It's been a good year for vegetarian food here in New York City, where I've tasted everything from Indonesian food in Elmhurst to heirloom tomatoes in Brooklyn. Here are my ten favorite meat-free bites of 2012.
- Achari Bhindi at Benares
- Muk at Dok Suni
- Tomatoes, Melon, and Squash at Bellwether
- Lontong Sayur at Upi Jaya
- Charred Market Beans at L'Artusi
- Heirloom Tomato Salad at Carlton Park
- Bombas de Queso de Cabra at Euzkadi
- Tomato and Egg Bruschetta at Terroir
- Yum Kai Dao at Zabb Elee
- Ortalana at Max SoHa
About the author: Howard Walfish is a Virginia native who has been living in New York since 2003. He is, in fact, a vegetarian, and is the co-founder of Eat to Blog and the creator of BrooklynVegetarian.