Tag Archive | vegetarian

Red Bamboo: New York City

Red Bamboo: New York City

Could I, a longtime vegetarian, convince full-fledged devoted meat-eaters to try out a vegetarian/vegan restaurant? Sure. You know, once. But could I convince them that the food tasted just like their favorites from a conventional restaurant? That is, admittedly, a much tougher sell. So I decided to put Red Bamboo, my favorite NYU-area eatery, to […]

Food Truck: Hibachi Heaven, New York, NY

If you work a hectic job in a big city like I do, you know that changing up your lunch schedule from day to day is a daunting task on it own. Your lunch has to be three things: 1) cheap, 2) prepped fast, and 3) nearby. It doesn’t even have to taste that great […]

Picante: Springfield, NJ

Down the street from Thai Amarin, a new Collabor-fave, is Picante “The Taste of Mexico,” a cool lunch spot that has gained much critical acclaim in the area. Let me tell you: Chipotle, this is not. Fresh, authentic, and reasonably priced, this place is a gem. The best way to describe Picante and its dishes […]

Thai Amarin: Springfield, NJ

Sandwiched between a bank drive thru, dry cleaner, and Muscle Maker Grill in a tiny strip mall in Jersey, you’ll find Thai Amarin, a hidden gem of Thai cuisine. Once you get past its blink-and-you’ll-miss-it humble storefront, you’ll be instantly transported into a warm and welcoming dining room that smells like sandalwood and jasmine. Check […]