Archive for July 2010 | Monthly archive page

posted by on Dinner, Mexican, Travels, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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Even though I grew up 20 minutes outside of Philly, I always gravitated more towards New York City than the city of Brotherly Love while growing up. But with friends and family now living there, I find myself there more and more – and liking it. It’s much more chill than New York City with [...]

posted by on Brunch, Nolita, Vegging Out

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I went to Public on possibly the coldest day of this past winter, so it was only fitting that I went back for what felt like the hottest day of the summer this past weekend. This time we got to try the watermelon feta salad, which wasn’t available when we were there last time: It’s [...]

posted by on American, Breakfast, Brunch, Chelsea, Lunch, Protein, Tofu, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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As good a sport as meat-eaters can sometimes be about going to vegetarian restaurants, it’s always a different experience going to meat-free spots when you’re with a fellow flexitarian (or vegetarian). They can truly appreciate the taste of tempeh or the savory flavor of soy, and understand what it’s like to be able to have [...]

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posted by on Chelsea, Italian, Meat, Pizza, Vegging Out

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July marked my five-year anniversary of my six-month study abroad trip to Melbourne, Australia. The experience was magical, challenging, life-changing, inspiring and crazy fun, so you can imagine how thrilled I was when one of my favorite Aussie friends visited New York City during his two-week American adventure. For dinner, we headed to Jim Lahey’s [...]

posted by on Baking, Dessert, Dinner, Dinner party, Entrees, Protein, Salads, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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Last night I finally got to make good on a deal my friend Shyema of Beauty and the Feast and I had made to make dinner together. After having an amazing quiche at my cousin’s place in Philly over July 4th weekend, I suggested a vegetable quiche for our meal last night. Shy was down [...]

posted by on Baking, Cupcakes, Fast & Easy, Vegging In

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It is such a challenge not to eat ice cream every day in the summer, since baking in my apartment is the equivalent of sitting in the New York Sports Club’s sauna. (Both feel equally gross.) But I found a recipe for a super quick chocolate pudding, which made for a fantastic, cool summer dessert. [...]