Avant Garden’s name isn’t exactly doing it any favors - but this restaurant does make some very good vegan food. They just opened a new location in Williamsburg with a setup that’s very similar to the original in the East Village: fancy (but not pretentious) plates of vegetables that won’t make you miss the presence of meat, in an intimate space that would be good for a low-key date. Skip the cocktails and try something off their interesting wine list instead, and get the eggplant toast - which is excellent, and one of the new menu items that’s only available at this location.
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Mister Dips is a little trailer in a Williamsburg park where you can pick up a burger, some ice cream, and a thing of waffle fries covered in cheese.
L’Industrie is a cash-only pizza spot in Williamsburg with over 30 different types of pies.
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by CHLOE is the Greenwich Village restaurant that taught us that French fries are vegan.
We learned a lot of things from eating at Peacefood Cafe, mostly related to non-violence and how nachos are apparently good for you.
Candle Cafe is one of your only vegan options on the Upper East Side, but it’s also pretty good.
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Llama Inn isn’t actually a hotel for llamas, but it is a Peruvian restaurant very much worth the trip to Williamsburg.
Lighthouse is our go-to spot in Williamsburg for a casual, kind of healthy, but still impressive meal.
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