Vegan Bistro in Chelsea Gives a Twist on Classic Dishes

Innovative and fun vegan takes on comfort food are abound at Willow! Dahiana Pérez stops by the Chelsea restaurant to learn more with Chef Mario Buccellati.

13 Top Restaurants in New York City's Little Italy

Showing that Little Italy is not immune to modern notions, this rather normal looking market deli, sporting racks of fresh fruits and vegetables inside was recently re-conceived by chef Mario Buccellati.

The 21 Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in NYC

NYC’s first plant-based delicatessen - it was opened by the Jajaja Group and is now helmed by executive chef Mario Buccellati (Dirt Candy, Avant Garden).

Veganuary At The Best Plant-Based Restaurants In NYC

The charming Italian Delicatessen and marketplace offer a wide variety of Italian specialties, prepared grab-and-go options, and made-to-order delicatessen foods, such as pasta salads, sandwiches, and housemade dairy-free cheeses from new Chef Mario Buccellati (previously Dirt Candy).

Plant-Based Deli Galioto’s Reopens in NYC

On Mulberry St in NYC’s Little Italy, providing a well-curated selection of plant-based Italian goods, as well as made-to-order dishes and prepared vegan specialties. Now, the restaurant makes its second debut as a chef-driven concept led by Chef Mario Buccellati, formerly of Dirt Candy and Avant Garden."

NYC Vegan Chefs and Restaurants Owners are Gathering

The event’s Pear Stage is fully programmed with chef demos all weekend from an exceptional line-up of both celebrity and up-and-coming chefs.

Life of a Food Writer: 19 of the Best Vegan Dishes I had in 2021

When I first tried the menu by Chef Mario Buccellati for the NYC Vegan Foodie Weekend I curated, I was in love. Every dish he made with like biting into one of the best dishes of my life. And, Buccellati’s lasagna was no exception. Everything — from the pasta to the cheese — was homemade and sensational.

Plant-Based Family Deli Reopens with Hopes of Building Community

Instead of relying on name brands, Chef Mario Buccellati makes his own varieties of plant-based smoked provolone, mozzarella, calamari, smoked ham and chicken cutlets for the deli.

Interview with Mario Buccellati

I am obsessed with Chef Mario Buccellati’s vegan cuisine. I first had the opportunity to attend a 7-course open air dining experience of Mario’s back in September and have been enjoying his menu from Galioto’s regularly ever since.

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