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Oct 18, 2010 10:24 AM

I HAVE NO CLUE!! I need a great kosher vegetarian place for a biz lunch w/ important client

And to make it more challenging -- should be in reasonable distance to Tribeca...

I keep thinking Nobu, but what about the kosher part?? Somewhere in the back of my brain I think they do kosher...

I have not failed my boss with his client lunches yet, but the bar is a bit too high for me alone on this one!!

Thanks for any sugs.

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  1. There are a bunch of kosher, vegetarian places in Curry Hill.

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    1. re: princeofpork

      yes, but not along the lines of nobu (never been, but I hear it's a pretty upscale place)

    2. You should post on the Kosher board for a better response.

      A few questions- does the client require a kosher vegetarian restaurant? Or does the client just need a kosher restaurant?

      Nobu is definitely not kosher. They may be able to prepare sushi or a dish using only kosher types of fish, but that doesn't make it kosher.

      One recommendation I can think of- Blossom. It's kosher (though not everyone who keeps kosher accepts the supervision) and it's vegan. I believe it's in Chelsea.

      105 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013

      1. I think you'll get a great response if you post this on the Kosher board, especially if you make it clear whether you need a restaurant that is kosher OR vegetarian, or one that is kosher AND vegetarian. Good luck!

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        1. re: milklady

          Thanks all - I did not realize there was a kosher board! "Who knew?" FYI, it must be both kosher AND vegetarian, thanks for the pointers, all, as always.

          1. re: Bill Strzempek

            If possible- try to find out how strict your kosher vegetarian eater is. Some people will not accept the supervision of certain kosher restaurants and many veggie kosher restaurants fall in this category. If that's not possible, err on the stricter side and choose a restaurant with a widely recognized and ok'ed supervision.

            1. re: Bill Strzempek

              Kosher and vegetarian? Next thing you are going to tell us is they dont drink alcohol either. If thats the case, why even go out to eat?

              1. re: princeofpork

                nothing wrong with being kosher and veggie!!

                1. re: cheesecake17

                  Certainly not but it sure limits your choices.

                  1. re: princeofpork

                    Should someone with the handle princeofpork really be commenting on kosher vegetarian options? Not really your area of expertise, no?

                    1. re: small h

                      So true however I became the princeofpork rebelling against the confines of a strict upbringing

                      1. re: princeofpork

                        Aha. I wish I could blame my shellfish lust on my strict upbringing, but I didn't have one. I wonder if Hangawi would work for the OP? I doubt it's certified kosher, but it's certainly vegetarian, and pretty upscale.