Sweet Treats

As the end of summer approaches, cool off and satisfy your tastebuds at these go-to spots around town. Treat yourself, your kids, or your fur-kids to a frozen treat that bids adieu to summer. 

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    Lilo's Shaved Ice

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    I love driving by Lilo's on summer nights — a parking lot full of people with brightly-colored tongues. They've got locations in Liberty and Parkville. 

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    Ella Mae's Creamery

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    Ella Mae's Creamery is a food truck with all the summer faves — ice cream cones, shakes, splits, sundaes, and even hot dogs and nachos! 

  3. Paleteria La Monarca

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    Here are all your go-to Mexican sweet treats, like chamoy-topped fruit and fried ice cream. But my eye is on the Monarca sandwich — a Mexican sweet bread filled with ice cream and toppings.

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    Italian Sausage Company

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    If you're craving Betty Rae's but don't want to go south of the River, Italian Sausage Company has specialty flavors, like Italian fig cookie, made just for their location. 

  5. Sweet EMOtion

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    If you're looking for vegan, dairy-free oat milk ice cream with a bit of a punk rock flair, this spot will hit your very specific needs!

  6. Yogurtini Shoal Creek

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    I love the customizability of a froyo place — whether you're a single-topping person or live by the philosophy that you can never have too much of a good thing.

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    Green Dirt Farm

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    End a perfect day in Weston with a scoop of housemade ice cream — their flavors rotate and every single one is perfection.

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    Dari B

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    This seasonal and unassuming takeout-only joint is a cult favorite for a reason — and it has the summer lines to prove it!

  9. Popculture Gourmet Popcorn

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    A day of strolling around Parkville deserves a scoop of ice cream — and Popculture has plenty of flavors to choose from.