Slideshow SLIDESHOW: 15 Salads We Love in NYC

Salads don't get much respect—and with the too-common prospect of wilted greens, greasy or sweet dressing, and uninspired toppings, it's easy to see why. Fortunately there's no shortage of great salads in New York from talented chefs getting the most out of seasonal ingredients. But by the nature of the seasons, your new favorite salad is often gone before you know it.

Then there are the salads so good, so memorable, they've become irreplaceable menu mainstays. Here are 15 of our favorites across the city.

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