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Hidden Vegan Food Gems in the DC Area

Hidden Vegan Food Gems in the DC Area

In a previous post I lamented the fact that Sweet and Natural doesn’t get more love from us vegan folks, what with their mouth-watering soul cuisine and reasonable prices.  I was talking to my good friend (hey Kim!) about this “hidden gem” phenomenon recently and she...

More Vegan Options? Thanks, Brookland Pint.

Brookland has been a bit of a vegan food dessert, but times may be a-changin’.  According to the Washington Post, Brookland Pint (716 Monroe Street NE), sister restaurant of veg-friendly Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrel, is adding several vegan options to...

Baltimore Vegan SoulFest is this Saturday

Hey DC vegans!  Many of you have probably already heard, but just in case you haven’t, Baltimore’s Vegan SoulFest is taking place this Saturday, October 25th, from 12pm-5pm at their Downtown Cultural Arts Center.  What is SoulFest,  you may ask?  Well, it...

Another Beefsteak Is Coming, But…

It’s only temporary. As reported yesterday on Eater’s DC site, Top Chef alumn Marcel Vigneron is doing an all-vegetarian pop-up today at fellow former cheftestant Spike Mendelsohn’s Capitol Hill restaurant Bearnaise. The one-night stand is a preview...
An Early Review of the New Native Foods Café

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...