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Taste of London Winter 2014 – Part 1

Taste of London Winter 2014 was another fantastic opportunity to try dishes at restaurants that one would not visit.  There were fewer restaurants serving food at Taste of London Winter 2014 relative to those at Taste of London (from summer 2014).  While Taste of London (summer) is an outdoor event, Taste of London Winter in […]

First Timer at the Great British Beer Festival 2013 in London

The Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) 2013 is happening in London from August 13 – 17, 2013.  I had a great time when I went there a couple of days ago.  The GBBF, the flagship event of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), offers a huge selection (over 800) of real ales (cask conditioned beer), […]

Refreshing Mint Lemonade from SoomSoom55 in Midtown East, NYC

On a very warm sunny afternoon a couple of weeks ago, much like today was and the next couple of days will be in NYC, I was walking in midtown and was feeling very thirsty.  I happened to notice an all-vegetarian salad bar called SoomSoom55, and walked in to see what was available.    At […]

From The Seed Experience 2013 – Vegan Immersion – in NYC

On a very rainy Sunday afternoon, I went to The Seed Experience – a vegan lifestyle event – in NYC, for a couple of hours of vegan immersion.  Having grown up part-vegan and part-vegetarian, I am always on the look-out for great tasting vegan food.  That’s right, for me taste is paramount and if it’s vegan, […]

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. […]

Classic Greek seafood dishes and contemporary dishes with Greek ingredients at Thalassa NYC

I was recently invited to a Press Dinner at Thalassa (means “the sea” in Greek) in NYC.  While I have been to Thalassa before and have enjoyed the food there almost 9 years ago, this time too, I had a wonderful evening at Thalassa and enjoyed classic Greek and contemporary seafood dishes with Greek ingredients as well. […]

Sicilian cauliflower and an Apricot jam and camembert sandwich at Indie Food and Wine

Tucked away in the Lincoln Center complex in the Film Society of Lincoln Center on 65th Street, Indie Food & Wine offers breakfast ,  casual lunch, dinner and concessions for the Film Society of Lincoln Center.   I heard very recently about Indie Food and Wine from a friend who lives in the neighborhood and […]