Category Late Night Meal

Mint Leaf – tasty fine dining Indian food in West End

On a recent Sunday night when we felt like eating Indian food, we tried Mint Leaf Restaurant & Bar near Haymarket.  We loved the food and drinks at Mint Leaf and may go back there with a group of friends.   Mint Leaf has a large lounge and a dining area.  The restaurant felt more like […]

Late night Lebanese dinner at Ranoush Juice in High Street Kensington

Jetlagged on having arrived from NYC, we were looking for a late night restaurant (past midnight on a Friday night) in the Kensington area.  We tried Kensington Wine room which was listed on the Urbanspoon list of late night dining options.  When we called Kensington Wine Rooms, however, they were no longer serving dinner. The host […]

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. […]

Veggie sliders and a buckwheat noodle salad at Brickyard Gastropub

Sometime last year (in this post), I went with a group of friends to Brickyard Gastropub in Hell’s Kitchen and wrote about the surprising number of vegetarian options there and how much I liked the food.  I also promised to go back to Brickyard Gastropub to get pictures and to tell you more about the […]

Amazing Grilled Octopus at Oficina Latina NYC

Despite many years of living in the US and despite some travel to Mexico, Peru, Brazil, and Argentina, I confess that I know very little of Central and South American cuisine and drinks.  A good reason, I think, is because I do not get to eat them often in NYC (excluding Mexican of course), and […]

Cactus Salad and Tacos at Taco Grill in Cancun

This is the second post in the Cancun series.  From my previous post (Ah Cacao in Cancun), you know that we went to the La Isla Shopping Mall in the Hotel Zone to check-out Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe.  Right across from that cafe is Taco Grill.  We did not set out to have lunch at […]

Culinary Trends in Chocolate…

… more from the New York Chocolate Show 2012.  You read about my experience in the show in my previous post. This post is about a short informative (and tasting) session that I attended on Culinary Trends in Chocolate during the NY Chocolate Show.  The session was conducted by a representative of the National Confectioners […]