Tag: VV Washington DC

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

On a warm morning this past July, I tried my luck at obtaining a timed entry pass to the new Smithsonian museum in Washington D.C., National Museum of African American History and Culture.  I had been excited about the museum since seeing a segment on […]

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 […]

Food Love {Never Eat Your Heart Out} {Half Kidding}

Food Love {Never Eat Your Heart Out} {Half Kidding}

See this food? I have eaten it and it has helped me to move from here to there to have me here typing this to you. See it? I put it in my mouth and chewed. Yeah, so what but: Have you ever paid attention […]

Washington D.C. Again

Washington D.C. Again

Highlights for yet another daytrip to D.C.! For a late brunch post-Bolt, we hit Asylum, a Rock and Roll {fingerquotes} lounge whose chalkboard sign offered “Brunch: Vegan or Not”. First, some vegan drumsticks. These were pretty standard: textured soy protein wrapped about a vegan bone. Odd, yes- but […]

Vegan Report: Nationals Stadium

Vegan Report: Nationals Stadium

I had previously read on some website (Ok, here) that the Washington Nationals stadium offers vegan options: veggie dogs, veggie burgers and veggie chili, too! But Saturday, June 6, 2009 they had nothing of the sort. Concession employees at the Grand Slam Grill told me […]

W-A-S-H-I-N-G-T-O-N Baby, D-C

W-A-S-H-I-N-G-T-O-N Baby, D-C

Fellow veghead CandyPenny and I headed south to our nation’s capitol to sample some area eats. First stop after a smooth ride, Great Sage in Clarksville, Maryland. Although I initially hoped to try the Seitan Wellington off their dinner menu, I had to compromise with checking out […]

Roadtrip: The 56th Inauguration of the President of the United States

Roadtrip: The 56th Inauguration of the President of the United States

January 19, 2009, 11:15 p.m. (LaGuardia, picking up the car rental) January 20, 2009, 2:00 a.m. (Maryland rest stop) January 20, 2009, 3:40 a.m. (Greenbelt, MD Metro station) January 20, 2009, 7:15 a.m. (The sun comes out finally!) January 20, 2009, 7:35 a.m. (Walking through […]