A monthly roundup of ethnic eats, counter service chow and other tasty bargains. In this month’s edition, we beat the summer heat with frozen treats.
6300 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh
Chill with: self-serve frozen yogurt made from milk with rBST-free cows and handmade fresh fruit popsicles.
Maple View Farm
6900 Rocky Ridge Road, Hillsborough
Chill with: homemade ice cream and sorbet; enjoy it while sitting in a rocking chair on the front porch of this farmland shop.
La Vita Dolce
610 Market St., Chapel Hill
Chill with: House-made Italian style gelato and sorbetto.
2604-A Hillsborough Road, Durham
Chill with: paletas, Mexican popsicles made with natural ingredients; try cardamom latte or mango chile.
306 E. Wait Ave., Wake Forest
Chill with: homemade ice cream; rotating selection covers the flavor spectrum from banana walnut to bacon and bourbon.
6679 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh
Chill with: frozen yogurt for special diets – a rotating selection of 12 non-sugar, low-fat and non-fat flavors made with pro-biotic cultures.
117 Market St., Durham
Chill with: homemade ice cream for the aficionado; flavors range from “basic” vanilla (made with Nielsen-Massey vanilla) and Callebaut chocolate, to seasonal treats such as wild-foraged juneberry.
See website for multiple area locations
Chill with: New Orleans style shaved ice SnoBalls; rainbow assortment of more than 100 flavors.
10750 Wakefield Commons Drive, Raleigh; 772 W. Williams St., Apex
Chill with: self-serve frozen yogurt (non-fat and low fat) and yogurt smoothies.
305 S. Blount St., Raleigh
Chill with: Maple View Farm ice creams, shakes, malts and “creations,” such as the Johnny Cashew (scoop of double chocolate, dark chocolate syrup, cashews, chocolate sprinkles).