Mango Tango’s vibrant frozen dessert emporium welcomes guests and encourages them to mix and match healthy frozen creations thanks to a convenient pay-by-the-weight serving system. Six deliciously icy flavors, including classic tart, peach mango, and alpine vanilla, flow free from the store’s shining spouts to do battle with rumbling stomachs and spontaneously combusting tongues. Mango Tango’s topping selection brims with sugary, chocolaty, and wholesome bites. From blueberries to chocolate chips and cereals to gummy bears, customers can top their treats with as many extras as a cup can hold.
Beef O Bradys caters to families and sports fans alike with fresh-grilled meals and draft beers served in a casual dining space, featuring walls adorned with sports memorabilia. The menu warms stomachs small and large with a collection of Angus burgers, St. Louis-style ribs, and signature wings in a variety of two dry rubs and 12 sauces. The restaurant's fleet of TVs continually broadcast live sporting events, such as NFL games, and the half-moon-shaped bar allows guests to cozy up for a pint of draft beer.
Fresh milk, real fruit purees, and live yogurt cultures go into the creation of each creamy scoop at The Big Easy Frozen Yogurt Shoppe. Customers devour spoonfuls of the self-serve treats, selecting from a coterie of available non-fat and no-sugar flavors. The cozy shop boasts a Caribbean and Jamaican feel, with free Wi-Fi for catching over sixty assorted topppings, including crushed candy, slices of fresh fruit, and crunchy breakfast cereal.
The cookie sheets at Grammy K's are loaded with oversized cookies, indulgent cheesecakes, and rich brownies. A grandmother to few and baker to millions, local entrepreneur Kathy—stove name Grammy K—created the Monster cookie, a massive accretion disk of gluten-free dessert matter. Its trifecta of childhood favorites—peanut butter, chocolate chip, and oatmeal raisin—are baked into one oversized doughcircle that topples towering appetites with the brawn of a huge, unidentifiable creature covered in blue fur. Customers who deny the round nature of dessert can instead sail to flavor paradise with a flat, four-cornered order of chocolate brownies ($20). The New York–style cheesecake ($29) ships classic urban flavors south, building a delicious concrete jungle of flavor on tropical tongues. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance or 48 hours in advance for major holidays.
New York-quality deli fare has found a new home in Florida with the help of Manzano's Beachside Deli, a one-stop shop for made-to-order deli favorites and gourmet edibles. In addition to its famous New York crusty bread and 1.25-feet cold sandwiches, the shop tempts patrons with fresh Italian sandwiches and hot paninis topped by Boar's Head meats and cheeses. Their deli also assembles platters for any type of catering or discus-tossing need.
Since 1946, Norwood's Restaurant and Wine Shop has complemented fresh-caught seafood and aged Angus beef entrees with a well-stocked cache of fine wines and drinks. While basking in spacious dining environs that feature rustic wood architecture, diners cure deep-sea cravings with fish dishes that permit a choice of seven different preparations: salmon fillets dressed in mango-salsa disguises ($20) can have their cover blown by prying forks, and hog snapper might get infused with the sweet slathering of a pineapple chutney ($25). The staff serves fish entrees alongside yukon-gold mashed potatoes and a vegetable medley. Diners on a strict pasta-only diet, or in need of an object soft enough to preclude serious repercussions after throwing it at a vice principal, can enjoy the supple shrimp-and-scallop alfredo ($18.50).