Now You Can Get Some Philly Bread With Your Sweetgreen Salad

Photo courtesy Sweetgreen

Photo courtesy Sweetgreen

Fast-casual salad slinger Sweetgreen is known for going the extra mile when it comes to, well, being green. In addition to serving fresh, nutritious ingredients and menus that change with the seasons, the D.C.-based chain makes a point to source from local and regional food producers. Just last month, it launched the Zahav Bowl by Mike Solomonov.

The latest local vendor to supply the stores here? North Philly’s own Philly Bread.

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Where to Get Free Beer (and Shake Shack!) After the Broad Street Run

Broad Street Run Tailgate at FDR Park | Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Runner

Broad Street Run Tailgate at FDR Park | Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Runner

After running your little heart out for 10 miles down Broad Street, you deserve some snacks and sweet hangs. And the folks at Philadelphia Runner have your back: Once again, they’re hosting their annual Broad Street Run Tailgate in FDR Park, complete with Shake Shack food and Yards beer for all.  Read more »

Is Sweetgreen’s Zahav Bowl Worth Trading Your Custom Salad Order in For? 

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Around 12 p.m. today, like Santa or Oprah, the Sweetgreen gods dropped a gift into my lap just in time for lunch: The new Zahav Bowl, the product of a collaboration with Philly chef Michael Solomonov of restaurant favorites like Zahav (duh), Dizengoff, and more.

The bowl, available at Philly’s Sweetgreen locations through May, debuted today, and I’m not going to lie: I wasn’t particularly excited about. Literally every single ingredient in the salad is an item that, when I am at Sweetgreen crafting my custom salad (soooo, just about every day), I scan over and think to myself HARD pass on that.

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YUM: Michael Solomonov Gets His Very Own Sweetgreen Salad

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Look at Sweetgreen, so crafty with ways to make their product — the lowly salad — one of the most exciting foods money can buy. Besides appealing to youngins with branded store sign verbiage (see: Beyonce and Kanye West references like “hot sauce in my bag, er, bowl” and “I made that peach famous”), they collaborate with big names in food — David Chang (Momofuku), Dan Barber (Blue Hill), Jessica Koslow (Sqirl) — to keep the menu fresh and relevant. It’s a pretty neat business model — even Kendrick Lamar has his own salad: Beets Don’t Kale My Vibe.

And on April 28th, Philly’s own Michael Solomonov will join these celebrity-types with Sweetgreen’s Zahav Bowl.

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Michael Solomonov’s Got His Very Own Sweetgreen Salad

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Look at Sweetgreen, so crafty with ways to make their product — the lowly salad — one of the most exciting foods money can buy. Besides appealing to youngins with branded store sign verbiage (see: Beyonce and Kanye West references like “hot sauce in my bag, er, bowl”  and “I made that peach famous”), they collaborate with big names in food — David Chang (Momofuku), Dan Barber (Blue Hill), Jessica Koslow (Sqirl) — to keep the menu fresh and relevant. It’s a pretty neat business model — even Kendrick Lamar has his own salad: Beets Don’t Kale My Vibe.

And on April 28th, Philly’s own Michael Solomonov will join these celebrity-types with Sweetgreen’s Zahav Bowl.

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Sweetgreen’s New Winter Menu Launches Today

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For all of you Sweetgreen junkies out there, I’ve got some news. Today marks the changeover to their East Coast winter menu, which includes a whole bunch of new warm and seasonal bowls, plus a brand new hot sauce for spiking your cold-weather lunch.

Now personally, I don’t understand people who eat salads. The places I hang out, the salad is just what goes next to the food so the tacos, crabcakes, fried chicken or whatever don’t look lonely on the plate. But still, some of these salads and bowls full of quinoa, kale and sweet potatoes sound like they might be kinda good.

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#RuntoWorkPHL: Runners Get Free (Yes, FREE!) Sweetgreen This Friday

Photo courtesy Sweetgreen

Photo courtesy Sweetgreen

If you need more incentive than just a boost in endorphins to strap on your running shoes and pound the pavement into the office, we’ve got some more incentive for you: Like last year, our friends over at Sweetgreen have graciously offered to give everyone who joins in on Philly’s Run to Work Day this Friday, September 16th, a free salad. Yes, my friend: You will be forking FREE Sweetgreen into your mouth in just three sleeps.

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Yippee! Sweetgreen’s 5th Philly-Area Location Opens This Month 

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Photo courtesy Sweetgreen

Mall days are mentally exhausting thanks to the endless choices that need to be made throughout: Should I buy the clog/sandal shoes that could be cute or could make me look like someone’s great-great-great aunt? Or should I not? Should I use my credit card to buy said clog/sandal shoes? Or should I be a responsible human and cut my credit card up right then and there? Should I allow a stranger to massage my head with a weird tool they’re trying to sell me? Or should I run away as fast as humanly possibly?

And now there’s another decision to add to the list, at least if you’re going to King of Prussia Mall: To eat Shake Shack or Sweetgreen? I foresee this decision sucking up a lot of my brain power.

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The Checkup: The One-Ingredient Condiment That Packs a Surprisingly Big Protein Punch

• Watermelons are in season right now, and if you’re going for the seedless guys, you’re missing out. Turns out watermelon seeds are packed with protein. Who knew?! And naturally, someone has created watermelon seed butter — which boasts an impressive eight grams of protein per serving — so you can easily spread them onto a sandwich or underneath some avocado toast and work them into your diet without, you know, gagging. Here, Well + Good dishes on where to find that plus seven more condiments you should have on your pantry shelves. [Well + Good]

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