Look around foodies there’s a new restaurant in town

Czarina Greaney, Features Editor

Restaurant Review

Mesa college students can now satisfied their food cravings before or after class at a recently opened restaurant.

Native Foods Café located in Clairemont Mesa is calling vegetarians, vegans, and meat eaters to come and dine in. From their delicious Chicken Wings with ranch to the succulent Oklahoma Bacon Cheeseburger. At Native Foods Café eating healthy has never tasted this good.

All menu items are made with organic ingredients and all plants based foods like nuts and vegetables.

Native Foods Café contains many sources of protein such as free-range soy, wheat pea protein, organic tofu, soybeans and wheat meat.

There is also a desert menu that offers, Banana Bars, Key Lime pies, Native Cookies, Spicy Chocolate cake and more. Each one of these deserts is made out of organic produce that is good for ones over all health.

Native foods café motto is “Sustainable edible incredible for over 20 years.” The menu ranges from appetizers like Native Nachos with native taco meat top with black beans, chipotle sauce, Native cheese and salsa fresca and guacamole. The Native Nachos are finished off with roasted corn, green onions, cilantro, and jalapeno peppers and full of color.

There is also a kids menu and entrée that has a great variety of salads. The drinks are made from scratch and they consist of fruits and teas such as watermelon, lemonade and hibiscus tea and much more.

There is a total of 20 locations of the Native Foods franchise in the United States. In 1994 Palm Springs California was the first Native Foods Café.

Native Foods Café also offers a reward card program that allows guest to receive discounts if there are any and to earn points every time a guest dines in.

The Native Foods Café pamphlet states that, “We are a compassionate dinning experience serving up homemade meals that are good for you, your family and the environment.”

Native Foods café also has some gluten-free menu items such as the Rockin’ Moroccan, Sesame Kale Macro and Bangkok Curry.

Every three months Native Foods Café rolls out new menu items like the Kung Pao which consist of seared teriyaki tofu, steamed seasonal vegetables, kale, brown rice, Thai red curry sauce with lemongrass, ginger and coconut curry. The new menu items give multiple options for vegans and non-vegans alike.

Clairemont Mesa Native Foods Café has been opened since September 16 and welcomes any new guest. Come and try these new and classic tasty food items that will get your taste buds excited about eating healthy. Remember eating healthy on the inside shows on the outside.