Kenji Fusion caters to eclectic eaters with an extensive menu of multicultural cuisine. Spark lively conversations about the duality of literary metaphor and double-mint gum over a unique pair of appetizers, such as a bowl of lobster bisque ($8) and an eggroll for dipping ($2). Next, sample an entree of the Three Musketeers & Beauties, a multifaceted culinary creation boasting scallops, shrimp, chicken, and veggies soused in spicy garlic and bulwarked with four crab-meat wontons ($15.99). Kenji also features a full-service sushi bar and a sizzling hibachi grill, ideal for diners who prefer their stir-fry wrapped in seaweed and their raw fish cooked, A colorful and diverse décor lends the eatery an atmosphere as progressive and all-inclusive as its menu.
Aladdin's Eatery's signature pita pockets—free of fat, cholesterol, oil, sulfites, and preservatives—envelop bites of healthy Lebanese cuisine. The staggering menu bursts with traditional Middle Eastern fare, including more than 70 vegetarian and vegan options as well as tender lamb dishes and marinated, char-grilled shawarma meat. Lightly toasted rolled pita sandwiches, stuffed pita pockets, and pita pitzas swathe fresh vegetables in wholesome flatbread. Freshly squeezed juices and blended smoothies alchemize fruits into frosty sips, washing down Levantine feasts or miniature Sinbads shipwrecked on molars.
The culinary wizards of Deli Italiano Gourmet Pizza & Subs—who have been in business for 24 years and know their regular customers by name—court discerning palates with a selection gourmet and create-your-own pizzas crafted with homemade sauces, dressings, and dough and decked with toppings ranging from breaded eggplant to prosciutto. An arsenal of specialty calzones, saucy pastas, and a well-heeled selection of bottled beer and wine round out the menu.
The blend of spices that defines Pan-Indian cuisine is on delectable display throughout Sangam Restaurant's multitudinous menu, filled with fresh fruits, savory meats, and satisfying lentils. Pair selections of 12 Indian-style breads (from $2) with first-course fare such as the aloo papri chat, a mouth-enticing blend of garbanzo peas, potatoes, savory crisps, taramind chutney, and rock salt ($4.50), or the pan-fried shami kebab, comprised of ground lamb, lentils, onions, and spices ($7.95). Extensive vegetarian-friendly selections (up to $9.95) delight eaters of meatless fare, while reactionary epicureans can set traps to ensnare traditional Indian fare, such as the madras chicken curry ($12.95) or the spicy lamb vindaloo ($14.95), both served lounging atop a decadent bed of basmati rice. A daily lunch buffet ($11.95) awaits daytime diners with tongue cravings that are torn between options due to stamp-licking accidents.
At Tea Noodles Rice Cafe, classic Chinese dishes and chef's favorites abate appetites. Vanquish hunger with six crispy chicken wings ($5.25), or grip warm bowls filled with pork-and-szechuan-pickle soup ($5.95 for two portions). Chef's specials include ginger-shrimp casserole ($12.95), retrieved from the undersea ovens often pulled up in fishing nets, as well as black-pepper steak ($12.95) and seafood curry ($14.95). A five-protein choice of chicken, beef, pork, shrimp, or sausage decks out fried rice ($6.45 at lunch; $8.95 at dinner), and roasted duck enlivens noodle soup ($8.95). Tapioca pearls careen through straws delivering bubble tea, which comes in black tea, coconut, and mango varieties ($3.50).