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Beyond Whole Wheat: Spelt Ziti

Early last year I was told that I should eat more whole grains. I thought it was a good idea, but there was a problem: I eat a ton of pasta. And I mean literally a ton of pasta; I … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At Kebeer In Brighton Beach

I think of Kebeer as one of my favorite restaurants in Brighton Beach, despite the fact that I’ve only been there once. So last week, hungover and in a bad mood, I decided to head back out there to stuff … Continue reading

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Easy Stovetop Frittata

When is an omelet a frittata? I’m not talking about the classic “French omelette” with its silky texture and reliance on specific technique. No, I’m talking about the Americanized “throw some shit into a pan and add some eggs and … Continue reading

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An Ethiopian Feast At Bunna Cafe

On a barren stretch of Flushing Avenue in Bushwick you’ll find Bunna Cafe. Bunna started as a pop-up restaurant, serving vegan Ethiopian food at events like the Vegan Shop-Up. In February they opened an actual, brick-and-mortar restaurant. I stopped by … Continue reading

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Weekday Lunch At Roberta’s

Although the popularity of Roberta’s means that if you go for dinner, especially on a weekend, you’re in for a wait. Sometimes a long wait — once I had to wait an hour for a table. There’s the nice back … Continue reading

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Beyond Whole Wheat: Quinoa Pasta

Early last year I was told that I should eat more whole grains. I thought it was a good idea, but there was a problem: I eat a ton of pasta. And I mean literally a ton of pasta; I … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At Red Star Sandwich Shop

I stopped by the newly opened Red Star Sandwich Shop a couple of weeks ago to try out their lone vegetarian sandwich — the Beer-Battered Eggplant. Although it was a busy lunch service, my sandwich came out extremely fast. Way … Continue reading

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