Raw, Vegan Taco Salad

April 8, 2014
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It is no great secret that Pure Food and Wine is one of my favorite vegan restaurants–possibly the favorite, when push comes to shove. I have a dinner at Pure to thank for piquing my interest in raw food, and the restaurant has continued to inspire me since with its ultra-creative, ultra-aesthetic, and utra-delicious food. […]

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Weekend Adventures in New Orleans

February 20, 2014
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Well, I’m back from a delightful long weekend in the Big Easy, and it appears that warm temperatures have followed me! For the first time in a while, DC is temperate, and it feels lovely. As I catch up on work here, I of course have to tell you all about the weekend’s culinary highlights, […]

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Adventures in San Fran

August 19, 2013
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I’m back from the west coast and the beautiful city of San Francisco. My mom and I ventured out there for a little girls’ trip–our first travel together in a very, very long time. We are, as you surely have noticed, incredibly close, and now that my post-bacc is over, I’m trying to spend much […]

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Seed Weekend 2013. Part One: Kathy and Gena Reunite Over Dinner!

May 19, 2013

Hello all! I’m just finishing up a long and fun weekend at The Seed here in New York. I’m so glad to have caught up with friends and spend some quality time at home tonight with my mom. I’ll have a recap of the event itself for you in a day or two, but tonight […]

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The Butcher’s Daughter, NYC

January 5, 2013

Two weeks ago, my friend Jim and I met for lunch at a new, mostly vegan dining outpost called (cheekily) The Butcher’s Daughter in Nolita. I’d heard some great things about The Butcher’s Daughter from friends, and I’m pleased to say that the hype was legit. The menu features cold pressed juices, raw food specialties, […]

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Farro Salad with Beets and Carrots. Inspired by Eat Restaurant, Greenpoint.

January 3, 2013

As I dive back into the swing of things, it’s nice to look back on my holiday time and appreciate how restorative it was. Restoration came in the form of quality time with dear friends, lots of wandering around random NYC neighborhoods, and nourishing food. One particular evening combined all three of these things. It […]

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Recently Remarkable Raw Eats

December 20, 2012

Thanks for the comments on yesterday’s post, friends. It’s a good dialog to be having, so keep your thoughts coming! Whenever I come home, I tell myself I’ll be disciplined about not eating out too often. I’ve realized that this goal is nearly impossible—for one thing, being home means seeing friends, and since my mom […]

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