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The Best Vegan (and Vegan-friendly) Restaurants in All 50 States
Nov. 1, 2017
Ah, New York. Just like its best coast counterpart, California, compiling any type of short list for the city (let alone the state) is a challenge. How do you pick the best of a place that is known for having the best of the best? Champs Diner is beloved, as is Candle 79 (started by Tal Ronnen, who consults for Lakeside at Wynn, our Nevada pick). There’s also Caravan of Dreams, Butcher’s Daughter … we could go on and on. But we chose Avant Garden because it confidently posits itself as a “traditional” restaurant—and succeeds in a way that frankly few plant-based establishments do.”


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Where to Drink Mezcal in NYC
By Carey Jones, March 31, 2017
You can’t talk about New York agave bars without talking about Mayahuel. While Reece admits to a bit of bias, having worked there for quite some time, its vast mezcal selection can’t be beat.”

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New York City: Mayahuel

“Mayahuel, named for the goddess of agave, the source of both mezcal and tequila—focuses on both spirits. There are no margaritas on the menu, though owner Phil Ward happily makes them on request.”