Hardly healthy, their French friends are vegan and delicious. Potatoes are cut fresh – no freezers here. Without processing, they minimize energy input and the packaging is just a paper cup and an unbleached paper bag. (Recommended by Jay Friedlander, Director, Sustainable Business program, College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, ME)
Le Pain Quotidien
Sustainability is done in an exceptionally fresh and tasty way by using organic ingredients, reclaimed & recycled materials, energy-efficient appliances, and environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies. (Recommended by Hans Hess, founder and CEO, Elevation Burger)
They’re bringing environmentally conscious business practices to a large national chain by using natural meats, hormone-free chicken and organic beans, as well as eco-friendly design elements and biodegradable tableware. (Recommended by Michael Wang, founder and of Foumami Asian Sandwich Bar in Boston, MA)
When you’re done eating, it may be time for a walk. If you’re looking for more quick culinary fixes, check out http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/201205/enjoy-fast-food-168.aspx. Happy summer road tripping!