Coffee & Treats in Shelbyville

$14 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $12 at Adrienne & Co. Bakery and Cafe ($24 Value)

Adrienne & Co. Bakery and Cafe

Downtown Jeffersonville

$12 $7

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Adrienne Holland and her staff prepare warm baked pastries, biscuits and gravy, breakfast sandwiches, and coffee drinks

$13.50 for a Five-Visit Punch Card, Each Punch Valid for $5 Worth of Treats at Mee Mee's Treats ($25 Value)

Mee Mee's Treats

Louisville

$25 $13.50

Nearly 20 flavors of frozen yogurt and sorbet, plus cake pops, dipped strawberries, and yogurt pies

$9 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Frozen Yogurt, Smoothies, and Treats at Choices Yogurt Bar ($18 Value)

Choices Yogurt Bar

East Louisville

$6 $3

15 frozen-yogurt flavors packed with beneficial live cultures and adorned with 50 different fresh-fruit and candy toppings

$14 for a 12-In. Round Cookie Cake at Great American Cookies ($27.99 Value)

Great American Cookies

Multiple Locations

$27.99 $14

Chefs at the Entrepreneur magazine–lauded bakery craft cookie cakes from a generations-old recipe and decorate them by hand

Frozen Yogurt at Sweet n Swirly (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Sweet n Swirly

Multiple Locations

$6 $3

Ten flavors of self-serve frozen yogurt include nonfat, no-sugar-added, and nondairy options; more than 50 fruit, nut, and candy toppings

$8 for $16 Worth of Bagels, Sandwiches, and Wraps at Nancy's Bagel Grounds

Nancy's Bagel Grounds

Clifton

$16 $8

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Fresh-baked muffins & Columbia River Coffee lure diners beside hot espresso, sandwiches & 13+ bagel styles such as spinach feta & sesame

Rentals and Ice Cream for 2 or 4 or $7 for $14 Worth of Ice Cream at The Widow's Walk Ice Creamery and Bicycle Rentals

The Widow's Walk Ice Creamery and Bicycle Rentals

Clarksville

$37.99 $19

Two-hour bicycle rental and delicious signature peanut butter and brownie ice-cream sundaes

$13.50 for a Five-Visit Punchcard, Each Punch Good for $5 Worth of Yogurt at Orange Leaf ($25 Value)

Orange Leaf

Multiple Locations

$25 $13.50

Nearly 70 rotating flavors of frozen yogurt made fresh daily with Kentuckiana milk, ready to be sprinkled with dozens of toppings

$8 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Donuts at Amazing Glaze Donut Company ($16 Value)

Amazing Glaze Donut Company

Floyds Knob

$8 $4

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Menu with dozens of donuts, such as long johns, donut holes, and fruit-filled bismarks, also includes other pastries and bakery items

One Dozen Cupcakes, or $5 for $10 Worth of Sweet Treats and Frozen Yogurt at Naticakes

Naticakes

Lexington

$32.95 $18

The founder bakes cupcakes in more than 30 flavors

$15 for $30 Worth of Café Food for Breakfast and Lunch at Cobbler's Cafe

Cobbler's Cafe

Elizabethtown

$10 $5

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Coffee, espresso drinks, and organic teas complemented by western omelets, scones, muffins, and other bakery staples

50% Off Frozen Yogurt at Orange Leaf –15 Cincinnati Locations

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Nearly 70 rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, ready to be sprinkled with any combination of dozens of toppings

One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Yo-Yo’s Premium Frozen Yogurt (Up to 50% Off)

Yo-Yo’s Yogurt

Independence

$10 $5

12 rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, from pink lemonade to candy bar smash, customized with a choice of more than 40 toppings

$11 for Five Coffee Drinks at Blend Coffee ($20.25 Value)

Blend Coffee

Covington

$20.25 $11

Community-focused cafe serves up premium coffee drinks, plus from-scratch fare such as sandwiches, breakfast popovers, and barbecue tacos

$12 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Coffee and Gelato at Urbana Cafe ($24 Value)

Urbana Cafe

Findley Market

$8 $4

Italian-style coffee such as cappuccinos, espresso, lattes, Affogatos, and Caffe Shakeratos served from a mobile bar built from a Vespa Ape

Two or Four Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Red Mango (50% Off)

Red Mango

Cincinnati

$10 $5

Indulge in all-natural, award-winning frozen yogurt in nearly 50 flavors

$11 for $20 Worth of Teas and Treats at Boba Cha

Boba Cha

Over-the-Rhine

$20 $11

Bubble teas with tapioca pearls in flavors such as mango, taro, and peach

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Redeemable for $10 Worth of Ice Cream or Candy at Aglamesis Bro's ($20 Value)

Aglamesis Bro's

Multiple Locations

$10 $5.50

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Century-old ice cream parlors scoop up rich flavors made with old-world recipes

One, Two, or Five Dozen Cupcakes from A Mother's Touch Cakes (Up to 54% Off)

A Mother's Touch Cakes

Farmer's Market

$30 $15

Baker who uses 10% of every purchase to feed people in need whips up gourmet cupcakes, including gluten-free, sugar-free, and vegan options

One, Two, or Three Dozen Regular Cupcakes or Cookies at Sweets By LaDawn (Up to 54% Off)

Sweets By LaDawn

Cincinnati

$23.40 $12

Baker creates custom cookies and cupcakes, with flavors such as red velvet and classic white, and frosting like chocolate buttercream

Frozen Treats at Rhino’s Frozen Yogurt & Soft Serve (50% Off)

Rhino’s Frozen Yogurt & Soft Serve

Cincinnati

$10 $5

Friendly staffers serve frozen yogurts rich in calcium and probiotics, along with sorbet, Italian ice, and soft-serve ice cream

Tea Tasting for One or Two or Private Tea-Tasting Party for Eight at Churchill's Fine Teas (Up to 65% Off)

Churchill's Fine Teas

Over-The Rhine

$35 $18

5,000 years of tea covered in two hours; includes tea tasting, food, and brewing demonstration

Candy-Making Class for Two or Up to 10 at Swirly Bears (Up to 51% Off)

Swirly Bears

Cincinnati

$59 $29

Make a custom seven-inch lollipop with an array of colors, candies, and flavors during two-hour class

$8 for $15 Worth of Frozen Yogurt — Hamilton Yogurt City

Hamilton Yogurt City

Hamilton

$15 $8

Self-serve yogurt machines pour out creamy swirls of a variety of fro-yo flavors

Select Local Merchants

Justin and Kristin Gilbert spent three years in Italy, visiting gelaterie in more than 20 cities to mine artisanal secrets before opening their own shop. In choreographed musical numbers, the duo handcraft dense, flavor-packed gelato in small batches using local milk and fresh fruit. From a repertoire of more than 100 recipes, Justin and Kristin curate 20 flavors at a time. Past and present flavors include poached-pear zinfandel, orange-ginger dairy-free sorbetto, and chocolate orange?one of Justin's favorites, according to a feature in Louisville Magazine. Delicate cr?pes conceal Nutella or lemon and sugar. The cozy shop also sends forth its mobile cart to cater office snack breaks, weddings with as many as 2000 guests, and Roman legions on the march.

9434 Norton Commons Blvd
Prospect,
KY
US

Nicolette Spears used to think green tea tasted like bad, stale grass-clippings. So when she began studying the importance of brewing temperature, it was a revelation. ?Green tea is like a vegetable: if you burn the leaves, it tastes really bitter. That was sort of an eye-opener to me.?

Now, at Louisville Tea Company, Ms. Spears brews more than a hundred tea varieties according to strict standards, paying attention to each brew?s optimal brewing temperature, steep time, and leaf-to-water ratio. She also considers her tea?s origins: she sources Japanese green tea directly from a small tea farm in Japan, and the Kenyan Ajiri Tea employs Kenyan women and funds orphan education in West Kenya.

Additionally, Ms. Spears strives to educate newbies about tea. At the tasting bar, she brews fresh pots of the shop?s tea of the day. During the shop?s classes and tea tastings, tea experts delve not only into tea origins and flavors, but the positive effects on human health and boring water.

9305 New La Grange Rd
Louisville,
KY
US

Helmed by Connie Young and her two daughters, Lori and Kelly, Sisters Tea Parlor Boutique transports visitors to simpler times, when taking tea was a daily ritual. Before settling at tables for afternoon tea, guests are invited to visit the boutique's dress-up vanity area and don festive hats, wraps, costume jewelry, and gloves. Traditional tea service includes scones with tart lemon curd, tea sandwiches, and a sweets tray lined with decadent desserts?plus, of course, bottomless pots of loose-leaf tea.

4765-5047 Fox Run Rd.
Buckner,
KY
US

Looking around at the hardwood tables and plush red sofas of her own bakery, Adrienne Holland may occasionally be reminded of where her culinary journey began: in Niagara Falls, watching her mother, Myra, craft elaborate homemade cakes for western New York residents. Carrying on the family legacy, Adrienne opened her own 5,000-square-foot bakery in Jeffersonville in 2001, and recently helmed a full renovation of the space that included painting the walls a vibrant red. The real renovations, however, are still happening behind the scenes, as Adrienne and family prepare warm baked scones, grilled sandwiches, and Italian pastas in fresh basil-walnut pesto. Adrienne continues to pursue new creative avenues in cake-making with her novelty 3-D cakes, whose intricate designs have been commissioned for Muhammad Ali and featured on Fox's WDRB in the Morning.

129 W Court Ave
Jeffersonville,
IN
US

Most frozen-yogurt venues don't have a mascot. But at the newly inaugurated Swirlz Frozen Yogurt, Swirlz the Squirrel makes special appearances decked out in a bright-pink cheerleader uniform. Her intermittent presence at the independent, family-friendly dessert establishment augments the sunny vibe. Flat-screen TVs list mouthwatering flavors and music fills the multicolored confines as customers build their own concoctions before lounging in bright-white booths or perching on orange or pink stainless-steel chairs at spacious tables.

Locally owned by a fro-yo enthusiast, Swirlz Frozen Yogurt also prides itself on its community involvement. Mini desserts in the form of Red Velvet Cake and Cheesecake from local bakery Desserts by Helen grace the counters. On each Monday in the fall, nonprofit organizations such as animal-rescue outfits will set up booths in Swirlz, where they'll educate customers about their causes and bring in much-needed funds with a percentage of the day's profits.

2784 Meijer Road
Jeffersonville,
IN
US

Homemade meatloaf with mashed potatoes. Juicy quarter-pound burgers. Pies fresh from the oven. These are more than just background items in a Norman Rockwell painting; they’re also classic American dishes. As such, they deserve a classic American home, and Stricker’s Café fills that role. Open seven days a week, the friendly café erases appetites with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Servers sling fluffy pancakes, country fried steak and eggs, omelets, and other breakfast eats all day long, and during dinner service, they cover tables with patty melts and plates of tender pulled pork.

2781 Jefferson Centre Way, Ste 10
Jeffersonville,
IN
US