Cassandra Brooklyn is a travel expert, freelance writer, and the founder of EscapingNY, a travel consultancy specializing in off-the-beaten path travel around the world. When she’s not leading group trips to Cuba, Mexico, and Jordan, you can find her leading graffiti and culture bicycle tours in New York City. You can follow heron Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.


Plant-based eaters heading to the largest city in North America have dozens of meat-free options to choose from, and can indulge in everything from street food to high-end cuisine.