Archive for the ‘Vegetarian’ Category

Vegging Out: Mottsu

Sep
2010
26

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 Cheese, Dessert, Dinner, Italian, Nolita, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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When Fashion’s Night Out hit New York City two Fridays ago, I was actually game for some boutique browsing, free canapes and celebrity sightings. But this being New York, where anything free is a mob scene, I got none of that. I snaked through hoards of snap-happy tweens who were waiting for Gwen Stefani outside [...]

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 [...]

Vegging out: Gobo

Aug
2010
14

posted by on American, Asian, Dinner, Lunch, Tofu, Upper East Side, Vegetarian, Vegging Out, West Village

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I rarely find myself on the Upper East Side, but when my friend and I visited the Met’s bambu exhibit earlier this summer, we needed to find somewhere to eat/kill time before the guided tour started. We settled on Gobo, a vegetarian restaurant with an Asian edge. They’re big on small plates and though I [...]

posted by on Dinner, Dinner party, Mediterranean, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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Israeli couscous has become just about as standard a weeknight meal for me as tofu-veggie wraps, but when Shyema and I decided to make it for our dinner date, I thought it’d be a great opportunity to make a jazzed-up version, as opposed to the relatively easy-peesy version I make for myself at home. We [...]

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 [...]