Tag Archive: Vegan

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 On Your Birthday – Blue Hill Farm [Greenwich Village]

Since the first of April, I have been honoring my family’s notorious “birth-month” tradition by repeatedly celebrating my twenty-third birthday. That means dining at a handful of my must-hit restaurants, indulging in spa… Continue reading

A Little Word on Nowruz

If you missed my recent article on Travel + Leisure’s blog, Carry On, announcing the under-appreciated Persian New Year, you may not have made it to Bread and Salt Hospitality’s Nowruz Dinner and Book Signing last Sunday. That,… 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 Kenmore Square [The Traveling Bite]

Hello, my most patient readers. My apologies for the missed post last week. I was traveling – and, for your reading pleasure – turned my trip into the first Traveling Bite Travelogue for… Continue reading

Where To Bite Butter [Manhattan, NY]

No, the LWB kitchen is not suddenly endorsing butter as the foundation of a healthy diet. This is not the Paula Deen handbook for home-cooking with various types of fat. But I am… 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

Tomato-Stewed Okra [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #31 1 15 oz Can of Stewed Tomatoes, No Salt Added 1/4 White Onion, Diced 2-3 Cups Whole Okra, Stemmed Salt and Pepper, To Taste 1 Tablespoon Light Butter… Continue reading

Where To Bite – ABC Kitchen [New York, NY]

You can’t make reservations more than a month in advance, and you can’t hope for a table if you wait longer. After a number of failed attempts, my family and I finally secured… Continue reading