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Review: Phileo Yogurt


Last night my two friends and I went to South Street to visit the hookah bar and do some shopping. After getting harassed for our pizza by a bum outside of Lorenzo’s (oh, Philly) we were thinking about where to get dessert; Cait suggested frozen yogurt. We went to Phileo, which is a soft-serve frozen yogurt joint. Now I’ve only had frozen yogurt out of a carton, never soft-served. But it’s probably ten times better than actual ice cream. Especially at Phileo.

How it works:
It’s self serve. 49ยข an ounce. You go in, grab whichever size cup you want, and treat yourself to as much or as little froyo as your heart desires in whatever flavors they have available. When we were there they had vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, peanut butter, dulce de leche, plain, pineapple, lychee, blueberry, apple pie, and cupcake batter. They also had some low-fat flavors available.

But it’s not over yet! Before you hit the checkout, they have a wide variety of toppings available for the same price. On a diet? Top your frozen yogurt with fresh kiwi, banana, or strawberries. Not on a diet? Try the brownie bites or gummi bears. They also had caramel sauce and jimmies so you can pretend you’re eating real ice cream. ๐Ÿ™‚


Steph’s: Blueberry, Strawberry, Dulce de leche, & Cupcake batter froyo with kiwi and gummi bears (and I think I see a lone cookie dough bite in there).


Cait’s (aka. the Sweet Jesus size cup): Strawberry and Plain (which tasted like a tangy vanilla) froyo with cheesecake bites, cookie dough, and chocolate jimmies.


Mine: Blueberry, Cupcake batter, Lychee, and Apple pie froyo with blueberries, one blackberry, mango, mochi, and pomegranate seeds. I also got kiwi but I ate it before I thought to take a picture ๐Ÿ™‚ oops!

Pros:
-Delicious.
-Bright, modern interior.
-Wide variety of flavors and toppings.
-Relatively cheap.
-You can get as little or as much as you want.
-Healthier than ice cream because it’s yogurt.

Cons:
-The whole time we were getting our frozen yogurt, a member of the staff just stood behind us and watched us. Creepy. I know it’s probably for security measures, but.. How the hell would you steal frozen yogurt?

Over all, I’d definitely recommend it.
Here’s more reviews and their facebook page.