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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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Hartwell Vegetarian Cuisine

There used to be a place called Veggie Castle on Church Ave. It was in an old White Castle, but it served vegan Caribbean food The food, served from arming trays, was incredible — not just veggies like yams and … Continue reading

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Memories of Scrambled Eggs

When I think of scrambled eggs, I have two very different memories. The first is of my grandfather; he had a very specific way he liked his scrambled eggs. He kept a bag of frozen chopped onions in the freezer. … Continue reading

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Unusual Ice Cream At Hay Rosie

Hay Rosie is a tiny storefront ice cream place that opened recently in Carroll Gardens. They’ve gotten a lot of attention, not all of it positive, for their unusual ice cream flavors. Going to their website you can find combinations … Continue reading

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