• Restaurants

    Broccoli Bar in Fort Greene Brooklyn Closes

    Broccoli bar was a unique vegan restaurant in Fort Greene in Brooklyn. It served an interesting menu to say the least – centered around just broccoli. Now before you run the other way, check out their Yelp page with 4.5 rating with 47 reviews – not too shabby for a competitive New York restaurant market. Given the constraints under which they operated (just broccoli eh?) I’d say they did a phenomenal job of designing a great menu, with broccoli steamed, grilled, fried, sautéed, pickled, potatoed, and what not. Broccoli bar started as a mobile food cart out of Burlington Vermont. They still serve the New England market. You can check…

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    C Grade Restaurants in New York City

    Yes, C grade restaurants are usually rare in New York but there are some. Letter grades for restaurant cleanliness are now an integral part of the restaurant scene in New York, since being introduced in July of 2010. Restaurants that don’t meet the cleanliness standards are shut down (although some argue that the system is broken and needs to be reformed). Personally, I haven’t seen too many C grade restaurants in New York City but there are definitely a few. B is fairly common but most restaurants I visit seem to be an A anyway, not that B really deters me from checking out a great place to eat. The…