A vegan Ethiopian meal is far more filling than you might imagine. And the coffee is roasted in-house. 1084 Flushing Ave., at Porter Ave., Bushwick; 347-295-2227
A crunchy-granola café with locavore leanings, this is the place to go for your whole-grain, big-salad, açai-bowl fix. 143 Division St., at Canal St.; 212-240-9410
The goat’s-milk soft-serve gets the spotlight, but the fridge is stocked with beet-and-sweet-potato sandwiches and chickpea salads. 31 Carmine St., nr. Bleecker St.; 212-206-7273
This Turkish market does justice to produce, from braised celery root to fava-topped artichoke hearts. Don’t miss the imam bayildi, a stuffed baby eggplant. 1429 Third Ave., nr. 81st St.; 212-335-0022
The Romaine Dinghy is an actual lettuce sandwich that will make you crave lettuce sandwiches. 378 Metropolitan Ave., nr. Havemeyer St., Williamsburg; 718-387-4777
*This article appears in the June 30, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.