The oven-shunning eatery specializes in familiar tastes prepared with herbs, nuts, and veggies, full of their original, uncooked-to-death nutrients. For starters, try the chips and salsa, with the standard tortilla dippers swapped in favor of flax-seed crackers ($5.88). Fish phobes will appreciate the sneaky sushi selection, with maki artfully assembled sans sea meat. Try the the pseudo salmon roll ($12.88), packed with sprouts, avocado, tomato, enoki mushrooms, yam rice, mustard, garlic, and ginger. Wraps, veggie burritos, zucchini-noodle pastas, and veggie burgers round out the garden-centric menu.
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.
The Coffee Bean's location in Las Vegas has been open since 2001. Since then, the company has grown to more than 15 franchise-operated locations. Amid each caf?'s handcrafted oak paneling wafts the aromas of more than 40 types of coffee and loose-leaf tea. The coffee blends, which are manually roasted in small batches every day, are incorporated into everything from the sugar-free Caf? Vanilla to the ice-blended Black Forest, a decadent combination of cherries and chocolate-covered espresso beans. Meanwhile, tea varieties range from peach oolong to Moroccan mint. The Coffee Bean's menu also features many hot and cold drinks that contain less than 200 calories.
Something's Brewing cooks up a menu bursting at the seams with tantalizing homemade breakfast sandwiches, lavish lunch options, and tasty coffees, teas, and frozen treats. Rise and shine with the croissant egg-and-cheese sandwich ($6.50) or Mike's breakfast burrito, a playful jumble of scrambled eggs, peppers, onions, cheese, and salsa ($6.75). Covert lunchtime rendezvous can be conducted under the tasty cover of the day's homemade quiche ($5) or disguised with a well-groomed pickle mustache. Float through your day with the buoyant Venetian sandwich piled high with salami, mozzarella, roasted red peppers and basil pesto served on a ciabatta roll ($7). While gaping gullets find refreshment in Seattle's Best Coffees ($1.75–$2), espressos ($2–$3), and caramel macchiatos ($3.75–$4.75), the peach smoothies ($4–$5) and strawberry milkshakes ($4–$5) lure in ice-cream lovers and forlorn snowmen.
Kyle and Joey, the entrepreneurs who opened Dream Cones Shaved Ice in 2012, serve up Hawaiian-style shaved ice with a creative twist. They flavor soft snow with sweet syrups and add-ons such as ice cream, mochi, and li hing mui, a salty and sour powder made from dried plums. With its blue walls and pink shutters, the Dream Cones Shaved Ice trailer is just as colorful as the frosty treats it serves.
Using organic ingredients and a kosher-certified dishes, Panini Café’s menu bursts with vegetarian sandwiches, homemade Mediterranean entrees, and traditional Jewish fare. Kick-start a day with the Israeli breakfast, which plates up two eggs cooked to customer specifications and sidled up to three kinds of cheese and an israeli salad ($9.99). Diners can awaken tummies with appetizers including the cheese-stuffed mushrooms ($5.99–$7.50) or the Greek Plant, which snuggles together feta cheese and pesto in an eggplant sleeping bag ($5.99). The halumi sandwich blends deep-fried halumi and cream cheese on ciabatta bread ($14.99), while the panini special fits emek cheese and tomato between bagels halves ($8.99). Those wishing to sample Mediterranean flavors without the hassle of stealing Socrates's lunchbox can bury faces into burekas, puff pastries stuffed with zesty cheese and vegetables ($8.99).