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Restaurateur Interview Series: Joy from Candle Cafe

Candle Cafe 1307 3rd Ave (at 75th St, Upper East Side) New York City, New York 10021 212-472-0970 Candle 79 154 East 79th St (at Lexington, Upper East Side) New York City, New York 10021 212-537-7179 Owner: Joy Pierson Is this your first restaurant? Candle Cafe is our first restaurant and Candle 79 is our second. What made you decide to open a vegetarian/vegan restaurant? My passion to heal people with food. I was…

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Top 5 Places to Take New Vegetarians

With the recent US and Canada premieres of the documentary Forks Over Knives, many of your non-veg friends are wanting you to take them to the best vegetarian restaurants. When someone is just transitioning to the veg diet, I think it’s important to take them to a restaurant that has something familiar to them. Do they live in the south and love comfort food? Take them somewhere that has vegan…

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