Talk:Key:diet:vegan

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proposed new value

I would like to propose a new value for diet:vegan, namely limited, which is already in use in some places and not covered in the description here - see the tag info in the proposed description table below.

In particular, I find it hard to distinguish between a place that really has no vegan option at all and those that at least could and try to arrange for a vegan option, which, however, is not advertised and usually does not substitute a proper and well-balanced vegan dish. This is where limited would come in handy. In addition, veggikarte.de already encourages the use of the value limited for the vegan option in their description on how to map (https://www.veggiekarte.de/how-to/tutorial_de.html).


In that respect, I suggest a change in the descriptions as follows:

Key Value Description Statistics
diet:vegan only All of the products the establishment offers are vegan.
diet:vegan yes The establishment offers a comparable amount of vegan products. Under that category fall, for example, conventional supermarkets that offer a permanent product line of vegan staple food or restaurants that clearly indicate and offer a comparable choice of vegan meals.
diet:vegan limited The establishment does not clearly indicate vegan products but offers some options. For example, restaurants that do not offer a comparable choice of full vegan meals but can arrange for a limited vegan option, e.g. by offering an arrangement of vegan side dishes and/or excluding non-vegan ingredients.
diet:vegan no The establishment offers no vegan products at all or too little that is basically not worth mentioning.

While writing this, I mainly thought of restaurants. I am sure, there are more POIs to consider, so please add these considerations in the discussion. By the way, the same approach would then apply for diet:vegetarian.

PS: I am sorry, I do not use telegram...

-- m3h4, 2021-07-24 12:15 (UTC +2)

I'm inclined to agree that there seems to be a bit of a grey area between yes and no. The documentation states that no is applicable if a place has vegetarian options, but that these amount to not much more than, for example, one goat cheese salad on the menu. But there are plenty of meat-focussed restaurants that have one vegetarian starter, perhaps two main dishes, and a vegetarian salad. Is this really yes if the restaurant is a steak house with twenty main meat dishes?
limited would need a clear definition though. Some set of criteria to apply. --JeroenHoek (talk) 08:52, 17 October 2021 (UTC)
I think this is relevant to diet:gluten_free=* too. A typical example will be a place which does baked potatoes, but all other items are glutinous. Limited basically implies that: a) the given dietary option is not available across the menu (e.g.., snacks, starters, mains, desserts); b) is probably only 1-2 main dishes or c) some combination of menu items may be offered as a substitute (the omelette as vegetarian option). If one is looking for a place for a vegetarian or coeliac person it does not take long to recognise this is a very useful value. In general, such things are best tagged by those affected. SK53 (talk) 13:20, 17 October 2021 (UTC)