Recap: New York’s healthiest food news (January 2012)

January was a big month for healthy food news in NYC. Proof that it wasn't all about Paula Deen? The healthy restaurant openings and menu changes we reported.
L'Asso pizza New York
One of the gorgeous organic-flour pies at L'asso (Photo: L'asso)

January was a big month for healthy food news in New York City.

Proof that it wasn’t all about Paula Deen? Or New Year’s resolutions?

The healthy news, restaurant openings, and menu changes we reported.

Here’s what you may have missed…

Energy Kitchen debuts a better-for-you burger value meal
In addition to an across-the-board price slash, the mini-chain is launching new Energize Meals: a burger (veggie included), baked fries, and a drink for $9.99.

Juice Generation adds wellness workshops to its menu
Juice Generation (and sister brand Cooler Cleanse) kicked off free wellness and nutrition workshops at its Greenwich Avenue Equinox cafe.

Spring Street Natural Uptown
Spring Street Natural goes uptown

Spring Street Natural heads Uptown. Finally.
Spring Street Natural opened a second location on the Upper West Side. What took it almost 40 years?

L’Asso launches hemp crust pizza with its new location
The popular pie-makers at L’Asso are getting all healthy with their brand-new East Village location, including hemp-dusted crusts.

Chelsea Piers to open organic Stonyfield Cafe with former Jean Georges chef
Chelsea Piers will soon be home to the city’s first Stonyfield Farms Cafe, operated by the popular organic yogurt purveyor.

Bodybuilders trade steak for spinach
According to the New York Times, there’s a growing group of sculpted competitors that are choosing a new kind of diet: Veganism.

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