Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
Though the heroine’s coworkers are at least as eccentric as those at Central Perk, she’s waiting tables at one of New York’s most exclusive restaurants, a thinly veiled version of the Union Square Cafe, where the author herself once worked. Just make sure you have fixings for a midnight treat; after reading about these delicious dishes, you’ll want one! These on-the-go snacks are good for you!
Duplicate Keys by Jane Smiley
What if the kids from Friends were sharing a loft performance space, grew up, but no one ever gave back their keys? What if someone was found mysteriously murdered there? And what if the murderer just had to be a someone with a key? Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley ratchets up the tension and twangs the chords of nostalgia at the same time.