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Monk’s Vegan Smokehouse

Perfect For:VegansVegetarians


214 Starr St, Brooklyn
Earn 3X Points

Vegans will love Monk’s Smokehouse, but meat eaters who go in with an open mind could become regulars just as easily. Monk’s serves its plant-based sandwiches, sides, and loaded fries out of Starr Bar in Bushwick seven days a week. (Check their IG for specific times.) The vinegary pulled mushroom sandwich topped with Asian pear is a winner, and the sticky-sweet maple BBQ sauce works great on slabs of seiten—but we’re most impressed with the crispy seitan fried chicken sandwich. We never would have thought pear jam and Alabama white could work so well on “chicken,” but they nailed it. Get some burnt ends on your fries and a side of smoked bourbon brussels sprouts and you’re set.

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