At Yogo Ono a row of stainless steel dispensers stands, armed with 10 different yogurts and sorbets chosen from a rotating menu of over 30 flavors. Some are low fat, some are non-fat but all yogurts are infused with live and active cultures that promote healthy digestion, unlike the cultures in ice cream that promote headaches. More than 30 toppings fill the grid of self-serve bins, such as Reese's, Oreos, fresh berries, sliced fruit, and chocolate sauce.
The owners of Café 33 get their inspiration as well as many of their recipes from their mother, and chose to name they restaurant after the year she was born. For breakfast, guests can dig into biscuits and country gravy or homemade doughnuts, or just build their own omelets from a spread of fixings such as grilled chicken, mushrooms, and goat cheese. At lunch, chefs create homemade hummus and assemble signature paninis with smoked turkey and pepper-jack cheese. Orange or apple juice is available to cleanse palates, and frothy lattes and cappuccinos give diners the energy they need to spend another day repainting their collection of classic pogs.
Cold Stone's ice cream inhabits a quantum flux between soft-serve and traditional ice cream, with a rich, creamy texture that whispers tales of its super-premium quality as it glides over taste buds. The ice cream generously welcomes dozens of toppings, as traditional as crumbled cookies and chopped nuts or as quirky as granola and black licorice. Choose your favorite ice cream from among dozens of silky flavors, such as Irish cream and butter pecan. Then make certain no one will try and steal a taste by topping it protectively with brownies, gumballs, and cherry pie filling. Whatever Frankencream you create, it'll be scooped cold off the grill into a freshly made waffle cone or bowl. Cold Stone's ice cream and toppings vary between seasons and location, and the creamerie also offers sorbet and an array of lighter toppings such as fruit and honey. Ice-cream creations run between $3.79 and $5.29, depending on size and location.
Cloud 9 Frozen Yogurt and Cupcakes tantalizes palates with a menu of gourmet cupcakes handcrafted with an artisan's care ($2.75 each) as well as a rotating array of frozen yogurts ($0.44/oz.). Miniature cake masterpieces embellish bellies in styles such as peanut-butter cup topped with Reese's cream cheese and chocolate drizzle, spiced carrot cake, and the triple-rich Choc, Choc, Choc. Meanwhile, a self-serve fro-yo selection keeps taste buds guessing in a Choose Your Own Adventure with plot outcomes such as Georgia peach, creme caramel, pomegranate, cake batter, and "you get eaten by a yogurt monster." Frosty artisans complete their creations with a choice of more than 50 toppings, including cereals, seasonal fruits, nuts, and Oreos, as well as delectables straight from Cloud 9 Frozen Yogurt and Cupcakes' bakery.
The Grande is often booked for weddings thanks to its elegant ballroom, scenic courtyard, and talented staff of chefs and florists. However, the venue also welcomes everyday visitors to a tearoom to partake in the British tradition of parlor teatime. Servers embellish tiered trays with fresh scones and pressed sandwiches with pimiento cheese, braised pork, and other savory ingredients. They also steep leaves of varieties such as oolong or vanilla rooibos in teapots. Guests can dress up in traditional hats and gloves or classic American garb such as prom dresses.
Crafted from health-conscious ingredients and prepared with fresh toppings, Orange Leaf's low-calorie frozen yogurt satisfies sweet teeth while providing bodies with calcium and protein. Aspiring after-dinner architects can construct sweet creations, choosing from up to 30 flavors of yogurts and up to 35 types of self-serve toppings, such as Oreos, honey, fresh fruits, atmosphere-flavored oxygen, and more. Upon completing a tasty tour de force, customers submit flavorful mouth art to be weighed, paying 46 cents per delicious ounce.