Posts Tagged ‘vegan’

Shaw’s Tavern, R.I.P. ‘We Could Not Survive Without A Liquor License.’

Embattled Florida Avenue eatery Shaw's Tavern is shutting its doors on Saturday. But don't blame the hurricane. Blame the lack of hurricanes. According to a message posted on the restaurant's Facebook's page late Friday night: Shaw’s Tavern is closing its doors from Saturday 27th of August. We could not survive without a liquor license. We […]

Killing With Kindness (And Comment Cards): A New Campaign for More Meatless Options in D.C. Restaurants

For those vegetarians who favor passive-aggressive tactics in restaurant communications, the Takoma Park, Md.-based organization Compassion Over Killing (COK) has just the thing for you. The meatless advocacy group has created some new "restaurant manager cards," providing a quick, easy and non-verbal way to tell a restaurant  that you want to see more vegan options on […]

Vegan Haven Braces for Meaty Future: Big Changes Coming to Asylum

Construction begins Monday to covert the ground-level section of vegan brunch spot Asylum in Adams Morgan into a yet-unnamed barbecue and beer joint along the same lines as Standard and American Ice Company. Owner John Andrade tells WaPo the transition could take four weeks “if everything goes well," or up to six weeks “if there […]

What’s So Special About VegWeek?

Mayor Vincent C. Gray may have proclaimed it and Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards may have pledged it. But our vegetarian critic is nonplussed about VegWeek 2011. Compassion Over Killing, a DC-based nonprofit, works on numerous campaigns, from shaming Dunkin Donuts' egg supplier to encouraging Subway to offer fake meats. This week, though, the lobbying group […]

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