As the temperatures start to drop across the country we can officially say it’s the season of soups!
January is National Soup Month, and these Arizona restaurants are serving up warmth and comfort with homemade recipes and spoonfuls of delicious ingredients!
When locals think of nutritious and healthy dining options, Pita Jungle is the first that comes to mind, and their Lentil Soup is a go-to immune-boosting favorite for the winter. Being the backbone of the Mediterranean diet, it is only natural Pita Jungle would have a soup dedicated to lentils! This lentil soup packs the right amount of earthy and savory flavors with tahini drizzled on top to deliver a nutty flavor. Pita Jungle fans know that no dish is complete without a side of pita bread or seasoned pita chips made fresh daily. Cup $5.19. Bowl $6.99.
There’s nothing better than finding classic comfort food made vegan and Eat Up Drive In, located in Arcadia, is making homestyle-vegan food dreams come true. Vegans and chili fans can rejoice because Eat Up offers a vegan and gluten-free chili made from scratch packed with beans, mushrooms, big chunks of carrots and celery, onions, poblano peppers and topped with a sprinkle of chives. Best part? This vegan chili also comes poured on top of their famous baked potatoes! Whether you like it in a bowl, or over a potato, Eat Up Drive In has chili year-round for curbside, pickup and dine-in. $7.
Transport immediately to the east coast at The Montauk in Old Town Scottsdale and feel like you’re just feet away from the ocean with their clam chowder that will surely have you convinced you’ve left Arizona. The Montauk is stirring up this New England classic with the traditional ingredients of clams, the earthy flavor thyme and potatoes, all mixed together to create the perfect cream-based chowder. The Montauk classically accompanies its clam chowder with crackers. $8.
Whether you’re starting the new year off on the right note, or looking for immune-boosting ingredients, EAT by Stacey Weber’s Detox Vegetable Soup is the right soup for you! This immunity-boosting detox soup starts at its base with vegetable stock and is jam-packed with onion, celery, carrots, red cabbage, broccoli, cilantro, kale, tomatoes, lemon and spices, all on a mission to boost your health during cold season! This gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan detox soup is ready for pickup at EAT seven days a week, or can be added to your weekly delivery orders with EAT’s prepared meals services. $10.
The modern taco spot in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, Diego Pops, has a traditional Mexican soup on the menu (sopa de tortilla) that you won’t want to pass up! Tender chicken, and a little kick delivered by poblano peppers and corn are in every scoopful. Diego Pops tops their chicken tortilla soup with avocado, a sprinkle of queso Oaxaca and a pile of crunchy, salted-to-perfection tortilla strips. Although the origin of this soup is known to be from somewhere in Mexico City, the origin of your new favorite chicken tortilla soup is right here in Scottsdale! $8.
The only thing getting married in this soup are the flavors! Originally named for the ingredients in the soup combining perfectly (like a marriage), Streets of New York’s Italian wedding soup lives up to the origin with the classic elements of your grandmother’s recipe with couscous, tomatoes, spinach, sweet red pepper and arguably the star of the soup, miniature meatballs. This warm bowl of Italian comfort food is perfect for the winter and goes perfectly with freshly grated Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top and with a side of flaky garlic bread. Cup $5.75. Bowl $7.90.