Ingredient Story


15 Sep Cafe Zupas Ingredient Story: Green is Good

We’re total weirdos over here because we can’t help but wax poetic on lettuce greens. The kale and the baby spinach and the mixed lettuces. We are especially happy that they just so happen to taste really good and are really good for you, too. Still not sold? Spinach and kale have these things called carotenoids that improve your vision and overall eye health Lettuce greens are...

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31 Mar 5 Fun Facts About Coriander

It’s true: we love Coriander. Its mellow, soft flavor has notes of citrus that have us singing whenever we eat the Yucatan Chicken Tortilla Soup. Here are some other fun facts about Coriander you probably didn’t know.  1. It may be the world’s oldest spice. It dates back to Greece since at least the second millennium BC (however we don’t recommend you let...

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30 Oct Nature’s Sweetest Healer

We went on a search for the best honey we could find, and we learned a lot about what sets unpasteurized, raw honey apart from all the rest. Most honey you find on a grocery store shelf is overheated and filtered, eliminating many of the health benefits associated with it. You probably love how a little bit of honey makes...

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Cafe Zupas and Cox's Honey

21 Oct The Tastes of Honey

Head Chef Ethan Kawasaki has been a busy bee these days. He’s traveled across mountains and valleys and deserts to get to the magical, mystical land of Shelley, Idaho. Well, maybe it’s not actually that mystical of a place, but therein lives a pretty magical substance: the most wonderful honey you’ll ever taste. Ethan had the arduous task of tasting different...

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08 Oct Cox’s Honey: Video Story

We’ve gone through some serious research and development to find the right honey for us, and Cox’s High Mountain Clover Honey was the clear winner. It’s not overheated or filtered, but is simply screened. This screening process maintains the superior flavor, and it protects the pollens, minerals, vitamins, and live enzymes that are otherwise lost to high heat and filtering processes. It might seem...

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02 Oct All About Honey

There’s really no other way to put this: at Café Zupas we are completely obsessed with the ingredients we use. We want every single menu item you eat to be fresh and made with the very best quality we can find. If we’re serious about making food that you’ll fall in love with, then we know it needs to start...

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