Being a vegetarian in New York isn't the challenge it used to be, but that doesn't mean it's always easy. Sure, most restaurants these days offer one or two decent vegetarian options, but sometimes you don't want the pasta or a meal made cobbled together from side dishes. With that in mind, here are 60 recommendations for restaurants that accommodate vegetarians without disappointing carnivores.
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Williamsburg is a party neighborhood to be sure, but also more of dining out destination every day. So when it gets late and you're feeling hungry after a drink or two, you don't need to sacrifice good taste to fill your belly.
As usual I experienced so much serious deliciousness this year, so when Max asked me to come up with a list of my favorite must-eats, I found it excruciatingly difficult to limit myself to the usual ten, so I didn't.
Ed Levine already named the slices coming out of the Vera Forno oven at Williamsburg Pizza "top-five-in-NYC quality." So we decided to hit up this South Williamsburg newcomer and talk to owner and pizzaiolo Nino Coniglio about his stellar toppings. Of special interest was an off-menu square pie topped with smoky thick-cut bacon, smoked mozzarella, pungent gorgonzola, and apples that go all soft and sweet in the oven. Click through the slideshow below to learn how to make this salty-sweet, porky pizza at home. What You'll Need (for one pizza) 1 dough portion (See Kenji's Basic Square Pan Pizza Dough...
Adam Kuban and I first encountered Williamsburg Pizza pizzaiolo Nino Coniglio at his first owned and occupied place, Pizzeria del Corso. Since then, he has gone from being on the cusp of great to producing some top-five-in-NYC quality pies at the new Williamsburg Pizza.