Author Archive for Stefanie Gans

Ditch the Bacon of the Month Club: Soupergirl Launches Soupscriptions

Joining the famed bacon-, cheese- and wine-of-the-month clubs is something decidedly more humble: soup. Soupergirl, Sara Polon's bastion of broth in Takoma, has announced its "soupscriptions" plan, just in time for the coziest season of the year. Four weeks of soup and salad can be arranged for either home or office delivery ($1.85 charge) or […]

Chefs Veg Out: Karen Nicolas of Equinox

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Karen Nicolas Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Equinox Twitter: @EquinoxDC Cooking Since: It's […]

Mixed Veggies: New Veg-Friendly Lunch Specials; Free Tix Contest to “Vegucated”

Quick hits on the meatless beat. Step Away From Your Desk: Now there are two more reasons to step away from the internet at lunch: Both Urbana and Fiola announced new lunch specials this week. Urbana's $14.95 "lunch box" brings a side salad, choice of pizza or sandwich, chips and a house-made chocolate chip cookie, […]

Chefs Veg Out: Orlando Amaro of Station 4

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Orlando Amaro Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Station 4 Twitter: @Station4DC Cooking Since: […]

Comments Come True: The Greek Spot’s Vegetarian Gyro

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. Healthy it is not. But that's not what vegetarianism is all about. Not all of the time, anyway. (Hello, cheesy tortillas!). Sometimes you've got to stuff chunks of fake meat into a just-grilled pita and smother […]

Chefs Veg Out: Ari Gejdenson of Acqua Al 2

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Ari Gejdenson Title: Chef/Owner Restaurant: Acqua Al 2 Twitter: @Acquaal2dc Cooking Since: Seriously, […]

Chefs Veg Out: Logan Cox of Ripple

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Logan Cox Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Ripple Twitter: @ChefLoganCox Cooking Since: I […]

Mixed Veggies: Ask Subway for Tofurky, Food Network Promotes Meatless Monday

Quick hits on the meatless beat The Campaign Continues: Meatless Mondays receives another bump in coverage as Kelly DiNardo asks local chefs for meatless recipes on the new Food Network based, City Eats, a combination blog, reservation and deals site launched in D.C. last week. Tofurkey Delight: Via Twitter, Subway encouraged its meatless eaters to tell […]

Comments Come True: The Mona Lisa at Earl’s Sandwiches

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. A streak of customers curved around the perimeter of this tiny sandwich spot on Wilson Boulevard during the lunch hour one Thursday a few weeks ago. The last in line butted up against the door. A good sign. […]

Chefs Veg Out: Annie Leconte of Litestars

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Annie Leconte Title: Co-Founder (with husband, Didier Leconte, and son, Eric Leconte) and Nutritional […]

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