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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 05, 1989, Page 18, Image 18

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Page 8 DTH Omnibus Thursday October 5, 1989 mmmmmmmmm PAdllNITS W mmmmmm We all need a little sweetness in our lives By BRYAN TUCKER Staff Writer o you've decided that C. Ever ett Koop was a weenie. The advice from your dentist and bathroom scale is worthless. Your desire for something sweet is greater than your desire for basketball sea son to start. It's dessert time. Open wide, this area has a lot to offer. Ice cream is as abundant in Chapel Hill as intelligence. First, there is the traditional favorite Baskin Rob bins. All the usual flavors plus some unusual ones fill this very small, rea sonably priced store. Cones are a little over a dollar, and eating inside is great if you want to get close to people. Baskin Robbins is located at 145 E. Franklin St. The doors open daily at 11 a.m. (noon on Sundays), and stay open till 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 1 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Ben and Jerry's is for those who want quality ice cream. With flavors like "Cookie Dough" and "Heath Bar Crunch," their gourmet ice cream is uniquely sensational. It's expensive but worth it. You can sit inside while staring at pictures of Vermont cows or reading about Ben and Jerry's lat est success stories. Located at 102 W. Franklin St., Ben and Jerry's is open from 1 1 a.m. Budget Q May be used with Sale Lenses expires 103189 2 OFF COYOZEN iSCOIUWY Not Valid with other Discounts expires 103189 University Square 143 W. Franklin St. Downtown Chapel Hill to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thurs day, and from 11 a.m. till 12-30 a.m. Friday and Saturday. When microwave brownies just won't satisfy, Columbia Street Bak ery and Coffee Shop can save the day. It has homemade cookies, pas tries, cakes and breads for regularly low prices in a warm atmosphere. Columbia Street is an ideal place for sensually stimulating food and intel lectually stimulating conversation. The bakery is located at 107 N. Columbia St. It throws open its doors at 7:30 a.m. weekdays, 8:30 a.m. weekends, until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and midnight Fri day and Saturday. J. Higby's Yogurt and Treats in University Mall offers six flavors which are rotated from day to day. You can get a small cup for about $1.25 or choose from cookies and even sundaes. It doesn't have a place to sit down, but health-conscious yogurt caters would probably want to walk around anyway. If you are not in the mood for ice cream or yogurt there is Ritzies Nuts 'N' Such, also in University Mall. Ritzies has gourmet jelly beans, fudge, chocolates, and sugar-free candy for the ultimate oxymoron. It is a good place for gifts and to-go treats. Swensen's has the atmosphere of TIRED -rtfWiflinniKI Days or Weeks for your Eyeglasses? Come to us and get your Glasses in .. .ONLY ONE HOW Plastic Single Vision Most of the Time One Hour! Plastic Sola VIP Progressive No Una Bifocal with frame purchase expires 103189 This Includes 45-day lens adaptability guarantee THE EXAM h We can make arrangements to have your Is eyes examined by an eye doctor. Note: I f I We will fill any eye doctor's prescription University OPTICIANS COMPANY mm&wl rfy : When it comes to an old-time ice cream parlor. It serves real cherry, vanilla and chocolate cokes along with its many sundae creations. Families should enjoy owensens friendliness and reason- - . It. 1 able prices for both dinner and des- Plastic Lenses SDNGLE with frame purchase expires 103189 Plastic St. 2528 Line Df(D)SllS with frame purchase expires 103189 942-8711 Some Prescription Limitations Apply I I I I L. desserts to make your mouth water, Tripodi's has them all sert. It also serves frozen yogurt, in addition to salads, grill food and sand wiches for dinner or lunch. The ice cream parlor is located on Franklin Street at University Square. Swenson's opens daily at 11 a.m. (noon on Sundays) and stays that way till 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, midnight Friday and Sat urday, and 10 p.m. on Sundays. The grill always closes before they finish serving up ice cream, at 8 p.m. Sun day through Thursday, and at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. TCBY Yogurt is a national chain which offers low-calorie snacks for the diet-minded dessert snarfer. But remember, it's only good for you if you ignore the toppings. TCBY is located at Eastgate shopping center. Another dessert haven in the University Mall is Tripodi's. In ad dition to sandwiches and other y N.C. CRAFTS Gallery 212W.MainSt. Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 942-4048 JbtusJnn CHINESE RESTfiCIRfiNT Chinese Gourmet Dinner Buffet i ILULf Lf EIGHT MAIN ENTREES I Ptirwckr I All the SHRIMP, BEEF, CHICKEN L-MI I id & ORIENTAL VEGETABLES You Can Eat n, rPP4- ! PLUS Fried Rice, Egg Rolls & Fried Wontons I DLflTGl ALSO, LUNCH BUFFET$4.95 MON-FRI. pnr 7 I DTHGinaCoj "healthy" fare, Tripodi's offers muf fins, pastries, cookies and petit fours. Opening hours are 1 1 a.m. till 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. They are closed Sundays. Frozen yogurt is the one and only offering of The Yogurt Pump. It of- If willpower prevents you from trying these delightful places , just keep in mind that diets are for losers fers five changing flavors that range from vanilla to pina colada. It's rea sonably priced and a convenient place to sit down and take a break. The Yogurt Pump is near Pizza Hut at 106 W. Franklin St. It's open from 11 a.m. every day until II p.m. Sun day through Thursday, and till mid night Friday and Saturday. If willpower prevents you from trying any of these delightful places, just keep in mind that diets are for losers. College is one of the best times of your life, and some two-bit Lynn Redgrave disciple shouldn't be tell ing you what you should be eating. Go for it. r $$8)611 1 I i i nil 01 ch pinny - 'fivi

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