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Vegetarian At Together Burmese

“Do you know Burmese food?” my server asked after I was seated at Together. There are almost no Burmese restaurants in New York, but in fact I have had Burmese food before. I’ve eaten at a Burmese Food fund raiser, … Continue reading

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Kosher Dim Sum At Bodai Vegetarian

Bodai Vegetarian is technically in Borough Park, but it’s just a few blocks away from the Sunset Park Chinatown and my personal favorite, Lucky Vegetarian. The fact that it straddles both a predominantly Jewish neighborhood and an Asian one may … Continue reading

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The Return Of the Slice At F & F Pizzeria

For a while it seemed like every “cool” new pizza place was focusing on Neapolitan-style individual pizzas. Over the past few years though it seems like a revolution is taking place – people are trying to reclaim the humble slice … Continue reading

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Hoek Pizza In Red Hook

At first glance, Hoek Pizza looks like very other hipster Brooklyn pizza place. Dark wood, high exposed ceilings, a fully stocked bar, and a wood-burning pizza oven in the center of it all. There are a few differences when it … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At South Slope Ramen

I love ramen, but even some of my favorite ramen joints only offer one vegetarian bowl. At South Slope Ramen they offer three different varieties, including a vegetarian version of their “signature” dish: pai tan ramen. It features a milky … Continue reading

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Samosa Chaat At Pakiza

I stopped by Pakiza (yet another restaurant I missed in my round up of Indian and Pakistani restaurants along Coney Island Ave) for a quick snack. What I got was the samosa chaat – a potato samosa split open and … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At Java Indonesian

There are only a handful of Indonesian restaurants here in NYC, and one of them is three blocks away from my apartment. Even though I’ve lived in the same place for almost 15 years, I had only eaten at Java … Continue reading

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