The Rest (and some of the Best) of the US

Finally we have landed in a place with reliable internet and a comfy couch, so its time to catch up with some posting. Before we move on in geographical terms, however (I’m in Paris now, and have stories from Scotland and Denmark still to share), I have a few last USian treats to brag about….

Vegan Las Vegas (hard work)

Vegas. We had to do it, even if it is just lights, strippers and extra charges. When I first realised we were heading to Vegas, I used the power of the google to see what vegan fare might be around. I was happy to see there was one blog about vegan options and even a…

Portland, Oregon

With our mid-west and southern jaunts impending, and the wasteland of vegan options we imagined would come with them, I tried to make the most of Portland had to offer by way of treats. You can read that as, “I went overboard and ate as much sugar-salt-fat food as I possibly could fit, and sometimes…

USA So far – Oahu and Los Angeles

We have been out of Micronesia and in the USA now for about two and a half weeks. We have being doing a lot of on-the-go eating, most of which has been pretty lackluster, but we’ve also had some great meals at the many many many veg eateries around. Apologies for the lack of photos…

The food of the USA

When I think of American food, I imagine a scene from some fast food joint. US recipes can scare me a little. Lard, hydrogenated vegetable oil, bacon, butter, buttermilk, corn syrup, sugar, and lets not forget the meat. Hot dogs, soda, doughnuts, fried chicken, Twinkies, BBQ, fries with that… America is known for exporting all…

Introducing: The United States of America

Thanks to television, movies, music, international politics and cultural hegemony, we all know something about America and Americans. They’re wealthy (except those who are poor), polite but loud, overwhelmingly Christian (except for those that are Jewish, Muslim, atheist, or in cults), very large or very skinny, they wear big hats, drive big cars and rule…