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La Maison du Chocolat: Rich, dark chocolate in NYC

This is chocolate week on Not Just Vegetarian!! La Maison du Chocolat is one of my favorite places in NYC to get a cup of rich, dark chocolate!  The hot chocolate is not very thick (not as thick as the hot chocolate in Apostrophe, London), but rich ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 12, 2014 |  Original Post

L.A. Burdick: Single source chocolates from Central and South America in NYC

L.A. Burdick has a retail chocolate store in Gramercy / Flatiron in NYC. L.A. Burdick includes a world-wide mail order business, a french-inspired restaurant, a specialty grocery store and retail locations in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts and ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 11, 2014 |  Original Post

Apostrophe: Thick, decadent hot chocolate in London

It’s that time of the year when everyone (er, everyone I know :-)) wants chocolate. I love hot chocolate, and the thicker, and darker it is, the more I like it.  A thick, hot chocolate (with no sugar) at Apostrophe is one of my favorite hot ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 10, 2014 |  Original Post

Rosso Pomodoro: Consistently good Southern Italian in London

Rossopomodoro is a worldwide chain serving fresh, authentic, and delicious Neapolitan (Southern Italian) food.  This post is a from a couple of visits to their location on Fulham Road, in Chelsea, London.   Rossopomodoro imports flour, (San ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Dec 01, 2013 |  Original Post

Kuro Kuma: Hidden gem of a coffee shop in Morningside Heights, NYC

A food blogger friend had blogged about Kuro Kuma as soon as it had opened in 2012, but I had to check it out for myself and when he suggested we meet there, I was thrilled to be able to go there.    Kuro Kuma is a hidden gem of a coffee shop in ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Nov 25, 2013 |  Original Post

Another hidden gem – Chocolate Bar in NYC

I am an unabashed chocolate lover (see my write-up of the NY Chocolate Show 2012) and I am picky about the hot chocolate that I drink (as you would know from my hot chocolate experiences at Francois Payard Bakery and at MarieBelle in SoHo).  As one ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Jun 07, 2013 |  Original Post

Refreshing Mint Lemonade from SoomSoom55 in Midtown East, NYC

On a very warm sunny afternoon a couple of weeks ago, much like today was and the next couple of days will be in NYC, I was walking in midtown and was feeling very thirsty.  I happened to notice an all-vegetarian salad bar called SoomSoom55, and ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 29, 2013 |  Original Post

La Colombe Torrefaction in SoHo

On a recent cold, wet afternoon, we were shopping in SoHo and wanted to get into a café for some coffee / tea and were drawn to the beautiful interiors of La Colombe Torrefaction in SoHo.  La Colombe Torrefaction is a small café with very high ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 21, 2013 |  Original Post

Top 10 posts on Not Just Vegetarian…

So, Not Just Vegetarian is one year old!!!  Thank you friends, family, and all readers for supporting this blog.   Here is a round-up of the top 10 posts over the past year: No. 10:  Chilean wine class at Puro Wine  I really enjoyed learning ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 20, 2013 |  Original Post

Buckwheat crepes at Sugar and Plumm

On a recent afternoon, I met a friend for lunch at Sugar and Plumm after an unsuccessful attempt at trying to reserve a table for two for lunch in the Upper West Side. I have always thought of Sugar and Plumm as a bakery / candy store, but after ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 13, 2013 |  Original Post

Sicilian cauliflower and an Apricot jam and camembert sandwich at Indie Food and Wine

Tucked away in the Lincoln Center complex in the Film Society of Lincoln Center on 65th Street, Indie Food & Wine offers breakfast ,  casual lunch, dinner and concessions for the Film Society of Lincoln Center.   I heard very recently about ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 06, 2013 |  Original Post

Ricotta sformato and olive oil poached salmon at Hearth NYC

My heart goes out to the victims of  the bomb blasts (and their friends and families) in Boston.  This post is in honor of the marathoners and their supporters who needlessly lost their lives and limbs in this tragic event. ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Apr 16, 2013 |  Original Post

Great food but poor service at Sant Ambroeus – Madison Avenue (Upper East Side)

A few days ago, I wrote about an afternoon cookie craving leading us to Sant Ambroeus in the West Village (where we got excellent service).  This post is about Sant Ambroeus on the Upper East Side, where I met a friend for lunch and enjoyed the ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Apr 13, 2013 |  Original Post

An afternoon cookie craving led us to Sant Ambroeus – West Village

After a casual brunch at Tremont in the West Village, we were walking down West 4th St, and felt the need for some cookies and an afternoon coffee / tea, when we came upon Sant Ambroeus.  The bar was the only option if we wanted just coffee / tea ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Apr 09, 2013 |  Original Post

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