Vegan restaurateur’s truck aims to make Prince George’s ‘food desert’ a little healthier

DeNeen L. Brown September 2013


Baruch Ben-Yehudah leans out the sliding window of his food truck in a parking lot in Capitol Heights, a neighborhood that government officials have recently described as a “food desert.”

“Free! Chicken and macaroni and cheese,” he calls. “Come get your free samples.”

Everlasting Life Restaurant & Lounge, Capital Heights, MD

Danielle Bussone


Everlasting Life Restaurant & Lounge is not just a restaurant, it is a movement. Located in a strip mall surrounded by fast food restaurants, Everlasting Life stands out as a beacon of hope to a sick and obese community drowning in a sea of poor dietary habits. Everlasting Life is a cafeteria-style restaurant offering fresh salads, whole plant-based entrees and side dishes, vegan desserts, juices and smoothies.

Let's talk about health with Dr. Baruch Ben-Yehudah

Carol Simons 2010


Dr. Baruch Ben Yehudah has dedicated himself to improving the overall health of his fellow man, perpetuating the benefits of a vegan lifestyle. Dr. Baruch received his Naturopathic Doctors Degree from the School of the Prophets Institute at Jerusalem in Israel in 2004. He majored in Communications at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania where he began his career in radio broadcasting. Dedicated to healing people from health related issues caused by poor diet, stress, lack of exercise and educational awareness on controlling ones health, Dr. Baruch developed a revolutionary concept called "Eat the Cure." 



ELife Restaurant - Capitol Heights


10am - 9pm


10am - 7pm

ELife Restaurant - Takoma Park


12pm - 9pm


12pm - 7pm

ELife Restaurant - Anacostia Arts Center



11am - 5pm


11am - 4pm



ELife Restaurant - Capitol Heights

9185 Central Ave.

Capitol Heights, MD 20743


T  /  301-324-6900

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ELife Restaurant - Takoma Park

341 Cedar St NW

Washington, DC 20012


T  /  202-882-8999

ELife Restaurant - Anacostia Arts Center

Inside the Anacostia Arts Center

1231 Good Hope Rd SE

Washington, DC 20020


T  /  202-882-8988


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