"Eating at Dirt Candy can be like going to a child’s birthday party in a country where all the children love vegetables...Ms. Cohen is not adapting the vegetarian cuisine of some other culture. She is inventing her own."
"Whether or not you’re a vegetarian, you’ll enjoy this against-type, meat-free East Village restaurant."
"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."
"...so good it'll stop your heart...we should be thankful for Dirt Candy..."
"...Dirt Candy is the future of vegetarian restaurants."