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Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria, NYC – Rustic Italian fare in a casual setting

It’s often tough to get a reservation at a reasonable time at Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria in NoHo, NYC.  On a night that we were looking to have a late dinner, Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria had availability and so we went.  The restaurant ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 25, 2014 |  Original Post

Dalcha: Hyderabadi veg biryani and dalcha in London

Dalcha, a restaurant in Parsons Green / Fulham in London, serves Hyderabadi dishes as well as dishes common and popular at Indian restaurants.  The best dishes at Dalcha were, however, the Hyderabadi ones of vegetarian biryani and the dalcha (lamb ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 18, 2014 |  Original Post

Dirty Burger Shoreditch: Latest on the burger front in London

Dirty Burger in Bethnal Green / Shoreditch High Street opened just over a couple of weeks ago. We wanted a quick bite to eat and happened to be walking on Shoreditch High Street when we spotted Dirty Burger.  This Dirty Burger in Shoreditch is the ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 15, 2014 |  Original Post

Navy NYC: Seafood at its best

Navy in NYC opened in April 2014 when there was precious little on the website.  There’s more about the restaurant (owners / founders -Matt Abramcyk and Akiva Elstein and Chef Camille Becerra) on its website now.  Navy deserves to be among the ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 09, 2014 |  Original Post

Ottolenghi Islington, London

We recently went to Ottolenghi in Islington the biggest deli and restaurant of Yotam Ottolenghi.  We loved all vegetarian dishes on the current seasonal menu. The Islington deli / restaurant takes reservation only for dinner.  We got a reservation ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Sep 27, 2014 |  Original Post

28-50 Wine Workshop and Kitchen Marlylebone, London

28-50 Wine Workshop & Kitchen offers many wines by the glass, carafe, and bottle and serves French Bistro style food in 3 locations in London – Marylebone, Mayfair, and Fetter Lane.  At the Marylebone location that we went to, we were ...

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

ffiona’s: British food with a modern twist, London

ffiona’s is a cozy, family run restaurant that serves British food with a modern twist.  Service is friendly, attentive – don’t be surprised if you are served by Ffiona herself.  Many guests at ffiona’s seem to be regulars ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 28, 2014 |  Original Post

Beauty and Essex, NYC

Beauty & Essex is a huge (300 seater) dining space with an entrance that looks like a pawn shop. Although it opened in NYC in late 2010 it is still very popular with large groups and late night diners.  I have had great food and service there ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 27, 2014 |  Original Post

Dock Kitchen in London

Chef Stevie Parle, a River Cafe alum, runs an experimental kitchen at Dock Kitchen that creates menus based on the best produce of the season. Dock Kitchen prides itself in using spices much like a “flavour”  / “special” of ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 25, 2014 |  Original Post

Salt Yard in London

Salt Yard serves modern tapas with Spanish and Italian influenced flavours and produce.  Salt Yard has other (sister) tapas restaurants scattered across central London (Dehesa, Opera Tavern, and the latest Ember Yard) –  I am yet to go to ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 22, 2014 |  Original Post

Maille: Product Review

Note: This is a product review of Maille UK products that I was requested to try.  All views in this post are mine / Not Just Vegetarian‘s The extremely nice people at Maille UK reached out to me to try out their products.   Did you know ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 21, 2014 |  Original Post

Alder: Innovative pub food in NYC

Alder is Chef Wylie Dufresne’s latest restaurant in NYC (in the East Village), although it’s almost a year old now.  Many bloggers and critics seem to love the casual, innovative and modern take on public house food (pub food) created by Chef ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 03, 2014 |  Original Post

Kopapa: Fusion food in Covent Garden, London

Kopapa is an all-day restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and everything in between.  Kopapa has 4 Kiwi owners – Peter Gordon, Michael McGrath, Adam Wills and Brandon Allen.  Peter Gordon has a very unique perspective on fusion ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Jan 31, 2014 |  Original Post

Masq: New Orleans inspired food in NYC

Note:  This is a review of Masq, paid for by Masq, however, all opinions in this post are mine / Not Just Vegetarian’s Masq, serving New American food serving New Orleans inspired food, is located in midtown East.  I was recently invited by Masq ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Dec 23, 2013 |  Original Post

Giano: Neighborhood Italian in the East Village, NYC

Note:  This is a review of Giano, paid for by Giano, however, all opinions in this post are mine / Not Just Vegetarian’s I was recently invited to a Press dinner at Giano, in the East Village.  Giano stands for Janus – the dual-faced ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Dec 20, 2013 |  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

Skál – Icelandic / New Nordic in NYC

Skál is a relatively new restaurant in NYC that has the feel of an Icelandic sea side cottage  - Owner Oli Bjorn Stephensen  is from Iceland. The food at Skál is made with Nordic techniques  - Chef Ben Spiegel previously was at Willows Inn ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Nov 27, 2013 |  Original Post

The Gate Islington – All vegetarian restaurant in London

The Gate restaurant was highly recommended to me as the “best” vegetarian restaurant in London before I moved to London.  So, I had to check it out!  I loved the airy, casual “feel” of The Gate in Islington and the range of ...

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

Pearl and Ash: Small Plates in Nolita (NYC)

Pearl & Ash is a small plates restaurant (by Chef Richard Kuo) and wine bar  that opened in NYC in February 2013.  The combination of flavors, textures, and the plating of the delicate food at Pearl & Ash make me want to go back for more. ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Nov 19, 2013 |  Original Post

Com Viet: Hidden Gem in Covent Garden, London

We went to Com Viet because we were looking for a quick meal in the Covent Garden / Leicester Square area and were thrilled to find this little hidden gem of a place.  We loved the simple dinner we had at Com Viet and hope to be back if we are in ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Nov 15, 2013 |  Original Post

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