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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: The Gem Organic Juice Bar

We’re turning the spotlight on food-centric gifts over the next 12 days leading up to Christmas. Fruit, coffee, cheese, kitchen gadgets, various cuts of meat, jellies, cakes, even specialty olive oils will be part of the mix. Whether you’re looking to enhance your holiday spread, or surprise your favorite uncle (who also happens to be a fantastic cook), we’ve got something to whet your appetite.

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Elixir Juice Bar Opens at the Shops at Park Lane

There’s more vegetable-and-fruit love in Dallas, now that Elixir Juice Bar is making fresh-to-order liquids at 8084 Park Lane. This New York-based shop started in 1999 on Hudson Street in West Village, and this past weekend, it opened its first location in Texas. Bottled juices and smoothies are available next to Bowl & Barrel.

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Get Your Roots Juices at the First Dallas Storefront, Opens on Black Friday

Well, three cheers to juice. It looks like this juicing trend is strongly plodding along, now that the owner of Roots Juices is permanently settling his… um… roots in Dallas. A storefront for the Dallas-based company is opening this Friday, the day after we stuff our faces with turkey, at 3527 Oak Lawn Avenue. I […]

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The Dark Side of Juicing: How a Popular Cleanse Made a People Newspapers Reporter Go to the Emergency Room

Sarah Bennett, a reporter for People Newspapers, is a jolly person to be around. It made me sad to know she’d been violently ill after doing a Roots Juice cleanse for a story. Her article about the experience came out in the May 17, 2013 issue of Park Cities People. – Carol Shih “Sleepiness, Sickness Ensue” […]

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Number One/Le Jus Changes Name to “Number One,” Doesn’t Sell its Own Juice Anymore

ShopTalk’s Raya Ramsey reports that Number One, the part cafe/part clothing shop in Highland Park Village, has a completely changed its menu. This one includes tzatziki, hummus, baba ganoush, Blue Bottle coffee, and Bellocq Tea. It’s also going to be selling Vim+Vigor juices from now on. There will be no more of Dana Card’s La Vie juices that […]

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Vim + Vigor Joins the Dallas Juice Cleanse Trend

Yesterday, Raya and I met with the ladies of Vim + Vigor, a new juice company based in Dallas. Owners Annie Portman and Liz Black told us they’ve been overwhelmed with orders ever since they launched last week. We taste-tested the juices that they brought us to try, and Raya has written the play-by-play on ShopTalk. […]

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Celebrate With Juice Cleanses in DFW (Includes Giveaway)

Every year on SideDish, we like to devote our energy to supporting small local food businesses here in DFW. For twelve days, we’ve been highlighting jams, jellies, pies, classes, wines, coffees, teas, and basically any food product made locally on Dallas (or close to it) soil. Today is Juice Cleanse Day. For more gift ideas, […]

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ShopTalk Editor Raya Ramsey Did a Juice Cleanse, Lives to Tell About It

If you haven’t visited ShopTalk today, you best head over there. Raya Ramsey, my desk buddy, went five days detoxing with Roots Juices and kept a journal about her experiences. She bares all in a hilarious post that she published this morning. It’s a pretty fantastic read, if you ask me. My favorite line of hers has […]

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Roots Juices’ is Freshly Pressed, Delivers to Dallas

Former stock broker Brent Rodgers and his company Roots Juices are ideally poised to cash in on the mainstream craze that is known as vegetable juicing. After leaving finance, Rodgers went on a year-long sabbatical travelling the world from South America to Australia. He discovered that people all over the world had discoverecd juicing. “I […]

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Bliss Raw Café & Elixir Bar in Preston Center is Closed. Be Raw Food and Juice Bar Will Open in its Place

This news comes from Paula Sepulvado and John Vandelicht, the two raw foodists opening Be Raw Food and Juice Bar. “We have much work to do in the coming weeks while we re-vamp the restaurant and menus,” Sepulvado says.  “Follow our rawvolution!” They expect to be open on July 10.  Juice is the word.

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The Gem Juice Bar to Open Inside DUO in Dallas

DUO, the all-things-culinary store owned and operated by Shinsei owners Tracy Rathbun and Lynae Fearing, will soon feature a juice bar. The Gem, owned by Leslie Needleman and Mary Kathryn Bass, will open inside DUO on February 6. They will feature fresh squeezed juices, juice detox plans, and smoothies plus house made cashew milk. They […]

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