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Noodle Heaven at Cocoron!

Noodle Heaven at Cocoron!

A little background: I was vegetarian for something like 13 years, and due to the fact that I grew up in a city that isn’t a hotbed of Japanese cuisine (Buffalo), I kind of missed out on the whole ramen-not-out-of-a-package thing until a year or so ago! Most vegetarian Japanese noodles (ramen, soba, udon) were(…)

Power List: Three Lorimer Stop Restaurants That Rule

Power List: Three Lorimer Stop Restaurants That Rule

I’ve lived off the Lorimer stop on the L on and off for a little over 11 years and to say that the neighborhood has changed is a raging understatement. Back in the day, Sal’s, DuMont + Kellogg’s were damn near the only games in town. Of course, I was walking distance from plenty of(…)