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Celebrating Sichuan at Chuan Tian Xia

Even those of us who write about food (however intermittently) get stuck in our food ruts. Almost every time I go to Sunset Park I end up eating at Lucky Vegetarian. That’s not a bad thing, since it’s so good. … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At Tacos Matamoros

I’m ashamed to say that although I’ve spent a lot of time in the Asian side of Sunset Park I haven’t spent nearly as much time on the Mexican-Latin American side. This past weekend I stopped by a place I … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At Za-Ya Ramen

At a ramen joint focused on beef bone broth is this particularly delicious vegetarian miso ramen. With a vegetable broth that highlights the fermented flavor of miso, some wonderfully chewy noodles, and toppings that range from fresh cucumbers to fried … Continue reading

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Han Dynasty Comes To Brooklyn

I’ll be honest — I’m not a fan of the DeKalb Market food hall. I think it’s too crowded, too loud, and too expensive — I guess I really am getting cranky in my old age. But I was excited … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Greek At Athena

Conventional wisdom has it that if you want good Greek food in NYC, you need to go up to Astoria. I’ve been walking past Athens, a Greek restaurant on 6th Ave here in Brooklyn, for years without stopping in. I … Continue reading

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Revisiting L&B Spumoni Gardens

L&B Spumoni Gardens, which has been serving their square pizzas in Brooklyn since the 1950’s, is famous for their slices where the cheese is baked under the sauce. I went there once, many years ago, and my impression at the … Continue reading

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Jordanian Specialties At Bedawi Cafe

When Bedawi first opened in my neighborhood I ate there once, was unimpressed, and then completely dismissed it from my mind. I must have walked past it fifty times and didn’t give it a second thought. But on a recent … Continue reading

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