IRVINE, Calif., April 2015 – It’s getting even juicier here in Orange County. Far from over, the raw juice bar and fresh pressed juice trend has become an everyday health habit.
“Whether you’re looking for your daily green detox elixir or that perfect post-workout beverage to just a simple, refreshing thirst-quencher on warm days, we’ve got several delicious juice bars that have recently opened across our shopping centers,” said Stacie Ellis, senior director of marketing for Irvine Company Retail Properties.
Pressed Juicery’s custom hydraulic press uses thousands of pounds of pressure to gently extract vitamins and minerals for a perfectly pure blend of wellness. For a sweet treat, enjoy the Chocolate Almond, a delicious concoction of cacao, almonds, sea salt, dates and water. Revitalize with Citrus 3; an energizing blend of grapefruit and mint that is the simplest and purest mix of the citrus juices. Pressed Juicery is located at Fashion Island next to SoulCycle. Also open at Westcliff Plaza and coming soon to Irvine Spectrum Center. Info: pressedjuicery.com
Pop into Babette’s after a hike or workout class to refuel in the morning with a fresh pressed juice and delicious homemade pastry. With spring and summer approaching, try the refreshing mix of watermelon and lime or go green with kale, cilantro, pineapple and lime. Better yet, Babette’s talented mixologists can also create original cocktail and aperitifs menu using fresh pressed juices from seasonal produce. Babette’s is located at Crystal Cove Shopping Center. Info: babettesnewportbeach.com
Think outside the juice box at Nekter Juice Bar. Detox after a long week with the Toxin-Flush, with apple, ginger, parsley, lemon and spinach to boost your immune system. Brighten up your skin and mood with The Glow, a sweet concoction of carrots, celery, ginger, parsley, lemon, kale and spinach. Located at Orchard Hills Shopping Center, Quail Hill Shopping Center and University Center. Info: nekterjuicebar.com
Whole Foods Market at Fashion Island is an easy go-to for your favorite juices. Sip on something both original and organic with The Einstein, which contains beets, carrots, celery, orange and spinach for a delicious dose of healthy. Sometimes simpler is better and at Whole Foods Market you can find fresh squeezed juice in its purest form. On the go? Grab a quick shot of wheatgrass. Info: www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Find liquid nirvana at True Food Kitchen at Fashion Island, where the juice bar is a focal point of the popular health-conscious restaurant. Here you’ll find creative and upscale twists to pressed juices, like the Hangover RX: a silky mix of coconut-water, pineapple, vanilla and orange or the Root & Remedy, with beets, carrot, ginger, turmeric and honey lemonade. Or try the Grapefruit Mojito, a tantalizing mix of crusoe white rum, Veev Acai, fresh mint and tangy fresh pressed grapefruit juice. Info: truefoodkitchen.com
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About Irvine Company Retail Properties
The Irvine Company Retail Properties owns, develops, reinvests and manages regional, neighborhood and community centers in Newport Beach, Irvine and Silicon Valley.
With three distinguished regional shopping centers including Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum Center and The Market Place – along with 36 neighborhood and community centers – Irvine Company Retail Properties is the coastal California destination for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Recent additions to the retail portfolio include: Nespresso, Urban Decay, SoulCycle, TLT Food, Urban Seoul, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Del Frisco’s Grille, Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana, Babette’s and more. For more information, please visit ShopIrvineCompany.com.