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Prashant Desai

MEATLESS MENUS: Shouk’s Diverse Cuisine Satisfies Falafel Lovers

No one who knows me would be surprised that I love falafel, but the point is worth restating: I love falafel. Falafel is the perfect midday snack. Falafel is the perfect late-night snack. Falafel is a food without pretensions, without borders and without prejudice. You’d think that the simplicity of[Read More…]

by December 6, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Prashant Desai

MEATLESS MENUS: Beefsteak Serves Bold, Simple Meals Worth Craving

Truth be told, I didn’t intend to review Beefsteak this week. I was heading to the Whole Foods in Foggy Bottom when, as underfed and overworked college students often do, I found myself craving a quick bite. On this particular evening, I was in luck: Right next to Whole Foods[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
MEATLESS MENUS: NuVegan Cafe’s Vegan Soul Food Is a Tasty Oxymoron

MEATLESS MENUS: NuVegan Cafe’s Vegan Soul Food Is a Tasty Oxymoron

I’ll admit I was skeptical of NuVegan Cafe at first. For one, the Georgia Avenue restaurant’s name, which sounds like it was plucked from a dystopian sci-fi novel, does it no favors. What’s more, vegan soul food — NuVegan’s specialty — sounds like an affront to both vegan cuisine and[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments The Guide
MEATLESS MENUS: Learning to Love Radishes

MEATLESS MENUS: Learning to Love Radishes

I am, generally speaking, no great lover of radishes. The exact reason why is an enduring mystery—chalk it up to some childhood culinary trauma, perhaps, or to genetics. It makes sense, then, that I was skeptical at first of celebrated chef-restauranteurs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby’s newest offering, a completely[Read More…]

Veggie Burgers That Bleed

Veggie Burgers That Bleed

Finding a good veggie burger is tough. No, it’s not impossible — gone are the days when the vegetarian options were limited to Boca and black bean burgers. However, the veggie burger has always been more of a polite gesture than a serious attempt at anything, and finding one that[Read More…]

by September 16, 2018 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide