Archive for the ‘Tofu’ Category

posted by on Fusion, Indian, Tofu, Tribeca, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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Before I headed out to Austin, I got to celebrate my actual birthday at a restaurant I had been dying to go to: Jehangir Mehta’s Mehtaphor in Tribeca. You may know his name from the teeny-tiny Indian fusion restaurant, Graffiti, in the East Village, but at Mehatphor, he brings a similar flavor palette to a [...]

posted by on Asian, Noodles, Tofu, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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I associate pad thai with a lovely Evanston Thai restaurant I’d venture to in college called Cozy Noodles & Rice. Well, that was before it had that awful fire and shut down for a long while. I also associate it with stomach aches and food comas. It’s usually greased up and probably loaded with MSG. [...]

Vegging Out: Mottsu

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posted by on Nolita, Outdoor seating, Sushi, Tofu, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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It’s hard to have a go-to restaurant here in New York when there are so many options that you want to try something different every time. But when I lived in the East Village, I was loyal to Akina, a sushi spot that was fresh, knew my order as soon as I walked in and [...]

posted by on Pizza, Sandwiches, Tofu, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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Some weeknight dinner inspiration: It’s funny how something as simple as flatbread can get me all excited. I picked up some Middle Eastern flatbread at Trader Joe’s the other day and made a pizza of sorts, topped with pesto, shredded mozzarella cheese, tofu and sauteed tomato and onions from the farmer’s market. All it requires [...]

posted by on Asian, Murray Hill, Protein, Tofu, Vegging Out

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Moving to a new apartment within New York City has got to be one of the most annoying/frustrating/tiring tasks. Packing up a ton of stuff in a teeny apartment is a nightmare, movers are ridiculously expensive and once you’ve settled into your new place, things always inevitably get screwed up, like my cable, which is [...]

posted by on Brooklyn, Fast & Easy, Mexican, Outdoor seating, Tofu, Vegging Out

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I fell in love with the Brooklyn Bridge Park last weekend. See here: OK, it didn’t hurt that it was one of the most beautiful days of the summer. But even without that, what I loved is how quiet, green, clean and family-friendly it is. Kids had more than enough space to run, skip and [...]