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Eat for a Cause

On Monday, November 15, buy your breakfast, lunch or afternoon snack from a participating food truck and support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign.

Bada Bing, CapMac, Choupi Crepes, DC Empanadas, DC Love Bites, Eat Wonky, Red Hook Lobster and Takorean will donate a percentage of the day’s proceeds to Taste of the Nation DC, the annual culinary event that raises money and awareness to help end childhood hunger in our community and in America.  All proceeds will directly benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, which includes support for our local beneficiaries Capitol Area Food Bank, DC Hunger Solutions and Mary’s Center. Continue reading

Pie! Get your Thanksgiving pie while giving to others

sliceoflifeThere is a big difference between baking and cooking.  Baking generally requires much more attention to detail, exact measurements and timing, an oven that heats evenly (my old oven definitely does not), and a lot of patience.  I’ve managed to make some decent baked goods in the past — like that amazing pumpkin pie last Thanksgiving — but  because I have had so many misses (I had to make said pumpkin pie twice on Thanksgiving day after burning the first one and forgetting an ingredient), I like to have a back up dessert ready…just in case.

So if you do not want to take on the task of baking dessert for your Thanksgiving dinner this year, or if you want to have an extra pie on hand just in case, I have a great solution for you.  Slice of Life is partnering with Food and Friends to let you buy a pie while also helping out those in need, which is perfectly in line with the spirit of the holiday.

Here’s how it works: Place your order by November 19 from the team Dining in DC Unites Food Bloggers for a Cause (created by Dining in DC).  Then on Tuesday, November 24th, you can pick up your pie from the location of your choosing. Continue reading