Coffee & Treats in Downey

$12 for Five Groupons, Each Good for One Shave Ice with Vitamin Blast at Snowopolis ($22.50 Total Value)

Snowopolis

Montebello

Shave ice sweetened with up to 120 flavors; vitamin blast adds vitamins or energy boost

$4.50 $2.40

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$11 for Five Groupons, Each Good for $4 Worth of Coffee and Smoothies at Bobana ($20 Total Value)

Bobana

Huntington Park

Coffee house specializes in hot and cold blended drinks, smoothies, juices, milk teas, bubble teas, and shakes

$4 $2.20

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$12 for $20 Worth of Cream Puffs and Drinks at Beard Papa’s

Beard Papa's

Cerritos

International bakery fills crunchy pie-crust exterior with natural custard and whipped cream alongside other baked goods and sweet beverages

$20 $12

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$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Treats at Sno-Biggie ($20 Total Value)

Sno-Biggie

Los Alamitos

New Orleans–style shaved ice in more than 30 flavors can be infused with sour mix or layered with ice cream

$10 $5

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$15 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of Lunch from Vee's Cafe - On the Run ($30 Total Value)

Vee's Cafe - On the Run

Boyle Heights

Organic salads, as well as wraps, sandwiches, and paninis with chicken, turkey, and tuna

$15 $7.50

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$12 for Five Vouchers, Each Good for a Regular Shave Ice or Regular Boba Tea at Brian's Shave Ice - Sherman Oaks ($22.50 Value)

Brian's Shave Ice - Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks

More than 30 flavors such as watermelon, mocha frappe, and strawberries-and-cream filled with ice cream, kochi, or dole whip

$4.50 $2.40

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Mini, Petite, or Large Nuage Cake Packages at Bo Nuage (Up to 42% Off)

Bo Nuage

Melrose

Paris-trained pastry chefs create light, decadent treats from fresh, organic ingredients within patisserie, itself a work of modern art

$27.40 $16

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Afternoon Tea and Tasting for Two or Four at Chado Tea Room (Up to 52% Off)

Chado Tea Room

Multiple Locations

Afternoon tea tasting includes scones and sandwiches

$62 $31

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$19 for Baked Goods and Cafe Fare at Schwartz Bakery and Circa-NY Restaurant ($30 Value)

Schwartz Bakery and Circa-NY Restaurant

Los Angeles

Kosher deli and bakery makes sandwiches including schnitzel and baked goods including challah, cupcakes, danishes, and pies

$30 $19

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One Dozen Assorted Mini Pastries or 2 Pounds of Assorted Cookies at Unique Pastry Bakery (Up to 56% Off)

Unique Bakery and Cafe

Encino

Kosher and pareve treats include mexican wedding cookies, chocolate rugelach and pastry options of mini éclairs and cream puffs

$27 $12

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Healthy American Fare for Dine-In or Takeout at Skynny Kitchen (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Skynny Kitchen

Los Angeles

Guests can indulge in the likes of breakfast sandwiches and bison burgers without guilt, as every healthy meal is 500 calories or less

$22 $11

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$10 for $16 Worth of Cream Puffs at Beard Papa's

Beard Papa's

Downtown

International bakery fills crunchy pie-crust puffs with flavored whipped cream alongside éclairs

$16 $10

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One Dozen Cupcakes or Half Dozen Cheesecake Cupcakes Topped with Strawberries at Regal Cake Gallery (Up to 55% Off)

Regal Cake Gallery

Mid-Wilshire

Bakery featured on The Tonight Show creates cupcakes decorated with frosting and New York–style cheesecake cupcakes with strawberries

$42 $19

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$19 for Two Southern Pies from Drakes Pies ($32 Value)

Drakes Pies

Los Angeles

Dig into a large sweet-potato, pineapple-cheese, peach-cobbler, or apple Southern-style pie

$32 $19

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One or Two Dozen Gourmet Cupcakes at Simply Irresistible (Up to 50% Off)

Simply Irresistible

La Habra

Cupcakes made with real butter and farm-fresh cream, in flavors like dulce de leche and cinnamon roll

$35 $19

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$14 for Punchcard for 10 Regular Drinks at Lollicup ($32.50 Value)

Lollicup

El Monte

Taiwanese black teas are spruced up with creamer, boba and chewy jellies

$32.50 $14

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Three-, Five-, or Seven-Day Stage Two Juice Cleanse from Revive Juice Bar (Up to 55% Off)

Revive Juice Bar

Revive Juice

Meant for people who have cleansed before, this cleanse offers daily cold-pressed juices that feature a larger percentage of greens

$210 $99

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$12 for $20 Worth of Frozen Treats at Oahu Shave Ice & Ice Cream

Oahu Shave Ice & Ice Cream

Multiple Locations

Choose from Hawaiian-style ices in 80 flavors—such as root beer, mango, or chocolate—as well as ice cream and sundaes

$20 $12

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Tea with Sandwiches and Treats for Two, Three, or Four at McKenna's Tea Cottage (Up to 58% Off)

McKenna Tea Cottage

Seal Beach

Aromatic tea complements scones, soup, sandwiches, and dessert in a quaint tearoom

$54 $25

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$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Treats at Snow Bar ($20 Value)

Snow Bar

Westminster

Lightly shaved “snow” treats in flavors such as raspberry and salted caramel topped with fresh fruit and nuts

$10 $5.50

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$12 Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Hot Chocolate and Other Menu Items at Dark180 ($24 Value)

Dark180

Anaheim

At this speciality hot chocolate bar, chocolatiers melt real hunks of chocolate into milk or almond milk to create homemade hot chocolate

$8 $4

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$12 for $20 Worth of Cream Puffs and Baked Goods at Beard Papas Garden Grove

Beard Papas Garden Grove

Garden Grove

International bakery fills crunchy pie-crust exterior with natural custard and whipped cream alongside other baked goods and sweet beverages

$20 $12

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$4 for $6 Worth of Cafe Food and Drinks at Golden Papaya

Golden Papaya

Garden Grove

Smoothies, slushes, or boba tea accompany popcorn chicken and crispy chicken dumplings

$6 $4

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Small, Medium, or Large Tray of Baklava at Baklava Factory (Up to 43%)

Baklava Factory

Multiple Locations

Trays filled with baklava in flavors such as almond caramel, traditional walnut, finger cashew, or chocolava with walnut and cinnamon

$12 $7

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Chocolate-Covered Sweets from Chokolatta (48% Off)

Chokolatta

North Hollywood

Chocolate-covered strawberries in your choice of toppings, custom cake pops, caramel-covered apples, or other treats

$20 $11

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$3 for $6 Worth of Smoothies — It's All Healthy

It's All Healthy

Glendale

16oz. healthy meal-replacement shake

$6 $3

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Six Large Gelatos or GelaDoughs, or $8 for $14 Worth of Gelato, and Drinks at Bonaventura Gelato Lounge

Bonaventura Gelato Lounge

Multiple Locations

All-natural ingredients and organic fruit are whipped every day into silky-smooth gelato; gelato sandwiches made with sweet buns and donuts

$14 $8

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$15 for Five Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Shaved Ice at Snow Flower Ice ($25 Total Value)

Snow Flower Ice

Marina Del Ray

Fluffy hybrid of shaved ice and ice cream customized with exotic ingredients such as sweet red beans, mochi, and condensed milk

$5 $3

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Two or Four Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Juices and Smoothies at Juice it Up! (40% Off)

Juice it Up!

Hermosa Beach

Juices and smoothies combine fruits, vegetables, nonfat yogurt, and sherbet

$10 $6

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One or Two Dozen Mini Cupcakes at Cake Bakeshop (Up to 42% Off)

Cake Bakeshop

Manhattan Beach

Bakers use in-season ingredients to craft mini-cupcake flavors such as Lime in the Coconut, which is coconut cake with key-lime filling

$22 $12.75

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Blue Bell Ice Cream, Dole Whip and Frozen Treats at Whipp'd LA (Up to 52% Off)

Whipp'd LA

West Hollywood

Blue Bell ice cream and cool low-fat, lactose-free Dole Whip are served in a variety of flavors at exclusive locations

$11 $5.50

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$13 for Sandwiches, Baked Goods, Salads, and Coffee at L’Amande French Bakery ($20 Value)

L’Amande French Bakery

Beverly Hills

From the early morning hours, French bakery prepares fresh breads to serve alongside pastries, espresso, and salads

$20 $13

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$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Smoothies at The Smoothie Stop ($20 Total Value)

The Smoothie Stop

La Cañada Flintridge

Health-minded patrons can enjoy smoothies, freshly squeezed juices, and delectable treats, such as bowls of snow fluff ice

$10 $5.50

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As visitors devour spoonfuls of sweet, creamy frozen treats at Menchie’s, they may notice a string of ’90s-era sitcom stars arriving to sample the wares and chat with the man in charge. That’s because owner/operator David Lipper first made a name for himself on Full House playing D.J. Tanner’s boyfriend Viper. Today, Lipper proudly sits atop a local frozen-yogurt empire, edging out his fellow cast mates’ enterprises, including Dave Coulier’s network of Swiss banks and John Stamos’s ’50s-themed doggy daycare. Inside the shop, diners select from a colorful array of flavors, such as low-carb pistachio or fruity watermelon tart, and crown their creation with toppings including sprinkles, mocha, hot fudge, and locally grown fruits.

12146 Lakewood Blvd
Downey,
CA
US

Blends Soft Serve Creations sets their frozen treats apart and puts the power of invention in the hands of the people by offering them the chance to blend individual flavors into their own new creation. Patrons can choose a base of ice cream or frozen yogurt or opt for a smoothie or fruit-juice freeze to sip through a straw. Next, they can infuse the treat with one or a combination of 30 available flavors, including watermelon, cinnamon spice, and peach, and top it off with candy and fruit mix-ins. Blends also lists its recommendations for tasty treats that have passed flavor-quality and brain-freeze-probability tests, including cake-batter ice cream topped with vanilla-wafer crumbles and sprinkles, and fruit punch with cherry and orange flavors, highlighted by cherry, strawberry, and raspberry mix-ins.

112 Stonewood Street
Downey,
CA
US

For three decades, the bakers at Melrose Baking Company have used all-natural ingredients to lovingly create fresh, crusty breads from scratch, and without the use of preservatives. Today, the bakery crafts more than 200 different doughy creations, from rosemary-garlic focaccia to soft and salty pretzel rolls disguised as non-pretzel-shaped loaves.

10603 Painter Avenue
Santa Fe Springs,
CA
US

It started as a simple idea shared by two moms. Karen Bain and Lisa Kudrika wanted to make their favorite dessert, shave ice, “hip and trendy,” according to 805 Living magazine. So when they opened Shave It—which recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Tarzana location—they made sure to express their sense of style with chic interior design inspired by water, ice, and snow. Inside the shop, blue plexiglass hangs like icicles over steel tables and chairs. Flat-screen TVs broadcast shots of surfers and snowboarders, and a colorful floor changes design with every step.

Each cup of fluffy shave ice comes drenched with fruity “flavas” flown in from Hawaii, such as mango, guava, or green tea, or a combination, such as root beer ice over vanilla ice cream. Beyond the storefront, Shave It also purveys the frozen concoctions on the go, thanks to a mobile truck that is often spotted at beaches and parks, unless its cloaking device is turned on. They also donate a percentage of their sales to their foster-child foundation, Foster a Miracle.

11005 Firestone Blvd
Norwalk,
CA
US

The chefs at Simple Touch Veggie Cuisine believe that just because something is healthy doesn't mean it has to taste healthy. This belief has inspired their menu of American dishes, which swap out meat for alternative proteins and produce. They start with slices of tofu, which they coat in barbecue or spicy Cajun sauces to create hearty sandwiches. For other recipes, they rely on a medley of vegetables cooked in spices to create tongue-searing Thai curries or burritos. One of their most iconic dishes, however, is their mac 'n no cheese, which features 100% plant-based "cheese" that they make in-house.

12201 Firestone Blvd
Norwalk,
CA
US

Ask Lourdes Limon why her raspados taste so good. She'll say, "Por que los hice con amor"?"Because they're made with love." Now that her sons have taken over the family business, they use the same secret ingredient, but they've added a few new specialties. Supplementing the shaved ice treats that give them their name are freshly squeezed juices, chili-imbued slush-drinks, and healthy fruit salads. But the raspados remain the main event. Flavors include exotic fruit such as guava, tamarind, kiwi, and jamaica, as well as more decadent flavors such as caramel, egg nog, cookies and cream, and plain water.

5150 Florence Ave
Bell,
CA
US