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Vegetarian At Pies ‘n’ Thighs

Many many years ago Donny and I stopped by Pies ‘n’ Thighs for a few slices of pie. I was underwhelmed at the time, and since I don’t eat fried chicken I never went back. But this past weekend I … Continue reading

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Cheeseboat Brings Georgian Specialties To Williamsburg

For years I’ve been drooling over pictures of khachapuri on other food blogs. Khachapuri is a specialty of Georgia — the former Soviet country, not the southern state. It’s a big piece of bread, baked with cheese bubbling out of … Continue reading

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Detroit-Style Pizza At Emmy Squared

I worry about a lot of things, usually things that I have no control over. When I heard that Emily, the pizza place in Clinton Hill, was opening up a second location I worried about it. Sure they make delicious … Continue reading

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Hummus Market In WIlliamsburg

A few months ago I got an email invitation to eat some free food at Hummus Market, a relatively new restaurant in Williamsburg. As I was looking through the menu, it slowly dawned on me that everything was vegetarian. Of … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At The Meat Hook Sandwich Shop

Yes, it’s true. At a place called the Meat Hook Sandwich Shop there is in fact a vegetarian sandwich. Clocking in at an extraordinary $13, the sandwich has gotten a lot of good press around the food blog circuit. What … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At The Elm

There’s not a lot of vegetarian food on the menu at The Elm, a bar and restaurant in the basement of the McCarren Hotel in Williamsburg. There are a few good apps and sides: the vegetable tempura was lightly fried … Continue reading

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Xi’an Famous Foods In Brooklyn

I’m no stranger to Xi’an Famous Foods, the mini-empire of restaurants that helped usher in the idea of provincial Chinese cooking to NYC. I’ve visited their outposts in Queens, in Midtown, in the East Village… but until recently I had … Continue reading

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