The yogurt-minded staff members at Chill serve all-natural frozen yogurt that is mixed in small 10-gallon batches or less and delivered daily from a St. Louis dairy to ensure freshness. The active cultures, along with calcium, protein, and vitamins, blend together in low-fat flavors such as biscotti, dark chocolate, and red-velvet cake. Patrons fill their cups with the frozen treat, then crown their creations with a selection of fruity, salty, and sugary toppings.
Yogoluv chills the taste buds of yogurt aficionados with milk-extracted frozen treats in an assortment of palate-pleasing persuasions. Loaded with a herd of essential nutrients, including protein, calcium, potassium, vitamin B12, and riboflavin, the frozen yogurt ($0.40 per oz.) also contains live and active cultures. All 16 flavors, including mango, red velvet cake, pomegranate raspberry tart, and pecan praline, are kosher and have a third of the calories of their respective ice-cream counterparts, inspiring barely contained envy at beachside dessert conventions. Patrons can serve themselves cups of the probiotic concoction and let it help boost their immune systems, prevent digestive-tract infections, overcome lactose intolerance, and defeat antibiotic-fueled self-doubt.
From the first waft as you dive headfirst through Breadsmith's door and slither your way to its inviting counter, it's readily apparent that each morsel of tantalizing fare is made from scratch, trace amounts of sniff, and stardust. The family-centric bakery uses some of the finest, freshest, and most forbidden fruit-like ingredients to create the city's highest-quality breads. Breadsmith's list of dozens of breads changes seasonally and consists of many European-style and whole-grain loaves. April's daily bread offerings, for example, range from $2.79 to $9.50 a loaf and include French baguettes ($3.59), rustic Italian ($4.25) paisanos, sourdough ($4.29), heart-healthy flaxseed ($4.79), braided challah that'll make you hollah ($5.99), apple-pie bread ($6.99) that occasionally contains baseballs and pictures of Mom, and a few surprises. All of the bread is tenderly handmade and hearth-baked in a six-ton Bongard oven while being sung gentle lullabies.
Far from the sloping prairies of Eastern Europe, John and Jerri Banks were hard at work bringing pastries from the Old World to consumers in Houston, Texas. The year was 1982, and though it would be several years before Food Network would name Kolache Factory one of the top five drive-thrus in the country, the on-the-go bakery was becoming a popular destination for breakfast, lunch, and leakfast. The menu is simple: traditional slavic pastry rolls filled with savory and sweet ingredients accompanied by gourmet coffee. Today, the Banks' Texas bakery has spread to several American cities, though all franchises continue to serve the centuries-old baked goods.
After graduating from cake-decorating school in Basel, Switzerland, Karl Knodel immigrated to America and opened his own cakery in 1901. In the 109 years since then, his family members have inherited recipes for his signature baked delights and used them to continue delighting discerning St. Louis sweet teeth and winning acclaim from picky incisors far and wide. Knodel's cakes, which vary in price depending on design decadence, are available in flavors such as caramel fudge, strawberry shortcake, red velvet, and eternity. For handheld treats, there's a 1 lb. cookie box ($9.95) or individual decorated cookies ($0.65+). Cupcakes strut down tongue catwalks in a variety of edible outfits (individual cupcakes start at $0.80). Call no less than five days in advance for custom cakes.
We love dogs, so we freshly bake the best all natural, oven-baked dog treats and pastries. We also sell food baked in the U.S. exclusively for Three Dog Bakery, dog and cat toys and accessories. Come sniff us out. Dogs welcome, owners on leash!!