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04.17.12 Bucky Turco

Kate’s Joint, an East Village eatery that has been serving vegetarian comfort food since 1996 is no more. According to EV Grieve, city marshalls seized the food spot which had been facing financial problems and owed about $30,000 in rent. A last ditch attempt to raise money via an online charity site fell way short […]

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03.29.12 Bucky Turco

It would suck if Kate’s Joint closes. The East Village staple is one of the few vegetarian restaurants in the city where the food doesn’t taste like sautéed dirt. Sadly, the eatery owes A LOT in back rent and has launched an online fundraiser, but is still way short of its $30,000 goal. This could […]

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03.22.12 Bucky Turco

Kate Halpern, the owner of Kate’s Joint, a venerable East Village eatery known for its tofu-based Southern Fried Cutlet, Un-Turkey Club, and other tasty dishes made without animal flesh, said she would consider doing the unthinkable if the right investor stepped up to the table: Serve meat. “I hate to admit it, but put bacon […]

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