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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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Vegan Spicy Cold Noodles

We had a brutally hot start to the summer here in NYC, and eating a hot supper was the furthest thing from my mind. Still, I was getting hungry and wanted to eat something, as long as it wasn’t hot. … Continue reading

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Battle Hill Tavern Is Toby’s Pizza Reborn

I was pretty disappointed when Toby’s Public House closed. It was a true neighborhood favorite, with good pizza and friendly staff. Then I heard a rumor that a new place had opened up in the old Toby’s space, a place … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At The BAM Africa Bazaar

I first heard about BAM‘s DanceAfrica Bazaar (which has apparently been going on for over 40 years!) last year, but I wasn’t able to go. This year I managed to fit it into a busy day, and I’m glad I … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Dinner Party By Wild Honey Pie

Just the other day I was lamenting that I don’t see enough live shows despite living in Brooklyn. Then I got an email letting me know about an upcoming vegetarian dinner hosted by The Wild Honey Pie at Greenpoint restaurant … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Feast At Tanoreen

There’s an old joke: “The food here is terrible, and the portions are so small.” At Tanoreen in Bay Ridge the food is fantastic. And the portions are enormous. We were at Tanoreen to celebrate, and it turned out to … Continue reading

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