November is my birthday month and I try to celebrate the whole month-long, just because I can. One of my favorite ways to celebrate is to go to new and old favorite restaurants. Last month I found a new favorite, it is Urban Vegan Kitchen. The Urban Vegan Kitchen opened recently and is in the lower West Side neighborhood of Manhattan. I am not a vegan but I am always trying to eat less meat and if something is healthy and delicious, it’s just delicious. I can’t argue with being healthier.
My nephew was treating me to a dinner at the restaurant of my choice and I am so happy that I pushed this to the number one spot on my list. Even if you are the strictest of carnivores, you will enjoy Urban Vegan Kitchen. It is the latest idea conceived by the owner of the Blossom restaurant chain, Pamela Elizabeth, and the well-known Vegan chef Timothy Pakron. Pakron conceptualized the menu and created with a bunch of delicious options for dinner, brunch, with an extensive wine list.
The atmosphere in the restaurant is laid back country, white shiplap decorates the upstairs and comfy couches and a DJ corner are in the lounge downstairs.
So What’s For Dinner At Urban Vegan Kitchen?
But back to the delicious food. Ok? I ordered the delicious seitan steak with peppercorn gravy, mashed potatoes, and broccolini. My niece ordered the scrumptious lasagna with fresh basil. My nephew ordered their quarter pound vegan burger which was voted the best vegan burger in the city served with fries, although I didn’t get a clear picture of it. So sorry! But I did taste it, it was crazy good. I’m already planning to go back. My nephew is planning on which dates he can bring there.
I tasted everything, believe me! I have to say that it was all amazingly good, not that I had to be convinced. I was already full but I couldn’t pass up having dessert. I ordered a Southern staple, pecan pie with coconut whipped cream. And I was so happy with it. The best part was the coconut whipped cream because I am lactose intolerant and I could fully enjoy how much better this tastes to the prepackaged bottled stuff.
My nephew got it right with taking me out to eat and I am so pleased with the service and my experience and I suggest that you try something new and visit, Urban Vegan Kitchen. It is in the West Village,
41 Carmine St, New York, NY 10014. Let me know what you think, I’d love to read what you ordered and how it went. Please put it all in the comments below. Let’s keep the discussion going!
Until our next rendezvous…