The world is in agreement that veggie is the way to go. It’s healthier and better for the environment. The one worry is always that vegetarians do not get enough to eat. This is of course, a myth. New York City is full of wonderful restaurants that center around the vegetarian lifestyle.
300 E. 12th St.
New York, NY 10003
Angelica Kitchen has tons of fresh and organic vegetarian food! Its seasonal menu is carefully prepared. The food is eclectic and ranges from Thai food to vegetarian-style southern food. It is located in the East Village, which is a lovely place to go for a walk after dinner.
191 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
This Williamsburg restaurant is “nearly vegan” and has vegetarian and vegan alternatives to basic foods, such as scrambled eggs, burritos, steak sandwiches and the like.
1307 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10021
This is a great place to get delicious, decadent desserts. Their appetizers include hummus, tangy sea vegetables and entrees based on tofu, tempeh and seitan.
154 E. 79th St.
New York, NY 10075
Candle 79 offers gourmet vegan cuisine in an incredibly romantic setting. All of their food is organic. This restaurant is interesting because they offer a vegan soup of the day, which is often unique, such as watermelon or pureed squash. This restaurant will make you forget you ever craved meat.
Caravan of Dreams
405 East 6th St.
New York, NY 10009
This restaurant is not only vegan, but kosher as well. They have a meal for your every need, whether it is a snack after work, brunch with friends, or a romantic dinner with your significant other.