Posts Tagged ‘vegan’

Spawn of Seitan: Native Foods Cafe Opens Today With All-Vegan Menu

What does a vegan bacon cheeseburger taste like? We found out.

Nationals Park Ranked Among the Best Ballparks for Vegetarians

Buy me some peanuts and cauliflower sandwiches? People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has named Nationals Park the No. 5 most vegetarian-friendly Major League ballpark in the country. Among the reasons cited in the decidedly unscientific ranking: the roasted cauliflower sandwich from Mike’s Isabella’s G, the vegan crab cake and vegan cheesesteak from […]

Huh? Quinoa at a Barbecue Joint

Quinoa is about the last thing you'd expect to find on a menu otherwise filled with pastrami, burgers, and "smokey joe" sandwiches. But at Kangaroo Boxing Club in Columbia Heights, the "Veg 'n' Egg" entree with quinoa, roasted beets, carrots, mushrooms, garlic, spinach, sliced almonds, and a fried duck egg is the most popular menu item […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Tantric Vegan Edition

Breakfast with José Andrés [Bon Appetit] The D.C.-area's Top 7 most overpriced dishes. [Washingtonian] Single-barrel bourbon is now on tap at Jack Rose. [Urban Daddy] Bibiana recovers from a suspicious package scare. [NBC Washington] The ChurchKey crew will name its new brewery/restaurant next week. [Eater via Twitter] Brunch at Ben's Next Door doesn't suck. [Bitches […]

It’s Meat-Free Week in D.C.

Those of you looking to cleanse your arteries after last week's big barbecue bash known as D.C. Meat Week now have the perfect opportunity to do so: D.C. Meat-Free Week starts Monday.  “Ideally, it’s a chance for non-vegans to come out and try really great vegan food and a chance for the restaurant community to […]

PETA Honors D.C.’s Sticky Fingers Vegan Bakery

The animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has named D.C.'s Sticky Fingers vegan bakery (City Paper readers' pick for "D.C.'s Best Vegan Restaurant 2011") as a finalist for its annual Libby Awards. "Libby," in this case, is apparently short for "liberation." The awards "honor animal-friendly people and products," according to a […]

Break Out The Granola: A Look Inside the Food Tent at Occupy DC

"Food Not Bombs," the sign says inside the free food tent at Freedom Plaza during the recent Occupy D.C. protests. Here, a filmmaker interviews one of the volunteers. What are the demonstrators eating? Pretty much what you'd expect. "We keep it pretty much vegetarian—vegan, if we can," the guy says. One item featured in the […]

Move Over, Jumbo Slice: Mellow Mushroom Pizza Opens Today In Adams Morgan

Atlanta-based vegan-friendly pizzeria Mellow Mushroom opens its newest location on Monday at 2436 18th St. NW in Adams Morgan. The blog Junk Food Guy has an early look inside. Check out the menu here. Photo by Chris Shott

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 […]

Organizers Aim To Convert The Veg-Curious At D.C. VegFest

As local vegans and vegetarians converge upon the George Washington University campus for this year's VegFest, Erica Meier will be focusing her attention on folks who are still reluctant to join the rabbit food scene. Meier, the executive director of festival sponsor Compassion Over Killing, wants to attract the veg-curious. The meatless event has successfully […]

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