Amanda Cohen at Dirt Candy

About Amanda Cohen

Amanda Cohen is the chef and owner of Dirt Candy, the award-winning vegetable restaurant on New York City's Lower East Side. Dirt Candy was the first vegetable-focused restaurant in the city and the leader of the vegetable-forward movement. She was the first vegetarian chef to compete on Iron Chef America and her comic book cookbook, Dirt Candy: A Cookbook, is the first graphic novel cookbook to be published in North America.

Accolades

  • Nominee for Best Chef: NYC
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best Vegetarian Restaurant in NYC
    L Magazine
  • Contestant
    Iron Chef America

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

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"Carrot love comes in all colors."
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"It’s freezing outside but don’t let that stop you from trying our hot door drink—Beet Bourbon Hot Chocolate. Best part is that’s freeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Also it’s hot!"
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"The Great Canadian Beer Hall now with more Ryan Gosling."
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"Theeeeeeyyyyyy’rrrrre back! Pumpkin Biscuits with pumpkin butter. Get them before we run out! Ha! Ha! We never run out."
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"Giant gin and tonics in Barcelona! For breakfast....."
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