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Vegan Burmese At Rangoon NoodleLab

I first heard about Rangoon NoodleLab when the Vegan Shop-Up posted a photo on their Instagram account. I like Burmese food, but it’s hard to find here in NYC and it’s even harder to find vegetarian offerings when you can … Continue reading

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Vegan Sandwiches By Monk’s Meats

I enjoyed the Vegan Shop-Up the last time I went — but recently I realized it was more than two years ago. It was high time for a revisit, so I went both in August and in October to see … 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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An Ethiopian Feast At Bunna Cafe

On a barren stretch of Flushing Avenue in Bushwick you’ll find Bunna Cafe. Bunna started as a pop-up restaurant, serving vegan Ethiopian food at events like the Vegan Shop-Up. In February they opened an actual, brick-and-mortar restaurant. I stopped by … Continue reading

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Weekday Lunch At Roberta’s

Although the popularity of Roberta’s means that if you go for dinner, especially on a weekend, you’re in for a wait. Sometimes a long wait — once I had to wait an hour for a table. There’s the nice back … Continue reading

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La Lucha Pop-Up At Pine Box Rock Shop

A few days ago I got an email telling me that La Lucha, a luchador-themed restaurant in the East Village, would be hosting a pop-up taco event to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The event was taking place at Pine Box … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Pho At Falansai

It’s not easy to find vegetarian pho, even here in NYC. On the rare occasion a restaurant does offer a veggie version of this aromatic Vietnamese noodle soup, the broth itself isn’t actually vegetarian. Falansai, just a few short blocks … Continue reading

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