vinaigrette is always a healthy option. Most of the bagels are also vegan. Some of Panera's bread choices have honey added.
Subway - Subway is willing to make any sub sandwich into a salad. Salad items include avocado, cucumbers, banana peppers, green peppers, jalapeno peppers, lettuce, onions, olives, pickles and tomatoes. Be aware that some of Subway's breads contain honey.