Dishing out custard and a cornucopia of ice-cream flavors, Cones and Bones satiates sweet teeth in a canine-friendly environment. Carefully crafted custard tantalizes taste buds with chocolate and vanilla tastes ($2.65 for one scoop), and ice cream enchants chompers with a shifting array of flavors such as mocha almond fudge and banana pudding ($2.75 for one scoop). Children scream for frozen flavors such as cookie dough or Play Dough ($1.85/kids' cone), and bigger appetites can fill crevices with the Freeze Breeze's flavor typhoon of ice cream and candy ($3.50+) or the three-scooped banana split ($5.60). Pet parents can treat animal compatriots to a doggie sundae (starting at $1.85) or kitty krunchers ($3.50/package), unless they want to deal with emotional outbursts on Fido's doggie bloggie again.
Purses surround customers at The Purse Rack, with bags from designers such as Dooney & Bourke and Coach adding splashes of color to the crisp white walls. Ranging in size from fashionable wristlets to suitcases big enough to stash a compulsive purse collection, the bags also pair well with a pair of the shop’s designer sunglasses or a piece of their custom-made jewelry.
Each day, Marco's churns out freshly concocted sauces and house-made dough to construct an assortment of palate-pleasing pies. The menu offers a strategic conglomeration of carnivorous delicacies, whimsical veggies, and a gooey triumvirate of cheese. With 17 different toppings to choose from, meat moguls can make their selection from eight different types of meat, ensuring enough protein to conquer a hoard of bloodthirsty Visigoths intent on sacking the Imperial LEGO forum. Lettuce and Lotus-eaters, meanwhile, can enjoy the vegetarian bliss of discus dressed in accessories such as peppers, olives, onions, pineapple, or mushrooms. But first, regardless of diet, Groupon holders can inform their bellies of pizza's imminent arrival with a trumpeting herald of cheezybread: warm, fresh-baked slices of bread laboring under three layers of melted cheese, topped with garlic butter and served with a side of dipping sauces.
With decadent flavors such as mango, vanilla bean, and taro packing as few as 80 calories per half-cup, the self-serve frozen yogurt at Sugar Berry is as healthy as it is delicious. Customers pump their own swirls of yogurt and sprinkle them with their choice of toppings; a staff member then weighs their creations to price them and determine whether they can be smuggled home in airline carry-on baggage. Sugar Berry also serves sippable treats: bubble teas come in flavors such as chai tea, peach, papaya, and honeydew.
After celebrating a grand opening in a new South Cedar Street location, Tacos E Mas continues to serve up an ample menu of classic Mexican food–now with both dine-in and drive-through service. The restaurant's cooks follow family recipes passed down through generations, stuffing wet burritos with ground beef or chicken and topping them off with white gravy and melted cheese. Ranchero sauce lends piquant flavor to orders of chilaquiles, and a savory blend of beans, cheese, and meat fills edible taco bowls.
The Udder Creamery showcases exclusively Michigan-made ice cream, appearing in more than 30 flavors to concoct its menu of rich, frozen desserts, which satisfy cravings until 11 p.m. nightly. Top a cake or sugar cone with one, two, or three scoops ($2+) of Waikiki Sunset, a beachy combination of orange and pineapple ice cream swirled with strawberry, or make a Banana Royal sundae out of sliced fruit, one topping, two orbs of ice cream, and divine right ($5.75). Diverse ingredients, such as Gold Rush's chocolate-covered potato chips and Anniversary Cake's colorful frosting, playfully stroll through the brain-freeze fodder and can also be liquefied into a shake or malt ($4.50+) for increased sippability and esophageal merrymaking. In addition to supplying Michigan-cultivated scoopables, The Udder Creamery uses eco-friendly homegrown products, such as plastic cups crafted from corn, whenever possible, and it offers delivery on orders of $10 or more (requires a $2.50 additional fee).