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Vegetarian Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    At Ornella Trattoria Italiana, a Massive List of Vegetarian Options

    The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good meatless grub. Check out this week's pick. Destination: Ornella Trattoria Italiana (29-17 23rd Avenue, 718-777-9477) Neighborhood: Astoria Cuisine: Italian

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Taste a Vegetarian Side of the Caribbean at Gloria's Caribbean Cuisine

    The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good, meatless grub. Check out this week's pick. Destination: Gloria's Caribbean Cuisine (764 Nostrand Avenue; 718-773-3476) Neighborhood: Crown Heights, Brooklyn Cuisine: Caribbean

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Where to Find Vegetarian Chicken and Waffles

    The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good, meatless grub. Check out this week's pick. Destination: Sweet Chick (164 Bedford Avenue; 347-725-4793) Neighborhood: Williamsburg, Brooklyn Cuisine: American cuisine with a Southern accent

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Khe-Yo's Soulayphet "Phet" Schwader: "Opening a Restaurant Is Challenging, but It's a Simple Formula. We Overthink Things."

    Soulayphet "Phet" Schwader may have grown up in the midwest--Wichita, Kansas, to be precise--but his upbringing centered on preserving traditions from Laos, his homeland. A Laotian community thrived in Wichita, he explains, and so in addition to traveling around the country with his Laotian soccer t ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 30, 2013

    SWEET DREAMS

    Finally, a vegan bake-off

  • Voice Choices

    October 24, 2012

    DINING WITH MERMAIDS

    Word bookstore hosts a quartet of graphic novelists

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Year of the Takeout Day 155: Kosher Delight

    Egg Roll from Kosher Delight (1359 Broadway, 212-563-3366)

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Vegetarians, Vegans, and Pescatarians Rejoice! You'll Find Lots to Eat at Family Recipe

    For this week's review, I headed to the Lower East Side to check out Family Recipe, a cute little spot run by Akiko Thurnauer that dishes up home-style Japanese fare. What makes this eatery worth a trip is that it offers a (relatively) large number of both vegan and vegetarian dishes, a rarity in ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Champs Bakery in Williamsburg Now a Vegan Diner

    Despite the tattooed, fixed-gear-bike crowd that inhabits Williamsburg, there is a curious dearth of vegan options aside from Foodswings and Bliss Café. Champs, a small bakery tucked away on residential Ainslie Street, is changing all of that by transforming itself into a full-service vegan d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    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 ... Laur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Elevation Burger Escalates Onto West 14th Street

    ​The Elevation Burger is big and lush, but might remind you of Five Guys. So cheap to make, so easy to sell, hamburgers form a culinary motif of our economically downtrodden age. Stand-alone shops, bistros, and chains dispensing them have increased tenfold over the last five years in the city ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    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 ... Laur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 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 ... Chan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Where Can NYC Vegetarians and Non-Vegetarians Dine Together in Gastrointestinal Harmony?

    The Simpsons​What do you do when your friend is vegetarian but you love meat and hate earnest vegetarian restaurants? Can you recommend any non-vegetarian restaurants that have stand-out vegetarian options? The good news here is that the city's current fixation with all things farm-to-table m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Beet Tartare at Strong Place in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

    ​The novel beet tartare is a clever variation on the now-conventional beet and goat-cheese salad. No that isn't a typo. It's "beet" not "beef." Yet at Strong Place--a new neighborhood bistro named after a local street--the chef has managed to translate the raw-meat classic into a vegetarian i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Veggie Tales: How the Pret-a-Manger Options Stack Up

    The onion knows its place in Arora Creations' Vegetable Korma. Photo by Victoria Bekiempis​Like their meaty relatives, vegetarian-friendly TV dinners and pre-made meals can be as tasteless as they are convenient. Often overloaded with salt and sameness, many are too mushy (and mysterious) to e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Amanda Cohen Chats About Her New Menu, Diners Who Photograph Their Food, and the Demands of Lost Fandom

    Photo courtesy of Dirt CandyAmanda Cohen​ As the chef and owner of Dirt Candy, Amanda Cohen has over the past year and a half done more to promote the cause of vegetarian cooking than a slew of lascivious PETA commercials could ever hope to, simply by cooking vegetarian food that actually tast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: A Vegetarian Food Festival; Mardi Gras Cocktails

    As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! A Taste of Mardi Gras Astor Center February 16 Now that the pink-and-red madness of Valentine's Day is over, it's time to focus on this month's most important c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Veggie Converts Now Meat Missionaries

    Gourmet has an interesting piece on vegetarians-turned-butchers, people who formerly shunned meat and now not only make a living selling it but also try to be forces for education and change in the industry. As former veggies, these converts are able to sympathize with those who have rejected the me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Ethiopian Coming to Fort Greene

    Brooklyn's Fort Greene will soon be getting an Ethiopian restaurant of its very own. Bati (747 Fulton Street, Brooklyn) is aiming for a soft opening this weekend. Co-owner Hibist Legesse says they'll be open just for dinner at first but then add lunch in the coming weeks.The menu will feature tradit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    What's Irish? Reubens and Boozy Ice Cream

    Monday is Saint Patrick's Day—start planning your debauchery now. Gridskipper has a round-up of places along the parade route to get reuben sandwiches (including a blasphemous vegetarian version) to soak up all the beer: Irish-ish Heart Attack Plus, for "agoraphobics," Serious Eats provides a ... More >>

  • Art

    February 27, 2007

    Let There Be Lite

    Melt your winter heft with dosa, tea, and something nice 'n' stinky

  • NYC Life

    October 11, 2005

    Restrictive Diets Unite

    New York's vegan-Kosher connection

  • Specials

    May 24, 2005
  • Dining

    September 14, 2004

    Egg Lover's Paradise

    Exploring the mysterious dish chicken 65 on Curry Hill

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