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One of the only Michelin-recommended vegetarian restaurants in America, Dirt Candy was named “Best Vegetarian Restaurant in NYC” by amNew York, L Magazine and The Village Voice, it was voted “Best Vegan Restaurant in NYC” by Citysearch readers and the Village Voice singled it out for “Best Grits in NYC.”

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Reviews

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“…Dirt Candy is the future of vegetarian restaurants.” (read more)

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“…so good it’ll stop your heart…we should be thankful for Dirt .Candy…” (read more)

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“Dirt Candy is a restaurant where meat eaters and vegetarians can order side-by-side and leave feeling like they’veexperienced something special.” (read more)

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“Many of her dishes are so earnest in their embrace of a single ingredient that you find yourself stopping to really think about that vegetable, as if for the first time.” (read more)

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“Whether or not you’re a vegetarian, you will enjoy Dirt Candy.” (read more)

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“…on a date…styled for a…deep fryer…afraid of…form…” (read more)

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Interviews

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A really long interview about Dirt Candy’s approach to cooking over on the Starchefs site.

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When PETA selected me to be Chef of the Month for October 2009 they did a pretty in-depth interview about Dirt Candy’s approach to vegan and vegetarian dining.

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Press Requests Can Go To:

press@dirtcandynyc.com



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Menu

Snack

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Jalapeno Hush Puppies $6
served with maple butter
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Appetizers

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Mushroom $13
portobello mousse, truffled toast
pear & fennel compote

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Cucumber $12
roasted cucumber hot and sour soup,
black sesame, garlic chili oil, wood ear
mushroom, cucumber jelly

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Spinach $13
spinach & grapefruit mille-feuille,
with smoked pistachios and ricotta

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Potato $12
warm potato salad, crispy Japanese
yams, grilled sweet potato, olives,
bitter greens, apples

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Entrees

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Beets $20
salt-roasted beets, thai green curry,
beet gnocchi, whipped coconut galangal cream

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Pepper $18
fennel & pepper tofu,
parsley spaetzle, grilled
yellow pepper broth,
mustard crumbs

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Broccoli $21
smoked broccoli dogs,
broccoli kraut, salt &
vinegar broccoli rabe

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Corn $19
stone ground grits, corn cream,
pickled shiitakes, huitlacoche,
tempura poached egg

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- everything on the menu can be made vegan on request.

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Dessert

Rosemary Eggplant Tiramisu $12
grilled eggplant, rosemary cotton
candy, mascarpone

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Ice Cream Nanaimo Bar$11
sweet pea, mint, chocolate

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Popcorn Pudding$11
salted caramel corn

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Celery Cheesecake Roll $10
celeriac ice cream, peanut filling,

& candied grapes

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- vegan dessert selection changes regularly, please ask your server.

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Our wine list (and other beverages)

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Gift Certificates

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