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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

El Camion offers late night Mexican in Soho, London

El Camion is a small(ish) Mexican dining spot in Soho, London that serves food from the Baja Peninsula and North West Mexico.  El Camion’s decor with its bright floral table cloth, bright lighting, and displays of a range of hot sauces and ...

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

Many vegetarian options at L’Apicio

L’ Apicio is an Italian inspired restaurant that opened in 2012 in the East Village.  L’Apicio is brought to NYC from the same team that runs della’nima, L’Artusi, and Anfora.  The team includes Chef Gabe Thomson, Beverage ...

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

Loved the Pan Asian food at E and O in Notting Hill, London

E & O (for Eastern & Oriental) in Notting Hill is part of Ricker Restaurants (by Will Ricker) serving Pan-Asian food.  It was buzzing with people when we went late on a weekday evening and we thought the buzz was by virtue of it’s ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Sep 02, 2013 |  Original Post

Mint Leaf – tasty fine dining Indian food in West End

On a recent Sunday night when we felt like eating Indian food, we tried Mint Leaf Restaurant & Bar near Haymarket.  We loved the food and drinks at Mint Leaf and may go back there with a group of friends.   Mint Leaf has a large lounge and a ...

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

Go to Bombay Duck Co. for Mumbai Street food in Manhattan

I heard about Bombay Duck Co. from a friend who saw it on ABC local  news.  Bombay Duck is a small family run Indian restaurant in the Greenwich Village.  It was the menu at Bombay Duck Co. intrigued me – there were many dishes that are ...

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

Enjoyed dinner at Greenwich Project in NYC

Greenwich Project in the West Village is the latest restaurant of the Project Group.  We loved the delicious food at Greenwich Project when we went on a recent weekend with friends.  The restaurant is in a town house, serving small plates ...

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

Go to Musket Room in NYC

… to eat modern New Zealand cuisine by Auckland born Chef Matt Lambert (Saxon + Parole vet).  I was wowed last weekend when I went to Musket Room, a casual yet intimate restaurant in Nolita.   I want to keep it a secret, and am hesitant to ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Jun 14, 2013 |  Original Post

Fresh and simple Italian at Stuzzico in Connaught Village in London

I went to London a few times over the past couple of months and really enjoyed the dining scene there.  So, here is my first post about eating “not just vegetarian” in London. We were staying in the Bayswater / Paddington area and ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Jun 05, 2013 |  Original Post

Not going back to Willow Road in NYC

I went to Willow Road recently with a vegetarian friend and was utterly disappointed with the experience.  Willow Road is housed in the Old Nabisco Factory in the Meat Packing District and serves American food until 3 AM every week day.  We were ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Jun 03, 2013 |  Original Post

Almond tofu and sake ice cream at Yopparai (a Sake Bar and restaurant) in NYC

I recently had dinner at Yopparai (a Sake bar and restaurant) in the Lower East Side.  I remember having heard about the sake and the wonderful, funky cocktails there.  Having been to Yopparai, I think it has the most unique dishes among Japanese ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 30, 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

Dinner at The Smith near Lincoln Center in NYC

I went to The Smith Restaurant and Bar near the Lincoln Center on a warm spring evening with a few friends.  The restaurant is large and does not have great acoustics.  The large doors open out on to Broadway as they did that evening, and there ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 28, 2013 |  Original Post

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