Gourmet cookies baked fresh every day form the basis of Cookies In Bloom's array of baskets, bouquets, and cookie cakes. Decorators adorn fresh-baked almond-shortbread shapes with homemade buttercream icing, while chefs blend fresh eggs, flour, and other quality ingredients to make flavors from chocolate chip to sugar. All arrangements can be customized to suit particular occasions or celebrations, from birthdays to baby showers to football wins.
At Lindsey Nicole’s Salon, stylists masterfully use organic and green products by Davines to update men's and women's 'dos. Split ends fall to the ground as scissors feverishly fly across heads to shape strands into feature-flattering styles. The crew revamps stale color with ammonia-free color treatments and illuminating Davines highlights, and they repair dry or damaged tresses with deep-conditioning serums. Lindsey Nicole’s staff also does away with unwanted hair by waxing the brows and face or shouting at mustaches until they retreat.
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.
Employing time-honored techniques and high-quality natural ingredients, the frozen fanatics at Gelato Grotto prepare fresh batches of creamy Italian ice cream each day. Peer amorously into the colorful case of more than 27 enticing flavors, each of which offers a lower-fat, lower-calorie alternative to more common American ice cream concoctions such as loaded hot-fudge sundaes and blended bacon malts. Tiramisu Di Tosacana loosens up the clenched lady fingers of the namesake cakey dessert with a splash of marsala wine, and pistacchio positano inspires opera nuts to burst into arias celebrating the international appeal of green-hued seeds. Flavors are served by the coppette (cup) and cono (cone) in three appetite-accommodating sizes: piccolo ($4.20), medio ($5.20), and grande ($6.20).
Tropical Smoothie's thick beverages are chock-full of fresh fruit, juices, non-fat yogurt, and healthful supplements. Sip from more than 30 custom blends, such as the antioxidant-rich Pomegranate Plunge, a super-fruit synthesis of pomegranate, banana, strawberries, and cranberries ($4.99). Or break in a new crazy straw by asking it to take the Wonderlic test or by sipping a Peanut Butter Cup, a thick and creamy blend of peanut butter, banana, and chocolate ($4.99). Coffee smoothies perk up morning routines with a hybrid of coffee, nonfat yogurt, and cappuccino ($4.99), or replace alarm clocks by hiring a strongman to pour a protein-packed Muscle Blaster on your face at sunrise ($4.99). Customers also have the option of supercharging a smoothie with one of eight supplements, such as soy protein and vitamin C ($0.99 each).
The staff at VeggieFruit Revolution JuiceBar has a simple yet inspired mission: to reduce the amount of artificial foods and additives consumed in America. To do this, they equip customers with raw juice smoothies, raw juice cleanses, and healthy meals, all of which are vegan, organic, and gluten-free. For everyday nourishment, they cook up items such as multigrain berry pancakes, veggie wraps, and raw ice cream. The healthy edibles, especially when paired with fresh-pressed juices, aid in detoxification and energy restoration, ridding the body of heavy metals, toxins, and magic school buses that have gotten lost in the circulatory system.