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A Vegetarian Exploration of Manhattan’s Chinatown

As one of the largest enclaves of Chinese residents in the western hemisphere, Manhattan’s Chinatown serves as an amazingly diverse center for Asian culture in NYC. Chinese Buddhism has one of the earliest claims to vegetarian cuisine in human culture (dating to before the turn of the millennium), so not surprisingly, Chinatown also contains an […]
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Restaurant Review: Buddha Bodai

Buddha Bodai 5 Mott Street (between Mosco Street and Worth Street) Chinatown, Manhattan 212-566-8388 4296 Main Street (at Cherry Avenue) Flushing, Queens 718-939-1188 Vegiboys Rating (3/4) Ready to welcome in the Lunar New Year with some feasting in the heart of NYC’s Chinatown, we visited Mott Street’s Buddha Bodai for an evening meal. The restaurant […]
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Restaurant Review: Vegetarian Dim Sum House

Vegetarian Dim Sum House 24 Pell Street (between Mott Street and Doyers Street) Chinatown, Manhattan 212-577-7176 Vegiboys Rating (2.5/4) The narrow, twisting streets surrounding the intersection of Mott and Pell in lower Manhattan, with its odd clash of pre-war tenements, brash lights and signage of Chinatown, and the Georgian spire on the Church of the […]
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Restaurant Review: House of Vegetarian

House of Vegetarian 68 Mott Street (between Canal Street and Bayard Street) Chinatown, Manhattan 212-226-6572 Vegiboys Rating (1.5/4) The House of Vegetarian is a nondescript storefront sitting within the confusion of Chinatown’s Mott Street just below Canal. The establishment has no character at all (thanks to the season, some Christmas decorations adorned walls that lacked […]
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