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Eating Out Meat Free

Society Fair’s Grilled Cheese (for Brunch) May Have Just Blown My Mind

Society Fair

If ever there was a restaurant or even a place that said Nicole, Alexandria, Virginia’s Society Fair would definitely be that restaurant AND that place. It’s so Parisian that I can’t even deal. Perfectly placed, mix-matched chandeliers, chocolate and almond croissants, pink plush sofas, little trinkets, big cakes and pies. Plus, a butchery in the back. It was magnifique! Although my heart skipped several beats in joy for my after-brunch treat of an almond croissant, it was my grilled cheese with tomato soup (called The Classic, on the menu) that stood out as the star of my recent visit to Society Fair.

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Eating My City, Eating Out Meat Free, Vegan

Ethos Offers the Best Vegan Brunch with its Breakfast Burrito, French Toast, and Biscuits & Gravy

Ethos Vegan Kitchen

A few weeks ago, a follower of my Facebook page reached out to me and asked if we could meet up and have a chat at one of my favorite restaurants. Sure! I responded. That was the easy part. Selecting the restaurant was the hard part, because whatever place I chose would either confirm my prowess as a foodie or completely invalidate this idea that I have of myself (and that I hope others have of me). There were so many unanswered questions: would I take her to a vegan restaurant, a vegetarian restaurant, or to a regular restaurant with vegan and/or vegetarian dishes? Would we go for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner? Whatever place I chose, it had to be a great representative of me. It took some time for me to come to my senses, but when I did, Ethos Vegan Kitchen was waiting right there for me, right under my nose.

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Eating My City, Eating Out Meat Free, Vegan

My Sunday vegan brunch with VegCF

Cinnamon dessert to top off our brunch.

“Come for the food, stay for the people.” It was the perfect way to describe the sense of community that Vegetarians of Central Florida has come to provide for its members. Jenna Huber, co-owner of vegan restaurant 2nd Sun, probably knows this better than anyone. Since January, she has hosted the 3rd Sunday Vegan Brunch at her home where she serves fresh, home cooked meals to anyone who ventures into her yard.  Continue Reading…