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Zucchini Fritters At Samesa In Williamsburg

I once met the Sussman brothers when they were operating a pop-up of Samesa at Berg’n. I didn’t try their food at the time, I was there to film an episode of Lost Vegetarian. I had heard they opened up … Continue reading

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Vegan Summer Vegetable Ramen

Sometimes when I get home from work I’m too tired to cook anything special. Occasionally, however, I start thinking about cooking something that requires preparation and precision. And that thought leads me to ramen. Here’s a vegan version I made … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Russian At Slavyanskiy Bazar

I can’t seem to stay away from Russian and Ukrainian restaurants. When my parents asked where to meet up with me and my girlfriend, my first suggestion was Slavyanskiy Bazar. I’d never been there, though I’d been past it many … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Pakistani At Lahori Chilli

One of my earliest food memories is visiting a Pakistani restaurant with my dad, back when we lived in VA. I don’t remember what we ordered, but I remember how spicy it was; I spent the ride home with the … Continue reading

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Lea’s Outdoor Italian Market

A few years ago I wrote about the good-but-not-great pizza at Lea in Ditmas Park. A few weekends ago I walked past Lea on my way to the Cortelyou Farmer’s Market and spotted some tables set up on the side … Continue reading

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Authentic Szechuan, aka Tofu On 5th

Several years ago I wrote about how much I loved the mapo tofu at Tofu on 7th. In the intervening years the restaurant has relocated over to 5th Ave and re-branded itself as a combination sushi and upscale Chinese restaurant … Continue reading

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The Red Hook Food Vendors Are Back For 2017

Every year I write about the Red Hook Ball Field Vendors, and every year I wonder how much longer they can keep going. Sure, the number of vendors has dwindled over the years. And some of the trucks that remain … Continue reading

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