Did you ever have a dream that two of your favorite places would combine forces into one super place? Like when the “After Dark” opened up into the same building as the “Peach Pit”. Or what if a place you already love and go to all the time started selling something else you loved, like if the Double R Diner started selling vegan donuts. Essentially that is what is happening with the Soup Peddler and the Daily Juice.
The Daily Juice is a place you don’t want to miss in Austin, and it is pretty easy to find since now they have multiple locations.
The have about a million kinds of delicious organic super healthy juices. Everything from simple juices like The Sugar Magnolia (peaches and watermelon) to the more complicated offerings like the Thai Curious (carrot, coconut, ginger, beet, cilantro, cayenne, lime, and Himalayan sea salt)
and they also offer really great house made raw foods and kale chips, and bars.
The problem with all that raw food is that sometimes you want something hot and comforting. That is why I am so excited that the Juice is teaming up with the number one soup expert in the state of Texas.
The Soup Peddler is a guy in Austin who, after being disillusioned with his boring job, decided to start making big pots of vegetarian soup, taking orders to see how many people in the neighborhood wanted the soup, and then delivering them by bike. We used to get the soup every week. On Wednesdays we would set out our cooler and reusable soup bucket and when I got home from work I would have a beautiful soup waiting for me. The business constantly evolves and now he has teamed up with the creator of the Daily Juice and together they are going to open a soup/juice restaurant a stone’s throw from my old house! I can’t believe how many new places are opening in my old neighborhood but the Juicebox is the most heartbreaking. Well heartbreaking is a pretty a pretty strong word since I can still go there all the time. If you want to read about how all this happened check out David’s blog because he chronicles the whole process, a really interesting 5 parts story if you have ever thought about opening a restaurant or food service.
Anyway the Daily Juice, along with some other places like the Whip in, are now carrying the Soup so you can pick it up any time instead of ordering ahead! And that’s right folks, all the soups are VEGAN! I went to the location on the west side the other day.
and I was so excited to see they were carrying my most favorite soup in the whole rotation, the Mulligatawny!
It was delicious and served in a coffee cup which was perfect for my on the go soup eating needs. Of course I got juice too.
and I felt like I was having the healthiest and tastiest food in Austin! The only way they could make it more convenient is if they started running after me carrying those cups of wonderfulness. But that would probably scare the hell out of so an actual establishment really makes more sense in this case.
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Just been looking around your blog, it’s so interesting to see the kinds of places that other people have available to go to. This juice and soup place sounds amazing, we have nothing like this in my very small town, I really wish there was a demand for it, I’d totally start my own business! 😀
a merging of awesome. hoooooray! vegan soups + fresh juices (and other raw yumminesses) + all in one place = mmmmmmm! i had to look up Mulligatawny, it sounds crazy good (and looks like it, too!). i love the story behind The Soup Peddler – it’s really, really cool! i’ve gonna check out David’s blog. absolutely brilliant! my favorite 2 places are a little chinese place that has an all vegan buffet on the weekend & our local ethiopian place (with truly gluten-free injera). they both rock hard – and if i could have an ethiopian & chinese vegan hot food bar fusion i would be the happiest lady ever! i doubt it would ever happen, but a girl can dream.
Heh. I think I might enjoy a dude with soup chasing me down to feed me. Maybe once. With warning.
Soup & juice–what a great combo for Austin! I mean, I’m figuring it’s normally pretty warm there so soup might not be so great in that it’s warm, but paired with juice it’d be just right. Mmm and that soup looks great. Glad you liked my tomato soup recipe too! You’re right, it is better the longer it sits!
Austin looks fun! I’ll get down there one of these days.