Category Archives: Food Features

Tuesday Photo Fun: Fried Potato Sushi

Sushi is a great way to treat vegetable leftovers! We stuffed this sushi with fried potatoes and arugula.
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Vegetable Temples: Religion & Vegetarian Dining in NYC

Eating at its best is a profoundly spiritual experience. – Michael Pollan Religion and vegetarianism share a deep cultural relationship in New York City, and at their intersection we find many of the city’s vegetarian restaurants. More than 25% of New York’s vegetarian venues express ties to a particular religious tradition, though the ways in […]
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Tuesday Photo Fun: Stuffed Grape Leaf Casserole

A flavorful dinner featuring a casserole of grape leaves stuffed with quinoa, dates, mint, and some other delicious ingredients (adapted from a recipe in the Vegetarian Times). In the background, zatar-encrusted potato balls with an herbal cream dip.
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Pie Recipe: “Grape Expectations”

Eating for a good cause is always fun, particularly if you’re eating pie. For the 3rd Annual Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off Benefit, we not only ate our way through scores of delicious recipes to benefit the efforts of Don’t Flush Me (a NYC water pollution awareness project), but we also joined in with our very own pie […]
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Tuesday Photo Fun: Pizza Napoletana

A margherita pizza from L’Antica Pizzeria in Naples, Italy (possibly the world’s most delicious pie).
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Visual Deliciousness: Sweet & Savory Baked Pear

With the holidays gone and the doldrums of deep winter setting in, we try to keep the senses sharp with some unexpected flavor combinations. This baked pear is stuffed with apricot jam and blue cheese, sitting atop a bed of watercress and walnuts:    
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Adventures in Apartment Mushroom Growing

If mycologist Paul Stamets is to be believed, an answer to just about every global crisis lies in the proper application of mushrooms. Stamets devotes his time to researching fungal solutions for everything from ground pollution to viral pandemics, but he also operates the online retail store Fungi Perfecti, an everyman’s source for all things […]
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CSA Spread: June 9th

  This week’s box from the Sunnyside CSA: Garlic Scapes, 1 bunch Baby Spinach, 1 bunch Red Boston Lettuce, 1 head Strawberries, 1 small basket (we nearly came to blows with a fellow CSAer who pilfered a larger box from us – vegetarianism can be a dangerous game) Red Beets, 1 bunch With last week’s box, […]
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CSA Spread: June 2nd

CSA season has arrived! Today began our weekly pick-up of delicious vegetables from the Sunnyside CSA, fresh from the folks at Golden Earthworm Organic Farm. Every Thursday until mid-November, we’ll be getting a box of locally-grown treats with which to concoct our seasonal kitchen creations. So without further ado, this week’s box: Red Kale, 1 […]
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Friday Photo: Mac’n It Up

A vegetarian, skillet-baked macaroni and cheese from omnivorian NYC restaurant Delicatessen.
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