Reading Time: < 1 minute The burger is topped with coconut bacon, fried plantain, and mango ketchup
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Hit vegan
chef Gaz Oakley – of YouTube channel Avant Garde Vegan – has joined forces with
London restaurant The Vurger Co. to offer a limited edition burger, coming next

The burger

Oakley told
PBN: “My inspiration was to create something unique, summery & tropical

jerk-spiced burger – dubbed ‘Gaz’s Kickin’ Caribbean Vurger’ – is topped with coconut bacon, fried plantain, and mango

The pro
chef says the result is ‘a great blend of sweetness, spice & also soft
& crispy textures’.


The burger’s
official launch date is June 30.

Oakley will
be at the restaurant from noon – and says he would ‘really love to meet’ his

He added
that this collaboration is a forerunner for when he opens his own restaurant, a
plan he will officially announce when he hits one million YouTube subscribers.

Emily Court

Emily Court is a writer and content creator published in Plant Based News, Raise Vegan, Living Vegan and The Financial Diet. A self-described "recovering vegan hothead," she is now a pragmatic member of Vancouver's vibrant and growing plant-powered community. Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she holds a BA in Spanish and certificate in Intercultural Communication from Dalhousie University, where her thesis focused on topics of cultural and gender-based discrimination. She aims to apply a privilege-conscious and culturally sensitive approach to her work in all fields.