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.
It's been featured on the Travel Channel. It's 18 inches long?longer than most human newborns. It weighs in at a little more than five pounds. It's a burrito.
This monster, which goes by the name Burritozilla, is the signature dish at Iguanas. Chefs fill every square inch of the three tortillas required to contain it with hearty scoops of meat, salsa, sour cream, cheese, rice. beans, and guacamole. Many have stepped up to conquer the dish, from terrified local university students to Man v. Food's Adam Richman. But, with the understanding that not everyone would be able to defeat this oversized burrito, the Iguanas menu also holds creative interpretations of more manageably portioned Mexican classics.
Seven hand-trimmed meats?including grilled Angus-beef carne asada, tomatillo-braised pork, shredded chicken in spicy chipotle sauce, and carnitas?stuff tacos, tortas, and quesadillas. They also lounge atop nachos and even nacho fries. All this cheesy, juicy decadence aside, Iguanas? menu is also big enough to include light, crisp taco salads and bitsy Baby Burritos and Tiny Tacos, the perfect size for kids or anyone who wants to make the Burritozilla look that much bigger.
Mexico Lindo fosters enjoyable outings of casually fine dining with a menu of Mexican fare handmade from fresh ingredients. Begin a culinary journey with the empanadas, which wrap up chicken in a blanket of masa and lay it to rest on a bed of lima-bean puree before blanketing it in salsa roja and reading it a bedtime story ($6.50). The pollo boracho enjoys a deliciously besotted carousal in a spicy wine-and-beer marinade ($12.50), and the carnitas lounge in slow-roasted bliss alongside helpings of nopalitos ($11.75). Meanwhile, the bone-in chicken mole melds the disparate worlds of dinner and Candy Land with a rich sauce offering hints of chocolate flavor ($12.50). As they sample masterfully crafted dishes, diners can sip tasty beverages such as the Mexico Lindo margarita ($16), a feisty blend of Patron Silver, Citronage, orange juice, and Gran Gala served in an 18-ounce goblet.
If you visit Sam's BBQ Diner, Filipino food from home will never be the same again. This is true Filipino-style cooking. Get your Kare-Kare, Lechon Kawali, or whatever you desire. The atmosphere is pleasant and the setting simple but the food is amazing! The Arroz Caldo is a popular order. The portions are reasonable and leave you feeling satisfied after licking your fingers a few times when no one's looking. They cater too. So if you want your BBQ party to rock like no other, leave the cooking to Sam's. Anyone craving real Filipino food should drive over, but be prepared for total satisfaction that will have you returning for more and then some.