Posts Tagged ‘Straight Veg’

Going Out With A Black Bean Bang: The Getaway’s Top-Selling Veggie Burger

Is meatless eating finally gaining some ground in this long-reputed steak and lobster town? Or does it just seem that way in the heralded hipster hub of Columbia Heights? Either way, I'm downright delighted with the veggie burger at The Getaway, a tasty and tender but, most importantly, firmly constructed blend of black beans and […]

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. […]

Wave Your Veggies In The Air Like You Just Don’t Care: Amsterdam Falafelshop Plots a Flash Mob

Eater DC reports on a coordinated multi-target flash-mob attack by vegetable-wielding activists planned for this coming  Wednesday, Aug. 10, at high noon. The event, organized by the owners of Amsterdam Falafelshop, is intended to raise awareness for higher-quality vegetables in fast food restaurants. According to details of the demonstration, posted on the Adams Morgan falafel […]

All Hail the Green Goddess: Wax Beans Get Totally Sauced at Blackbyrd Warehouse

I've eaten enough ragged romaine and stale croutons to know that what convinces me of a good Caesar salad is a thick and creamy dressing. It's a lesson that I've kept in mind through much in my eating life—plenty of otherwise lackluster vegetables can be saved with a healthy splattering of fat. This time of year, […]

The Mach 3 of Grilled Cheese: Two Halves Not Enough at the Standard

For such a simple sandwich, there have been plenty of attempts to experiment with the classic grilled cheese over the years. At One Lounge in Dupont Circle, for instance, chef Christoph Marquette serves up an exceptionally buttery version with tomato and a side of bacon marmalade—much to the dismay of vegetarians for whom the sandwich […]

Back in Black Bean: Recent Victories for the Meatless Burger

As someone who indulges in a fantastically meaty burger every once in a while—currently liking BGR best; wasn't impressed with Ray's Hell Burger; still haven't tried Shake Shack—I tend to judge burgers comprised of beans, grains, vegetables, or assorted soy products with an especially critical eye. As stated in a previous post ("Should a Veggie […]

Comments Come True: Booeymonger’s Pita Pan

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. Everywhere that Pret a Manger's avocado pine nut wrap succeeded—creaminess, simplicity, abundant avocado—Booeymonger's Pita Pan failed. And it even picked up a bad trait from the last-fucking-resort veggie sub from Potbelly's. Let me explain. The Pita Pan […]

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