Deliteful Events may have the word "lite" in its name, but its menus have plenty of opportunity for indulgence. Bakers decorate and layer cakes for occasions ranging from kids' birthdays to weddings, each with a huge number of flavor, filling, and icing options. Those range from the homey—applesauce cake and cream-cheese frosting, for instance—to intriguing gourmet blends such as white-chocolate banana cake. Served in a cozy cafe and at catered events, the savory side of the menu holds juicy sandwiches, classic salads, and comfort cuisine such as meatloaf.
TCBY (a.k.a. The Country's Best Yogurt) serves 96% fat-free yogurt, which contains benevolent bacterial cultures that assist the body with digestion and nutrient absorption. Each location's menu (click here for Executive Park, Johnson Ferry Center, and Fountain Oaks) touts silky soft serve in flavors such as gingerbread cookie and caramel fudge eclair ($1.69–$4.19). Top your probiotic-packed treat with strawberries, gummy bears, coconuts, or a host of other toppings ($0.69–$0.99). TCBY's Beriyo smoothies—potent potions such as Strawberry Bananza and Berrylicious—contain real dairy frozen yogurt blended with bushels of fresh fruit ($4.99–$5.24). Celebrate successfully evading a baby raincloud with a decadent deep-dish pie ($20.99) brimming with hand-scooped or soft-serve frozen yogurt and topped with a plethora of dessert decorations.
Dairy Queen offers a cool respite for shoppers tired of fitting-room lines and surly sales clerks. The signature Blizzard Treat's chunky charms are as inescapable as ever, with classic candies and other flavor options blended to unmatched thickness with creamy soft serve (medium, $3.59). The waffle-bowl sundae slathers vanilla ice cream in fudge for an appealingly layered delight ($2.99), and the milkshake puts spoons to shame with its refreshing strawability (medium, $2.99). Alternatively, sizzle-starved denizens can gnash on a mushroom-swiss burger ($3.79) or the crispy-chicken sandwich ($3.89). With a variety of meal options, the Edina location's grilled delectables offer appetites savory samplings worthy of being referred to as the dessert that comes before dessert.
Craft a rope made of straws and climb the food pyramid with Planet Smoothie's menu as a trusty, yet tasty Sherpa. Thirst quenchers are grouped according to blasts, which range from the protein-rich workout blast to the vitamin-C-loaded immunity blast. For post-gym Planet Smoothie consumption, wrap your muscled eyebrows around a Big Bang, loaded with strawberries, bananas, vanilla, and your choice of protein or workout blast. If you catch a tickle in your throat, breeze through an anti-sick sampling of the Screamsicle, a pineapple-peach concoction with orange juice, yogurt, orange sherbet, and 230 percent of your daily vitamin C. To simultaneously support breast-cancer research and taste buds, sip on the Pink Promise smoothie, a blend high in antioxidants. Smoothies range in size from the after-jog-appropriate 22-ounce ($4.49) to the meal-substituting 44-ounce large ($6.55), and all drinks may be customized or supplemented upon request (try a Merlin's Mix—a protein-packed powder that turns your smoothie into a meal replacement, $2.99 additional). Planet Smoothie uses Pro-Yo, a frozen yogurt that is naturally fat free, low calorie, a friend to the digestive system, and sweetened with Stevia. The Vinings and Midtown locations also offer wheatgrass shots ($1.75–$3.25 for a 1- to 2-ounce shot).
At Swirll, visitors sculpt customized sundaes from 14 frozen yogurts and 30 different add-ons. Flavors ranging from green apple to peanut butter augment dollops of soft-serve yogurt, and fruit toppings run the gamut from exotic lychee and mango to lunchbox staples such as bananas, apples, and post-it notes from Mom. Customers can also crown their confections with dry toppings, such as cookie dough, gummy bears, or rounds of mochi, a chewy Japanese rice candy. Sundaes and smoothies are priced by weight ($0.45/oz.), so dessertsmiths can festoon their frosty concoctions with add-ons until their hearts are content or their sweet teeth beg for mercy. Swirll also de-parches throats with beverages including sodas ($1.50), bottled water ($1.50), and Powerade ($2).
Since 2002 we have been making chocolates by hand in Sandy Springs. We offer a wide variety of truffles, barks and toffees, 1,000's of molded shapes, and chocolate covered strawberries. Custom orders are welcome, so if you can think of it, we can probably make it! Stop by to see, smell, and taste our mouthwatering treats!