Summer is on the horizon and nothing puts you in the mood like a tasty smoothie. Even when the weather is less than hot in San Francisco, the refreshing combination of blended fresh fruit and crushed ice will make you feel like you should be sweating. Here are a few great places in the city to get your smoothie on.
Sidewalk Juice, a mom and pop Mission favorite, offers a variety of over 100 different healthy, all natural and organic drinks to tickle your taste buds. The three top selling smoothies include; the Banana Acai with soy milk, bananas, acai, non-fat vanilla frozen yogurt and ice; Berries Valencia with orange juice, blueberries, strawberries, bananas, raspberry sorbet and ice; and Almond Delight with almond milk, almond butter, bananas, non-fat frozen yogurt and ice. Sidewalk Juice, 3287 21st Street (at Valencia Street), San Francisco, CA 94110, (415) 341-8070 sidewalkjuice.com
Power Source Café caters to various needs and tastes with their delicious smoothies. If you are looking for a serious way to cleanse your system try the Super Detox. It’s loaded with spinach, banana, Hawaiian spirulina, non-dairy milk, yogurt and hemp protein. Or maybe you need that extra boost. Super Energy will help get the gears moving because it’s filled with pineapple, carrot juice, ginseng, orange juice and yogurt. The Power Source Café is also the place to go if you are nursing a hangover with the After Party. It’s packed with pineapple, banana honey, yogurt, vita-coco, vitamin C and vitamin B. Power Source Café, 81 Fremont Street (at Mission Street), San Francisco, CA 94105, (415) 896-1312 powersourcecafe.com