A Poem for World Vegan Day

November 1st is World Vegan Day and November is Vegan Awareness Month. While I wrote this poem last summer, I thought World Vegan Day was a perfect time to post it here on The “V” Word. “Personal Choice?” Confusion, fear, panic I don’t understand what is happening Voices all around me, meaningless But heavy with […]

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Restaurant Review: Peacefood Cafe

This photo courtesy of Peacefood Cafe When we needed a place to take a friend out for her birthday dinner, I don’t know why Peacefood Café popped into my mind. I had never been there before and can’t remember ever walking past it. Maybe I read something recently about it. Whatever the reason, I’m so […]

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Restaurant Review: Gobo (UES) Part 2 – Brunch

And guess what? We didn’t wait until Sunday for brunch. Tom and I actually went back to Gobo during the week for another delicious outdoor dinner.  We made sure to order different items from the menu because we both get into the habit of finding favorites and sticking with them. This time, we had the […]

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Restaurant Review: Gobo (UES)

Now that I’m back in the city, I don’t have to cook every single meal myself. New York City is home to nearly a hundred vegetarian restaurants so when I can’t stand the heat, I can get out of the kitchen and enjoy someone else’s cooking for a change. One thing, however, always seemed to be missing […]

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Restaurant Review: Garden Café on the Green

When you hear the name Woodstock, you probably automatically think of the famed music festivals held in the ‘60s. Actually, the events were held in Bethel, N.Y. but Woodstock is still considered the home of American music, arts and crafts. Walking through Woodstock is like stepping back in time. People smile, say hello and make […]

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500 Days of Veganism

Today is my 500th day of being Vegan. In less than 2 weeks, it will be my 2 year anniversary of going veg. Since I am obsessively introspective, it is only fitting that I use these milestones as opportunities to reflect upon what I have learned and experienced since making such life-altering decisions. But there […]

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Extreme Vegan Makeover: Improvisations Edition: "McVegans," Cheezeburgers, Corn on the Cob with Spicy Chile Garlic Butter, Sweet N’Crunchy Color Slaw & Simple Summer Salad

Between Tom and I being in between homes and living out of bags like nomads since last winter and the effects that has had on my health (including being out of work), we have missed out on a lot of things. We haven’t seen or spoken to our friends, we haven’t been able to attend […]

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