The Top Vegetarian Dishes in NYC

Maybe it’s just us, but picking the vegetarian option at a restaurant tends to have underwhelming results. With a little direction, though, a cruelty-free meal can be just as, if not more, satisfying than your favorite roast chicken. Whether you’re attempting Meatless Mondays this year or just want to take a little break from your carnivorous ways, let our super awesome tastemakers guide you. We’re giving you their top picks for vegetarian dishes to try in NYC, that just might have you swearing off meat — that is, until your roommate offers to pick up Shake Shack for dinner…obviously.

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