A 100% plant-based eatery will be opening at 464 Newark Road in Hoboken quickly. With a location already working in Newark, Vegbar Juicery’s homeowners Mel Vaughn and Binta Forrest shared with Hoboken Lady how the Hudson County location might be totally different. Learn on for extra particulars about Vegbar Plant-Based mostly Kitchen and Juice Bar in Hoboken and what to anticipate.
Hoboken and Jersey Metropolis residents might need noticed Vegbar’s pop-up up to now when it initially had began making appearances on the Backyard Road Farmers’ Market in Hoboken and the Van Vorst Park Farmers’ Market in Jersey Metropolis again in 2014.
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Co-owner Mel Vaughn tells Hoboken Girl why he and his associate, Binta Forrest, at the moment are making Hoboken their official residence. “We’ve all the time been within the Hoboken space and lots of people obtained to know us from the Farmers’ Market. We simply really feel prefer it’s an space that’s fairly cool and lots of people in that space like what we serve they usually all the time ask, ‘Are you guys going to have a spot in Hoboken?’” Vaughn shares.
“We stated, ‘We’re going to place one right here for you guys at some point.’ So we fulfilled that promise … It took us some time however we by no means gave up trying and we simply found this house and jumped proper on it and set to work.”
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Vegbar’s flagship location in downtown Newark opened in 2019 at 969 Raymond Boulevard. Vaughn shares how that house happened: “They provided us an area there as a result of they wished to offer one thing extra wholesome and vegan choices for the staff. It’s like 10,000 workers within the [Blue Cross Blue Shield] constructing.”
Mel provides, “We obtained so well-liked there that we now had been capable of come again to Hoboken and do all vegan. We’ve been attempting for years to discover a house in Hoboken.”
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Because the downtown Hoboken location is about to open very quickly, the homeowners offered Hoboken Lady readers with an perception into what the menu will encompass. We’re informed it’s going to be “separate” from the Vegbar Juicery.
“We have now two manufacturers: the Vegbar Juicery, which is the Newark location — that’s vegan-friendly, so it’s 95 % vegan. The Vegbar Plant-Based mostly Kitchen, which is the one in Hoboken, that’s going to be 100% vegan,” Vaughn says.
Whatever the places’ menus being totally different, the family-owned enterprise’s purpose is to offer their clients with a contemporary, wholesome, and natural menu.
“It’s just about a full-service juice bar with a full meals menu. It’s plant-based so it’s actually going to offer a wide range of totally different stuff for everybody … [with there being] gluten-free choices as effectively,” co-owner Binta Forrest, a vegetarian herself, says.
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The soon-to-launch menu consists of empanadas, burritos “with a Jamaican flare”, veggie burgers, wraps (such because the vegan jerk chick’n tacos, spicy hummus, and cauliflower rice black bean burrito), air baked fries, hummus, smoothie bowls, natural juices, smoothies, shakes, and specialty vegan baked items.
“We have now 30 dietary supplements that folks can add into their drinks, their smoothies, their bowls — we have now quite a bit!” Forrest provides.
Per the web site, the “most appreciated gadgets” from the Newark location are the quesadilla Sedona, black bean burrito, grilled free-range rooster wrap, and the island banana punch shake. Solely time will inform if these additionally change into Hoboken’s favourite menu gadgets.
The Grand Opening
We’ve solely discovered that the grand opening of Vegbar will happen on Saturday, June twenty sixth from 12PM to 8PM.
Throughout the first three hours of opening, from 12PM to 3PM, the homeowners have determined to deal with the keen clients by handing out free vegan mushy serve ice cream (click on here for a sneak peek video!).
^ Inside Vegbar’s new Hoboken location
Just like the Newark location, Vegbar Hoboken might be accessible for pickup and supply by way of the UberEats and DoorDash app. Hours of operation might be introduced upon opening.
Along with the storefront places, Vegbar will be seen round city in its very personal all-green meals truck and cart, which per the web site, caters to on-site non-public occasions and large-scale occasions like festivals.