Clients start cooling off immediately upon entering Cafe Yofflers, where the light, comfortable atmosphere joins forces with the chilled treats. The shop specializes in both gelato and frozen yogurt, which clients can customize to their taste at a toppings bar filled with cuts of fresh fruit, bins of flaky cereals, and mounds of candy. The baristas can also help clients cool down at the coffee bar by mixing up iced green tea lattes and iced cappuccinos made with illy coffee or by sitting next to them and fanning them with their hands. Or, they can whip up hot drinks such as hot chocolate or flavored lattes for those who savor steamy sips.
Classic Italian gelato and sorbetto is created from scratch and slow-churned at Bella Fresco Cafe each day, but this natural and fresh approach to food expands past its desserts. Meats rotate slowly on a spit in the style of shawarma, from which the kitchen staff carves succulent slices that make their way into signature pita sandwiches. Burgers, panini, and pita pizzas each pair with wine, which patrons nurse while reclining and enjoying lake views on the back porch. To finish up their meals, they choose a frozen treat and sip an espresso or Kona blend coffee.
Egg bagels, salted bagels, everything bagels, chocolate-chip bagels. Bagels of practically every flavor are made fresh daily at New York Bagel Shoppe. When the rounds of dough are ready to serve, cooks smear them with flavored cream cheese or pile them with lox and toss them to patrons like frisbees. They also build sandwiches and wraps, layering Boar’s Head meats with caramelized onions or grilled vegetables dressed with balsamic vinegar. Each morning, pancakes, omelets, and hot coffee are also freshly made to help diners greet the day.