1. Naples 45
200 Park Ave., at 45th St.; 212-972-7001
Superb, undersung pizza sold by the individual pie or the half-meter, and a decent, mostly Italian wine list to soothe Mom’s or Dad’s nerves.
156 E. 45th St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-922-9788
At this Japanese-rice-ball café, sushi rice is hand-patted into traditional and newfangled pucks, balls, and little logs, and filled or topped with everything from spicy tuna to ground beef. Limited seating.
210 E. 46th St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-687-4855
Show Junior where Big Paulie bit it, before he even got to order his porterhouse.