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Vegan Options That Are a Real Meal. Really.

It starts with a menu crafted by some of the best chefs around, and is full of fresh, delicious, plant-based burgers, salads, sandwiches, sides (and cookies). AKA a real meal! This is the kind of food that fills you up and that you’re always glad you ate. Order now for a delicious take-out lunch in Midtown Manhattan, with vegan options that truly hit the spot!


At the heart of it all is a different type of restaurant experience. We’ve turned the kitchen outside in - an innovative, new system that locks in flavor, temperature and guarantees your order is ready when you are.

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*And the adventure has only just begun! Keep your eyes peeled in the upcoming months for fresh menu additions, exciting new spots, and innovative concepts that will shake up everything you believed about grab-and-go lunches in NYC. From vegan sandwiches to plant-based veggie dishes, we're cooking up a storm to redefine the fast food scene. Stay tuned for the tasty revolution!

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High quality fast food you want to eat every day.

Kernel Burger*

Ready when you are

At Kernel, we’re obsessed with giving you your food right when it’s ready. Finished moments before you eat it. When we say your food is fresh and ready, it will be.

Crispy Potatoes

Thrice is the magic number

Our Chef Neil came up with a 3-step recipe that takes a lot of work and preparation, but the result is constantly crunchy and delicious.


These cookies don’t crumble

Our vegan cookies taste amazing. How’s that work? Chef Andrew says it’s “patience and determination in testing 100 recipes to create the best one made without eggs and butter.”

Marinated Beets

Why our beets slap

Beets can be polarizing... but we select the best ones before they’re brined in flavorful seasoning overnight. High quality vegetables prepared properly makes all the difference.

Crispy Chicken Sandwich*

No two cutlets are alike

Our Crispy Chicken sandwiches are made without chicken. Each cutlet is hand-breaded with our secret spice blend. It makes for a craggily crust that keeps every bite interesting.

Signature Veggies

We’re big on balance

Our veggie sides wouldn’t be out of place at a fancy restaurant. Our approach finds the flavor balance between savory, sweet, spice and sour.

Real Food Real Words

So delicious! Everything I hope a fried chicken to be. Pickles and slaw were amazing.

Alex | New York, NY