Tag: country-fried seitan

The Capital of the United States of America

The Capital of the United States of America

It was kind of hard for me not to hum the intro to House of Cards during my visit. It is kind of the best part of the show. The Capital building peeks out. The White House.  Whoopie. Washington’s phallic monument The National Mall, Lincoln’s Memorial […]

Greetings From Nashville, Tennessee

Greetings From Nashville, Tennessee

I arrived in Nashville in the early a.m.  One, because of entering the Central Time zone and two, more so, because I left Sweetwater, TN at the crack of dawn. I just didn’t know what to expect as far as traffic. But it was smooth […]

Chick-un & Waffles at Urban Vegan Kitchen

Chick-un & Waffles at Urban Vegan Kitchen

Urban Vegan Kitchen, an all-vegan eatery billed as semi-sophisticated comfort food, has taken over Blossom On Carmine’s space. The management is the same but the new menu was designed in partnership with chef Timothy “Mississippi Vegan.” Thank goodness. New York needs a lot more restaurants not using […]

Gainesville, FLA

Gainesville, FLA

Gainesville is a university town, so you know vegan options are good… for them educated, idealist types. Starting early, breakfast: The Tempeh Scramble with potatoes, toast with vegan butter and housemade jam at The Jones B-side.  Good, hearty fare, but soy-saucey marinade made the dish […]

Vegan on the Jersey Shore, Part 4: Kaya’s Kitchen

Vegan on the Jersey Shore, Part 4: Kaya’s Kitchen

Ah, our last meal: Kaya’s Kitchen in Belmar, New Jersey. This is why you should go: A huge cut of seitan, breaded, then fried. This would be a *vegan* chicken-fried steak dinner, complete with mashed potatoes and veggies drowned in their garlic butter. Fantastic. Look at that […]