6 Local Cool Treats to Try This Summer

Leah LeMoineAugust 12, 2020
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“What’s cooler than being cool?” André 3000 asked in OutKast’s 2003 hit “Hey Ya!” His answer, and our inspiration for August eating: “Ice cold!”

Local Pop Co.
Pick an ice pop – flavors include strawberries and cream, chocolate fudge and cucumber lime – and this Gilbert-based treat purveyor will deliver to your door. localpopco.com

Sumo Snow
Almost everything at this Asian-influenced treat shop (with locations in Surprise and Chandler) is bracingly cold: fresh fruit refreshers, slushies, smoothies and milk tea. sumosnow.com

Pop ’N Tea Bar
Slurp a matcha milk tea or chomp on a sorbetto diamond bar, which you order dipped in dark, white or milk chocolate
and gilded with two toppings. popntea.com

Enjoy a sundae, seasonal scoop of Peaches ’n Honey or an energizing affogato (pro tip: sub Vietnamese coffee ice cream for the vanilla) at this nostalgic Phoenix shop. churnaz.com

Sweet Provisions
Indulge in a float or milkshake at this North Scottsdale spot, which also boasts fresh baked goods. sweetprovisionsaz.com

Huss Brewing Co.
Slushies get the adult treatment at Huss’ Uptown Plaza taproom.Grown-ups can enjoy Papago Orange Blossom slushies while kids enjoy nonalcoholic watermelon. hussbrewing.com


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