Dining at Wood & Fire (59 Marble Ave; 914.747.2611) is about more than just pizza and pasta. So, have bread handy for the must-order mussels, steamed in a perfect dipping sauce of white wine, cream, mostarda, and fresh herbs.
A relative of the trendy acai bowl, banana bowls at Playa Bowls (465 Bedford Rd; 914.495.3438) are made with the namesake fruit, honey, and almond milk, and can be topped with pineapple, kiwi, goji berries, and more.
Flour power! Flour & Sun Bakery (19 Washington Ave; 914.495.3232) makes all baked goods from scratch daily. Drizzled with caramel and sprinkled with sea salt, these bestselling salted-caramel-filled cupcakes come in both vanilla and chocolate.