• Tucked alongside quaint shops and galleries, this deli offers homemade soups, bagels, muffins, espressos and lattes. Pumpernickel and spinach feta bagels are tasty, as are the unique cream cheese flavors. The smaller downtown location is ideal for a quick weekday breakfast or lunch.
    895-8323
    nancysbagels.com
  • This bakery makes more than elegantly sinful, richly sinful and just-plain-old sinful desserts. It offers desserts to fit a variety of diets including sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan. If sweets aren’t your thing, try the savory scones, quiches, and frittatas.
    899-2008
    sweetsurrenderdessertcafe.com
  • A lengthy and ambitious menu at this sake bar allows you to taste a variety of traditional Japanese cuisine and fusion.
    894-8775
    maidosakebar.com
  • Shiraz offers fast, fresh Mediterranean food. Choose from char-grilled meat, fish, or veggies and other ala carte items like hummus or spicy avocado bruschetta.
    891-8854
    shirazmg.net
  • Billed as “modern Vietnamese,” this Frankfort Avenue establishment takes authentic tastes of Vietnam to a higher level, incorporating a French flair and organic ingredients. Try the different preparations of prawns or the shaking beef — cut-up filet mignon with garlic, watercress, red onions and jasmine rice.
    896-1016
    basarestaurant.net
  • The Grape Leaf has a long list of Mediterranean-influenced breakfast and lunch dishes. Middle-Eastern favorites like hummus, baba ghanoush and spanakopita can be ordered a la carte.
    897-1774
    grapeleafonline.com
  • This small restaurant offers Filipino cuisine that borrows flavors from Spanish and Asian cultures. The menu includes rice and noodle dishes, curries and tacos. Lunch and dinner specials vary weekly, and a buffet is served on Friday nights.
    894-0585
    gosarisari.com
  • A contemporary cafe, serving hot and cold deli sandwiches with sassy names. Try the “Bamm!! I’m Good!” or the “It Ain’t Easy Bein Cheesy.” They also do box lunches to go and event catering.
    896-1488
    cravecafeandcatering.com
  • Offering “a hundred thousand welcomes,” this lively pub tries to recreate an authentic atmosphere and serves savory Irish staples, from bangers and mash and Guinness beef stew to salmon

    899-3544
    theirishroverky.com
  • This Clifton eatery features a sushi menu. alongside dishes like bulgoki. Try the ginger salad dressing or the tempura asparagus roll.
    894-9501