Champs is vegan, and it’s more fun than your average diner. They compensate for the fact that they don’t use animal products by putting sprinkles on pancakes and making tater tot nachos. You’ll wonder how everything is meat and dairy-free (including the mozzarella sticks), and you’re probably better off not asking. This is hangover food for vegetarians, but a meat-eater should find something to get down with here as well.
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Black Flamingo is a vegan Mexican restaurant in Williamsburg with a basement dance floor that’s open on weekends (when you’ll see a line to get in).
Peaches Hothouse is a casual restaurant in Bed-Stuy where you can find some good Nashville-style hot fried chicken.
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Like the other locations of Chirping Chicken, this one in Hell’s Kitchen serves great roast chicken and sides in a counter-service setup.
One Bedford isn’t the best restaurant in Greenpoint, but it might be the most average one. If that doesn’t sound like a compliment, well, it isn’t.
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Anthony & Son Panini Shoppe
Anthony & Son is the place to go in East Williamsburg for a sandwich so filling you won’t eat for... ever again.
Amituofo is a vegan restaurant in Bushwick that serves Asian-inspired dishes and is great for casual group dinners.
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