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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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Fritzl’s Lunch Box

Donny invited me to join him for lunch at Fritzl’s Lunch Box in Bushwick recently. He wanted to try their fried chicken sandwich, but when we sat down in the school cafeteria-style chairs the first thing they told us was … Continue reading

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Vegan Shop-Up In Bushwick

Sarah Peltier understands why people make fun of vegans, and vilify them. Some vegans, she says, are so obnoxious that they give the entire vegan community “a bad rap.” She was, she admits, one of those people. But that’s why … Continue reading

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