The Grocery serves charcuterie and steak tartare, but the downtown restaurant has earned a reputation as a vegetarian haven, partly on the strength of exceptional dishes such as this customer favorite. The contrasting okra textures and slap of vinegar make a garden-variety combination special.

- Hanna Raskin

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