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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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La Lucha Pop-Up At Pine Box Rock Shop

A few days ago I got an email telling me that La Lucha, a luchador-themed restaurant in the East Village, would be hosting a pop-up taco event to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The event was taking place at Pine Box … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Pho At Falansai

It’s not easy to find vegetarian pho, even here in NYC. On the rare occasion a restaurant does offer a veggie version of this aromatic Vietnamese noodle soup, the broth itself isn’t actually vegetarian. Falansai, just a few short blocks … Continue reading

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Batchery: A Food Artisan Market

This past weekend was the first ever Batchery — a market co-created by my friend Chitra Agrawal and her friend Sonya Samuel, creator of Bacchanal Pepper Sauce. Chitra recently created Brooklyn Delhi, where she makes and sells traditional Indian condiments, … Continue reading

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Portobello Reuben at Northeast Kingdom

Last week I trekked out to Bushwick to check out Northeast Kingdom, which has been on my go-to list for a while. I normally don’t care for portobello mushrooms, but the lunch menu didn’t have many options so I ordered … Continue reading

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Verde Coal Oven Pizza

About a week ago I was reading through L Magazine’s Best of Brooklyn 2013: Food, and one of the categories was “Best Bushwick Pizza That Isn’t Roberta’s.” They named Verde Coal Oven Pizza, and said “the [is] pizza equally if … Continue reading

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