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Boston Insider: The Best Restaurants in Boston with Vegan Options

"Every dish I tried was an absolute culinary marvel. Each plate was beautifully presented, making me almost hesitant to dig in and ruin the masterpiece."

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Boston Globe: Blind date: ‘We are both devoted to uplifting the world through our work’

How fun to be the setting for this The Boston Globe piece! We wish Molly and David well on their search for love 💚

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Plant Based News: What Are the Best US States for Vegans?

More Americans than ever are embracing plant-based foods, so which are the best US states for vegans?

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Yelp Boston: Tasty, veggie-packed food in Boston

Red Lentil is hand-selected by Yelp Boston to be included in their latest vegtastic feature collection.

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15th Annual Vegan Christmas Eve Dinner

Our holiday Christmas Eve dinner is available for dine-in and takeout!

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15th Annual Vegan Harvest Dinner – Thanksgiving Day

Our most popular event returns for its 15th year to our Watertown location.

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Red Lentil to be Principal Sponsor of Boston Veg Food Fest 2023

We are the Principal Sponsor of the upcoming Boston Veg Food Fest on October 14-15!

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Red Lentil Catering at a wedding at Hammond Castle Museum

A gorgeous setting for a wonderful couple in Gloucester, Massachusetts!

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The Food Lens: The Best Restaurants in Watertown

An oasis of vegetarian and vegan cuisine... running the gamut of global fare...

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105.7 WROR: 4 Massachusetts Restaurants Make Yelp’s List Of Top 100 US Restaurants For 2022

The list was compiled through a process of asking Yelpers about their favorite spots to eat

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Boston 25 News: 4 Massachusetts restaurants ranked among top 100 places to grab a meal in America

A favorite in the area that serves vegan and vegetarian food even meat-eaters will love.

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Doordash: Most Popular Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Your City for World Vegetarian Day

Red Lentil Watertown was selected as top 5 in Boston!

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Red Lentil to sponsor Boston Veg Fest 2022

Red Lentil is sponsoring Boston Veg Fest on October 1-2 at Reggie Lewis Athletic Center.

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Boston Magazine: Where to Find the Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Boston Right Now

Chef Pankaj Pradhan is clearly passionate about veggie cooking: You can taste it in his food.

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Red Lentil Catering at a wedding in Franconia, New Hampshire

Beautiful weekend to cater a mountain wedding at Toad Hill Farm Venue in Franconia, NH!

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PETA: Fish-Free for Lent: Boston Eateries Serve Up Vegan Seafood

One-third of Bostonians identify as Catholic, and nearly half of Americans express an interest in eating more vegan foods. PETA has shared guidance on where to find Lenten meals that are kind to all animals.

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Boston.com: Four of the top 100 restaurants of 2022 are in Massachusetts, according to Yelp

Watertown’s Red Lentil Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurant is a “Boston-area favorite serving vegan and vegetarian food even meat-eaters will love."

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Yelp: Red Lentil named one of Yelp’s Top 100 U.S. Restaurants 2022

Yelpers say: “Red Lentil is my frequent hotspot for yummy vegan/vegetarian dinners. It’s some of the best vegan around!”

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Catering, Foodservice, and Events: Plant-Based Revolution

Check out what Chef Pankaj Pradhan says about the plant-based revolution.

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Kev’s Best: 5 Best Vegan Restaurants in Boston, MA

To help you find the best Vegan Restaurants located near you in Boston, Kev's Best put together their own list based on a rating points list.

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Sun Chronicle: Local vegan offerings

The Boston area is full of vegan eateries. Red Lentil in Watertown is a long-time vegan favorite.

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Eat This Not That: The Best Plant-Based Restaurant in Every State

Selected as Best in Massachusetts by the leading authority in food, nutrition, and health: Eat This Not That! food blog.

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WickedLocal.com: Loyal customer base bolsters local businesses amid pandemic

Red Lentil lost 30% to 35% of its business and almost 100% of its catering business due to COVID-19. However, their takeout and delivery businesses grew.

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Veg Out Mag: Disney’s Aladdin Star Mena Massoud to release vegan cookbook (with Red Lentil recipe!)

Disney's Aladdin traveled around to put together a cookbook/travel guide for vegan living. It is releasing soon and includes a Red Lentil dish!

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The Infatuation: The Boston (Quarantine) Dinner & A Movie Guide

Dinner and a movie is a timeless combination. Check out which classic film paired best with our cuisine, according to The Infatuation.

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WGBH: Check Out These Boston-Area Staples Offering Takeout And Delivery

We picked up a little attention for offering vegan delivery & takeout during the COVID-19 shutdown.

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Eater Boston: Where to Dine Gluten-Free in Boston

Number 6 on this list of gluten-free Boston restaurant options.

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Boston Magazine: The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Boston

Thanks to Boston Magazine for naming us among the best!

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Red Lentil catering at a wedding in Boston, Massachusetts

Yet another fantastic vegan wedding with food catered by Red Lentil in Boston!

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Red Lentil exhibits at 24th Annual Boston Veg Food Fest

Yet another fantastic vegan wedding with food catered by Red Lentil in Woodstock, Connecticut. Great food with great people!

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Red Lentil catering at a wedding in Woodstock, Connecticut

Yet another fantastic vegan wedding with food catered by Red Lentil in Woodstock, Connecticut. Great food with great people!

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Eater Boston: Where to Eat Vegetarian and Vegan Food Around Boston

Eater Boston named Red Lentil to their top 25 vegan and vegetarian restaurants in the Boston area.

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Chef Pradhan featured at 2019 Healthy Food Expo New York City

Chef Pankaj Pradhan did a cooking demo of tempeh crab cakes with warm Israeli couscous salad for a wonderful crowd at the Healthy Food Expo New York.

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10th Annual Aphrodisiac Dinner

Thank you to everyone for joining us once again for our 10th Annual Aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day Dinner.

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Thrillist names Red Lentil among 22 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in America

For the second year in a row, Thrillist has named us among the top 22 vegetarian restaurants in the U.S.

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10th Annual Vegan Harvest Dinner

So much joy and happiness during our Annual Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner.

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Podcast: A Tasty Vegan Thanksgiving

Host Bobby Bascomb tasted a sneak preview of Red Lentil's 5-course vegan Harvest feast on Thanksgiving Day.

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Chef Pradhan hosts vegan cooking class at Brandeis University

Chef Pankaj Pradhan introduced vegan cuisine in a broader and global way at Brandeis University.

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Thrillist names Red Lentil among 21 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in America

Thrillist has named us among the top 21 vegetarian restaurants in the United States.

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Boston Voyager interviews Chef Pradhan about Gobi Manchurian

Host Bobby Bascomb tasted a sneak preview of Red Lentil's 5-course vegan Harvest feast on Thanksgiving Day.

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East End Watertown names Red Lentil in Healthy Summer Meals

"Try the Portabella Saute - a mushroom cap simmered in white wine, garlic, and shallots, topped with herbs and walnut goat cheese rounds."

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University Program

Chef Pradhan featured on Harvard’s Entrepreneurship Panel at the iV Conference

Chef Pankaj Pradhan was invited to be part of Harvard University's Entrepreneurship Panel at the iV Conference.

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Green Restaurant Association Names Red Lentil a Certified Green Restaurant

The Red Lentil has implemented 23 steps and earned 151.09 GreenPoints™ to become a Level 1 Certified Green Restaurant!

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Chef Pradhan on “Beat Bobby Flay”

Chef Pankaj Pradhan was honored to share his experience of vegetarian cuisine with the world.

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Eater Boston: Red Lentil Will Unveil Renovations Next Week

It will have all new flooring in the kitchen, prep area, and the dining room; the main seating area will also have new light fixtures and new booths.

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Foodies of New England Magazine: Inspired Vegan & Vegetarian Cuisine

Check out our 5-page feature in the latest issue of Foodies of New England magazine!

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Harvard Crimson: 5 Questions with Pankaj Pradhan

The Harvard Crimson interviews Pankaj Pradhan, the culinary artist who shared his talents with Harvard University Dining Services.

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CBS Boston: Best Gluten-Free Menus In The Boston Suburbs

Right outside of Boston, the suburbs offer plenty of gluten-free options for dining out.

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Chef Pradhan hosts vegan cooking class at Harvard University

Chef Pankaj Pradhan visited Harvard to host a cooking class with students.

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Awards

Winner of the 2013 People’s Choice Nature’s Plate Award for Massachusetts!

The Red Lentil was named the winner of the 2013 Nature’s Plate People’s Choice Award, presented by The Nature Conservancy.

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Wall Street Journal: Indian-Origin Chefs Serving U.S. ‘Flexitarians’

"At his restaurant Red Lentil, Mr. Pradhan serves vegetarian versions of global cuisine, including Moroccan, Mediterranean, Italian, Mexican, and of course Indian."

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Winner of the 2013 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award!

Red Lentil today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award.

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Boston.com: Meat-free dining in the Boston area

"Offers a globally-inspired menu that caters to a variety of diets, from vegan to gluten-free to macrobiotic."

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Edible Boston: More Veggies: Boston’s Vegan, Vegetarian and Raw Restaurants

"In the last 18 months, a vegan pizzeria, high-end vegan restaurant, raw vegan and second location of a much-loved, established vegetarian restaurant have opened in and around Boston."

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Radio Boston: Seitan, Tempeh, And Tofu, Oh My! Boston’s Vegan Scene Is Growing

Local chefs and restaurants are putting Boston on the culinary map and we're no longer 'just a lobster and chowder town.'

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Boston.com: Best of the New: Food and Restaurants

"A bright addition in Watertown’s Coolidge Square, from the spring-green walls to the cafe’s globe-trotting menu, all of which is vegan or vegetarian."

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Boston.com: Red Lentil is a savory haven for vegans

"When their food arrives, diners here sit and stare at their plates, which are colorful, architectural, and beautiful."

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