Defy prejudice, racism and bigotry and embrace the Nations in Our Neighborhood.

Get each of these anytime June 1-Oct. 4 with a Passport to the Nations in Our Neighborhood

Passport to the Nations in Our Neighborhood

Get one chef’s sample plate at each of the 18 participating restaurants anytime June 1-Oct. 4, one free ethnic home delivered meal by Gigamunch (value $34.99) and access to a prix fixe dinner each week. Reservations required for each dinner and days vary with each restaurant. Cost of the dinner is $21.95.
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Cost: $39.99

Now available at Barnes & Noble Vanderbilt, Bavarian Bierhaus, Le Creuset and Savory Spice Shop.  (Vanderbilt faculty and staff get 10% off at Barnes & Noble Vanderbilt)

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Indian Buffet at Taj

Craving some exotic flavors? Head to Taj for an Indian lunch buffet where there are plenty of veg and non veg options.

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Schweinshaxe: Pork shank

Schweinshaxe – Pork shank at Bavarian Bierhaus

Get ready for a night of festive and flavorful dining with plenty of beer, wursts, schnitzels and more at the Bavarian Bierhaus.

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Corned Beef and Cabbage

McNamara’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

Savor the flavor of corned beef and cabbage at McNamara’s Irish Restaurant and Pub.

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The Old School

Marinated in Cheer Wine, slow grazed, braised short rib with jalapeno horseradish mayo.


Georgia pork belly and brussels, which are tossed in a sour cherry puree. A must.

Roasted Pumpkin

Served with charred kale, green apples, smoked goat cheese.

Baked Feta

Fresh pressed olive oil, Heirloom tomatoes and Spanish olives.

Mason’s at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza

Honest ingredients

When choosing a place to dine, it comes down to three things, flavor, service and atmosphere. You get all three at Mason’s. Check out the must haves. Sip a Moscow Mule or Bourbon Apple Cider.

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Exotic spices not only enliven everyday foods with their bold colors and flavors, their medicinal properties have been utilized throughout the centuries.


Health benefits