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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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Beyond Whole Wheat: Soy Bean Spaghetti

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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Triumph Of The New School Of Pizza At Emily

There’s a whole new generation of pizza places popping up all around NYC these days. Now that restaurants like Roberta’s and Paulie Gee’s have become institutions, they’ve inspired new people to follow their passion and make pizza. One such place … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At The Mission Chinese Pop-Up

After their Lower East Side location closed, the folks behind Mission Chinese decided to start running a pop-up restaurant out of Carroll Gardens’ Italian juggernaut Frankies 457. The pop-ups became so popular they became a semi-regular occurrence, and it was … Continue reading

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