Zaka Bowl



In a city whose dining scene is anchored by the fried, butter-heavy nature of Southern cuisine, Zaka Bowl is a ray of vegetable-focused light for the health-conscious. The build-your-own-style counter in East Memphis is vegetarian and vegan friendly (read: no meat). Create your own bowl -- choose one base (quinoa, brown rice, vegetable noodles, or spinach), three high-protein vegetables, hot garnish (cooked and seasoned vegetables), and cold garnish (raw vegetables) -- and finish it with a generous drizzle of any of their sauces at the self-serve table (but they’re healthy, so feel free to douse). Or, order one of their featured bowls, should indecision bog you down.

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