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An Early Review of the New Native Foods Café

After waiting for about a year since the initial announcement of their impending arrival, the first Native Foods Café in the DC area has finally opened.  You can find them at 1150 Connecticut Avenue, just blocks from the Farragut North metro station.  According to...

A Review of DC VegFest 2014

DC VegFest 2014 has already come and gone!  It’s hard to believe.  As it seems to be the case with every passing year, VegFest only gets bigger and better.  This year was the first time that it was held at Yards Park, down by Nationals Stadium.  It was a much more...
Native Foods Is Coming Soon. Real Soon.

Native Foods Is Coming Soon. Real Soon.

Like, in less-than-two weeks soon. The all-vegan, West Coast-based fast-casual chain announced massive expansion plans in April of last year. Their two DC shops — below Dupont Circle, on Connecticut Ave. and near the US Navy Memorial in Penn Quarter — will...

Sweet and Natural – A Hidden Gem

While vegan and vegetarian restaurants aren’t exactly abundant in DC, we do seem to be saturated with vegan soul food spots.  Woodlands and Everlasting Life/Evolve are probably the best known, but I would urge you not to sleep on Sweet and Natural, which can be found...
DC VegFest 2014 is coming

DC VegFest 2014 is coming

I would assume that if you are reading this blog you are already aware of Washington DC VegFest and know that it is coming up on Saturday, September 20th.  But just in case you haven’t heard or if you are on the fence about attending, I wanted to tell you a...
A Vegan Look at Sticky Rice

A Vegan Look at Sticky Rice

I have visited Sticky Rice on the H Street corridor a couple of times and I think it is time they got their due as a super vegan-friendly Asian restaurant in DC.  I first heard about this place (because it is not often mentioned in vegan circles) when I read in...
More Earth Balance snacks, please

More Earth Balance snacks, please

We in the DC area have long had access to a multitude of Earth Balance brand’s scrumptious products – from their original buttery spread to their vegan aged white cheddar cheesy puffs to their buttered popcorn.  All are wonderful vegan options and Earth Balance became...
New Vegan in Town?  Some Tips.

New Vegan in Town? Some Tips.

I moved to the DC area a little over a year ago. I generally enjoy the experience of getting to know a city – the sights, the sounds, and of course, the food – but it can be a little more challenging as a vegan.  Where on earth will I meet people who share my values? ...
Native Foods coming to DC!

Native Foods coming to DC!

The west coast food chain is coming to the east coast and they are coming to DC! I have never been but heard great things about Native Foods Cafe, and looking forward to having another all vegan restaurant in the city…well actually two! There will two locations,...