Solano’s Sweet Treats Keep You Cool this Summer!

Mixed fruit filled crepe topped with whipped cream, fudge drizzle and flaked coconut from Baja Ice Cream in Fairfield. Photo: Joyce Headley.

Baja Ice Cream

FAIRFIELD – For a refreshing break from the standard franchise fare, come visit Baja Ice Cream, where you’ll have plenty of choices to satisfy your desires. With a distinctive “south-of-the-border” flare, they feature a juice bar with 100% natural, freshly-squeezed orange, carrot, grapefruit, beet, and a blend of cactus, celery, cucumber, and parsley juices. They also offer smoothies, shakes, beverages, and a selection of homemade popsicles, fruit cups and dessert crepes, customized to your liking with all your favorite toppings and sauces.

With approximately 36 unique flavors of homemade ice cream, you’ll want to try them all. Serving sizes are generous and prices are very reasonable.

Baja Ice Cream is located at 948 Texas Street in downtown Fairfield, the family-friendly, colorful, beach-themed environment offers ample table seating. For more information, call (707) 803-5497.


Peace, Love & Boba

VACAVILLE – Known for their unique selection of drinks and desserts, including Boba (bubble milk tea), slushes, ice cream and frozen yogurt, they also have a “Grub” menu featuring popular Filipino dishes, including Chicken Adobo, Barbecue Pork, Siniganggang (braised pork spareribs and sour tamarind broth with fresh Asian veggies & rice) Popcorn Chicken Plate, Burritos and snacks including calamari, lumpia and several seasonal favorites.

All of their ice cream is made to order with real fruit and local ingredients (when available). Need a platter of lumpia for your pool party or game-day gathering? Call ahead and they’ll have it ready in 30 minutes.

Peace, Love & Boba is located at 3083 Alamo Dr. in the Creekside Shopping Center in Vacaville. For more information call (707) 880-7780 or visit peaceloveandboba.com.


Cultivé Frozen Yogurt

VACAVILLE –Locally owned and operated, Cultivé Frozen Yogurt opened their first store in Davis in 2007 and have since expanded to Vacaville and Sacramento.

They pride themselves in serving quality yogurt containing about ten times the amount of live and active cultures recommended by the National Yogurt Association. Did you know that yogurt also aids in digestion, boosts the immune system and lowers cholesterol?

They offer 6 rotating flavors and an abundance of toppings, including chopped nuts, flaked coconut, fresh fruit, and several different syrups, with whipped cream to top it all off.

Their mission is simple—to provide a nutritious, guilt-free indulgence in a modern, upbeat environment. Cultivé is located at 501 Davis St., #B in Vacaville. For more information, call 707-455-7931 or visit cultiveyogurt.com.


Bobo’s special flavored teas are a delicious summer refreshment on a hot day. Photo via: bobodrinks.com

Bobo Drinks

FAIRFIELD – Bobo Drinks was established to introduce its most appetizing and creative drinks and dishes at affordable prices.

Refreshers include smoothies, freshly brewed tea, milk teas, Italian sodas, java, and specially infused ice tea jars.

They create unique shaved ice such as Green Tea Blast and Chocolate Thriller. Their concentration on the Taiwanese style of sweetened beans, jellies, fruits & ice cream, along with a generous drizzle of brown sugar syrup and a hint of sweetened condensed milk sets them apart from the rest.

Also offered are Vietnamese-inspired crepes, snacks, salads, sandwiches, toast boxes, beignets and entrées, such as Bobo Sticky Rice with Chicken Roti.

Bobo Drinks is located at 1305 Gateway Blvd., Ste. E5 in Fairfield. For more information, visit them at bobodrinks.com or give them a call at (707) 399-9885.


Joyce Headley writes ‘Tastes of Your Town’, a monthly feature in the print edition of Your Town Monthly. This article was originally published in the July 2017 Solano County Editions.

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