Archive for the ‘Thai’ Category

posted by on Asian, Dinner, Dinner party, Fast & Easy, Thai, Tofu, Vegetables, Vegging In

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This weekend’s torrential rain storm could’ve been a total bummer if I hadn’t made use of the time by trying out some recipes percolating on my to-cook list. One of those to-cook items was lettuce wraps. The idea first sparked when I saw an item on the endless possibilities for lettuce wraps in Mark Bittman’s [...]

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Lazy Sundays are meant to be completely out of synch with the rest of the week, so it was only fitting that my friends and I ventured to the NYC Thai chain Spice to satisfy a 5 p.m. craving for something spicy, no pun intended. Like any other Thai place, vegetarians and meat-eaters both have tons [...]

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I’ve been wanting to go to Zen Palate forevvvver. The vegetarian restaurant, whose tag line is “The Art of Eating Well,” is meant to be the Holy Grail for vegetarians. They tout fresh ingredients, minimal frying along with tons of tofu and seitan variations. I’ll give them props for providing a veggie-packed meal and more [...]

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Though I love trying new things, when I go to a Thai restaurant, I almost always get a tofu and veggie stir-fry of some sort. But with it I also get tons of unnecessary sodium, which is why I love making this dish at home. It has all the flavor of a restaurant stir-fry with much [...]