The pastry chefs at Gone Cupcaking Across America share a wealth of gourmet cupcake experience with aspiring dessert artisans, in flavors that include whisked buttercream atop classic vanilla, chocolate, and red-velvet cake bases, and more exotic choices such as Grand Marnier or peaches 'n' cream. At lessons, students learn piping techniques, how to make frosting, and how to make iced flowers without the hassle of fertilizing regular flowers with milk and butter.
The grill doyens at Commercial Point Cafe have made whipping up classic American eats a tradition of more than 28 years, anchoring plates with fresh ingredients during breakfast and lunch. Their selection of early-morning eats
The gourmet treats at Häagen-Dazs delight discerning palates with a variety of frozen goodies in indulgent flavors. Made from top-quality ingredients, Haagen-Dazs ice creams and sorbets confidently fill cups and top cones ($4.20-$6.00) or blend into shakes ($6.25) and smoothies ($6.50) in an attempt to lose taste-bud tails. Each Dazzler's three scoops of ice cream settle under whipped-cream peaks, with flavors including Dulce Split, Mint Chip, and Rocky Road ($6.95). Patrons select toppings, sauces, and ice-cream flavors to form customizable sundaes ($5.50-$6.95), or deploy straws to taste a Sorbet Sipper ($5.95), which is made of sorbet and then sipped.
D’Lites sates squealing sweet teeth with myriad ice-cream treats that are low-carb, low-fat, low-sugar, and cholesterol-free at 50 calories per serving. The shop slings soft serve, frozen yogurt, and hard ice cream into 6-, 8-, and 12-ounce cups ($3.95–$5.95), as well as into specialty creations such as shakes ($5.75 for 24 oz.) and snow flurries ($6.55 for 16 oz.). Daily headliners chocolate, vanilla, and original tart appear alongside a rotating cast of more than 100 flavors including caramel-fudge éclair, cinnamon cheesecake, peanut butter, and praline. Shower selections in sprinkles or another sweet sensation ($1.05 for up to three) such as carob chips, granola, Reese's, or the wandering sound waves of a nearby boy-band practice.
Unveiling more than 25 varieties of 100% natural, low- and non-fat frozen yogurt accompanied by an enormous roster of toppings, Yuzu Frozen Yogurt allows sweet-seeking patrons to customize delicious, guilt-free creations ($.49/oz.). Start with flavors such as dulce de leche, sugar-free triple chocolate, or key-lime sorbet, filling froyo cups with miniature mounds or edible Everests of yogurt. Visitors can then pile toppings high, decorating their masterpieces with morsels of cheesecake, crushed oreos, fresh lychees, and raspberries, until they've created an edible likeness of Munch's The Scream.