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And fans of forbidden rice — the goopy, black, and chewy rice rich in fiber and other nutrients — will be happy to know it's a standard part of the protein plate equation. For everyone else, it can be swapped for quinoa or brown rice, both of which seem to absorb the sauces better anyway.
Muted paint tones, wooden-framed chalkboards, and glass vases with a single fresh flower on every table ensure the feel of the Original ChopShop Co. stays on the quaint side, and its electronica soundtrack makes certain that those on the go, well, keep going. Friendly counter service folk run orders of pressed juices, breakfast wraps, and bowls of a.m. eats to business types rushing off to work, while lunch and evening fare and protein shakes go mostly to those who've stopped in to re-fuel from a busy day of shopping or a spirited workout, or for a health-minded lunch or dinner with friends.
7158 E. 5th Ave.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Region: Central Scottsdale
And because it's open until midnight on Friday and Saturday, post-drinking food never tasted healthier.