A friend's sister making her first trip into NYC this weekend, and is looking for a nice-ish (maybe $15-20 entrees?) restaurant to dine at with her friends. They're especially interested in vegetarian, vegan, and raw food places - and they'll probably be in the midtown area, or maybe venture down to Canal St. (I don't know what part of midtown, or by what route they plan to traverse between the neighborhoods)
Any suggestions at all you could make? I'm quite the carnivore myself.