The Los Angeles Zoo is celebrating Kids Eat Right Month with the opening of the Bean Sprouts Cafe, a kid-friendly dining option that specializes in healthy foods for visitors of all ages. 

The menu includes items like Grilledzilla and Do-Re-For-Me, designed to empower kids to make their own healthy choices through a visual menu display. 

The L.A. Zoo

Do-Re-For-Me (Courtesy L.A. Zoo)

There’s a variety of pizza, smoothies and sandwiches, as well as “Imaginibbles,” a signature line of themed, hand-held foods designed to make eating healthy fun. Bean Sprouts adheres to strict ingredient guidelines, and features organic and sustainable foods, compostable packaging, and eco-friendly design.   

The brightly colored cafe is located in the South America section of the zoo and features  Bean Sprouts’ line of signature themed, hand-held foods, including Do-Re-For-Me, sunflower butter and organic jam; Grilledzilla, gooey grilled cheese and vegetables; Flutter Bite, turkey, cheese, mayonnaise, and vegetables; as well as sandwiches like The Great Turkado and the Chicken Pesto Chango with cheese. There’s classic and raspberry lemonades, and a menu catering to those with food restrictions of any age. 

Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the landmark Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, drawing more than 1.8 million visitors each year, is home to a diverse collection of more than 2,300 animals representing 270 different species, 58 of which are endangered. The lush grounds on 133 acres feature various plant species from around the world and California, including many rare and endangered species. The zoo is located in Griffith Park., admission is $22 for adults and $17 for children ages 2 to 12.

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