Healthy is happening right now, and in the food world, that means juice bars. A year ago, the juice-bar craze was just taking off in South Florida, with several popping up across the area. Today, things are only busier in the world of juice. The concept is often an easy, one-stop shop for those looking to lead a healthier life. The fast-casual ambiance combined with easy-to-order, to-go juices make the juice bar the ultimate spot for people who want a quick and healthy fix.
That's certainly the case for Raw
The idea is to grow the brand locally with a
"It's amazing to see how people have embraced our brand and our concept over the last two years," says Rabkin. "When we first opened, our customers were women, moms stopping in after a workout to grab a juice. Today, we see everyone coming in here, from men and pro athletes to college students and kids."
"We stand very firmly beside our commitment to being 100 percent organic," says Rabkin, whose stores will list nonorganic produce used that day. "But because we juice daily, it's not always possible to find every ingredient. When we can't find organic, we let our customers know."
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The store also offers several organic take-and-go snacks, including raw oatmeal parfaits, quinoa or kale-based salads, acai bowls, and several raw desserts like cashew butter cups (think peanut butter cups made with cashew butter, coconut oil, and cacao).
The most popular menu item outside the juice are the açaí bowls, says Rabkin, a dish served for breakfast at
There are six different açaí bowls on the Raw
Nicole Danna is a food writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in food and drink news in South Florida, follow her @SoFloNicole or find her latest food pics on the New Times Food & Drink Instagram.