Category Archives: downtown brooklyn

Vegetarian At Bedouin Tent

I last ate at Bedouin Tent in 2012, and on a recent visit it didn’t seem like anything had changed at all. We ordered a platter of salads – in this case hummus, beets, feta, chickpeas with spinach, and lentils … Continue reading

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Han Dynasty Comes To Brooklyn

I’ll be honest — I’m not a fan of the DeKalb Market food hall. I think it’s too crowded, too loud, and too expensive — I guess I really am getting cranky in my old age. But I was excited … Continue reading

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Govinda’s Vegetarian Lunch

A couple of years ago I wrote about Hare Krishna restaurants over on Lost Vegetarian, citing them as a great resource for vegetarian and vegan travelers. I mentioned in that post that we have one here in Brooklyn, Govinda’s Vegetarian … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Shanghainese At Yaso Tangbao

Outside of soup dumplings I don’t really know a lot about Shanghainese food. The one vegetarian dish I do know about is kao fu, braised wheat gluten served cold in a sweet and savory sauce with peanuts and wood ear … Continue reading

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Summer Ramen At Ganso

The last time I was at Ganso, in Downtown Brooklyn, I said that their vegetarian ramen was held back from greatness by being too salty. Well I’m here to tell you that the vegetarian version of their summer ramen, served … Continue reading

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Mushroom Bruschetta At Myrtle & Gold

My friend Damon (previously of the now-closed Elm) got a job at the new restaurant Myrtle & Gold, in Downtown Brooklyn, so we stopped by for dinner and cocktails. I got the mushroom bruschetta, and although it could have been … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Ramen At Ganso

In my quest for vegetarian ramen here in Brooklyn I’ve only come across one that I can truly call great: Chuko’s Market Veggie Ramen. I’ve had it a few times now and it’s always stunning. Other vegetarian ramens have weak … Continue reading

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