This casual frozen yogurt emporium serves up chilled treats in a plethora of changing flavors for sweet-seekers to enjoy relaxing on leather couches or lounging on the tiki torch–flanked patio. Each day features a rotating cast of 12 different self-serve strains that complement cravings and diets with low-fat, non-fat, low-calorie, dairy-free, and no-sugar-added options. All orders are priced according to their total weight ($.38 per ounce) and start with a bowl, waffle cone, waffle bowl, or waffle crock pot filled with your favorite flavor, such as pomegranate tart, Nilla wafer, or the no-sugar-added peaches 'n' cream. The very berry and orange burst provide dairyless delight, and the cappuccino frozen yogurt revs up sweet tooth engines with a smooth blend of java and cream. Customers complete their culinary customization with an array of more than 30 toppings such as fresh fruit, candies, or hot fudge–infused happiness. Or, bask in the simple sapidity of an autonomous treat unburdened by embellishments.
With shingled awnings along the walls, faux windows, and clay wall art, the dining room at La Casa Grill re-creates the look of an outdoor Mexican plaza. To complement the authentic vibe, the kitchen turns out traditional Mexican fare, such as marinated carne asada steak ($10.99), alongside Latin-inspired barbecue, such as green chile pork burgers ($10.99) and slow-cooked spare ribs ($18.99 for a full rack).
For Greeks, the word opa can take on a whole host of meanings?from an exclamation after a blooper to the beckoning of a stranger to come on over. The folks at Opa Life Greek Cafe beckon their diners to live like a Greek (or at least to eat like one) and the menu features an array of items even more eclectic than the meaning of the restaurant's name. From breakfast to happy hour and late into the evening, the chefs prepare both classic and contemporary dishes such as stuffed grape leaves, beef souvlaki, and gyro wraps laser-engraved with each customer's name.
Caribbean countries have been settled and populated by peoples from all over the world, which has led to a sort of melting-pot culinary tradition. This certainly holds true at Caribbean Spice, formerly known as A Taste of the Caribbean, which has a menu inspired by everything from French and Dutch flavors to African and Indian preparation techniques.
Taking a cue from India, the restaurant has a nice selection of curries, including chicken, fish, and tofu varieties. There are also a few rotis—Eastern-style wraps filled with spiced meat, chickpeas, okra, and yogurt sauce. Like the rotis' spiced meats, the jerk dishes feature iconic Caribbean spices. The encyclopedic mixture journeys from allspice to thyme, picking up both sweet and spicy flavors along the way. The jerk blend has a feisty kick to it thanks to its Scotch bonnet peppers that are mashed by insult comedians. The spice mixture gets dry-rubbed into chicken, tofu, or fish and marinated overnight.
Smashburger's chefs cook each Smashburger ($4.99+) on the menu to order, in addition to crafting grilled and crispy Smashchicken sandwiches ($5.99+), Smashsalads ($4.99–$6.99), and Smashsides such as rosemary-and-garlic-tossed Smashfries ($1.99–$2.99). The Smashburger pairs 100 percent Angus beef with veggies and cheeses on an artisan bun, which can be supplemented with sips from handspun Häagen-Dazs shakes ($3.99–$4.29) to keep mouths grounded, cool, and smiley. Add-ons such as applewood-smoked bacon ($1.50) or fried egg ($1) add additional zest to garlic-infused mushroom-swiss burgers ($5.99+), and these locations also serve up an original Arizona burger ($5.99+) ignited with habanero cheese and jalapeños.
Serrano’s extensive menu features a full spread of authentic Mexican appetizers, enchiladas, fajitas, sandwiches, and more. Make the flavorful most of the preprandial course with a combo mini appetizer platter, a delectable spread of beef flautas, chicken and cheese rollups, and stuffed jalapeños ($9.50). For the prand itself, diners can avail their faces of house specialties such as the machaca, shredded beef or chicken with chili, tomatoes, onions, rice, and beans saddled up next to a posse of flour tortillas ($9.75). Seafood lovers, and people who once dropped an engagement ring into the ocean and are searching for it one fish at a time, can explore the seafood favorites, such as the diverse Del Mar Sampler, featuring a shrimp enchilada, halibut steak, and garlic shrimp served with rice and Mexican-style veggies ($14.95).