Week 67: Fake Cakes & Real Vegans

Monday, June 5, 2017
Location: Astor Place
Event: National Veggie Burger Day
Food: Veggie burger and fries

It pains me to write that the two best free meals I've gotten in the last 18 months were both veggie burgers. This one came from Amy's Drive Thru which is a vegan fast food restaurant that doesn't even have a location in New York—they really just wanted us to eat some vegetables.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Location: Grand Central
Food: Red velvet cupcake

Zaro's Family Bakery celebrated forty years of serving Grand Central by giving away a bunch of baked goods. I got myself a red velvet cupcake which has always seemed like some kind of voodoo food to me. But it had cream cheese frosting so I was willing to overlook its artificial origins.