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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, September 22, 1988, Page 18, Image 18

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8OmnibusThursday, September 22, 1988 Q7fft trirt "-n actctr ci 7r11? 1 Try these sweet sensations .-IWMT From staff reports When it comes to gorging on sweet things, college students may be old enough to know better, but we're still too young to care. Even the most scrupulous dieters among us have been known to break down into an ice cream frenzy during the height of exams. Most of the rest of us dont bother to wait for an excuse. With this in mind, the friendly merchants of Chapel Hill have provided students with a variety of ways to ruin our diets. They've got it all: ice cream, yogurt, gelato. cookies, cakes, pastries a den tist's nightmare, but a sweet tooth's paradise. ' Baskln Bobbins 31 Flavors ice Cream, located at 145 E Franklin. St, has been around for at least forever. Remember how the sight of those pink and brown polka dots would throw any self respecting 5-year-old into a fit of ice cream ecstasy? Not much has changed, except (contrary to the name) Baskin Robbirts has more than 31 flavors. A single-scoop cone is still dose to a dollar and they also serve shakes, freezes and sundaes. Columbia street Bakery & Coffeehouse, at 107 N. Columbia St, serves standard bakery fare in Wake up you sleepyheads, and get a hearty From staff reports Morning such a nasty thought. What, other than Coast deodorant soap, can get you going? Maybe a bite of breakfast. If so, several Chapel Hill restaurants can cater to your needs. - - If your basic requirements are quick and inexpensive, why not check out Brueggefs Bagel Bak ery at 104 W. Franklin St.? They serve fresh-baked cinnamon-raisin, Saturday, 7 am-12 noon Roberson St. in Carrborc Tuesday, 7 am-1 2 noon Cedar Fall Park Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill On Sale will be peaches, blueberries, corn, tomatoes, vegetables In season, organic -vegetables, baked goods, cheese, eggs, herb vinegars, honey, shrubbery, cactus, compost, bedding plants, baskets and crafts! All products are locally grown and made by participating vendors. So visit the Farmers' Market to buy or browse. Bring a friend or meet a new one. Rain or Shine - Some items not available on Tuesday a coffeehouse atmosphere. Open from early mornings (7:30 am, seven days a week) to late nights, Columbia Street Bakery offers everything from croissants and, muffins to cookies and cakes. The bakery also serves a variety of coffees, including flavored espres sos, cappucino, cafe au lait and Columbian blends. On weekend nights, live acoustic music sets a pleasant backdrop for sweet consumptions. The Cookie Jar. at 112 W. Franklin St, specializes in what else? cookies. Six different types of cookies are offered, with chocolate-chip coming in as the favorite. Other flavors include peanut butter, oatmeal raisin and double chocolate chip. All can be had for 40 to 55 cents, and for a few extra dollars, The Cookie Jar can make up large decorated cookies to your order. Celato D'Oro. at 121 E. Franklin St, brings the sweet tast of Italy down home to North Carolina. Celato is an Italian ice cream that is denser and creamier than Amer ican ice creams. Because there is less air whipped into It, the imported flavorings of the gelato come through more intensely, in true Italian form, this gelateria also offers espresso and cappucino. For plain, poppyseed, pumpernickel, onion and whole wheat bagels with a variety of flavored cream cheeses. By driving your own or hijacking someone else's car, you could travel down to 1 305 E Franklin SfS Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen, a drive thru breakfast spot They feature ham. sausage, steak, bacon, chicken, sprout, cheese and egg biscuits for $1 to $2. But the big treat awaiting you here is a mouth-watering sticky cinnamon bun. The Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen opens at 6:30 am, which gives you plenty of time to eat on your way to that stimulating 8 o'clock class. if, however, you were lucky If MAt f V ' it Appetizers Soups Salads Pasta Dishes Sandwiches Burgers Steaks NOW OPEN FOR THE FOLLOWING HOURS: Lunch 1 1 am-2 pm Late nite 1 0 pm-2 pm Dinner 4 pnv-10 pm Brunch Sunday 7 am -2 pm Prices range from $3.75 to $10.95 . -M : ...... Major cfec&t cards &L those with a less adventursome palate. Celato D'Oro serves Coiumbo yogurt as well. Haagen-Dazs ice Cream Shoppe. at 112 w. Franklin St., specializes in total diet-busters: gourmet ice cream with a sky-high butterfat content. The higher the fat, the richer and creamier the ice cream. The ice cream is a little more expensive than at most other places, but ice-cream purists say its worth it Swensen's ice Cream Fac tory, in University Square on Franklin Street, really s an ice cream factory - the shop makes all its own frozen flavors on the premises. Though about 40 flavors are featured at a time, Swensen's has recipes for more than 100. You can get anything from a single cone for $1.05 to an earth shat tering "Earthquake," an eight scoop, eight-topping sundae that comes in at $10. Unless you're really hungry, you'd better bring along a friend for that one. tcby Yogurt, located in East gate shopping center down Frank lin Street, is a national chain which offers less caloric snacks for the diet-minded. At only 29 to 35 calories per ounce, you can fill up without feeling too guilty, but only if you can resist the toppings. class at noon, perhaps you would enjoy a more leisurely breakfast spot. Breadmen's, at 337 W. Rose mary St., may be what you are looking for. Open at 7 am, they serve omelettes, pancakes, bacon, sausage and other basic breakfast foods all day long. For only $3 to $5, you can try their excellent cream cheese omelette or some blueberry pancakes. But if break fast isnt what you're after, Bread men's also has hamburgers, salads, sandwiches (including those for misplaced Northerners) and banana pudding that can't be beat. Beer, wine and mixed drinks are also available from their exten sive bar. 967-5727 local checks accepted. I .,,.,...5.v, Baskln Robbins still scoops children of all ages. The Yogurt Pump, at 106 w. Franklin St, boasts low-fat and no fat yogurt, with less than 3 per cent of the yogurt made of fat The Pump features five, flavors each day, rotating from a.total of 46 flavors. Just for fun, try your luck at Trivia Tuesdays: just For a cultural experience, you might try dining on eggs Benedict as you listen to classical music at The Carolina Coffee Shop at 1 38 E. Franklin St. They offer one of the finest breakfast menus in the area for anywhere from $3 to $7. On Tuesdays through Sundays the Coffee Shop opens at 9 am, and on Mondays not until 11:30 am. Breakfast is served until 3 pm on each of these days. The Coffee Shop also offers lunch and dinner fare with interesting gourmet items such as brie and bacon sandwiches, black bean soup and a large selection of crepes, includ ing a sumptuous chocolate mousse crepe for dessert. Or, if you have a lot of time to 933-5565 Call for Reservations ' Take-Out Available LOCATED AT 1813 U.S. 15-501 I , 4. . Li . . DTH file photo up creamy concoctions for answer a Trivial Pursuit question correctly and get a free topping. So if your diet starts Monday (and whose doesnt?), dig into some sinful sweets. You can always walk home to make your self feel better. breakfast wait (especially on the weekends when the place is packed) walk down to Ye Ole Waffle Shop, the restaurant that doubles as a Chapel Hill institution. Open Mon day through Saturday at 7 am and Sunday at 8 am., they serve delicious eggs, omelettes, pan cakes, waffles and bacon. Not to be missed are the hash browns, the beef Stroganoff omelette and the pecan waffles. If none of these tempts you, you can always run down to Shoneys (although it'd probably be a better idea to drive or bike there since it's located near Kroger Pla2a on East Franklin street) for the tried-and-true All-You-Care-to-Eat Breakfast Bar. . vvW"8CU. . on(illlWlHr --..y? 1 v " X ? K ' t V i it X " ' " '? a: erience the Newest Restaurant in Town! Elegant Atmosphere at a very Affordable Price! Sunday International Prime Rib Luncheon Buffet only $7.95 Serving Continental, Oriental & Indian Dishes . Open Daily for Lunch & Dinner Lunch: 11:30-230 - , . 0 Everyday . Catering & Banquet Dinner 5:30-9:30 Facilities t i i ,i i BY-PASS NEXT TO BRENDLE'S

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