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Jerk Seitan At Glady’s In Crown Heights

Hey, it’s my first Crown Heights blog post! Glady’s is a Caribbean restaurant that has a good number of vegan and vegetarian items on its short menu. I went there for the jerk seitan, which is soaked in a salty … Continue reading

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Potato & Egg Sandwich At Brancaccio’s In Windsor Terrace

So even though I live in Windsor Terrace, I haven’t really spent much time exploring the food scene here. I often head toward Park Slope or Gowanus, or take a long train ride to a specific restaurant. Lately, however, I’ve … Continue reading

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Roberta’s At Threes Brewing

I know from personal experience that getting into Roberta’s on a weekend can be a pain in the ass. I highly recommend going for lunch on a weekday to avoid crowds. If you absolutely must have Roberta’s pizza on a … Continue reading

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Charring Eggplant On The Stove Top

I love eggplant, and this time of year the markets are overflowing with many varieties. Eggplant can be tricky to cook properly, because if it’s not cooked all the way through it’s got an unpleasant texture (well I find it … Continue reading

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Loving Hut: An International Cult Brings Vegan Food To Bushwick

When I was in Seoul I visited several restaurants called Loving Hut. They were all very different — for example, one was casual, semi-fast food; another was more formal, requiring patrons to remove their shoes. All of them had two … Continue reading

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Cafe Tibet In Ditmas Park

There’s an great stretch of Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park where there are several interesting restaurants: Hartwell Vegetarian, Purple Yam, Lea, The Farm on Adderly. My friend Ian recently told me about one I wasn’t familiar with, hidden right next … Continue reading

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Beets & Snaps

This is a great time of year to visit farmer’s markets here in NYC. Produce is at its most vibrant and diverse, not to mention at the peak of flavor (in some cases anyway). Right now you can get such … Continue reading

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