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Friday Dinners for the Lucky

You'll have to plan in advance. However if you like good vegetarian food the Friday dinners can... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2016
Manan A
Dallas, Texas
Great Value and Interesting Experience!

I suppose many people in Manhattan seek "quaint and local" or "amazing starred" restaurant... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2016
Seattle, Washington
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21 Apr 2018
“What I heard was wrong”
4 May 2016
“Friday Dinners for the Lucky”
Founded in 1977 by Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D., Natural Gourmet Institute (NGI) is the international leader in health-supportive culinary education. We offer a comprehensive Chef's Training Program as well as recreational cooking classes. Each Friday...more
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48 W 21st St, 2nd Floor, New York City, NY 10010-6907
Flatiron District
+1 212-645-5170
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Heard this place was great. Maybe we went on an off night. The only edible dish was the appetizer. The entree was a giant heap of farro, I felt like a poor kid at the cantine with no choice. I couldnt finish it, should have...More

Reviewed May 4, 2016

You'll have to plan in advance. However if you like good vegetarian food the Friday dinners can not be missed. Take a group of motivated student chefs make their final project to make a creative multicourse vegetarian meal - and you have the receipe for...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2016

I suppose many people in Manhattan seek "quaint and local" or "amazing starred" restaurant experiences ... I prefer the former, but not at all the latter. Fancy pants restaurants going on and on with their prix fixe menus and talking on and on about the...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2015

I signed up to take Vegan Cakes and Frosting Class while visiting in NYC in the spring. It was a complete blast! The intrusctor was so knowledgable and full of great baking tips and tricks. I am hoping I will be back in NYC next...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2012

What a way to support those learning to be chefs in the vegan/vegetarian realm. For a $40 prix fixe dinner we received an amuse bouche, appetizer, entree and dessert. Ours was a Spanish theme with a tapas type appetizer and vegan paella with seitan chorizo....More

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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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