New York City Vegan Food Friday: Photo Essay

Hello, hello! Jess here, and I’m currently nearing the end of a special New York hiatus. As a native Long Islander (which I don’t always admit, so we must all be friends here), I’ve been seeking out vegetarian options in the city since I was in high school. No matter how long I’m in town for, there are always a few locales on my must-go lists, and so many damn new places to try and work in! This time around, it had not only been three years since I’d last been, I also had my never-been-to-New York girlfriend with me, and we only had so much time on our hands with a wedding to attend, museums to visit, shopping, sightseeing and sleeping. I had been talking up how New York makes the best bagels, knishes (and explaining what one was), pizza, ice cream and falafel, big time, and while we didn’t check everything off our list (I’m trying!), we threw in some Thai, a vegan diner and crossaints.

Here’s a peak into our first few days for Vida Vegan’s MoFo! Food! Friday!

A new favorite: Champs Bakery & Diner

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SAG bagel sandwich: faux egg & soysage with chipotle mayo, Champs Bakery & Diner

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Hummus Triple Deke Club, Champs Bakery & Diner

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Vegan eggplant slice for me, vegan pepperoni basil slice for J. Legume, Vinnie’s

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Tofu cream cheese selection (nearly all vegan), Bagels on the Square

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Smoked tofu, pesto & sun-dried tomato panini, S’nice

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Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich (which I have to admit, I was expecting more Tofurkey from), S’nice

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Falafel & fries, Maoz

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Eggplant & tofu in spicy garlic sauce, Pukk

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Green Delight, Pukk

 Just this morning, my sister and I walked from her apartment in Brooklyn to a nearby vegan doughnut shop…delightful….and I have three more days to go! For more obsessive NYC vegan dining updates, check it

About jess sconé

Jess spends most of her time scheming in notebooks about life and events she’s involved with, such as Vida Vegan Con and Vegan Iron Chef, brushing crap out of her cats eyes, thinking about Muppets, reading horror fiction, and deciding what’s for dinner. She's been writing Get Sconed! since 2005, which is now located at www.comesconewithme.com

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