Five cool treats to beat the heat

By Maria Garcia, Reporter

As fall semester begins, the weather outside still screams Summertime. Here are five places that are sure to keep you cool during this Texas heat wave.

TC Shaved Ice
Located just off the intersection of Garland and Kingsley, this shack has more to it than a cool-looking umbrella.TC Shaved Ice — more commonly known as TC is a favorite. It proudly serves up to 30 flavors, all with very unique names and tastes. The ice is shaved down to powder and is topped off with as many at two flavors at a time. A cup of TC shaved ice costs $1.50. If you have some extra cash laying around and are looking to cool down a bit, TC Shaved Ice certainly delivers. TC Shaved Ice also offers a wide variety of other desserts including a spicy fruit cup dubbed Rusa.

Check out: Knockouts: a cup of your favorite shaved ice and a scoop of ice cream.

Yumilicious
Recognized for their self-served frozen yogurt establishments, Yumilicious has several locations around Dallas.Yumilicious offers exotic flavors, one of them being the “Habanero,” which is sure to deliver a kick in the palette. They also offer a wide variety of toppings, such as cheesecake bites and sour gummy worms.

Check out: Seasonal flavors coming soon!

TCBY
TCBY just opened a new location in Town East and hopes to open its doors to surrounding areas soon. One can get scoops of several whimsical flavors, including Cotton Candy, Rainbow Cream and Psychedelic Sorbet. They also have many healthier options such as their dairy free Silk Chocolate Almond frozen yogurt.

Check out: Honey Vanilla Greek frozen yogurt.

Paciugo
Located in Town East Mall, Paciugo offers an alternative to ice cream as gelato in many different flavors and is served various different ways. Whether you prefer a piccolo cup of Hazelnut Soy or a hearty Grande cup ofBubblegum, Paciugo. Paciugo also has something for the coffee aficionados customers. Their italian roast coffee, which can warm just about any brainfreeze.

Check out: Like their page on Facebook for special offers!

Pinkberry
Cereal is usually meant to be eaten in a bowl with milk Saturday morning cartoons. Pinkberry challenged this by adding Cap’n Crunch and Fruity Cheerios to their topping bar. Pinkberry, another self-serve frozen yogurt lounge, gives its customers different flavors. Pinkberry has recently launched their greek yogurt bar.

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