Staff Picks: Juice and Jasper’s and Wendi Blum


Raw Juce

Picked by Nancy Kumpulainen, Art Director

“I finally made it to the NEW location of Raw Juce, one of my favorite local places for organic, cold-pressed juices, smoothies and acai bowls! They now have Power House Bowls on the menu, which are like acai bowls but with vegan protein added. I decided to try the Black Magic (called so because it has activated charcoal mixed in, which is good for you since it removes toxins). It was absolutely delish, with bananas, chia seeds, coconut flakes, plump blueberries and raw honey. Of course, I couldn’t leave without grabbing some of my favorite juices to go. Everything Raw Juce offers is healthy, good and good for you! They offer free juice samples to try before you buy, so what are you waiting for?! Go get some, and give your body some goodness!”

( // 197 S. Federal Highway // 561/609-2871)

Jasper’s on 18th

Picked by Rebecca Valenza, Director of Marketing & Advertising

“Best flavors in Boca! It was by chance that I found Jasper’s on 18th after a long day at the Town Center. Jasper’s had just opened, and on this lucky day, we met Mogen Moller, the owner of this fabulous soon-to-be hotspot. What a lovely gentleman he is, and what a cook too. We enjoyed the Maytag Blue Truffle Chips (because it’s the holidays, so why not?) with a lovely glass of Cabernet; then the California Spinach Salad, and on to the most delicious pan-roasted Filet Mignon on the planet. Jasper’s is small, casual, very comfortable and delicious.”

( // 6063 SW 18th St. // 561/756-9025)

Create Your Best Life, Jan. 16-17
Picked by Kevin Kaminski, Editor
“Kick off the new year by unleashing your potential with Wendi Blum — the local author, speaker and life-shift coach known as “The Queen of Reinvention” — for two days of empowering conversation at the annual Create Your Best Life event at Cendyn Spaces. The weekend affair — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday — touches on topics ranging from entrepreneurship and relationships to beauty, fashion, nutrition and meditation. Call 954/214-5649 for registration details.”
(980 N. Federal Highway, Boca)

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