Even non-meat-eaters can find a way to enjoy many of the dishes on this year's 40 Eats list.
Make way for an impressive new po'boy alongside the Puerto Rican-inspired mofongo.
Near 18th and M Streets, the fast-casual restaurant will serve salads, mock meats and plenty of vegan sweets.
Eat vegan morsels at VegFest D.C., see hot-dog dogs race or brave the sea of people bound for H Street Festival.
The Thai-inspired chainlet introduces kale. Pair it with tofu and tamarind, and you've got a vegan meal.
After closing on Rockville Pike in 2012, the vegan Chinese restaurant is expected to return in Silver Spring.
Floret-filled hoagies appear on two local menus.
Why get a zapped sandwich when Amsterdam, Cava Mezze and more have been frying up vegan offerings for ages?
The owners of Everlasting Life Cafe are serving vegan fare to the lunch crowd.
At the Silver Diner, soy milkshakes, black bean hummus and quinoa pancakes step up diner fare.