Category Breakfast

Farm fresh breakfast at Tom’s Kitchen in Chelsea, London

Tom’s Kitchen in Chelsea, London is a great place to have breakfast or brunch (or lunch or dinner).  The restaurant has 2 levels: the ground floor was very busy and noisy, while upstairs was quiet, and very relaxed with tables set far apart.  The restaurant was child-friendly – there were many guests with babies and […]

Top 10 posts on Not Just Vegetarian…

So, Not Just Vegetarian is one year old!!!  Thank you friends, family, and all readers for supporting this blog.   Here is a round-up of the top 10 posts over the past year: No. 10:  Chilean wine class at Puro Wine  I really enjoyed learning about Chilean wine and eating Chilean appetizers in this class. […]

A hidden gem – a.cafe – in midtown NYC for excellent brunch on the weekend

The last few posts were about my Not Just Vegetarian eating experiences in Cancun.  Am taking a break from the Cancun series to tell you about my (now) favorite brunch spot.   Will be back to the Cancun series in a few days. Gone are the days when I would have brunch at a leisurely […]

A great place to get breakfast in Cancun

This is the third post in the Cancun series. Most tourists who vacation at resorts or hotels in the Caribbean or in Mexico, I suspect, would end up eating breakfast at their hotel’s restaurants because of the all-inclusive stay option available at many resorts.  We often avoid all-inclusive hotels, primarily because of the poor quality […]

Whole-wheat everything bagel with Scallion Tofu at Bagel Cafe

I am no bagel expert , I do not claim to know the hall marks of the ideal bagel, nor do I know the best way to eat a bagel.  Turns out that bagel eating is a pretty democratic process, as I have found on reading many discussion boards, such as this Chowhound board and […]

Veggie Panini with a side of fries

Is a Cafe the same as a Diner?

Or rather, does a Diner become a Cafe because it calls itself so, even if it’s a Diner in reality?  In my opinion “NO” (and I learned this in a way that I would never make the same mistake again – i.e., the hard way) Sometime last week, a friend of mine visited NYC from […]