Rolls 'R' Ready whips up Southern-inspired pastries and sweet snacks in a hospitable setting. Entreat northerly noshers to decadent sub-Mason-Dixon cuisine with the shop’s signature handmade cinnamon rolls. The bakers dress up fresh dough with sugar and savory spices, roll it up, and lavish it with a liberal arts education to create a flavorful, well-rounded treat. Though not included with the purchase of this Groupon, Rolls 'R' Ready also offers palate-pleasers such as pies, cookies, cakes, and tasty turnovers.
The French Confection satisfies hungry sweet teeth with a creamy, colorful array of homemade gourmet treats, from frosting-topped wedding cakes to sweet and salty pretzel desserts to tart lemon bars. Inventive creations include chocolate- and caramel-covered apples wrapped in candies, or pumpkin cheesecake scoops rolled in crushed pecans and crowned with dollops of whipped cream. To ring in special occasions, The French Confection rolls out exquisitely decorated sheet and circular cakes. These include tiered, frosted towers for weddings, as well as children's birthday cakes emblazoned with bouncy basketballs, happy animals, loving messages, and reminders that adulthood—and all the free, money-filled cake it represents—is fast approaching.
Tropical Smoothie Café's wholesome smoothies are filled to the gills with fresh fruit, juices, yogurt, chocolate, nuts, and healthful supplements, minimizing the crushing guilt of dessert consumption to a soft heartbeat emanating from the floorboards. Puréed potions such as Pomegranate Plunge (pomegranate, banana, strawberries, cranberry, $4.89) are stuffed with super fruit, and low-fat options, such as Mango Magic (mango, pineapples, non-fat yogurt, $4.49), trick gullible taste buds into believing that they are traversing a candy factory full of whipped-cream lollipops. Supercharged smoothies are stocked with a healthy dose of supplements, such as the Kiwi Citrus Green Tea's antioxidant-laden matcha charge or the Muscle Blaster's whey or soy protein ($4.89 each). Individual supplements can also be added to any other smoothie ($0.50 extra), boosting its magic points by +10.
Blend Frozen Yogurt tempers their lineup of frozen treats with a spread of non-fat, lowfat, non-dairy, and no-sugar-added options to sate the most health-conscious of sweet teeth. Their menu of 14 flavors changes often to showcase different varieties, such as cake batter, sweet coconut, original tart, and New York cheesecake. Guests can top their creations with more than 40 toppings, which includes fruit, candy, and cereal, then complement their desserts with freshly brewed lattes or cappuccinos. Those who prefer to sip their sweets may opt to create a frozen yogurt smoothie blended with all fresh fruit. Free wifi keeps patrons connected to the outside world, and open mic nights on the second and fourth Thursday of the month serenade guests along with live music about.
Whether it’s the guests perched atop pillowed dining chairs, the streams of hot tea pouring from embellished kettles, or the frilly, flowered decor, Tyme Well Spent Tea Room brings visions of imaginary tea parties to life. Housed inside a traditional-style home complete with a wraparound front porch, the tearoom host guests for lunch as well as for afternoon tea. While spinach quiche, chicken salad, and salmon patties sate lunchtime appetites, tea service quiets smaller rumbles with complementary desserts, including scones with traditional Devonshire cream. Tyme Well Spent also packages its timeless charm within its gift shop. There, patrons can shop for items to make their own teatimes more authentic, browsing through more than 30 types of tea, vintage linens, china, and teacups.
A colossal inflatable ice cream cone guards Sweet Treats, beckoning patrons to stop in for a frosted treat on a blistering hot day. Tongues cool off with ice cream or swirls of Only 8 frozen yogurt, which is kosher-certified and fat-, preservative-, and gluten-free. It's also fortified with calcium and contains four active yogurt cultures. To celebrate birthdays or 4:59 p.m. on a Friday, the Sweet Treats team crafts ice cream cakes.