Cold treats are a must in Central Texas with the insane heat we get. But even at this time of year, it rarely gets “cold,” and it’s nice to have a place to stop and indulge after a long day of work. Ice cream has long been an American favorite, but with health-consciousness on the rise, frozen yogurt has become an awesome alternative.
Enter Yogurt Planet.
Yogurt Planet is located at The Triangle, in Central Austin. Their self-serve yogurt bar is host to 12 flavors of frozen yogurt that change regularly, along with delicious condiments that range from blueberries to gummy bears.
Open seven days a week from 11:30 AM-11:00 PM, Yogurt Planet lets you pay by the ounce. I love this flexibility, because sometimes I’m up for a meal’s worth of yogurt and fruit, and other times I just want a small dessert cup. Okay, I’ll be honest. Sometimes I want a huge dessert cup. But you get the point.
It’s also fun to try to invent fun combinations of yogurt and condiments. When Eric and I visited most recently, we started with some coconut yogurt…
Then we added almonds and chocolate syrup…
The result was an Almond Joy!
Yogurt Planet is always full of happy customers. The employees seem to be constantly sweeping the floors and wiping down the bar and tables. There’s nothing like a clean place to eat – we sure appreciated it!
Yogurt Planet received the 2011 award for “Best Frozen Yogurt” from The Austin Chronicle, and now we know why! Yogurt Planet has good customer service, a clean environment, a great selection, and a delicious end product.
Look for us at the Yogurt Planet. We’ll be back.