Where to get plant-based croissants, dumplings, mac and cheese, and more.
February 27, 2023
Where to go when you want to eat “kind of healthy” and not leave hungry.
June 10, 2019
24 spots to get delivery and takeout when you’re in the mood for something light.
May 4, 2020
Where to go for a lunch downtown that won’t make you feel terrible for the rest of the day.
February 27, 2017
The places to hit when you want brunch, but don’t want to be in a food coma the rest of the day.
The next time you want Sweetgreen, but realize you’ve spent more time there than your own apartment recently, try one of these spots instead.
February 25, 2019
Where to get a healthy lunch (that doesn’t suck) in Midtown.
Long Island City
Part seminar on Korean fermentation, part impressive tasting menu, this eight-seat counter in Long Island City is one of the most unique fine dining options in town.
November 8, 2023
Farmer's Fridge in Newark Airport has plenty of salads and bowls for when you need to eat something immediately after an early red-eye flight.
November 7, 2023
Newark AirportLaGuardia Airport
Take a break from the airport chaos to relax with some shawarma skewers and warm bits of pita dipped into hummus at Daily in Newark's Terminal C.
If you're looking for a quick, healthy bite before hopping on your flight at LaGuardia, Green Leaf's got you covered with salads, wraps, and smoothies.
October 31, 2023
Grab a beer and salad at Blue Point Brewing Company in JFK's Terminal 4.
October 19, 2023
The Farmer's Fridge in JFK's Terminal 8 has actually decent healthy meals that come out of a vending machine.
Soba is the star at this Japanese restaurant in Greenpoint.
September 22, 2023
Warude in Crown Heights is a solid option for a kind-of healthy, kind-of Japanese lunch.
August 28, 2023
El Turco is a Turkish spot originally from Miami where you should eat hummus on the patio.
June 23, 2023
This Woodside cafe sells green juice and hummus, but you'll also find some excellent Indian breakfast options buried in the menu.
June 5, 2023
The restaurant at this Montauk resort serves great casual Uruguayan dishes.
May 10, 2023
Terrific big tacos and a fresh-made juice make for a perfect lunch at this tiny Mexican spot in Mott Haven.
April 7, 2023
South Street Seaport
This seafood counter with a huge raw bar in the Tin Building by Jean-Georges is great for some oysters followed by something greasy like a salad with fried clams and shrimp.
October 13, 2022
Don't dismiss this station at the Tin Building as just another place to grab a generic salad or sandwich. The roast beef sandwich is one of the best we've had.
This location of Maman next to Rockefeller Center excels at baked items like croissants, loaf cakes, and cookies. Because of that, we prefer their sandwiches to their salads.
September 7, 2022
This place isn't just a destination for George Constanza photos and “No Soup For You” merch. The soup is worth returning for.
The Well Kitchen & Table is an all-day cafe in Union Square with excellent vegan and gluten-free menu options.
August 9, 2022
This counter-service place in Rockaway Beach serves great breakfast sandwiches and the best iced latte on the boardwalk.
June 22, 2022
Yun Cafe & Asian Mart is a takeout stall in the Roosevelt Avenue subway station serving fantastic Burmese cold salads, noodle dishes, and soups.
January 14, 2022
Bring your family or a friend who perpetually craves roasted lamb, and have a quintessential NYC meat experience at this Yemeni spot on Atlantic Ave.
Atla serves excellent Mexican food in a bright, all-day space in Noho. It’s great for a casual lunch or an upscale dinner.
Lower East Side
Dimes is a scene-y spot on the LES that feels like eating inside of a meme. We actually really like the food here.
Samesa is a counter-service restaurant in Rockefeller Center that serves great Middle Eastern food.
For a plant-based meal that feels a little fancy, abcV is a solid choice.