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Tuesday Photo Fun: Raw Parfaits

After writing last week’s article about the city’s raw food scene, we’ve been on a raw kick, including these easy (and delicious) parfaits with a walnut cream, strawberries, and dates.
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The Raw City

By some accounts, humans evolved through the cooking of food, and we’ve been manipulating our ingredients with fire ever since. That said, since the advent of modern nutrition theory in the 1800s, a nascent interest in the health benefits of uncooked foods has grown to become a global raw food movement. Raw foodism encompasses a […]
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Restaurant Review: Pure Food & Wine

Pure Food and Wine 54 Irving Place (between 17th Street and 18th Street) Gramercy, Manhattan 212-477-1010 Vegiboys Rating (3/4) The rise of the raw food movement has given a number of vegetarian restaurants to the city over the past decade. Pure Food and Wine is perhaps NYC’s best known representative of that movement, operating as […]
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Restaurant Review: Bonobo’s Vegetarian

NOTE: THIS RESTAURANT IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. Bonobo’s Vegetarian 18 East 23rd Street (at Madison Avenue) Madison Square, Manhattan 212-505-1200 Vegiboys Rating (3/4) In earlier years, while I worked with the 23rd Street Home Depot and Brian worked at the International Toy Building, Bonobo’s had been a go-to place for both of us when […]
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Cold Fighting Food

Brian and I were both under the weather for much of last week, so meals were chosen for their cold-fighting and sinus-clearing qualities. Here are two vegetarian alternatives to chicken soup: Vegetarian Tom Yum Soup Tom Yum is a popular Thai dish that claims immune-boosting properties. Though not usually vegetarian, this recipe has all the […]
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Restaurant Review: Rockin’ Raw

Rockin’ Raw 178 North 8th Street (between Driggs Avenue and Bedford Avenue) Williamsburg, Brooklyn 718-599-9333 Vegiboys Rating (3/4) The day was overcast with the threat of rain, but we decided to brave the elements and walk down for a brunch/lunch at Williamsburg’s vegan Rockin’ Raw. Despite darkening clouds, we couldn’t resist sitting in their beautiful […]
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Restaurant Review: Quintessence

Quintessence 263 East 10th Street (between Avenue A and 1st Avenue) East Village, Manhattan 646-654-1823 Vegiboys Rating (3.5/4) Quintessence is nestled into a narrow space on 10th Street in the East Village. Despite having been around since 1999, both Brian and I had walked that block many times before without noticing its presence. However, this […]
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