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Vegan Cheese At Riverdel Fine Foods

A few years ago I wrote about Dr. Cow, the vegan cheese shop in Williamsburg. That’s why I was surprised last year when I started reading articles which stated that Brooklyn was getting its “first” vegan cheese shop, Riverdel Fine … Continue reading

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Store Bought Pizza Dough Is My New Best Friend

I’m friendly with some truly great pizza makers, so when it comes to making my own pizza I sometimes feel intimidated. Sure, I’ve tried before. More than once, in fact. But then I stopped for a long, long while. Then … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At NOVO Cafe In Brighton Beach

A few weeks ago I got a message from a reader that Cafe Glechik, the Ukrainian restaurant I wrote about a few months ago, had closed. I knew that the Brighton Beach location had closed, but now it seemed that … Continue reading

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Cheeseboat Brings Georgian Specialties To Williamsburg

For years I’ve been drooling over pictures of khachapuri on other food blogs. Khachapuri is a specialty of Georgia — the former Soviet country, not the southern state. It’s a big piece of bread, baked with cheese bubbling out of … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At Rondel Ukrainian

While looking for more Ukrainian restaurants near me I came across the menu at Rondel Ukrainian. First there were the usual listings: pickles, dumplings, and salads. But then I saw something that made me determined to visit. There was an … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Uzbek At Nargis Cafe

As unlikely as it sounds, I’ve now been to three different Uzbek restaurants here in NYC. Many years ago I visited Cheburechnaya in Rego Park, and this past summer I went to Uma’s in the Rockaways. Now I can add … Continue reading

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Roasted Mushrooms and Cauliflower Over Rice

Last winter I wrote about the joys of simple roasting, and now that the weather has taken a turn for the colder I thought it was time to revisit the idea. I cut some shiitake mushrooms into halves, and quartered … Continue reading

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