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The Viva! Vegan Podcast and News Minisode

Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast.

Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast. Our monthly podcast and minisode are about all things vegan! We feature fascinating interviews with vegan celebrities and thought leaders, give you all the latest news from Viva! and chat about anything making vegan headlines.

The show is hosted by Viva!'s Faye Lewis and Lex Rigby.

Jul 30, 2021

In this episode – we talk Seitan – yes Seitan, not Satan, with the inspirational Rebecca McGuinness and Patrick O'Shea from Temple of Seitan, the vegan restaurant brand which has taken London by storm.

Setting the standard for incredible vegan fast food in London, the couple, who moved to London from Melbourne, Australia, started off selling their vegan fried ‘chicken’ from a market stall.

Now they are a globally-recognised, multi-site brand with multiple takeaway restaurants around London. In conversation with presenter Helen Wilson, Patrick and Rebecca share their amazing vegan business success story.

Helen and Faye’s chat
Viva!’ Head of Communications, Faye Lewis, joins Helen to chat about the role of vegan meat and fast food and how the UK sits within the global plant-based food scene right now.

This podcast is sponsored by Beer 52 who are offering Viva! supporters a FREE case of eight vegan craft beers. That is eight craft beers, free from any animal products, sourced and curated from the best breweries on the planet for FREE! (excl. delivery). Go to to find out more.


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