Tag Archive: Tofu

Where To Bite – Narcissa [East Village, NY]

I first encountered Narcissa while attending an unlikely concert in the invite-only, basement club Chez Andre at The Standard East Village. It was a twangy, country performance of Mississippi River byways and backwater blues.… Continue reading

Where To Bite Breakfast [East Village, NY]

Brunch is to the New Yorker what High Tea is to the British aristocrat, or what snack time is to the well-trained Kindergartener. It’s just what you do.  It’s not the first time I’ve… Continue reading

A Little Word on the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

New York City experienced its fourth vegetarian and vegan nirvana this month, when the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival took over the Metropolitan Pavilion on March 1 and 2nd. Filling two floors with delicious… Continue reading

A Little Word On Garden of Eden

Every Sunday, after a solid workout and a rousing hour of Cardio Pilates, I make my way past Borough Hall to the Garden of Eden. And let me tell you, it is truly… Continue reading

Where To Bite – EN Japanese Brasserie [Manhattan, NY]

Becoming a vegetarian was a slow process, which left me, for many years, as a sushi-loving pescetarian. And when I finally did away with the final remnants of meat in my diet, I… Continue reading

A Little Word On Eggplant

Growing up, I hardly ever ate eggplant. My father hated the texture, and my mother – not being an especially involved cook – stuck to the ingredients she knew how to prepare and… Continue reading

A Little Word on TerraVITA Food & Wine Festival [The Traveling Bite]

“The biggest part of TerraVITA,” founder and director Colleen Minton tells me, “is that we focus on being mindful.” The extensive Food & Wine Festival, built on the foundation of the words for… Continue reading

Where To Bite Organic Vegan – [Manhattan, NY]

Buzzwords like “organic,” “local,” “sustainable” – they show up a lot today, on restaurant menus and food labels and on the web. They’ve become another way of saying “trendy,” “healthy,” and “hip,” even… Continue reading

Where To Bite in an Urban Barn – Flatbush Farm [Brooklyn, NY]

Flatbush Farm & Barn in Brooklyn’s adorable Park Slope neighborhood is open all year round. Whether you’re grabbing a glass of local Riesling in the rustic Bar(n), or sitting down for an elegant… Continue reading

A Little Word on Writing about Food

When I first started Little Word Bites, I thought I’d be ruminating more on the process of writing about food.  I thought I’d talk more about my writing career, and the near-weekly shipments… Continue reading