A well-rounded diet embraces eats from all the food pyramid's categories, including vegetables, soft rocks, water, and vitamin water. Assemble a complete meal with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of organic groceries at Silver Lake Natural Food Market on Sunset Boulevard.
Recently featured in LA Weekly's blog, Silver Lake Natural Food Market proffers nutrient-rich, raw goods, often from local sources, to satisfy organic needs. Polished concrete floors and lofted ceilings with exposed duct work set the stage for perusing market thoroughfares, which are lined with shelves stocked full of grocery goods, vitamin-packed snacks, all-organic produce, and homeopathic remedies. Bag a bushel of fuji apples to replace the ones that fell from your backyard apple factory ($2.29/lb.), or share your deepest secrets with a bottle of Honest tea ($1.75). Half-gallons of orange juice ($7.99) and Silk almond milk ($4.99) enliven boring breakfasts, while Voss water ($2.79) replenishes the body's tear reservoir.
Silver Lake Natural Food Market’s organic juice bar placates parched palates with fresh juices delicious smoothies and potent love potions, all delivered directly to the waiting mouths and cupped hands of hopeful customers. The market is co-owned by Alex Ebert, the lead singer of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and also boasts a bevy of bulk and travel-size products and frequently hosts lectures, art events, and live music.