A down-to-earth guide to cooking and eating the itsu way, with its many benefits for health, weight-loss and improved energy levels.
Julian Metcalfe, founder of global success Pret A Manger, is dedicated to building his healthy food chain, itsu. Years of listening and reacting to Pret's customers resulted in itsu: a fresh, skinny solution providing a low-fat, low-calorie menu for the upbeat and active. Light food is notoriously bland; not so in itsu.itsu is the first and only fast-food chain dedicated to light, healthy food with a menu of 62 dishes including salads, sushi, Asian potsu, brown rice dishes, frozen yogurt, detox drinks... and even skinny popcorn. Everything is made freshly in-store and customers enjoy itsu for lunch, and in the afternoon and evening.itsu has two busy restaurants, in Chelsea and Notting Hill, and about 50 prime located shops, all in central London. More itsus are being opened each month. There are now five million loyal customers. itsu was voted a CoolBrand in 2013.Blanche Vaughan, a food writer and chef, trained at the River Cafe and then worked at Moro and St John.Angela Dowden, nutritionist and journalist, was awarded Nutrition and Health Writer/Broadcaster of the Year in 2012. She is the author of the bestselling The 5:2 Cookbook, which has sold more than 65,000 copies.