Cafe menu options
What’s the buzz? Chia, hemp, and flax can help keep your heart beating strong. But what’s the science behind these tiny seeds?
What do garlic, salmon, and chocolate have in common? Learn about these heart-healthy foods and more for American Heart Month.
What’s the buzz? Coconut oil is a vital pantry staple that is good for everything. However, the science says not so fast!
Beat the cold and bust some stress with a steaming cup of tea. Learn more about the benefits of tea and celebrate national hot tea month!
What’s the buzz? Spirulina is a health-giving superfood and powerful source of protein. But what does the science say?
A new year and a fresh start, right? As you set your goals for 2017, make them S.M.A.R.T. and consider trying fiber-loaded recipes such as Wheat Berry and Lentil Soup
What’s the buzz? Bulletproof Coffee™ claims to offer more than just a morning caffeine jolt. But what does the science say?
Instead of reaching into your medicine cabinet, stock up on foods that will help you avoid those “achoos” this season. Read about 7 foods that help boost your immunity, and try our recipe for winter chopped salad.
What’s the buzz? Fermented foods are everywhere you turn these days — with claims they promote gut health, and good health in general, due to the probiotics (or “good” bacteria) these foods provide. What does the science say?
Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be bland, nor does it have to be complicated. Learn techniques to boost flavor, while retaining the most nutrition in your kitchen.
Cozy up in your favorite chair and enjoy this hearty nutrient-loaded soup. Before taking your first spoonful, take a mindful moment to smell the deep aromas and hint of paprika as the steam warms your face.
Enjoy this holiday season and stay on track with your wellness goals without missing out on your favorite holiday treats.
Current Status: Serving OPen Til 10:00 pm
The Grove is our on-campus mini market featuring snacks, beverages, a large natural foods selection, local produce, freshly-brewed Starbucks coffee and hot entrées to go.
Did you know that you can place your pre-order from The Lair while shopping in The Grove, and it will be fresh and hot, ready and waiting for you by the time you take the walk to The Lair?
Do you care about whether your food was grown locally or raised humanely? Or are you more interested in protein vs. carbs?
Whatever your priorities, we can help you chew the right thing. At Bon Appétit, we’re working toward “food service for a sustainable future.” How we define that is a mouthful, but the bottom line is that we strive to cook delicious food that’s good for you, the animals, the workers, the community, and the Earth — because they’re all connected. And we’re proud to be the first food service company to tackle many important issues in these areas.
We’re here to support you by giving the information you need to choose wisely. Visit our Wellness page for a feast of information about the roles our from-scratch cooking, nutritional approach, local sourcing, and other sustainability programs can play on your menu.
Turmeric and cauliflower bring additional color, flavor, and phytonutrients to this reinvented side dish that’s lower in calories and higher in fiber than traditional rice dishes. Serves 4. 1 large head cauliflower 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons turmeric 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup currants (optional) 2 tablespoons toasted pumpkin seeds Chopped parsley, for garnish…Read More» Read More
Refreshing and juicy but with a toasted complexity that is balanced by the lime, this unique appetizer is as tasty as it is hydrating. Serves 12. 1 medium watermelon Zest of 1 lime 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons lime juice (about 5-6 limes), divided 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4…Read More» Read More
When the tops of root vegetables such as radishes and turnips are in good condition, don’t let them go to waste! This recipe transforms radish greens into a bright and simple chimichurri sauce that is a delicious and refreshing topping to many foods from omelets to roasted potatoes. Makes 2/3 cup, enough for about 4-6…Read More» Read More
To help you check the nutritional values--calories, fat, saturated fat, carbohydrates, protein, and sodium content--of many of our basic café offerings, Bon Appétit has compiled this reference guide.
Please note: We attempt to provide nutrition information that is as complete as possible. The nutritional values are based on standard product formulations and data from our suppliers. Variations may occur due to the use of regional suppliers, seasonal influences, differences in product preparation at the restaurant level, recipe revisions and other factors. This information is always subject to change and will be updated periodically.
In our café:
Take a video tour of the University of the Pacific’s food service options with executive chef Marco Alvarado.
A note about dietary restrictions:
Our Executive Chef prepares a daily vegetarian and vegan option; we also offer celiac-friendly and sugar-free options. If you have other special dietary restrictions or severe food allergies, please speak with the Café Manager and Executive Chef, who can accomodate special needs on a case-by-case basis.
The Lair Pub is pleased to now offer Tapingo.
Tapingo is a free mobile ordering app for iPhone and Android that allows Pacific students to order great food from The Lair.
Do you have a specific question, suggestion, or feedback about your meal at a Bon Appétit café? Feel free to browse the previously asked questions below or contact our Bon Appétit managers using this form.