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 Post subject: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:31 pm 
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New vegetarian burger place in the East Village. Anyone heard of or been?

Here's an interview with the chef/owner:
http://luckypeach.com/superiority-report/

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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:34 pm 
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its delicious, i love it. my boyfriend (omni) liked it but thought it was salty. i didn't, and ive eaten at the restaurant and the pop ups a few times. the menu changes which is also nice, and the sides are really great too. and i cant help but add that on a side note i am a fan of most bands brooks headley has been in.


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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:49 pm 
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Heard of, haven't been yet. I need to combine that with a trip to Blythe Ann's.

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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:50 am 
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blondiefk wrote:
Heard of, haven't been yet. I need to combine that with a trip to Blythe Ann's.


Excellent idea! Husband said maybe I hadn't heard of it because I'm never in that area. And I was like, 'excuuuuse me, that's where Lula's is!' (hard habit to break. Blythe Ann's! Blythe Ann's!)

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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:18 pm 
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hmm I wonder if the buns are vegan? The interview mentions "squishy Martin's potato rolls" and I could've sworn those - and pretty much every brand of potato roll I've seen at a supermarket - have eggs in them. Still definitely wanna check out a burger though. (also yesssss BORN AGAINST...even if he wasn't in the original lineup!)


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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:58 am 
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so most things they say can be made vegan. i asked for the vegan superiority burger and that was no problem but its true you do need to specify. the crunchy tofu sunflower wrap thing which i get without the wrap as a boat (SO GOOD!!!!) is all vegan and i think the sloppy joe thing too... the sides mostly are..

the other night i got to try a vegan sour cream gelato. it was fantastic. there is usually at least 1 vegan dessert option that is super good... although its been pointed out that its neary blythes (and around the corner for sustsainable nyc).


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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2015 12:42 pm 
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^ So does that mean the rolls are vegan, or they have vegan rolls?

I want sour cream gelato!

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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
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They have different vegan rolls (haven't been, so can't comment on how they are, but have read that in reviews).


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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 9:56 pm 
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Yes i think they use 2 different rolls for vegan / not vegan - but i've never been with someone else to compare them. I think the original is on a potato roll, and the vegan is not - but I couldn't tell you what kind, if you told me it was also a potato roll i'd believe you (which may speak to my limited knowledge of rolls or how quickly i devoured it). I usually get that sunflower-y thing and paid more attention to the sides which are worth a mention.

pS Randi let me know if you're ever in town and want to go. I've seen your name on here and on the philly board and i think you have good taste in food (the highest compliment of all, right?!)


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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:36 am 
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we rode up from philly and hit it Saturday night. well worth going into manhattan for.

the burger was pretty good but not the best thing ever
the Philly Yuba, think cheesteak using tofu skins was amazing. id say same lavel as the Vedge mushroom cheesteak
the sour cream gelato + sorbetto was very very good as well.

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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
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NYTimes Critics Pick!!! What an overall great review (don't read the comments UGH). I can't wait to go (archers, I'll be in NYC at the end of the month!). One thing, it seemed in the review like the sorbets were vegan and fruit based but the gelato is dairy-based. Is that true?

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/02/dinin ... ss&emc=rss

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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
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hmm, they gave us something that was gelato and told us it was vegan. it sounded like there could be 2 different gelatos from what my buddy said who ordered the dessert.

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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
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the sorbet is usually (always?) vegan and sometimes the gelato is. not always, but sometimes. i trust that they arent selling it as vegan if it isnt. its a limited menu and im sure their counter people are well versed as to what is/isnt.


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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
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For anyone who liked it as much as I did, the recipe for their charred broccoli salad is in this month's Bon Appetit:

http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/charre ... lant-puree

I haven't tried making it at home yet, but I'm excited to try!


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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
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Thank you for sharing this!!! I loved the food there so much!

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 Post subject: Re: Superiority Burger
PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:24 pm 
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I went tonight! Had the yuba philly, the burned broccoli salad, and the banana sour cream gelato (which came with vegan banana bread crumbles sprinkled on top). It was all delicious.

There's a fried tofu sandwich on their instagram that looks amazing but they didn't have that tonight. I'll save it for next time..

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