VegNews’ New York City Vegan Weekend on a Budget Checklist


Last June, Jasmin Singer of Our Hen House took a vegan tour of NYC on a budget for VegNewsTV. As I watched, I thought of all the places I had been to…Yay!…and that I hadn’t…Boo!. Here’s my checklist.

 
 
 
 

MANHATTAN

MoMA Museum of Modern Art (Midtown Manhattan) – On Fridays, it’s totally free until close.

 

DONE

Mamoun’s Falafel (West Village) – Singer visited the location on McDougall Street. I recently got to visit the one on St Marks. Yep. It’s a pretty good bite for a mere $2.50.

 

Marie’s Crisis Cafe (West Village) – Singer recommends you go late cause Broadway players are known to stop in.

 

Yoga To The People

 

DONE

Curly’s Vegetarian Lunch

 

DONE

MooShoes – From shoes, to bags, to books, and t-shirts, just drop by. They carry Herbivore t-shirts…”Bacon Had a Mom”…LOL…True story.

 

New York Tenement Museum

 

Blue Stockings

 

DONE

Viva Herbal Pizzeria – Great variety. Thick slices.

 

GO HERE IF NOWHERE ELSE

DONE

Lula’s Sweet Apothecary – PB&J ice cream is off the hook, but I’m sure you can tell by now that I’m partial to PB&J. Yummy sundaes and they carry GO MAX GO and RESCUE CHOCOLATE bars.

 

Personal additions: STOGO, Atlas Cafe

BROOKLYN

Terrace Bagel (Park Slope)

 

Brooklyn Botanical Gardens – Totally free Saturday mornings

 

DONE

Food Swings (Williamsburg) – Milkshakes are a yes. I love the Chick’n Cordon Bleu Sandwich. Nom nom nom. If you can’t make it to Lula’s…or you just want more…you can pick up pints of Lula’s Ice Cream here. Oh yeah.

 

DONE

Wild Ginger (Williamsburg) – Try the Bibimbap, Spinach Wonton Soup, and the cheese filled fried Wontons. My faves.

 

GO HERE IF NOWHERE ELSE

DONE

Vinnie’s (Williamsburg) – Just search this blog for Vinnie’s and you’ll know of my love. There is also a location in Greenpoint.

 

DONE

Champs Vegan Bakery (Williamsburg) – Been a few times. You can get eats and sweets there! I’m on board with pretty much anything PB&J. They did some remodeling a couple months back and added booths and a longer counter to sit and eat.

 

Atlantis Attic

 

DONE

Dunwell Doughnuts – You can get these babies at Champs in Williamsburg…but they now have their own storefront! Drop by, but be mindful they’re closed on certain days.

 

DONE

Pine Box Rock Shop – My friend Carl played there new stage a few months back! They carry a couple V-Spot empanadas I haven’t seen elsewhere. Go! Eat! Drink! Be a merry veg*n!

 

Personal additions: V-Spot, B.A.D. Burger

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