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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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Brunch At Mimi’s Hummus

Continuing my exploration of the restaurants on Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park I finally ate at Mimi’s Hummus, arguably the most famous restaurant in the area. I stopped by for a weekend brunch, but wasn’t really feeling in the mood … Continue reading

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Pizza At Lea In Ditmas Park

Another trip to Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park, this time for pizza at Lea. I’d walked past Lea a number of times but never been, and I was looking forward to it. The sauce and the cheese were good, but … 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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Hartwell Vegetarian Cuisine

There used to be a place called Veggie Castle on Church Ave. It was in an old White Castle, but it served vegan Caribbean food The food, served from arming trays, was incredible — not just veggies like yams and … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Pan Pizza In Ditmas Park

This past Thursday I was contemplating what to do with my Friday off when I saw a tweet from Paulie Gee about a pop-up pizza event. I had never heard of the man making the pizza, John Wozniak, but Paul … Continue reading

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