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Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. -Henry James Ahhh Summer!  Summer gives us the opportunity to enjoy the simple luxuries of life, like biting into a ripe strawberry or spreading a blanket down on the cool grass for a picnic.  It’s a [...]

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Congratulations to Lucas Weaver, service manager at Souplantation in Chula Vista, California, on his 100+ lb weight loss! Lucas lost over 100lbs by regularly enjoying healthy meals at Souplantation. To achieve such an amazing loss, Lucas traded in trips to fast food restaurants for a healthier diet of our soups and salads, loaded with raw [...]

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Join us for a Celebración in May with a Flavor Fiesta of choices to please your palate.  Bring your amigos and familia on Cinco De Mayo to enjoy our Gluten-Friendly Zesty Turkey Taco Salad, Creamy Cilantro Lime Pesto, and Tomatillo Focaccia.  Indulge later in the month with our Dulce De Leche Soft Serve and rich Pineapple Upside [...]

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April is Lemonicious!  Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes is making good use of the farm fresh lemons provided by our grower Limoneira to bring you a selection of delicious dishes just right for Spring. Join us for Creamy Lemon and Asparagus Hot Pasta, Bleu Cheese & Spiced Pecan Lemon Salad and Lemon Linguine w/ Fresh Basil. Enjoy dessert like [...]

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122 YEARS AND STILL FRESH. Limoneira, or “The Place of Lemons,” has been a leader in citrus farming for over a century. Today their focus on sustainability, solar energy and workforce housing is legendary. Not to mention their delicious lemons. HOW DO YOU CREATE THE PERFECT LEMON? On the Pacific coast, begin with an east/west [...]

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March brings the gift of Spring and brighter days!  Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes is serving a hearty helping of nostalgia with family favorites like Classic Creamy Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Focaccia Dippers.  Enjoy delicious greens and celebrate St. Patrick’s day with Provencal Green Bean & Potato salad or Mandarin Spinach w/ Caramelized Walnuts salad.  Drop in after [...]

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WATER, SALT, SUGAR, OIL, FLOUR, YEAST. That’s our focaccia dough. Simply amazing. QUATRO FORMAGGIO FOCACCIA! YUM. Our pizza sauce is made from scratch with onion, garlic, thyme, oregano, basil, carrots, and tomatoes. Topped with the finest Mozzarella and Parmesan, with fresh Asiago and Romano right off the block. CHEESY GARLIC FOCACCIA! YUM. YUM. California garlic [...]

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February is month filled with celebrations! Bring your special someone to Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes and celebrate Valentine’s Day with our luscious Red Velvet Cake. Bring a crowd for a taste of Mardi Gras with Ragin’ Cajun with Chicken and Spiced Pecans Salad, Spicy Cajun Shells, or a French Quarter Praline Muffin. This month we have the [...]

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CREATING SOIL IS LIKE BAKING A CAKE. Straw is the flour, cotton seed is the sugar and almond shells are the eggs. The compost needs to “bake” at 180 degrees as it transforms into soil. Sounds easy! Not. GARY IS THE MUSHROOM MAN. Gary Crouch and his partner Roberto Ramirez run Mountain Meadow Mushroom Farms [...]

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43 YEARS AGO, THE FUTURE OF PASTA WAS BORN. Mike and Bill met as frat boys at USC. Somehow, maybe after a few beers, they decided to make pasta. They bought an Italian pasta maker and made pasta by hand before it was cool to make pasta by hand. The rest is delicious history. Gourmet [...]

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Let's just say within 24 hours of being in the ground, it's on a refrigerated truck on its way to us. Our food is made from scratch every day. Our salad bar buffet features over 50 fresh ingredients, including specialty tossed and prepared salads. In addition to salads, we server original recipe hot pastas, hand-crafted soups, scratch-made muffins, and Focaccia breads in our hot buffet. Create. Indulge. Enjoy.


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