In an effort to find a healthy alternative to fast food without sacrificing speediness, the creators of Pita Pit began assembling their signature sandwiches for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night snacks. At each location, thin, Lebanese-style pitas encircle lean, grilled meats and fresh veggies. Sandwich selections span the spectrum from gyro meat and falafel to turkey and prime rib. The staff empowers customers to make healthy choices by displaying nutrition information for each bread, meat, and post-meal toothpick and corralling a selection of healthy sandwiches, which dining companions can wash down with fruit smoothies.
Edison Lunch Box has spent 35 years dishing out quick and affordable breakfast and lunch fare to the city workers in its neighborhood luncheonette. Jumpstart the day with one of Edison's tasty breakfast options, including staples like eggs, bacon, omelets, and breakfast quesadillas with your choice of meat ($6.25). For the mid-day meal, diners can scarf down sides like fries ($1.50) and onion rings ($3.50), as well as chili ($2.75+), nachos with cheese ($4.95), or rice and beans ($2.50). Those with miniature hunger can peruse the value menu's mini wraps ($2.00), which can be stuffed with gyro meat, buffalo chicken, while those that are so hungry they could eat the Trojan horse can tackle one of Edison Lunch Box's juicy burgers.
Chefs send pizzas, steaks, and a bevy of seared entrees from Firepit City Grill's wood-fire grill to tables and booths lining the chic bar-style interior. Chefs crisp pizzas and flatbreads on the grill, assembling custom-ordered ingredient combinations or preparing specialties such as the Greek Town flatbread, strewn with feta and gyro meat and then topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and tzatziki sauce ($10). Barbecue sauce smothers the Firepit Rack o' Baby Backs, a tender row of ribs ready to be tickled into submission ($15.50/half, $21.50/full). Sandwiches and wraps package grilled goodies in layers of bread, and the grilled halibut eschews the bun for a miso glaze and the companionship of swiss chard, rice, and sake butter ($24).
Whipping up delicious creations for 37 years, Babbaloo’s Sub & Pub’s taste technicians supply a menu of casual, relaxing American fare in a friendly, homestyle atmosphere. Delve into one of the eatery’s reputable half-pound burger baskets ($6.95), heaped with fresh fixins and destined to make red meat droughts a thing of the past. Take in the big game on one of Babbaloo’s flat-screen televisions while noshing on a pile butterflied shrimp ($7.95) or fried clam strips ($6.95). Trivia cards provide entertainment while customers wait, allowing them to wager a stranger’s car in a competition of wits or simply relax alongside a fresh BLT ($4.50) or grilled chicken salad ($5.75).
The 35 flavors of wing sauces at Hurricane Grill & Wings don't just show up on the house's lauded boneless and jumbo buffalo wings. They also add a splash of flavor to a diverse range of dishes on their menu, from the grilled mahi-mahi made with an ancho-chile-lime sauce to the barbecue-bacon cheeseburger made with mango-barbecue sauce. This adds a touch of uniqueness to every dish, with most dishes coming in a choice of a complementary sauces. Chefs pair their dishes with a full list of domestic and craft beers, which cool the fire of the spicy sauces.
From early lunches to late-night eats, the staff at each of Yo! Taco's three locations pairs fresh guacamole with housemade chips and 1-pound burritos for its crowds. Colorful awnings and umbrellas lure patrons lounging on the beach or hiding in English Tudor sand castles to outdoor dining areas where they sample from the menu of made-to-order tacos piled with sirloin steak, chicken, and pico de gallo. In addition to soda and iced tea, the servers also pour beer, wine, and sangria to accompany homemade queso and chicken quesadillas.