NYC: Food trucks welcomed Park-side

At the beginning of the year, Eater reported that the NYC Parks Department was seeking to install city-sanctioned food trucks at certain parks throughout the five boroughs. Specific intersections within green space like Central Park, Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and McCarren Park made the list. Other corners are given the “Mobile trucks are … Continue reading

Ethos-U.N. and Tip #1 for Veg Dining Out

One of the most important skills to master as a vegetarian with meat-eating friends is the art of ordering off of a non-veg-friendly menu. True, plant-based diets are more the norm than ever thanks to healthy eating movements and fears about obesity and diabetes risk. And usually, the restaurant’s chef is ready with a backup … Continue reading

NYC Restaurant Review: Blossom

Of all the fantastic gourmet restaurant options available for vegetarians in New York, Blossom (187 Ninth Ave., between 21st and 22nd Streets) is one of my favorites, thanks to reasonable prices, delicious organic food in hearty portions, and a warm décor with unpretentious ambience that welcomes business casual and upscale diners alike. While it’s candlelit … Continue reading

Food News: Rubbing Salt in the Wound

salt and pepper

With rising public interest and awareness in the relationship between food and health, city officials across the country have jumped aboard the grassroots bandwagons with enthusiasm, proposing and then passing laws to eliminate trans-fats from restaurant foods, require restaurants to prominently display calorie and other nutritional information on their menus, grade food establishments on a … Continue reading

Happy Lunar New Year 4708: Year of the Tiger

As mentioned in the previous post, the Lunar calendar dictates that the first day of the year 4708 begins on what we who follow the Gregorian calendar like to call February 14th. The symbolism of the new year factored into why I chose to launch this site now. I hope this site takes on food … Continue reading