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Ravi DeRossi, New York Stealth Bar Owner and Restaurateur
By Jeff Gordinier, June 14, 2016
"Lately, though, Mr. DeRossi has shifted his attention to food. On a recent Friday, he got dinner at Avant Garden, the vegan restaurant he runs a few steps away from his apartment on Seventh Street. He intends, over time, to convert all his places to vegan menus."


Vegans Go Glam
By Jeff Gordinier, September 29, 2015
“I just want to do a really nice, upscale vegan restaurant that breaks the mold of what people think vegan restaurants are,” said Ravi DeRossi, the owner of Avant Garden and the entrepreneur behind New York spots like Bergen Hill and Amor y Amargo..."