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Vegan pop-up at Huntington Station market

Vegan "pulled pork" sandwiches at Heirloom Vegan Eatery

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Only four more weeks for the indoor G&G Huntington winter farmers market. This Sunday, Heirloom Vegan Eatery from Williamsburg, Brooklyn will be serving a selection of their entirely meat-free specialties, among them vegan gyros and souvlaki, pulled “pork” sandwiches, kale chips and Tater Tots. Sandwiches are $8, sides are $3, combos for $10.

Also on the docket: Imperial Empanadas, a maple...

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Live Island Cafe, Huntington: Closed

Live Island Cafe, Huntington

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Live Island Cafe, which specialized in raw foods, has closed. The little Huntington takeout, secreted away in a small strip mall outside of the village, served the raw vegan cuisine of chef-owner Okima Wilcox-Hitt.

What I really liked there was a salad made with beet greens, collard greens, rainbow chard, baby Heirloom tomatoes, kale and asparagus. A faux tuna salad was interesting, but it...

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3 Brothers Pizza Cafe: New and vegan in Farmingdale

Jay Astafa and his award winning vegan pizza

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Vegans on Long Island may recall Jay Astafa, whose vegan pizza was named best in the nation by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) back in 2011. Astafa and his dad, Andy, who owned the 3 Brothers Pizza Cafe in Rockville Centre, have since sold their original restaurant (whose new owners have kept the name, menu and recipes) and, today, launch their 3 Brothers Pizza Cafe in Farmingdale....

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3 Brothers Pizza Cafe: Vegan and new in Farmingdale

Jay Astafa and his award winning vegan pizza

(Credit: 3 Brothers Pizza Cafe)

Vegans on Long Island may recall Jay Astafa, whose vegan pizza was named best in the nation by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) back in 2011. Astafa and his dad, Andy, who owned the 3 Brothers Pizza Cafe in Rockville Centre, have since sold their original restaurant (its owners have kept the name, menu and recipes) and, today, launch the new 3 Brothers Pizza Cafe in Farmingdale....

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FeelGoods Cafe, St. James, goes veg burger-centric

The EdgyBurger is the specialty of FeelGoods Cafe

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Nicole Lawrence and Kathy Gerdes, owners of  FeelGoods Café in St. James, have just renamed their place FeelGoods EdgyBurger Bar. This, even though their new sign isn’t quite ready.

“We were going to change the menu after the first of the year,” said Gerdes. After losing power for a week after superstorm Sandy, though, she and Lawrence decided, after dumping everything, to seize the opportunity...

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