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Veggie Castle Returns To Brooklyn

Many years ago there was a vegan Jamaican restaurant that opened in an old White Castle here in Brooklyn. It was called Veggie Castle, and it was good. Then they had to close, and re-opened way out in Queens under … Continue reading

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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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Marisa Tomei At Lioni Italian Heroes

For men of a certain age, Marisa Tomei (circa My Cousin Vinnie) was the object of many a fantasy. I may or may not be of that specific age… but I can tell you that it made ordering at Lioni … Continue reading

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Toad Style Brings Vegan Sandwiches To Bed-Stuy

Toad Style isn’t your typical vegan restaurant. This tiny Bed-Stuy sandwich shop is putting out vegan versions of hearty dishes like banh mi and cheeseburgers. I’ve been curious about jackfruit as a meat alternative ever since I heard about it … Continue reading

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Vegan Sandwiches By Monk’s Meats

I enjoyed the Vegan Shop-Up the last time I went — but recently I realized it was more than two years ago. It was high time for a revisit, so I went both in August and in October to see … 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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Potato & Egg Sandwich At Brancaccio’s In Windsor Terrace

So even though I live in Windsor Terrace, I haven’t really spent much time exploring the food scene here. I often head toward Park Slope or Gowanus, or take a long train ride to a specific restaurant. Lately, however, I’ve … Continue reading

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