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4.5 (275) $$$$ $$$$ Vegan, Soul


Summary: A charming vegan spot with soulful twists on classics.

Cadence, nestled in the heart of the city, is transforming Southern cuisine with its innovative vegan and plant-based dishes. The restaurant's intimate setting complements its focus on seasonal vegetables and creative riffs on soul food favorites, like the succotash-filled collard green wraps in a chickpea miso broth and the buffalo oyster mushrooms over a waffle. Additionally, Cadence shines a spotlight on Black-owned wineries with a curated wine list that pairs beautifully with the menu's bold flavors. This small but mighty eatery is redefining comfort food with health and sustainability in mind, proving that indulgence and plant-based eating can go hand in hand.


James Beard
Best Chef New York State - Semifinalist 2023
Emerging Chef of the Year - Semifinalist 2022


111 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009

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