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Esme & Archestratus Books In Greenpoint

Back in the day one of the most common vegetarian items you’d find on a menu was a portobello mushroom sandwich. The portobello was usually grilled or baked whole, and put on a bun like a burger. Well here’s a … Continue reading

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Vegan Polish Buffet At Jungle Cafe

A few months ago I was in Greenpoint to check out the Kimchee Market. After leaving the store I walked up Manhattan Avenue looking for a place to eat lunch. I noticed Jungle Cafe — there are brightly colored signs … Continue reading

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Kimchee Market In Greenpoint

Greenpoint is a traditionally Polish neighborhood, but of course here in Brooklyn (and all of NYC) everything changes. Over the past few years there have been lots of different, non-Polish, restaurants opening there — for better or for worse. One … Continue reading

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Gone Traveling…

Hello everyone! There won’t be any updates to the blog for a couple of months because I will be traveling outside of the country. If you want to keep up with what I’m doing, please follow me on Twitter, where … Continue reading

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Brunch At Glasserie

Until last week, the last time I ate at Glasserie was almost a year ago. My friend Molly was in town, and another friend got a whole group of us reservations at the chef’s table in the kitchen. It was … Continue reading

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Mexican-Taiwanese Fusion At Lucky Luna

When I ordered the Vegan Pozole at Lucky Luna, a new Mexican-Taiwanese fusion restaurant in Greenpoint, I ordered it extra spicy. I also asked about the dashi broth, since dashi — a Japanese soup base — usually includes dried fish … Continue reading

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Paulie Gee’s Secret Menu

Paulie Gee has made no secret about the fact that he serves secret pizzas that you won’t find on the menu at his restaurant. The secret menu is hidden almost in plain sight, so I won’t bother steering you towards … Continue reading

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