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NYC: Free Bomboloni at Pizza Vinoteca with Pizza Purchase

October is National Dessert Month! Pizza Vinoteca, known for their grilled pizzas and Italian-inspired dishes, is offering one free bombolone, a Tuscan style doughnut, with any grilled pizza purchase. Pizza Vinoteca is located at 15 Union Square W, New York, NY. Bomboloni are served warm and available in five delicious flavors: Milk Chocolate with Vanilla...

NYC Veggie Pride Parade 2011 Highlights

Last Sunday May 15th, I stopped by the 4th Annual NYC Veggie Pride Parade as they arrived at Union Square Park for the post parade rally and activities. It was a gloomy and rainy day but the weather did not stop the parade participants from expressing their vegetarian/vegan pride. On the veggie stage, organizer Pamela...

NYC Veggie Pride Parade Takes Place Sunday, May 15

The 4th Annual NYC Veggie Pride Parade will take place in Greenwich Village/Union Square on Sunday, May 15, 2011. The Veggie Pride Parade is about standing up for the vegetarian and vegan lifestyles, and raising awareness about animal cruelty and factory farming issues. Parade participants dress up in veggie-themed costumes to express their pride in...

Holiday Markets

Here are some highlights from the University Place Fall Fair from earlier this month on Sat Nov 7th. ZeppoleThese light, deep fried dough balls are about 2 inches in diameter and topped with powdered sugar. Deadly and messy, but delicious! Yona’s Gourmet Delights had a table filled with an eye catching selection of appetizers, quiches,...

Union Square Farmers Market (Photos) cont.

At the farmers market, I also came across the White House Organic Farm Project bus. They road trip around the country in a yellow school bus, fund raising and promoting the concept for the next President to start an organic farm at the White House. Excerpt from their website: “TheWhoFarm Project is a non-partisan, petition-based...

Union Square Farmers Market (Photos)

Yesterday I was passing by 14th Street and Broadway and I came across the farmers market at Union Square. The farmers market can be found every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, from 8am to about 6pm. Here you’ll find bunch of local farmers, food suppliers, bakers, gardeners, etc. selling organic fruits and vegetables, freshly baked...

Restaurant Week 2008 New York City

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2008 just ended last Friday. It’s this two week event (Monday – Friday) where they offer special 3 course lunches and dinners at various restaurants across the city at promotional prices. I usually only go out to eat during weekends, but for this event, I made an exception. Three course lunch...