Tag: west village

Vacation in New York City

Vacation in New York City

Oh that? That’s a steak tartare from the all-vegan French place in the West Village, Delice & Sarrasin. I took a vacation in my city, making an occasion of booking a hotel room in Times Square for a friend’s birthday celebration. On the way in… […]

Burgers & Catchup: V.V. Burger Battles Rage On

Burgers & Catchup: V.V. Burger Battles Rage On

It’s been a while, I know. But there are NYC vegan burger happenings that have brought me out of “retirement.”  Here are a few notes on the updated brackets above. These are entirely new* burgers from my last battle. And there are many more. Ok, […]

Cienfuegos

Cienfuegos

I had been patiently waiting for restaurateur Ravi DiRossi’s Cienfuegos to go all-vegan… then I forgot about it. But then I remembered and went relatively soon thereafter for a friend’s birthday soirée. We tried most of the small plates on the menu. They were all fantastic, […]

Chick-un & Waffles at Urban Vegan Kitchen

Chick-un & Waffles at Urban Vegan Kitchen

Urban Vegan Kitchen, an all-vegan eatery billed as semi-sophisticated comfort food, has taken over Blossom On Carmine’s space. The management is the same but the new menu was designed in partnership with chef Timothy “Mississippi Vegan.” Thank goodness. New York needs a lot more restaurants not using […]

Visiting the Isle of Manhattan

Visiting the Isle of Manhattan

A trip to Manhattan to visit to all-vegan eateries started with killing time at By Chloe’s Sweets shop. I was impressed with their extensive selection. Pies, bars, cookies, layer cakes, cupcakes… Everything sitting pretty.  I got a couple of old fashioned chocolate chip cookies. They […]

<b>V.V. Burger Showdown:</b> Match 5: Cardinal Veggie Burger Sins​<br>[Blossom On Carmine vs. Blossom du Jour]

V.V. Burger Showdown: Match 5: Cardinal Veggie Burger Sins​
[Blossom On Carmine vs. Blossom du Jour]

Match #5 of the V.V. Burger Showdown: The Blossom battle turns out to be a lesson on how not to do a veggie burger. Blossom On Carmine vs. Blossom du Jour Despite the proclamations from HappyCow, PeTA,  and VegNews, I often say that New York City is not so vegan-friendly. […]

<b>V.V. Burger Showdown:</b> Match 1: Everybody Wants Some [Superiority Burger vs. By Chloe]

V.V. Burger Showdown: Match 1: Everybody Wants Some [Superiority Burger vs. By Chloe]

Ok, so I hadn’t realized I reported on so many of NYC’s veggie burgers until I counted them on my blog: 40 burgers! But times have changed since 2010 when I set out on a mission to find the best one (reporting briefly on 36 of […]

Manhattan Vegan Option Cupcake Crawl!

Manhattan Vegan Option Cupcake Crawl!

Sometimes–in the world of restaurants–a lone “vegan option” beats an “all-vegan” menu. But would this be true of bakeries too? On a bright Saturday afternoon, a friend and I accumulated research on this query, visiting 6 omnivorous bakeries in the isle of Manhattan in the […]

Retro Vegan: The Way It used to Be (Part 1)

Retro Vegan: The Way It used to Be (Part 1)

A young vegan in 1997.  The majority of my vegan years went down in the pre-internet days. And yet I managed to find sustenance. As “vegan” becomes more and more mainstream through the years, I thought it apt to take a look back. This is […]

New (to me) New York City Vegan Eats

New (to me) New York City Vegan Eats

The Vakery is New York City’s latest vegan cupcake supplier! Though founder and pastry chef L.A. Brandon’s operation is via online ordering, I caught wind of her goodies being at Atlas Cafe in the West Village. I set out early for my cupcake breakfast, needed fuel […]

Simple sentences about Pizza.

Simple sentences about Pizza.

Z Pizza in the West Village has Daiya for their pizza. The girls and I split 2 extra large pies. Now our stomaches hurt. The size and shape of the pizza made us nostalgic. So did the paper plates. With the kitchen sink on our […]

Lunch: It’s What’s For Dinner {<i>Dunch</i> Report}

Lunch: It’s What’s For Dinner {Dunch Report}

It’s too hot for 3 meals a day. Here are my recent dunch highlights. Urban Rustic makes a mean Club Sandwich, the all-vegan Unclub. I’ve gone on about it before, yes. [Tofurky, Vegenaise, Dijon mustard, strips of tempeh bacon, local tomatoes and sprouts in between […]

A Low Carbon Diet

A Low Carbon Diet

As a young doe who read E Magazine and poured over Co-op America‘s Green Pages some 17 years ago, I can’t help but be partially frustrated by the speed in which the rest of the world has caught on to the green movement, can’t help […]

What’s the Best Vegan Burger in New York City? [Part 3]

What’s the Best Vegan Burger in New York City? [Part 3]

Candle 79‘s Black Bean Pumpkin Seed Burger (Upper East Side) Pro: It’s absolutely yummy, polenta fries Con: It’s also a mush-fest, pricey Josie’s NYC‘s Organic 3-grain vegetable burger (Upper West Side) Pro: Quinoa, bulgur & cous cous-oh my! Con: A bit pricey Goodburger‘sVeggie Burger (Union […]

Graduating Gobo

Graduating Gobo

Much to my delight, Gobo has a 3-course First Seating Prix Fixe during the week. I thought this was a quiet and tasty way to have the official celebratory dinner honoring my graduation from graduate school. But as a food blogger who decides to cook […]

What’s the Best Vegan Burger in New York City? [Part 2]

What’s the Best Vegan Burger in New York City? [Part 2]

The search continues, in intervals of 12. What is all this burger-eating leading up to? My decision on who makes the best vegan burger in New York City, of course. It is forthcoming. The Organic Grill‘s Organic Grill Burger (East Village) Pro: Very tasty, housemade, […]