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Chef and restaurateur
Matthew Kenney is set to open a convenience store in Venice, California,
offering a wide range of vegan products.

Kenny is
responsible for another of other plant-based businesses, including Australia’s first
fully plant-based hotel restaurant, Alibi.

and practical’

The shop, New
Deli, will carry items such as packaged snacks, prepared foods, and even
organic wines and beer – with a focus on ‘sustainable, practical, everyday

According to reports, Kenney has plans for stylish design, patio seating,
and a prime location right by Venice Beach.

‘Modern and

The chef partnered
with local design company, Dex Studio, to create a space that stands out.

He described
the space on Facebook as
and beautiful’, having ‘a large and very green back patio’.

Deli will open its doors on April 15 at 2524 Pacific Ave.

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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.