Tag: vv wisconsin

wi. / mn.

wi. / mn.

Lest you think me a sunflower stalker (I am), please know that Babbette’s Seeds of Hope was the first field of sunflowers I knew about, though I suppose I realized they existed, and the very first field of sunflowers I intended to visit… the reason […]

Midwest Vegan, Day 5

Midwest Vegan, Day 5

With this midwest jaunt winding down, it was time to head back to Chicago so check out some of their great vegan options before time runs thin. We returned to Chicago by way of Madison, Wisconsin, hitting two spots we missed on the way out […]

Midwest Vegan, Day 2 {pictures}

Midwest Vegan, Day 2 {pictures}

The Art Deco Ambassador Hotel (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Mexican chocolate cake from Outpost Natural Foods (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Lake Michigan at Bradford Beach. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Vegan dairy options at Babe’s Ice Cream. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Monty’s Blue Plate Diner‘s vegan menu. (Madison, Wisconsin) Heathen Vegan Shoplifter’s Delight open-faced sandwich. Portobellos, […]

Midwest Vegan, Day 1

Midwest Vegan, Day 1

Home very briefly, it was time already to head back into these United States… by way of Chicago. But first, a scenic overlook in which we gaze upon the isle of Manhattan, New York City’s shining man-child and it’s pleasingly sharp rectangular Central Park. We’d […]

Vegan in the MKE

Vegan in the MKE

I’ve blogged a good deal about vegan options in Wisconsin, the land of cheese and fish frys (see here and here). Contrary to the state’s license plate, there is plenty to eat for dairy-free cheeseheads. Particularly, the small city of Milwaukee continues to impress my […]

The Vegan in Dairy Land, U.S.A.

The Vegan in Dairy Land, U.S.A.

Joining Wok Man for a post-Christmas extended family dinner, the Wok-mother strove to satiate my cheese-free appetite. For protein, lentil patties drenched in portobello gravy alongside a vegan version of her “party time potatoes” made with Follow Your Heart cheddar. Yummy. Once again, food accommodation […]

What Do You Do In Milwaukee? (Part I)

What Do You Do In Milwaukee? (Part I)

1. Go to Bay View‘s South Shore Farmers Market. Bay View is a thriving area of Milwaukee and its South Shore Park is home to a wonderful farmers market. The small stretch of vendors situated on Lake Michigan has a real communal feel and plenty […]

Once you go Midwest, you never go back.

Once you go Midwest, you never go back.

———————– Public Service Announcement: Like Alaska tries to reel in the ladies for its many eligible bachelors, New York City needs men. Not gay men (In Jerry‘s voice: not that there’s anything wrong with that). Not effeminate men. Men who worry about accessorizing, hair care […]