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Live Basil Pizza

A Neapolitan-inspired fast-casual pizza place with fresh ingredients and red sauce made with Italian San Marzano tomatoes. Gluten-free crust available. 

 

Refuel

This casual counter is an ideal stop for a quick sandwich or salad. Try the Lieutenant Dan, their take on a banh mi.

Nick's Diner

This diner boasts a large menu with all-day breakfast, Greek, Mexican, and American classics. Try the meatloaf.

Zanitas Mexican & Margaritas

This inexpensive spot offers up Mexican favorites like fresh and frozen margaritas, tacos, and burritos (don't miss the Baja shrimp version).

Little Carmine's Italian Sandwiches

This Italian deli—brought to you by Carmine's on Penn (next door)—features house-made mozzarella, house-made meatballs, and bakes fresh bread daily. Try the veal caprese sandwich.

 

Beantree Coffee and Deli

This coffeeshop offers breakfast and lunch including crêpes and a Korean bulgogi (grilled meat) wrap. Try the boba (bubble) tea.

Cafe Max

This European cafe offers a simple, curated menu. Pair the prosciutto, Brie, and fig spread sandwich with a glass of prosecco.

Ay Caramba!

This casual eatery is built around tortas—Mexican street sandwiches. Try the Cubana torta with Negra Modelo-braised pork with a Mexican draft beer.

Pinche Taqueria (Highland)

Try the queso a la plancha made with griddled Cotija cheese, smashed avocado, and roasted tomatillo salsa. A chalkboard displays the extensive tequila menu, and the coin-style margaritas are the perfect accompaniment to any taco. 

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