So we all have that one friend – the one we love but can’t possible imagine sharing a meal with. Why? It’s tedious. It’s acrimonious. Navigating a menu is like navigating a field of land mines: will this order be the one that destroys the friendship? We’re talking about the vegan-non-vegan relationship. Sure, lots of people with dietary preferences and restrictions get along just fine. And some don’t.
Here’s the thing though: you’ll never get through to each other if you're not speaking the right language. And when the conversation gets nasty, here’s what you can say instead.