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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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Marinated Artichoke Sandwich At Allswell

I love artichokes, and I’m a big fan of Allswell, in Williamsburg. So it should come as no surprise that I loved the marinated artcihoke sandwich that they serve at lunch at Allswell. It’s not just the artichokes; this is … Continue reading

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A Brief Pizza Crawl In Brooklyn: Park Luncheonette And Williamsburg Pizza

There are two new-ish pizza places that have been getting some buzz here in Brooklyn, and I recently decided I wanted to try both of them – on the same day. I started at Park Luncheonette, which looks like an … Continue reading

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Brunch At The Commodore

My favorite kind of brunch is the one where there are no crowds, and you can choose a drink beyond a Bloody Mary or a Mimosa. Enter the Commodore in Williamsburg, which just recently started serving brunch, and which was … Continue reading

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Woezo Brings West Africa To Smorgasburg

In a world where it seems everyone is making barbecue, [random-Asian-country]-ese street food, and trying to come up with the NEXT BIG THING (cough-Bruffin-cough) comes Woezo. Woezo is a stand at Smorgasburg that’s actually bringing something new and exciting to … Continue reading

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Dr. Cow, The Vegan Cheese Shop In Williamsburg

When I first read (over on Yum Veggie Burger) that there existed in Williamsburg a vegan cheese shop, my initial reaction was an eye-rolling “well of course that exists.” But the more I thought about it, the more intrigued I … Continue reading

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