Frozen yogurt has become all the rage. From big national chains to local little Mom and Pop shops, there seems to be a frozen yogurt joint on every corner. Are they all the same? Pretty much. We stopped into Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt recently and indulged in some creamy goodness.
Menchie’s has over 350 locations around the globe with another 350 in development from Puerto Rico to Japan to Australia. It’s pretty much the same as any other frozen yogurt place, grab your cup, pick your flavor and serve yourself. What I did like is that we weren’t immediately greeted by a long spiel about how it works…blah..blah…blah….we were free to get creative on our own.
After getting the yogurt, fill your cup with an array of sauces, candies and treats.
Chad got the classic vanilla with no sugar added then piled on the sugar. Chocolate raspberry cups, white chocolate chips, grasshopper cookie bits, turtle candy chunks, brownie bites, Nestle Crunch candy and toffee. Good thing he got the no sugar added yogurt!
I went for the pineapple sorbet mixed with the green apple sorbet. For my toppings I went a little more fruity. Sourpatch gummies, Nerds candy, Green Apple popping boba, mochi, and just for a little chocolate, chocolate rocks.
With a variety of flavors including dairy free, no sugar added and sorbets, Menchie’s was pretty good. They also never add high fructose corn syrup to any of their product. However, be aware that some flavors (such as the Oreo favor) will contain high fructose corn syrup because of other ingredients such as the Oreo cookies. They also had a wide selection of candies and toppings including sauces like Nutella and Sugar-Free Hot Fudge. Not all of these yogurt shops offer sugar free or dairy free options so we liked Menchies better than most for that.
The yogurt flavors rotate weekly each visit will never be the same as the last. Truthfully, Menchie’s is really no different than Pinkberry or Red Mango and I have never met a frozen yogurt place I didn’t like. However, only four sprouts here because they did not have any sugar-free options like the others do.