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Am Thai Bistro is Hit or Miss for Vegetarians

If Am Thai were to streamline some of its vegetarian options— leaving out the unnecessary veg and perhaps even the obligatory-seeming fried tofu chunks—it could be a great neighborhood joint. As it is, the restaurant offers a plethora of interesting meat-free dishes, so it's still a worthwhile destination if you live nearby. More

LoDuca Pizza: A Slice Joint Gem in the Heart of Brooklyn

[Photographs: John Wozniak] LoDuca Pizza 14 Newkirk Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11226; 718-859-1501 Style: New York–style, Sicilian-style, and specialty deep dish Oven Type: Gas The Skinny: Easily accessible classic Brooklyn slice joint Getting There: Located right at a major B/Q subway stop, Newkirk, about a half hour into Brooklyn Hours: Mon–Sat, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; closed Sundays Price: Large pie, $13; Sicilian pie, $17; plain slice, $2.25; square, $2.35; chicken Parm deep dish slice, $4 Notes: No delivery but take-out is available Much has been written and argued about the great pizzerias in Brooklyn, but as a result of... More

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