Juice It Up!'s fruit frappérs quench patrons' thirsts for fresh and healthy beverages with an assorted menu of blended-to-order concoctions. Amble up to the smoothie bar for a Strawberry Wave, a sippable medley of strawberry juice, nonfat yogurt, bananas, and strawberries more harmonious and refreshing than a barbershop quartet made up of fire hydrants. Patrons can enjoy other flavor mergers such as Passion Delight's sugar-free yogurt, passion juice, peaches, and strawberries, or the soy milk, strawberry juice, honey, banana, and strawberries that intertwine in the dairy-free Soy Sensation shake. Each 16-ounce drink can be fortified with one of seven boosts, including protein power's soy protein, which helps altruistic customers lift cars off slightly smaller cars. Juice It Up! supports local community events by fueling attendees and participants with its signature smoothies and juices.
Named 2009 Micro Roaster of the Year by Roast Magazine, Klatch Coffee's casual coffeterias celebrate some of the world's highest quality coffee, carefully sourced to international farmers under direct trade ethics. Roasted in small batches for maximum freshness and minimum inter-bean squabbling, Klatch's java pleases patrons with a drip coffee of the day ($1.95–$2.20), as well as designer drinks such as the Mexican mocha ($3.40–$4.30), infused with spicy Ibarra chocolate. Discerning slurpers can also sate barking bellies with a hammy, cheesy eggel sandwich ($3.99) from the breakfast menu, or train teeth on heartier lunch fare such as a cranberry walnut salad ($3.75) or turkey pesto panini ($5.95).
Every day at more than 770 locations, Jamba Juice proves that good nutrition can be both convenient and delicious. Since the beginning, the company has based its philosophy on choosing whole fruits and all-natural ingredients over artificial flavorings and preservatives. The menu is completely free of high-fructose corn syrup and artificial trans fats, and it makes additional accommodations for vegan and gluten-free diets.
Although Jamba Juice is serious about using wholesome ingredients, the company is a little more playful when it comes to the palate. Whole fruits and veggies can be blended into an extensive menu of great-tasting smoothies and freshly squeezed juices. But Jamba Juice?s commitment to keeping healthy eating simple informs its solid-food options, too. Customers can kick-start their morning with a steaming bowl of slow-cooked, steel-cut oatmeal, or stay energized throughout the day with six varieties of Energy Bowls: nutrient-rich blends of whole fruit, Greek yogurt or soymilk, and an assortment of dry toppings and fresh fruits.
In addition to nourishing and energizing the human body, Jamba Juice fights childhood obesity by sponsoring Team Up for a Healthy America. The initiative encourages fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes and other leaders committed to getting kids active?which they can do by visiting the main Jamba Juice website.
Though Podge's Claremont Juice Co. is under new management, the new owner, Uvon Cisneros, wants to ensure its continued success by keeping its menu of fresh, custom smoothies and deli fare while making little improvements to the eatery. The restaurant has made fresh fruit cry for more than 15 years, resulting in more than 40 smoothies in such flavors as orchard peach juice, berry banana, and pineapple sherbet. It complements the thick, cool drinks with more than 15 sandwiches, paninis, salads, and daily made soups.
A respite from franchised coffeehouses, The Spot Cafe invites customers to sit and stay awhile. Guests sip drinks made from locally grown and roasted Klatch Coffee or smoothies that are made when they're ordered rather than stored for weeks in popsicle form. Mocha-colored walls lend warmth as customers linger for breakfast or lunch, noshing on sandwiches, pastries, and housemade soup in just-baked bread bowls.
From the glowing pendant lamps to the delicate European pastries lined up inside glass cases, Dolce Gastropub & Bakery is the living, breathing vision of Alice Lee. Growing up in restaurants, Lee knew she wanted to start something of her own?but she wanted it to be unique. At Dolce, classic American gastropub cuisine is served alongside a variety of craft beers. Diners can enjoy sit-down service during breakfast, lunch, and dinner.