Since the opening of its first Souplantation in 1978 in San Diego, California, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corporation has expanded to 61 salad buffet restaurants with locations in Southern California, where they are known as Souplantation, and in Northern California and ten other states, where they are known as Sweet Tomatoes. Differing in name only, the restaurants are known for their abundance of fresh, great tasting salad selections, soups, bakery items, pastas and desserts in a self-serve format, set in a casual dining atmosphere.
How to make a better Salad
Still feeling underwhelmed by lettuce and tomato? With ingredients like pesto, kale and even Sriracha, Sweetgreen's customized salads are anything but tame. Check out the video above for a few tips on how to bulk up your healthy lunch mix at home.