M Café Closes Up Shop In Beverly Hills

Well, this was a bit of a shocker…  The other day, when I popped in for a green lemonade to M Café Beverly Hills, I was greeted with a note on the front informing me that after 10 years they had “officially closed”.  Not sure what happened, but I’ll keep my eye on their space at 9433 Brighton Way to see what develops.


The Market At M Café Brentwood Gives Up The Ghost…

Sadly, “contemporary macrobiotic” food source The Market at M Café has quietly closed down its location at 11678 San Vicente Blvd. in competitive Brentwood.  But all is not lost:  The notice on the door lets us know that they have a new location at 1800 Highland in addition to their other two locations and are looking to expand further.  I’ll keep my eye on the space to see what develops…



M Café’s Cooking Demo Tonight

M Café has really focused on cleansing and healthy eating with its “Renew, Recharge, & Reset Your Life” program.  Tonight from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Beverly Hills location, M Café’s Chef Lee Gross and Holistic Nutritionist Elissa Goodman will be offering a cooking demo to kickstart your way to a maco-marvelous you.  Included in the demo are: Homemade Almond Milk, Raw Harvest Kale Salad with Quinoa, Avocado & Lemon Dressing, and Hearty Root Vegetable Stew.  Cost is $35.  You must RSVP to amy@mcafedechaya.com to score a seat.  Read more at: mcafedechaya.


M Café Wants You To Renew, Recharge, And Reset Your Life

Feeling like you overdid it during the holidays?  Need a jump-start to 2013?  M Café has the solution…  Along with certified holistic nutritionist Alissa Goodman, they have created a signature 5 day macro cleanse intended to “Renew, Recharge, and Reset” your body, mind, and metabolism, and who doesn’t need that right about now?  Check out a sample menu here: RESETMENU and read more here: mcafedechaya.


M Café’s “Microtize Me” Contest

Starting Friday, August 24th through September 7th, M Café is having its annual contest, “Microtize Me”.  Submit your idea of your favorite naughty comfort food, and if they take up your challenge to create a healthy macrobiotic replica, you could win a dinner for four and a “goodie” bag, plus your idea will be featured on the menu at both locations for two weeks.  Submit your ideas via Facebook, Twitter, on at either location.  Find out more at: mcafedechaya.com.

M Café’s Build Your Own Burger Bash

Looking for a vegan, macrobiotic option for your Fourth of July barbeque party this year?  Look no further than M Café.  They’ve neatly wrapped up an impressive party package to help you create your backyard burger bar.  Available to serve either 4-6 ($80) or 8-10 ($160), each deal comes with Big Macro Patties, Soy Mozzarella Cheese, Special Sauce, Whole Wheat Buns, all the fixin’sand two deli salads such as Kale with Spicy Peanut Dressing, Creamy Cole Slaw, or Scarlet Quinoa.  Just throw those burgers on the barbie and your set.  Get more info at: mcafedechaya.com.


M Café Celebrates Its 7th Anniversary June 15th With Deals

 M Café will be celebrating its 7th anniversary with a “Lucky No. 7” celebration on Friday, June 15th.  From 7pm until closing, you can get any of the following items for $7 each: Big Macro Burger (w/ side), Tofu Teriyaki Rice Bowl, M Chopped Salad, Tuna Wrap (w/ side), 16 oz Juice: Refresher or Pick Me Up, Two cupcakes (M Café patisserie only), or Two-Salad Deli Combo.  Offer good at both locations, read more at: mcafedechaya.com.



M Café’s New Spring Menu

M Café de Chaya, on Melrose and in Beverly Hills, has rolled out its new seasonal menu, bringing back some old favorites but adding a number of new items as well including: barley and green garbanzo bean salad, kale and shiitake ohitashi, raw almond rainbow roll, and grilled vegetable salad with avacado-lemon dressing.  Check out the entire Spring menu here: mcafedechaya.com.


M Café’s Spring Cooking Demo Tomorrow

Are you trying to eat healthier, but need a little fresh inspiration?  M Café in Beverly Hills is hosting a “Sweet and Savory Spring Cooking Demo” this Tuesday, March 27th from 7:00pm to 8:30.  Included on the menu are nut and mushroom , pâté, barley and green garbanzo salad, and flourless orange and almond cake.  Cost is $35 and includes dinner, beverages, recipes, and a Q and A with Chef Lee Gross.  Reserve a spot by emailing Sara@thechaya.com