Sullivan’s Travels

1. N.Y. Dosas
Washington Square South

This vegan South Asian street cart sells savorycrêpes (dosai) and pancakes (uthappam) (99 centsto $5) filled with fresh vegetables and spicedpotatoes; the deluxe ($5) comes with spicy soup andcoconut chutney.

2. Jamaican Flavors
240 Sullivan Street

A Caribbean carry-out for flaky patties stuffed witheverything from jerk chicken to calaloo and saltfish($1.25 to $2.25), plus deliciously crusty friedchicken sold by the portion ($4.95) or the piece, fora (sort of) light bite.

3. Peanut Butter & Co.
240 Sullivan Street

Come here for the Elvis, an edible homage to theKing’s favorite grilled peanut-butter sandwichwith banana, honey, and bacon ($7.50). Grab a coupleof fudgy peanut-butter brownies ($2.50) for the road.

4. Fuji Sushi
227 Sullivan Street

The Thai owner of this Japanese grocery and premadesushi shop surreptitiously cooks Thai on theside—duck in for a curried-chicken crêpe($1.50) and coconut-milk-drenched mango sticky rice($3).

5. Ciao Bella
227 Sullivan Street

For a twist on the typical malted, the worthy versionhere is made with malted-milk-ball gelato ($4), whichgives it a crunchy edge over the competition.

6. Pepe Rosso To Go
149 Sullivan Street

The pasta place that spawned a red-sauce empire, theoriginal Pepe turns tables so fast (and bluntly), thetruffle-oiled bresaola panino ($6.95) andlickety-split spaghetti with pesto, potatoes, andstring beans ($7.95) count as street food.

7. Joe’s Dairy
156 Sullivan Street

Spectacular fresh or smoked mozzarella makes forspectacular (albeit premade) sandwiches ($4 to $6),accessorized with sun-dried tomatoes or roastedpeppers and a splash of good olive oil.

8. Once Upon A Tart
135 Sullivan Street

Weekend afternoons were made for loitering at thisquaint Soho institution, but the takeout annex offersthe same delicious sweet and savory tarts ($5),sandwiches ($6.50 to $6.75), and strawberry lemonade($3.75) to go.

9. Melampo Imported Foods
105 Sullivan Street
Even though moody Italian sandwich maestro AlessandroGualandi’s young understudy seems to be takingon the brunt of the hero-making duties these days,they’re still good, if not quite the same, andmake for excellent picnicking at the pocket park nextdoor.

10. Sullivan Street Bakery
73 Sullivan Street

Habit-forming Roman-style pizza by the slice ($1 to$3.75), from the marvelous, minimalist tomato standbyto seasonal variations like artichoke, celery root,and champagne grape. For dessert: ricotta and jamtortas, biscotti, and the Italian answer to pumpkinpie.

11. The Yoghurt Place II
71 Sullivan Street

Outlandishly thick Greek-style strained yogurt, servedwith fresh fruit or a compote of apricots and figs ($2to $4.25). Plus baklava, fruit-and-nut-stuffedcookies, and savory phyllo pies filled with spinach,chicken, or cheese ($2 to $4).

Sullivan’s Travels