You Don’t Have to Ditch Your Diet to Eat at This Southern California Gastropub
“Healthy” may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of a gastropub, but at Rock & Brews, you’ll find that eating out doesn’t mean throwing the towel in on your New Year’s resolutions. The restaurant has been serving LA and OC for over a decade and is the spot to kick back with a beer, enjoy some rock ‘n’ roll and indulge in some classic American comforts. And sure, you might want to reach for the wings slathered in buffalo sauce, but for those dedicated to sticking to their New Year’s health goals, these are the perfect menu items to order. Healthy Diet
For Those on a Keto Diet
Keto Dry-Rubbed Ribs + Side of Au Jus
For those who don’t want their ribs covered in BBQ sauce, Rock & Brews’ dry-rubbed ribs are a great option. They’re keto-friendly and are served with broccolini and housemade au jus (a light gravy-like broth). You can order them as a full or half rack.
For Those on a Paleo Diet
Asian Chicken Salad
Rock & Brews has a solid salad selection, and this is one you shouldn’t skip over. The Asian chicken salad is made with red and green cabbage, snow peas, carrots, grilled chicken, peanuts, cilantro and wonton strips. And to further guarantee your taste buds never get bored, this salad is dressed with a sesame ginger vinaigrette and peanut butter dressing.
For the Vegetarians
Beyond Meat California Dreamin’ Burger
If you haven’t yet hopped on the Beyond Meat bandwagon, now is the time. Whether or not you’ve decided to cut meat out of your diet this year, you won’t even know you’re not having real beef. This faux meat patty is served on a brioche bun with double melted cheddar, lettuce, tomato, caramelized onions, dill pickles and Thousand Island dressing. Trust us, you’re not going to feel like you’re eating a vegetarian meal with this one.
For Those on a Low-Carb Diet
BBQ Chicken Salad
A salad so flavorful it won’t even feel like you’re having salad. The BBQ chicken salad is composed of chopped romaine, grilled BBQ chicken, roasted corn and bean salsa, tomatoes, cucumbers and avocado. It’s topped off with crispy onion strings for that perfect added texture and a cajun BBQ ranch dressing with just a drizzle of BBQ sauce.
For Those Trying to Ditch Fast Food
Blackened Chicken Caesar Wrap
This entrée is a classic that always hits the spot. And if you want something healthy and Instagrammable, this choice is great because it comes wrapped in a green spinach tortilla. It includes grilled chicken, chopped romaine, cherry tomatoes, parmesan cheese, avocado, tortilla strips and some Caesar dressing to dip. It’s like a salad in burrito form!
Rock & Brews
143 Main St
El Segundo, CA 90245
6300 S Pacific Coast Hwy
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
1222 Irvine Blvd
Tustin, CA 92780
7777 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620