Christy – The V Spot

February 14, 2010

in restaurant, travel, vegan

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!! Hope you are all enjoying this loving day with yourself and with others.

Last night, Jeff and I headed to Brooklyn to meet some friends, one of which is a fellow counselor that I went to nutrition school with, Debra. She is also an amazing personal trainer that I was lucky enough to work with when I was living in NYC.

She and her husband Evan just moved to Brooklyn and we were so excited to go see their place and eat at a local restaurant.

There are tons of great spots in Park Slope for the health conscious (we passed by a place called the Tea Lounge which is adorable and I totally wanted to go in). We decided on a place called The V Spot.


It is this adorable Vegan cafe with lots of comfort food options. We got a bunch of appetizers to split, including Kale Tostada which is kale, beans, avocado and salsa on top of a crunchy tortilla. This was my favorite!!


Spring Rolls with veggies and rice paper wrap


Nori Rolls


Plantain chips


Nachos with vegan cheese (they use Daiya), beans, guac, salsa and vegan sour cream


And I added a salad to my dinner; some of the others had soup too.


Some silly antics at the table


I really loved the cafe. The food wasn’t amazing but it was good and satisfying and I did not miss the meat at all.

OH! – and coming soon, I will give you the scoop on something amazing that Debra has created…stay tuned….

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1 Run Sarah February 14, 2010 at 9:19 pm

Everything from the vegan cafe looks SO good…especially the plantain chips!

2 ksgoodeats February 15, 2010 at 5:27 am

I’d love to eat at a vegan cafe! The food looks fantastic – sorry it didn’t taste amazing!

3 Jamie (Food in Real Life) February 15, 2010 at 5:28 am

Those spring rolls look heavenly!

4 kilax February 15, 2010 at 6:26 am

All of that food looks so good! Especially the plantian chips! Yum! I wonder if I could make my own at home… hmm…

5 Can You Stay for Dinner February 15, 2010 at 6:26 am

Why haven’t I been to a vegan cafe? The food looks great- especially the plaintain chips! Sounds like you had a great time!

6 ginamastrog February 15, 2010 at 6:40 am

Wow, those plantain chips sound delish! I loved Park Slope, and I always think what a shame it is that I never really got to experience all of the awesome eateries there. This Cafe looks wonderful, glad you had such a good time. :-)

7 GurlOnA"Diet" February 15, 2010 at 6:58 am

that looks great! it’s amazing to find yummy, healthy, vegan food that feels extra special!

8 fitandfortysomething February 15, 2010 at 7:24 am

Thar meal looks amazing… kind of spot! What’s a great vegan place in LA I can go to?

9 chrysta February 15, 2010 at 7:54 am

everything looks awesome!! I absolutely love the spring rolls and platain chips. Delish! I hope you had a wonderful Valentines Day!

10 biz319 February 15, 2010 at 8:35 am

Those spring rolls look amazing! glad you had a great time out!

11 katecooks February 15, 2010 at 9:53 am

what a delicious sounding meal! you and your friend are too cute in that goofy photo!!! happy valentines day!!

12 BlessedHi5Ive February 16, 2010 at 4:55 pm

The spring rolls look so yummy. And yum to the nori rolls. I think the name is great too. Glad you enjoyed the food.

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