Craving good Greek food? Give CAVA a Chance. 

Walking along the row of busy shops at Legacy West, I stopped in front of a smaller eatery with the name CAVA spelled boldly on the awning. Having not heard much of this restaurant, I was unsure of exactly what to expect. I opened the door and a strong smell of cumin immediately invigorated my senses. 

The atmosphere was bright, clean and inviting. Standing in front of the counter, I noticed an array of foods: greens, grains, spreads, proteins and dressings. Behind the assembly line, I could see employees grilling proteins and preparing sides. 

The ordering process was quick and simple. Beginning with the base, I chose the greens and grains option. I then moved to the array of dips and spreads, selecting classic hummus and tzatziki. 

A variety of protein options stood before me: grilled chicken, spicy lamb meatballs, falafel, roasted vegetables and more. Although I was offered two protein options, I chose the grilled chicken. 

The hardest part was next. A fresh selection of Greek toppings was laid out for my choosing. After moments of internal debating, I loaded my bowl with a seasoned tomato and onion salad, diced cucumber, crumbled feta and a mouthwatering pita on the side. 

The restaurant also had a large assortment of fountain drink options. At first, I tried the beet lemonade, but it had too much of a dirt taste for my liking. I then tested the apple, cinnamon and vanilla juice. I loved this one because it tasted like an iced apple cider with a slight vanilla kick. 

I sat down and admired the bright and aromatic bowl. I took my first bite and immediately knew I’d be coming here often. The ingredients in the bowl mixed effortlessly, making the perfect hybrid of Greek cuisine. 

The chicken was seasoned skillfully, creating a burst of flavor without the spice overpowering other ingredients. My dad tried the spicy lamb meatballs and was very pleased with them as well. 

The greens, grains and vegetables accompanied everything well and were clearly very fresh and high quality. Tying the bowl together perfectly, the hummus and tzatziki added an extra burst of delicious greek flavor. 

Last but certainly not least was the pita. Once again, my expectations were exceeded. The pita was fluffy and subtly seasoned, making it perfect to use with the leftover spreads and dressing. 

Although the Legacy West location in Plano is about a 30-minute drive from my house, a more convenient location will be opening in Uptown on McKinney Avenue very soon.

I would highly recommend CAVA to anyone who loves fresh and flavorful Greek foods. The menu is open to anyone with dietary restrictions, so no worries if you are vegan, vegetarian or just trying to eat clean. I will definitely be returning to CAVA for more delicious bowls and cannot wait for the Uptown location to open.


Lea Whitley’s Recipe for Simply Delicious Hummus


1 29 ounce can of garbanzo beans

½ cup of unsweetened tahini

½ cup of extra virgin olive oil

Juice of 2 lemons

1-2 cloves of garlic

1 tsp of salt


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and turn to a medium speed. Adjust the speed as needed until texture is creamy. 
  2. Add water if you feel necessary for the texture. 
  3. Once finished blending, pour into serving container and enjoy with your favorite veggies or pita chips.

Story and photo by Lea Whitley


Lea Whitley

Lea is a sophomore who you will most likely find at Flower Child eating avocado toast. She loves going to concerts, eating at ku, and of course, the lions.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

cbd oil: disposable cbd vape pen cbd vape oil how to use hemp bomb cbd oil what is the effect of cbd cbd and lisinopril dragon 2000 pill review what does cbd oil do for anxiety pre 98 bubba kush cbd supercritical co2 extraction cbd cbd oil distribution cbd labeling requirements does cbd make you tired the next day cannabidiol research cbd oil side effects mayo clinic round lollipops cbd balm near me trippy weed drawing known for legal x pills what does mmj mean cbn vape list of common misconceptions 7 cbd oil zilis boosted cbd reviews veritas farms cbd oil reviews cbd oil muscle growth is cbd oil legal in costa rica cbd oil for vape near me lost of cbd oil uses dr horowitz 528 green roads tea with cbd oil sides definition

exam: Best 642-577 Test Questions And Answers Pdf Are The Best Materials, Best CLSSGB Sample Questions With 100% Pass Rate, Latest GB0-390 Ebook Covers All Key Points, Up To Date 600-460 Practice Exam Questions Online, Most Popular C2040-423 Practice Questions For Sale, Topdump 70-692 Vce Download Online, Topdump ACSO-IJ-PROD-13-02 Practice Test Pdf Online, Free Download Real 000-102 Certification Material On Store, Latest Updated 000-117 Cert Guide For Each Candidate, Latest C2020-615 Practice Exam Pdf For Each Candidate, The Best GNSA Practice Test Sale, Latest Updated ZJN0-643 Exam Paper with PDF and VCE Engine, Testkingdump 070-432 Braindump Pdf On Our Store, ITexam-Answers 98-373 Practice With The Knowledge And Skills, Valid and updated TB0-120 Test Engine On Our Store, Testking C9510-319 Test Prep On Our Store,

male enhancement: r 20 pill estroven cream side effects where to buy z4 pills for ed sex drive body temperature and food and water intake are regulated by average penis length 2017 enlarging penis surgery gnc midtown nyc implants for erectile dysfunction betterman supplement penis size puberty black power male enhancement pill bacopa sex drive when do boys feet stop growing pros and cons of male enhancement pills male kegels and penis growth spouse secretely bought male enhancement penis enlarger before after pills how to be good in bed sex drive near acupuncture points men power x male enhancement viagra spanish pharmacy horny plus size viagra canada discount code viagra alternative mexico 25 mg viagra cost zestra side effects how do they reverse viagra where is viagra triangle chicago when can you take viagra after taking nitro 40 low libido how to get viagra cialis why she is stealing your viagra

weight loss: best weight loss medication prescription dr oz forskolin diet pillsreturn policy dan severa how many calories should a woman eat 8n order to lose weight it works green chews side effects what are safe diet pills best female weight loss pills slim zero garcinia cambogia reviews otc diet pills similar to adipex bee pollen weight loss diet pills 2015 how to get determination to lose weight diet pills queens ny how to lose weight at 40 fat blue man 5 food you should never eat to lose weight 2030 fast track can fiber help me lose weight keto ring bologna recipes does vitamin b12 act as a appetite suppressant keto recipes with avocados what foods to avoid when dieting lipozene commercial youtube how to lose weight all over your body how to lose weight with apple vinegar exercises to lose arm weight how much should i be eating to lose weight female what is a good pace for walking to lose weight best food to skip if i want to lose weight how many pounds can you lose in a month healthy easy ways to lose weight what is something i can drink in the morning that will help me lose weight fast

vape: can you vape tobacco vape juice e liquid vape nation rick and morty g vape pen best portable herb vape trippy stick vape pen cbd vape additive max strength best pod vape 2017 i taste vapor cannoli flavored vape juice vapor pipe for weed voopoo p2 coil review voltage vapor shop absolute vapor lounge revenger x anti anxiety vape juice nexus kit 1 ohm vape lounge notch coil vape stop smoking with e cigarette how long does ejuice stay good milk juice vape cheapest sub ohm tank voopoo drag 2 puff counter taffy man vape ideal vape wattage liquid smoker quit smoking vape uwell caliburn blue light vape box mod uwell crown 3 vs tfv8 big baby lemon law vape juice

face mask: face mask for riding motorcycle sars coronavirus scientific name sperian cp100vp nuisance disposable dust mask f250 full face mask best disposable germ prevention face mask what type of respirator for methanol apply surgical mask after entering surgical suite n95 companion fit tester how long do disposable dust masks last old school surgical mask bong why does the pyro have only one respirator on his mask diy paper face mask particulate mask vs respirator gvs respirator straps why does darth vader wear a respirator respirator mask mold full face respirator with hepa filter powered respirator mask 3m nokia n95 white bullard 20tjn respirator hood when do eastern asians wear face masks anime girl with surgical mask where to buy resmed airsense 19 face mask size small picture of n95 mask envo dust mask dwight schrute face mask difference between dust mask or liquid mask ass face mask 3m hepa mask p100 half face mask open mouth cpr face shield cvs face wrap mask