Coffee & Treats in East Los Angeles

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

Snowopolis

Montebello

$4.50 $2.40

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

Smoothies or Coffee and Breakfast at Manifesto Café on Skid Row (Half Off)

Manifesto Café on Skid Row

Los Angeles

$5.50 $2.75

Certified-organic, fair-trade coffee, fruit- and nutrient-packed smoothies, and breakfast foods such as lox, steel-cut oatmeal, and burritos

$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

$15 $7.50

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

$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

$4.50 $2.40

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

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

Bo Nuage

Melrose

$27.40 $16

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

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

Chado Tea Room

Multiple Locations

$62 $31

Afternoon tea tasting includes scones and sandwiches

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

Schwartz Bakery and Circa-NY Restaurant

Los Angeles

$30 $19

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

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

Unique Bakery and Cafe

Encino

$27 $12

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

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

Skynny Kitchen

Los Angeles

$22 $11

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

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

Beard Papa's

Downtown

$16 $10

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

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

Regal Cake Gallery

Mid-Wilshire

$42 $19

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

Bubble Tea at Lollicup Coffee & Tea in West LA, Alhambra, Rowland Heights, and Riverside

Lollicup Coffee & Tea

Multiple Locations

$11 $6.50

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Drinks, flavored milk teas, and smoothies infused with fresh fruits and boba tapioca pearls; Asian snacks & combo plates with rice or noodle

$11 for Four Groupons, Each Good For $5 Worth of Food and Treats at Heavenly Scoops Ice Cream & Deli

Heavenly Scoops Ice Cream & Deli

Los Angeles

$5 $2.75

Ice cream flavors ranging from butter pecan to pineapple sherbet entertain palattes along with milk shakes, fruit smoothies, and cookies

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

Drakes Pies

Los Angeles

$32 $19

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

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

Beard Papa's

Pasadena

$16 $10

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International bakery fills crunchy pie-crust puffs with whipped cream alongside éclairs and other bakery items

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

Lollicup

El Monte

$32.50 $14

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

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

It's All Healthy

Glendale

$6 $3

16oz. healthy meal-replacement shake

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

Baklava Factory

Multiple Locations

$12 $7

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

Flavored Shave Ice at Shave It (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

Shave It

Arcadia

$12 $6

Shave ice spiked with more than 28 flavors, such as guava and root beer, or blended with 12 flavors of ice cream; 6 toppings available

$16 for One Dozen Assorted Cream Puffs at Beard Papa's ($30 Value)

Beard Papa's Arcadia Store

Multiple Locations

$30 $16

International bakery fills crunchy pie-crust exterior with natural custard and whipped cream

Cupcakes, Desserts, and Sandwiches at Sugar and Spice Bakery (40% Off)

Sugar and Spice Bakery

La Mirada

$20 $12

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Choose from a variety of decadent options, such as jumbo cupcakes, lemon tarts, chocolate eclairs, or cream horns, or enjoy a deli sandwich

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

Whipp'd LA

West Hollywood

$11 $5.50

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

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

The Smoothie Stop

La Cañada Flintridge

$10 $5.50

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

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

Beard Papa's

Cerritos

$20 $12

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

One or Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Breakfast and Lunch Cuisine at Cafe Valentino

Cafe Valentino

Burbank

$20 $12

Café creates breakfast and lunch food such as ham and cheese croissants, french toast, cobb salads, white pizzas, and chicken avocado wraps

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $11 Worth of Tea at A&J Hot Point Hot Pot ($22 Total Value)

A&J Hot Point Hot Pot

A&J Hot Point

$11 $5.50

Sample cold point teas, flavored milk drinks, milk smoothies, cold point toast, and snacks in the tea house inside the hot pot shop

$22 for One Dozen Classic Size Gourmet Cupcakes at Cuppies Delicious Cupcakes ($35.50 Value)

Cuppies Delicious Cupcakes

Torrance

$35.50 $22

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Gourmet cupcakes made from scratch in a wide variety of flavors, including red velvet, carrot cake, vanilla bean, and cherry lime

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt ($20 Value)

Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt

Cypress

$10 $5.50

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A rotating selection of more than 50 self-serve frozen-yogurt flavors topped with goodies of your choice

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

Sno-Biggie

Los Alamitos

$10 $5

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

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

Cake Bakeshop

Manhattan Beach

$22 $12.75

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

$6 for $10 Toward Gelato, Coffee, and Other Frozen Treats at Paciugo

Paciugo

Hermosa Beach

$10 $6

Authentic Italian gelatos in more than 30 flavors, plus Italian coffee and espresso located just one block from the beach

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Chocolate Treats at Choco Fruit, CA ($20 Value)

Choco Fruit, CA

Brea-Olinda

$10 $5.50

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The specialty dessert shop sells a range of tantalizing treats, including chocolate-covered pineapple and flowing chocolate fountains

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

Revive Juice Bar

Revive Juice

$210 $99

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

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

Oahu Shave Ice & Ice Cream

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

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

Frozen Yogurt and Smoothies at Yogen Früz (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Yogen Früz

Tarzana

$10 $6

Creamy probiotic-rich frozen yogurt available in nonfat, no-sugar-added & lactose-free varieties & piled with fresh-fruit mix-ins & toppings

6 Mini Cupcakes, or Kids' Party or Truck Rental at Sugar Babies Cupcakery (Up to 43% Off). 4 Options Available.

Sugar Babies Cupcakery

Sherman Oaks

$12 $7

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Six miniature cupcakes come in flavors that rotate daily; party guests battle to craft the favorite cupcake; truck treats guests to sweets

Queen’s Tea for Two or Four at Two A Tea in Glendora (Up to 47% Off)

Two A Tea

Two a Tea

$51.90 $28

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More than 40 types of tea available during afternoon tea service, where platters are stocked with sandwiches, scones, and dainty desserts

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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

Aromas of curries, sautéed vegetables, and spicy sauces permeate Krung Thep Thai Cuisine’s sunny space. Meat-packed entrees of beef curry, spicy thai fried rice, and lime-infused rib-eye steak fill tables alongside hearty vegetarian platefuls, such as stir-fried tofu and sautéed bean sprouts. Authentic Thai soups simmer with spicy herbs or succulent ground pork, and classic noodle dishes entangle chinese broccoli, baby corn, and your choice of protein, such as chicken, pork, or tofu. To wash down meals or water its epicurean bonsai tree, the eatery conjures Thai iced teas and coffees, and fresh juices made from lemongrass, coconut, and palm.

141 N Atlantic Blvd
Monterey Park,
CA
US

Yogen Fr?z has an interesting answer for yogurt shops that simply top their swirls with fruit?they mix mango, bananas, watermelon, and kiwis right in with the yogurt. These colorful, fresh creations boast low or no fat as well as a heaping helping of digestion-friendly probiotics. Of course, customers of the shop?which has more than 1,300 locations in more than 35 countries?can still opt for a traditionally topped cup of yogurt, as well as for smoothies or cups topped with fruit, granola, and yogurt, that have similar nutritional benefits. The body bettering doesn?t stop there, as certain topping combinations can even support cell membranes and veins, provide antacid and anti-inflammatory relief, or help prevent body aging, especially if bathed in.

500 N Atlantic Blvd
Monterey Park,
CA
US

Devan and Reena Shah, and Tek Mehreteab are passionate about tea. By sourcing leaves from eight regions in India, China, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and Japan, they are able to proffer more than 300 standard and specialty varieties online and inside Chado Tea Room. The name Chado, taken from the Chinese cha, meaning "tea," and the Japanese do, meaning "path," speaks to the owners’ strict standards for their product. Many of their green, black, white, and oolong teas are USDA-certified organic; the Shahs also stock unique varieties such as Chinese pu-er teas and hand-tied blooming tea balls. In addition, they brew special house blends for morning, afternoon, and evening, helping customers find the right blend to start the day or serve to bats that have invaded their home.

Staffers pair teas with an array of cream-topped scones, cookies, cakes, and roasted savory sandwiches during teatime at Chado's three tearooms. Though each location is decorated differently, the same three-tiered sandwich platters and steaming pots of tea travel between panda paintings hanging in the Los Angeles location, underneath strings of holiday lights at the Pasadena location, and between ceiling-high wooden shelves stocked with mugs, filters, teapots, and bags of loose-leaf tea at the Hollywood location.

369 East 1st Street
Los Angeles,
CA
US

One hallmark of a good friendship is the ability to share secrets with one another. And as Catarah Hampshire and Shoneji Robison have proven, it's even better when those secrets include closely guarded family recipes. They've taken these recipes and extrapolated them into a collection of cakes and cupcakes inspired by the flavors they grew up with. Eschewing trendy ingredients such as truffle oil, coffee nibs, or shredded pashminas, they aim to evoke down-home Southern cooking in every dessert. Just the names of the resulting treats?such as chicken & waffle, sweet potato, and peach cobbler?have customers reaching for a glass of sweet tea.

The baking duo have earned themselves plenty of laurels with their homegrown flavors. Eater LA named their seasonal Egg Nog and Sin Pie as one of its "15 Holiday Desserts to Try Right Now" in 2013. In the same year, the pair won Season 8 of Food Network's Cupcake Wars. Their sweet creations have also graced the palates of celebrities, including Stevie Wonder, Denzel Washington, and Nick Cannon. Still, their greatest delight is when a customer tells them, "This is better than my mama's."

5571 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles,
CA
US

The recipe for the typical crepe is simple—a bit of flour, milk, water, a few eggs, some butter, and a dash of salt. Yet, transforming that batter into the golden, paper-thin canvases found in classic Parisian cafes—and more importantly, deciding what to put inside the crepe—requires real talent. Luckily, The Crepe Kitchen‘s master chef Yafit Barades eliminates the guesswork with her menu of made-to-order dinner and dessert crepes. With a flick of her wrist, Chef Barades creates edible envelopes for her complex and globally inspired flavors—such as the Italiano, which embellishes melted mozzarella and cheddar with pesto, turkey, and fresh basil. To satisfy their sweet hankerings, guests can enjoy butter-and-sugar, cinnamon-sugar, and Nutella crepes. For a supremely indulgent treat, patrons can tuck into the Oui Oui—a crunchy and sweet collaboration of caramelized walnuts, fresh fruit, and honey that’s more satisfying than watching your ex accidentally marry a mannequin.

741 South Gretna Green Way
Los Angeles,
CA
US