Amherst is a trendy neighborhood that has a variety of restaurants that appeal to college students and global travelers. For the sandwich lovers, Main Street offers many deli items along with salads and pastries. If you are more health-conscious, you can get fresh produce, grass-fed beef and other locally grown and raised ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the downtown district. It's easy to find Mediterranean staples like house-made pitas and kebabs for an international flavor. Visit North Pleasant Street for a taste of African cuisine. Those who enjoy eating beef, goat, salmon or shrimp along with fried plantains should seek the Nigerian dining available in the area.