Veggie Burger

5 Best Veggie Burgers in New York City

I’m always cautious of veggie burgers when I see them on a menu. More often than not restaurants get by tacking a veggie burger on their menu by simply defrosting a store bought version and calling it a meal. And more often than not, they’re inedible. I...
Bombay Sandwich

Lighter Revamped Vegetarian Indian Food: Bombay Sandwich Co

When I suggest an Indian restaurant to my friends, the response is always the same – “No way, it’s just so heavy.” Time and time again I agree to disagree, and come to terms with eating Indian on my own time. Hey, more Naan for me! But then I found...
Guide to Restaurants around NYU

Your Guide to Restaurants around NYU

Moving to New York City at 18 to start college can be really overwhelming. I remember being extremely flustered my first semester of Freshman year: getting lost all the time, walking around with my ID on a purple lanyard (#embarrassing), awkwardly trying to...
Eating Out in NYC

Keeping it Healthy While Eating Out in NYC

Ever feel overwhelmed by the seemingly endless amount of restaurants this city has to offer? Just when you think you know the ins and outs of a neighborhood, a new local spot opens and throws you for a loop. That’s why we we’ve brought over Leah Silberman...
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Local Farmers at the Union Square Greenmarket

If you haven’t checked out the world-famous Greenmarket at Union Square yet, add it to your summer bucket list. The farmer’s market is open all four seasons of the year, but summertime at the market seems more colorful (and more delicious) than ever....
Quinciple

Shop Local for Fresh Food with Quinciple

At Eat Up New York, we’re all about keeping it local, especially when it comes to food. The relationship between an average city dweller and the farmer behind their food is basically non-existent. Think about what you just ate, do you know the story behind...
Behind the Kitchen with Chef John of AWOL Eatery

Behind the Kitchen with Chef John of AWOL Eatery

Nowadays it seems like everyone I know has a different dietary restriction; gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, etc. Of course I want everyone to be happy, but all of these restrictions sure make planning group dinners a bit more complicated....
A Day in the Life of a Vegetarian

Three Squares a day for this Vegetarian

Time and time again when I tell people that I’m a vegetarian, they are in disbelief. Everyone is overly concerned about my protein intake and that I’m not getting enough nutrients. They think they can’t take me anywhere because I won’t be able to find...
Kura Sushi

Serious Sushi and Seriously Delicious – Kura Sushi

Kura Sushi  doesn’t have a star publicist. It doesn’t have an Instagram and it doesn’t even have a sign marking where it is. It just has an incredible omakase. Kura Sushi is just off of St. Mark’s Place and you have to know the exact address or...
Tenement Talks Series

Tenement Talks, Vegetarian Cooking Past & Present

Last night reminded why I love this city so much and how easy it is to be spontaneous here. NYC is constantly buzzing with cool events, exhibits, talks, concerts, and so much more. And while I mostly feel like this city is robbing me at any chance it gets, by...