Hangover Helpers: 5 Philly Juices to Reach for After a Rough Night

The Juice's Pineapple Mint blend | Photo via Instagram

The Juice’s Pineapple Mint blend | Photo via Instagram

While hitting the bars around Philly can make for a great night, it doesn’t usually make for a great morning after, especially when your liver’s personal thank you note comes in the form of a pounding headache and a mouth as dry as the Sahara. Obviously, to prevent this, you probably shouldn’t down an entire pitcher of margaritas this Thirsty Thursday. That said, sometimes it happens. So, to help you recover from the aftermath, we’ve rounded up five Philly juices designed specifically to help you forget about the one or two … or five shots of Fireball you downed the night before. Read more »

Robeks Fresh Juices & Smoothies Opens First Storefront

robeks-smoothies-healthy-eatsRobeks, the fresh juice and smoothie chain has been getting its name out there via their food truck since July. Today they open their first storefront at 1035 Chestnut Street. Robeks started in California in 1996 and is looking to open 36 franchises in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Robeks makes their juices and smoothies to order, promising to use only the freshest fruit and featuring a proprietary Greek yogurt with more protein and less carbs. The store also offers dairy-free, soy and almond milk options. “Boosts” of added vitamins and minerals promising to increase energy, improve the immune system, reduce cholesterol and help digestion can be added.

Robeks – Center City [Foobooz]

¡Juice! Opens in Graduate Hospital


¡Juice! opened last weekend in Graduate Hospital. The juice shop replaces Betty’s Speakeasy at at 2241 Grays Ferry Avenue and offers a menu of juices and blends (shakes). There are also rotating selections of soups and starting Monday, November 25th, the attractive store will also offer vegetarian and vegan sandwiches. There’s also L’Aube coffee for those looking for a jolt from more than just fresh juices.

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Sporting Club at the Bellevue Adds a Juice Bar

fueling-stationJuice bars are definitely having a moment. We’ve personally been impressed by the flavorful juices at South Street’s Sip N Glo Juicery and the friendly service at Sansom Street’s Yellow Juice Bar. Next up is the Fueling Station in the Sporting Club at the Bellevue. The juice and smoothie bar is open to members and non-members alike. The Fueling Station also offers breakfast bites, La Colombe coffee and sandwiches and wraps.

The juice bar opens on Tuesday, September 3rd and Restaurant Impossible’s Robert Irvine will also be on hand, promoting his new protein bars.

Check out Be Well Philly for the full menu.

Fueling Station [Official Site]

Sip-N-Glo Juicery Opens on South Street


Sip-N-Glo Juicery opened its doors for business for the first time today. The South Street juice shop serves up seven juices and seven smoothies that are sure to quench your thirst. The store at 932 South Street (right across from Whole Foods) and is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. everyday but Tuesday.

Sip-N-Glo Juice Menu »

Cheu Noodle Juices Come to Good Karma

The ramen has been the star at the Cheu Noodle Bar pop-ups but the fresh-made juices are not to be slept on. And now you won’t have to wait to the next pop-up night to enjoy the juices.

Starting tomorrow the fresh made juices will be featured at the both Good Karma Cafes in Center City (928 Pine Street, 331 S 22nd Street). Each day will feature two healthy, veggie and fruit based juices (no sugar added).

At past pop-ups the juices have included flavors like:

  • Pineapple – vanilla, jalapeno, thai basil
  • Banana – sesame, vietnamese coffee
  • Peach Ginger – lemon verbena, yogurt

Cheu Noodle Bar [Official Site]
Good Karma Cafe [Official Site]