As the mercury rises throughout the summer, there are plenty of local treats to help you beat the heat. File this list away for a time when you need something cool — and delicious — to tickle your tastebuds!
- Atomic Ice Cream Sandwich
Awesome Ice-Cream Sandwiches made in locally one at a time. Current flavors include Espresso Ice Cream between Dutch Chocolate Cookies and Peach Ice Cream between Ginger Cookies.
Candler Park Market, Savi Provisions, and more
Get a taste of the islands with a fresh, tropical fruit smoothie made with mango, soursop, passionfruit, pineapple, and more.m ade in Atlanta one at a time with local stuff
- Morelli’s Ice Cream
Named to the 2014 Thrillist list of Best Ice Creams In America and consistently voted to Creative Loafing’s “Best of Atlanta,” Morelli’s offers over 200 flavors of ultra premium, densely textured homemade ice cream.
Ormewood and Edgewood
- New Orleans Snowball Cafe
Tightly-packed, soft snow drenched in housemade fresh fruit flavors or classic New Orleans flavored syrups.
- Pure Taqueria
When only an adult treat will do, Pure’s margaritas will hit the spot.
- King of Pops
With unique flavors like Arnold Palmer and Blackberry Ginger Lemonade and Tangerine Basil, King of Pops has a cult following. This local darling has been featured on WABE’s “A Closer Look” and even inspired a Dad’s Garage musical.
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