T+L Reports: Fast-Food Nations
  1. T+L
  2. London

T+L Reports: Fast-Food Nations

Super Size Me may have put you off burgers and fries for good, but there's still hope in Europe. Organic fast-food joints have been popping up in major cities, proving that quick bites can be good for you, too. Move over, Big Mac!

—Hillary Geronemus

Camper FoodBALL Barcelona

LOCATION 9 Elisabets St.; 34-93/270-1363; lunch for two $14

THE VIBE The stadium-style seating at this celadon-colored space is prime for people-watching.

THE DISH Rice balls stuffed with chickpeas, seaweed, or wild mushrooms are the main event here.

Bioboa Paris

LOCATION 3 Rue Danielle-Casanova; 33-1/42-61-17-67; lunch for two $41

THE VIBE Shoppers from Marché St.-Honoré take a break on Eames chairs in a stark setting.

THE DISH Omega-3-loaded salads, "bio" burgers, and even unlikely snacks such as vegetable tagines.

Babes 'n' Burgers London

LOCATION 275 Portobello Rd.; 44-207/727-4163; lunch for two $35

THE VIBE Health-minded baby boomers bring the kids to this "green" McD's for the colorful playground.

THE DISH Chicken, beef, and tofu burgers topped with avocado, bacon, or cheese—you can't be virtuous all the time.

Leon London

LOCATION 35 Great Marlborough St.; 44-207/437-5280; lunch for two $26

THE VIBE Vintage hotel stickers and old-school postcards complement an ethnic menu.

THE DISH Turkish biyaldi and Greek tzatziki, plus smoothies spiked with ginseng (or vodka, if that's more your speed).

More from T+L