Angelica Kitchen

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    Angelica Kitchen's Leslie McEachern: 'Come In, Because Next Time We Might Not Be Here'

    This week, Angelica Kitchen (300 East 12th Street, 212-228-2909) owner Leslie McEachern rang the digital alarm with an email informing patrons of the 38-year-old East Village stalwart's battle against raised rents, bemoaning that "Angelica's is at risk of becoming a casualty of the business climate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Bridge the Meat/Non-Meat Gap with Peter Berley's Flexitarian Cookbook Now in Paperback

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Fake Fish at Vegetarian's Paradise 2

    Net awesomeness​ Mock meat perplexes. Sometimes, the texture comes out pitch-perfect -- like Angelica Kitchen's homemade seitan. Other times, the fake flesh winds up both stringy and rubbery -- like Tofurky. Seafood, in particular, presents many challenges to vegetarian chefs. For starters, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Thanksgiving Seitan at Angelica Kitchen

    For vegetarians and vegans, holiday mains often disappoint -- and with good reason. Tofurky, a much-loathed turkey substitute, tastes neither of tofu or turkey, and tends to have the vibe of a rubbery, freezer-burnt salt lick. Soy sausages, another popular go-to for herbivores, can have a plastic ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 30, 2011

    NYC Tofu Guide: A Springy Food for Spring

    Isn’t bean curd the blandest substance on earth? Not on your life!

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Tomorrow: Our 10 Best BYOB Restaurants

    The Village VoiceYou won't find booze (or meat) on Angelica Kitchen's menu. But will it make our top 10?​ It's time to get drinking again now that the grace period for New Year's resolutions has ended. (Who really keeps their do-gooder promises past February 1? Anyone?) Ordering off the wine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Signs of the Times: John's Now Has a Vegan Menu

    Photo courtesy of John's Italian Restaurant​John's Italian Restaurant has been serving red-sauce Italian-American food since 1908, but now it seems that it's taken a cue from Angelica Kitchen, its next-door neighbor on East 12th Street. According to Jeremiah's Vanishing New York, the restauran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Rebe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Angelica Kitchen's Three-Bean Chili

    ​ Although the arrival of gray, clammy weather has a way of driving people either to the bar or to the pill bottle, a more appetizing - and affordable - source of succor can be found in Angelica Kitchen's three-bean chili.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Our 10 Best Vegetarian Restaurants

    Robert SietsemaSapthagiri's kanchipuram idli.​ While New York has no scarcity of excellent vegetarian food, actual vegetarian restaurants are in shorter supply, and categorically superb vegetarian restaurants are an even rarer breed. Or so it would appear if you limit your search only to plac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Our 10 Best East Village Restaurants

    ​A sushi assortment from Kanoyama shimmers, with huge eel filets slithering down the center of the plate. The East Village is swarming with restaurants, many of them excellent. The mixture is as eclectic as anywhere in town, with 30 or so ethnicities represented, and price levels ranging from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007
  • News

    September 5, 2006

    FEVA Dream

    The East Village's Howl festival collapses amid mudslinging, debt, and broken promises

  • Columns

    October 15, 2002
  • News

    August 20, 2002

    Dating Dissertation

    The College Girl's Guide to the Peculiar New York Male Species