1538 N. Clybourn
We here @ PPM have made a New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier – so we headed over to the new Lyfe Kitchen @ New City whose motto is ‘eat good feel good’. We loved the clean, bright, minimalist meets modern open décor – the fresh open herb bar is a nice touch. We were greeted immediately by an enthusiastic eager young lady behind the counter – we knew we were in good hands!
You order at the counter just past the herb shelves. Think Panera only uber healthy. The menus are divided into categories: vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and everything. There’s some overlap between the menus so it’s not important to study all of them. The menus include calories and sodium content for each menu item including the alcohol! The prices are really reasonable for the quality of food you get. I think you can expect to pay about $15 for lunch if you get an entree and a drink. You grab silverware and water (room temperature, chilled, or sparkling) and choose a seat. Your food is brought to you and then bused away when you’re finished. The food is pretty much regular food. You can get sandwiches, wraps, chicken, and even burgers… Only they’re the healthy cousins of what you’re used to.
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Super fresh tender chicken with avocado, black beans, corn, chayote, romaine and Greek yogurt ranch dressing – “awesome – super flavorful”
100% grass fed beef, crunchy romaine, tomato, red onion, pickle on multi-grain bun – “tender – as good as any top notch burger joint”
Sweet Corn Chowder
We did not miss the traditional zesty soup – It was great
To sum up, convenient location with easy parking – fresh, healthy and tasty food – we left full and happy but not bloated!