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Washington Post's Vegan Chat

Erica Meier, Executive Director of Compassion Over Killing, participated in a Washington Post live reader chat.

Yesterday, Compassion Over Killing’s Executive Director Erica Meier offered Washington Post readers vegan-dining advice as one of the newspaper’s guest Going Out Gurus. During a live chat, Meier shared her favorite Washington, DC restaurants and provided answers to reader questions about topics such as vegan brunch and whether fish feel pain. Meier also gave details about the COK co-sponsored event DC Meat-Free Week, which is scheduled to take place the week of February 6. Meier says, “This year is going to be incredibly fun! Meat-Free Week is packed with special events and menus including a barbecue kick-off party at Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats, Food Truck Day, H Street Goes Veg, a free vegan cooking class and a #twEATup.”

Photo credit: Washington City Paper

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