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The raffish Green Goddess may not be the trendier-than-thou phenomenon and critics’ darling that it once was, but that’s just because other restaurants have caught up to its groundbreaking gastronomic globetrotting. Seated at alleyway tables, you’ll find cocktails and food inspired by Spanish, Indian, Hawaiian, and Middle Eastern cuisines (for starters). The imaginative, vegan- and vegetarian-friendly cuisine is good to very good—ditto for the offbeat atmosphere and fair prices (service, never stellar, hasn’t changed). Top choices include the shrimp-and-pork-belly banh mi; a watermelon and burrata cheese salad; and Father Pat’s grilled cheese, made with Guinness and pear butter. Pair with something from the thoughtful and interesting wine list. For dessert, the bacon sundae is always an indulgence, as is the sultan’s nest, a sort of baklava reconstructed as a sundae—in fact, if you just come for dessert and the still-superb cocktails, you’ll be in good stead. Reservations not accepted.