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Whisky Tasting at Virginia Distillery Co.

Welcome to season 2 of Nicole Eats and Travels! In this video, I visit Lovingston, Virginia’s VA Distillery Company where I learn what it takes to make their award-winning whisky. The best part, is that I get to taste it!

This season, I am journeying through the DMV where I’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite food finds and great places to have a little fun.

For more information about VA Distillery, visit http://www.vadistillery.com.

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Making Grilled Cheese at Society Fair

Welcome to season 2 of Nicole Eats and Travels! In this video, I go behind the scenes of one of my favorite places in Alexandria, Virginia, Society Fair. If you like homemade croissants, top-notch cheese, and fresh baked bread, you don’t want to miss it!

This season, I am journeying through the DMV where I’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite food finds and great places to have a little fun.

For more information about Society Fair, visit http://www.societyfair.net.

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Biking D.C.’s National Mall

Welcome to season 2 of Nicole Eats and Travels! In this video, I journey around Washington D.C.’s National Mall bike style with Bike and Roll DC! Watch as I learn about the Washington Monument, the WWII Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

This season, I am journeying through the DMV where I’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite food finds and great places to have a little fun.

For more information about Bike and Roll DC, visit http://bikeandrolldc.com.

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Making a Veggie Bowl at MEDI

Welcome to season 2 of Nicole Eats and Travels! In this video, I visit Virginia’s MEDI, which is a hot spot for fresh, Mediterranean food. Watch as I jump behind the scenes to see how they make their popular spicy tofu and so much more!

This season, I am journeying through the DMV where I’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite food finds and great places to have a little fun.

For more information about MEDI, visit http://www.eatmedi.com.

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Making Gelato at Casa Rosada

Welcome to season 2 of Nicole Eats and Travels! In this video, I visit the family owned Casa Rosada. A gelato shop in the beautiful Old Town area of Alexandria, Virginia. Watch as I jump in the kitchen to help make one of the shop’s customer favorites: banana split gelato.

This season, I am journeying through the DMV where I’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite food finds and great places to have a little fun.

For more information about Casa Rosada, visit http://www.crgelato.com. Please note that the shop closes for business each January, so check before visiting. (For 2017, it will be closed from January 2 to February 12.)

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Check Out My Recent Live Stream on Blab!

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Yesterday, I had the pleasure of participating in my very first live stream via BLAB! My underarms were sweating like crazy, but I overcame and came out a VICTOR! I had an awesome time sharing An Experience Junkie’s Guide to Travel with Eva Jordan-Johnson of www.TravelwithEva.com. During our discussion, I shared 4 tips on how an experience junkie, like myself, can have a productive travel experience. I will be making another blog post that goes into more detail about those tips, but for now, please check out the video below. Be sure to sign in to your Twitter or Facebook account to view the video.

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Inside VOM FASS, an International Tasting Experience

Vinegars, oils, spirits, liqueurs… oh my! During my recent visit to VOM FASS Winter Garden, I went on an international flavor journey to places like Scotland, Germany, France, and Greece. Plus, I brought a friend along to join in on the fun. So watch as I go behind the scenes of this amazing store and taste the flavors of the world!

For more information about VOM FASS, be sure to visit http://wintergarden.vomfassusa.com.

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Video: Buffalo Cauliflower Bites at Daya

In this episode, watch as Daya Chef Hector shows me how he makes one of my favorite dishes at the restaurant, Buffalo Cauliflower Bites. If you were (or still are) a fan of buffalo chicken wings, this is such a great alternative! Spice, crunch, and the accompanying blu cheese dressing (which is vegan too!) will make you forget all about the meat option.

For more information about Daya, visit: http://www.dayarestaurant.com.

Be sure to watch Part 1 of my visit to Daya, where I help make Crab-less Cakes!

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Video: Inside Central Florida’s VegFest

Each year, Vegetarians of Central Florida hosts VegFest, which has become one the biggest and best vegetarian festivals in the country! Going into its 10th year, VegFest offers something fun for everyone. There are great speakers, hands-on food demonstrations, an animal haven, live music, and they even have a “veggie kids zone.” This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 24, at Orlando Festival Park from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Video: Monthly Vegan Potluck with Vegetarians of Central Florida

On the first Monday of each month, the group Vegetarians of Central Florida hosts its very popular vegan potluck at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. Attendees are asked to bring one of their favorite vegan dishes along with a complete ingredient list to share amongst the group. For the non-cooks, a $10 donation is requested.

This is no small event. The event that I recently attended had at least 50 people. So, there were a lot of great dishes! The best part is that everyone is invited. You do not need to be a member of the Vegetarians of Central Florida to take part in the monthly event.

If you are new to the area, new to meat-free eating, want to experience something new in the city, or want to meet a few new people, I invite you to participate in this monthly event.

Be sure to check out the video to see an inside peek into the vegan potluck!

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Video: Vegetarian Eating at Orlando’s Marlow’s Tavern

I was recently invited to try a few vegetarian items at Orlando’s newest Marlow’s Tavern location in Waterford Lakes. I’m not usually one for chain restaurants, but Marlow’s chef driven menu makes it a spot for some top notch eats. During my visit, I sampled the amazing asparagus fries and the house-made black bean veggie burger. Both are great options for vegetarians who want a cool place to grab drinks and chill with friends. For more details about my visit to Marlow’s Tavern, be sure to read my recent blog post.

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Video: Khasiyat Indian Restaurant Shows Me How to Make Vegan Chole Bhature

I had an amazing time at Khasiyat Indian Vegetarian Restaurant cooking and eating vegan Chole Bhature, which is a customer favorite and turned out to be my favorite too! The chickpea and curry mixture paired perfectly with the bhature, which is a type of fried bread. Check out the video to see how we did it!

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Video: Khasiyat Indian Restaurant Shows Me How to Make a Great Vegan Samosa

I had an amazing time at Khasiyat Indian Vegetarian Restaurant cooking and eating vegan samosas, a customer favorite. We stuffed the homemade shells with a chunky potato mixture then fried them to perfection. Check out the video to see how we did it!

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