Everyone loves the flavors of fall, the ever popular pumpkin laced dishes are popping up across menus. Here are a few places that we love to go for lunch that are revamping their menu with Fall fresh ingredients.

Dig Inn

Dig Inn has really outdone themselves this season, they are using all sorts of ingredients in new and fall festive ways. Be sure to try the Kale Granola salad with house made rosemary walnut granola, it is my favorite pick there of the season.

Fall Seasonal Dishes

  • Sunchoke & Endive Salad
  • Spinach & Pickled Mushroom Salad
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Roasted Carrot with Kale-Pumpkin Seed Pesto
  • Sweet Potato Wedges
  • Upstate Mac ( Mac and Cheese with celery root for added sweetness and texture)
  • Farro with Butternut Squash

Dig Inn


Try one of Sweetgreen’s curated Fall salads or use some of the delicious local ingredients in a make your own! Many of their fall specialties are roasted to enhance their delicious flavor and natural sweetness. Their Roasted Turkey and Chopped Brussels Sprouts Salads is like a taste of Thanksgiving at lunchtime!

Fall Salads and Bowls

  • Apples, Pears and Cheddar Salad
  • Roasted Turkey and Chopped Brussels Sprouts Salad
  • Curry Cauliflower and Quinoa Bowl

Fall Ingredients

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  • Roasted Sweet Potato
  • Pears
  • Apples
  • Raisins
  • Raw Pecans
  • Roasted Turkey
  • Roasted Curry Cauliflower


Just Salad

Just salad makes it super easy to eat healthy and local with all of their unique ingredients. Their Fall seasonal salads are crafted with love. I love the Sweet Mama salad, sometimes I even add jalapeno to kick it up.

  • Fall Farro Bowl with arugala, sweet potatoes, local goat cheese, organic portabello mushrooms and pumpkin seeds
  • Sweet Mama with baby spinach, local apples, local white cheddar, turkey bacon and honey walnuts
  • Grilled Salmon Harvest with mesclun lettuce, sustainable grilled salmon, local cucumbers, sweet potato, wheat berries and dried cranberries
  • Autumn Cesar with local roasted chicken, Bartlett pears, shaved Parmesan, dried cranberries and multigrain croutons

Just Salad Fall


Now through the end of December Schnitz will be serving a delicious seasonal sandwich that gives back! Schnitz Partnered with the Mario Batali Foundation to support children’s literacy, hunger relief and child disease research. And even better yet, this sandwich will satisfy!

Batali Schnitz with Italian sweet fennel sausage schnitzel, Asiago cheese, caramelized fennel, pickled cipollini onions, and balsamic sweet garlic aioli.



Semsom is always the perfect option for a fresh and filling lunch and now you can try even more seasonal flavors at their Astor Place location. Try their famous Taouk Chicken which isn’t seasonal but is always delicious! Make sure to check out their hot soups for the colder months!

Seasonal Salads

  • Freekeh salad: A freekeh base with plum tomatoes, coriander, radish, green pepper, fresh mint, cucumbers, cauliflower and cranberries.
  • Lentil salad: Green lentils with plum tomatoes, fresh mint, yellow and green bell pepper, cucumbers and celery.
  • Winter tabouleh: A tabouleh made with lentils for a hearty winter flavor.

Fall Influenced Ingredients

  • Lebanese Meatballs
  • Pumpkin Patty
  • Wild-thyme cauliflower
  • Sweet and Sour Eggplant

And more to come in November like oven baked shawarma and levantine Turkery!

Taste the Fall: Our Favorite NYC Lunch Spots with Fall Menus


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