Category Archives: NYC Food Destinations

The Dairy Free Traveler at the NYC Wine & Food Festival: a preview

Therese and I are looking forward to attending this year’s New York City Wine & Food Festival, held at numerous venues around the city.  The Festival is taking place Thursday through Sunday, October 17-20, and we will be attending 5 … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Brunch, Celebrity Chefs, Dairy Free, Dinner, Food, Food festivals, Food Network, Japanese Food, New York, New York City, NYC Chefs, NYC Food Destinations, Ramen | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream: Vegan Frozen Dessert Ne Plus Ultra!

I couldn’t tell you where and when I first heard that Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream was selling some vegan options.  It was definitely within the last few months, and it might have been by that most ubiquitous of agencies, … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy Free, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, New York, New York City, NYC Food Destinations, Vegan food | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Smorgasburg: dairy free eats in Williamsburg

I’ve been wanting to visit Smorgasburg – the weekend street fair of local hipster food vendors that takes place in Williamsburg – since the first time I heard of it more than a year ago.  I can give you excuses … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy Free, Food, Lunch, Markets, New York City, NYC Food Destinations, NYC Restaurants, sliders, Vegan food | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Easter Dinner: Bittman and Sifton come through again!

For our Easter dinner, we were once again inspired by the work of Mark Bittman and Sam Sifton in the NY Times, in this case their Spring Feast which appeared in the Sunday Magazine on March 24th.  But that was … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Dairy Free, Dinner, Holidays, NYC Food Destinations, Outdoor markets, Recipes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

No mo’ Stogo???? Say it ain’t so!!!

I felt my heart skip a beat when I learned that Stogo, my favorite place for dairy free frozen dessert for the last 4 years, closed recently.  As the story goes, they were killed by Hurricane Sandy. Yes, in the … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy Free, Dessert, NYC Food Destinations | Tagged | Leave a comment

Mario Batali’s Eggplant Dish Takes My Cake

When my wife Therese said she was going to make me an eggplant dish reminiscent of eggplant parmigiana, but it was going to be lighter, without frying all the eggplant in olive oil, I said, “that sounds like a great … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Dairy Free, Dinner, Italian food, Markets, NYC Chefs, NYC Food Destinations, NYC Restaurants | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

New Dairy Free treats from Trader Joe’s

On our most recent Trader Joe’s run, I picked up some dairy free treats that I had not seen before.  Going back to my days of being a vegan in the 1990s, I have always gotten excited when I come … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy Free, NYC Food Destinations, pre-packaged food, Snacks, Supermarkets, Vegan food | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments