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Dr. Michael Beckwith Dines at Evolve Restaurant in Takoma DC...


Beckwith enjoyed his time so much so that he visited the restaurant twice, on Saturday and Sunday.  According to the owner Baruch Ben Yehudah, he enjoyed a plate of the mac and cheese and vegan drumsticks. He was accompanied by his wife, who commented on Evolve being most likely the best vegan soul food they have had. 

Evolve Vegan Restaurant is now open on Sundays...


Due to your tremendous and much appreciated support, we are now open 7 days a week!!


New Sunday hours: 12 noon until 5pm.

Celebrity Spotting: Stevie Wonder Eats Vegan in Washington

The music legend dined on “chick-un” at Takoma’s Evolve.

Anna Spiegel October 2014


Here’s one big vote cast for “wheat meats.” Music legend Stevie Wonder made a surprise drop-in at Takoma’s Evolve Vegan Restaurant for dinner on Tuesday. The singer was in Washington to meet with the Federal Communications Commission.


Evolve Vegan Restaurant’s macaroni & ‘cheese’ is worth a close look

Holly Simmons September 2014


This completely vegan side dish (we couldn’t believe it was vegan either) is just as creamy and luscious as a cheese-laced version. It’s just one of the many dairy- and meat-free options available at Evolve, a newish Takoma cafe from Dr. Baruch, the same chef behind Everlasting Life...

Vegan Restaurant Owner Plans More Takoma Spots

Missy Frederick July 2014


Baruch Ben-Yehudah, the owner of the Everlasting Life vegan restaurants in D.C., is rebranding one vegan restaurant and opening another new one in Takoma this summer.

Evolve Vegan Restaurant has replaced an Everlasting Life at 341 Cedar Street NW. It serves vegan takes on dishes such as mac and cheese and fried "chick-un." The restaurant will add some new lunch options and cocktails, too.

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