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Feature Friday- Smorgasburg, Brooklyn

Spring is in the air and the Brooklyn Flea is moving outside! Go ahead, do your happy dance!! Smorgasburg is an outdoor food and flea market that New Yorkers flock to as the weather warms up for good food, atmosphere and locally made crafts. With the Manhattan skyline in the back drop it is the perfect scene for foodies, tourists and locals.

I run straight for the line at Chickpea and Olive, an…

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Smorgasburg

My favorite part of the Brooklyn Flea is the food, so it only made sense to get my butt to Smorgasburg this past Saturday. In preparation for this event, I only got half of a bagel from The Bagel Shop (that has amazing tofu cream cheese, I’ll save that for a different day) for breakfast….

I thought I had mentally prepared for it, but between the crowds and my jumpsuit sticking to my legs (is it winter yet?) I was a little o-v-e-r-w-h-e-l-m-e-d. Long story short, I went straight to Chickpea & Olive.  MY MIND IS CONSTANTLY BLOWN. My new mission in life is to try everything on the menu. So this is the Polka Burger, it’s…

  • roast mushrooms 
  • carmelized onions 
  • horseradish aioli 
  • tomato

blah, blah it’s delicious, and I felt like whatever the wonderful, opposite of a food coma is after I inhaled it 

For dessert, I sipped on this/attempted to get my Tom Hanks on, a major fail 

Feature Friday- Chickpea and Olive

Feature Friday- Chickpea and Olive

Happy Friday all!
Whoa, what a week it has been! Maybe you’re a teacher, like me!, school based staff, parent, cousin, auntie, brother, sister or friend of someone going back to school and felt the crunch of this busy time of year. I know I did! But that doesn’t mean skimp on your food and your well being. I know I was back to packing lunches and snacks every night this week, but that calls for a…

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Brooklyn Flea Food

Tacos from Takumi Taco. On the left, is the Tofu Taco, made from:

  • tofu
  • jicama
  • avocado
  • cucumber
  • spicy tofu crema
  • in a crispy gyoza shell

The taco on the right (J’s, not vegan), is the Short Rib Taco, made from: sapporo braised short rib, napa cabbage, Japanese mustard, wasabi crema, in a corn tortilla. 

The Bacon Ranch Cheeseburger (vegan) from Chickpea & Olive. On a scale of 1 to the most delicious thing I have ever eaten, it’s the latter. It’s… 

  • eggplant bacon 
  • ranch dressing 
  • tomato 
  • lettuce 

This is some #chickpeaandolive dedication. Thank you all for such an incredible homecoming weekend. We had a blast being back @smorgasburg and @vendyawards. This weekend we will be #smorgasburg CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE for an awesome and free event open to the public. Come eat! (at Smorgasburg)

#tbt (Throwback Tuesday? 😜) to this AMAZING plant-based burger from @chickpeaandolive! 💗🍔 (at 👻 snapchat: falconcara)

Simple things… Sitting on rocks at the NYC waterfront in the spring sunshine with a friend… 🗽 Spent the amazing sunshine filled afternoon hanging out here with a friend I don’t see nearly enough and eating amazing vegan food and treats… Couldn’t be happier… 💛 @b_malone427 @chickpeaandolive #foxlarkhandmadejewelry #foxlarkGEMGIVEAWAY #vegan (at Smorgasburg)

Caprese salad. Tofu mozzarella cheese, heirloom tomatoes, baby arugula, walnuts, balsamic vinegar. #caprese #whatpeopleeat #whatveganseat #chickpeaandolive #vegan #veggies #vegannyc #veganfood #vegansofig #veganasfuck #vegansofnyc #veganfoodporn #veganfoodshare #food #foodie #foodporn #localfood #hawthornevalleyfarm #growsome #glutenfree #tomatotown #turningdreamsintoreality #grateful #eatrealfood #eatyourveggies (at our home sweet vegan home)

Sliders for everyone! @smorgasburg Saturdays & @bkflea Sundays. #phattybeetsliders #phattybeets #brooklyn #bkflea #smorgasburg #beets #brooklynflea #brooklynwegohard #eatrealfood #eatyourveggies #streetfood #whatveganseat #eatrealfood #whatpeopleeat #plantpower #foodie #food #foodporn #vegan #veggies #vegannyc #veganfood #vegansofig #veganasfuck #veganfoodporn #veganfoodshare #vegansofnyc #veganfood #chickpeaandolive #localfood #local #growsome #smorgasburg #localproduce #slowfoodtakestime (at Brooklyn Flea Williamsburg)