If you can't find something to top your frozen Xogurt among the fresh fruit chunks and baked goodies at SweetXO's full toppings bar, it's not that big of a deal. Because you'll definitely find something you like in one of the store's more than 200 candy bins.
SweetXO, one part old-fashioned candy store, one part modern yogurt bar with 18 different flavors, lets customers loose in the candy-store portion to find the exact sweet they're looking for to complete their fro-yo creation. At the counter, its sweets-makers also peddle baked goods, such as soft, oven-fresh cookies and brownies that come in six different varieties.
Nunzio Donato Ciaraulo and his wife, Cristina, curate a menu of Old World dishes hailing all corner of Italy, from Venetian-style risotto to coils of tomato-kissed Neapolitan pastas. Though the offerings change regularly, diners can count on classics such as pizzas and pastas joined by a revolving assortment of roasted pork, tender veal, cooked-to-order steaks, and simmering seafood. Sweet teeth applaud louder than an ice-cream truck with subwoofers when they see the dessert menu, which lists traditional mealtime denouements including tiramisu, cannoli, and sorbets.
Roscoe Bakery's strip-mall locale and small display case belie the whimsical and sophisticated creations whipped up by the bakery’s team of bakers and pastry chefs. They specialize in the creation of wedding and children’s cakes topped with imaginative motifs that range from fondant flowers and frosted unicorns to well-researched scientific hypotheses. For smaller occasions, they bake five flavors of cupcakes, swirled in rich buttercream.
Established in 1996, Sara J. Pastries has been providing the hospitality, gourmet restaurant and catering industries with fine quality gourmet cakes and pastries for over a decade. We also specialize in celebrity, informal, and creative wedding cakes, birthday cakes, specialty and custom cakes, and cakes for all occasions.
Boney Mountain Coffee Company enlivens sluggish taste buds with a collection of caffeinated drinks born from the beans of [Santa Barbara Roasting Company] (http://www.sbcoffee.com/). Sip on a 16-ounce coffee ($2) or enroll tongues in an espresso drink such as a blended iced mocha ($4.25 for 12 oz.; $4.75 for 20 oz.) to gear up for a morning of marathon kite-stitching. Teas, cocoas, and juices are also available. Breakfast lovers nosh on freshly baked scones and muffins ($1.85) or a breakfast sandwich, served on a bagel, croissant, or english muffin ($4.75), whereas the sycamore sandwich, served with turkey or smoked ham and topped with sun-dried tomato pesto, cheese, and veggies ($5.95), mitigates mid-day munchies. Soak up the rays of summer before they're swallowed whole by the three-headed beast of autumn from a seat on Boney Mountain Coffee Company's outdoor patio.