Posts Tagged ‘vegetarians’

Chefs Veg Out: Chris Jakubiec of Plume

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: Chris Jakubiec Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Plume and The Greenhouse, Jefferson Hotel […]

Meatless Monday: Chickpea Crab Cakes at Bread and Brew

Most book signings leave a big mess in their wake: stale crackers, stale cheese, even stale wine. Bread and Brew, however, credits one such literary event for adding a new dish to its constantly rotating menu. Last year, when former Washington Post food blogger and current USA Today contributor Kim O'Donnel toured the country to […]

Not Lovin’ It: McDonald’s New Happy Meals Won’t Make Vegetarians Very Happy

As part of McDonald's effort to create healthier choices, the fast food chain releases a new version of its iconic Happy Meal on Friday. The D.C. area has been chosen as one of the first markets to promote its new offerings, including "apple slices – as part of every order," a smaller sized french fry and […]

Comments Come True: Jimmy John’s Gourmet Veggie Club

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. As a partial vegetarian, I don't find the need to incorporate soy-based products into my diet. If I want cheese, I eat cheese, not a soy substitute. If I want bacon, which probably happens about six […]

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 […]

Chefs Veg Out: Ryan Fichter of Thunder Burger

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: Ryan Fichter Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Thunder Burger Twitter: @Thunderburger Cooking Since: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Free Cupcakes! Rabbit Dishes Out 5,000 Treats at Clarendon Debut

Aaron Gordon's suburban roughage hub Rabbit officially opens on Thursday. If a simple salad isn't enough to entice you to visit, maybe a sugary treat will change your mind. The Clarendon newcomer is welcoming folks from the neighborhood with complimentary Red Velvet cupcakes from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (While supplies last, of course.) Gordon […]

Kill It, Cook It, Eat It: Blood, Guts, and Deliciousness

It started with a warning: graphic material ahead. The graphic material? A duck killing. The British reality television series, Kill It, Cook It, Eat It, takes both vegetarians and meat eaters through the full cycle of nourishment: from the shooting of an animal to the eating of the animal. The show is meant to shock […]

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