The Balanced Kitchen will be reopening in the Green Exchange!

The Balanced Kitchen has been chosen as the restaurant for Chicago's groundbreakingnew green business center, the Green Exchange. The Green Exchange will be the new home of dozens of green businesses and will be the prime destination point for all things sustainable in Chicago and the Midwest

This new location will allow us to further our goals of sustainability as well as expand our operations to include wholesale and retail products. The Green Exchange is centrally located on Diversey Parkway between Western Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway. It's slated to open in the fall or 2009.

The Balanced Kitchen now offers home delivery! Get your Balance Box today

In other news, The Balanced Kitchen has begun delivery of the "Balance Box", a series of healthy organic, gluten-free meals delivered right to your door. Learn more.


The Balanced Kitchen Green Catering & Events provides sustainable eating featuring local organic seasonal vegetable based fare for Sustainable Taste

The Balanced Kitchen Green Catering & Events can provide food for 1 to 1000 people, either drop off or full service. From appetizers to desserts and everything in between, let The Balanced Kitchen show you how good sustainable eating can taste.

The Balanced Kitchen Kicks bottled water
We were recently awarded the Think Outside the Bottle Award by Corporate Responsibility International for our decision to not participate in the wasteful practice of serving bottled water in our restaurant. Several newspapers and TV stations showed up to witness the event. Here's the story that ran in Red Eye.

Here are some reviews about us:

Some great reviews on

From the Chicago Tribune: Where to eat green this Earth Day

Here's a little longer review, also from the Chicago Tribune

Here's a story about us from a recent edition of TimeOut Chicago: Swap Meat

Here's a great video review from Metromix via

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