Tag: vegan

A DFW Stayover

The Bashful Adventurer in DFW: Layover options at DFW: rough it in the lounge, be price conscious offsite, or enjoy the convenience of a hotel onsite. Here, the view from a room at the Grand Hyatt Dallas Fort Worth, located at DFW Terminal D. Photo credit: L. Tripoli.

A Layover at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Turns Out Well   A last-minute business trip taking me from New York to the Pacific Coast of Mexico means that I have an unwieldly layover at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, of the…

Vegan Manhattan: Candle 79

Chocolate peanut butter mousse at Candle 79 in Manhattan

Eating Sustainably in New York City Informed that we had reservations at Candle 79 on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, the Brawny Sherpa, a very committed carnivore, could be heard muttering, “Here we go; it’s going to be $200…

Food So Good I Almost Eat the Plate

One place I don’t go to enough is Lalibela, an Ethiopian restaurant in Mount Kisco, N.Y. Ethiopian restaurants are a great choice for mixed couples: carnivores like the Brawny Sherpa can enjoy the beef/lamb/chicken, and vegetarians/ vegans/flexitarians like me have…

Algae on Crackers, Karyn’s on Green

UPDATE: We are sorry to learn that Karyn’s on Green has closed. Spending time in Chicago typically involves visits to a couple of steakhouses to keep the Brawny Sherpa happy, but we try to include a restaurant that I favor…

Yes, Virginia, There Really Is a Cupcake ATM

24/7 cupcakes in Chicago. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Looking for a quick and easy dessert? Line up at the Sprinkles Cupcake ATM in Chicago. I’m psyched to report that Sprinkles sells vegan red-velvet cupcakes along with the high-test ones. Still, it’s probably a good thing these ATMs aren’t…

Bubbling Good Times on Captiva Island

On a trip to the west coast of Florida, the Brawny Sherpa and I are staying on Sanibel Island when we decide to take a little road trip to nearby Captiva. This is the most basic of vacations featuring beaches,…

Losing My Veganity in Key West

As a vegan, I’ve ordered omelets hold the eggs (because otherwise I tend to get steamed vegetables for breakfast when I actually want fried ones), had many a B.L.T. and asked to hold the bacon and the mayo, and requested…

A Vegan Abroad

From what I can tell, omnivores have a much easier time when traveling than herbivores do. I’ve been a vegetarian and a vegan (the latter with various levels of militarism), and, at this point, all I really do is laugh…