Dining Pick of the Week: Presto Neighborhood Cafe



4950 S. Rainbow Blvd. at West Tropicana Avenue, 702-293-3332

Pita is served with all Mediterranean dishes, but it's pide that is served with Turkish, Armenian and Middle Eastern cuisine. The Turkish flatbread is combined with toppings to form a common Turkish meal. At Presto, The Greek Pide has cherry tomatoes, pesto, feta cheese, Kalamata olives and roasted peppers. The Italian is made with homemade meatballs, pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, green olives, chiles and Parmesan. Featured sandwiches are Reuben with Gruyere cheese on focaccia, vegetarian with goat cheese and black olive tapenade, turkey with applewood bacon and avocado, and ham and cheese panini on grilled country white bread. Salads are made with a variety of ingredients such as asparagus, beets, cauliflower, almonds, Israeli couscous, wild mushrooms, tandoori chicken, quinoa, fava beans, peas, golden raisins, pickled onions and pine nuts. There is always a soup of the day along with aush, a soup made with greens, beans and noodles. Smoothies are served throughout the day and include Tropical Wake Up (pineapple, mango, banana, ginger), Brain Power (strawberries, banana, blueberries, almond milk, flaxseed) and Green Machine (apple, avocado, banana, spinach, kale, ginger and honey). Check out the coffee bar. Sandwiches start at $7.99 and smoothies at $5.99. Presto is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Jack Bulavsky