On a hot summer day, nothing is more gratifying than a refreshing treat. Red Mango at 81 S. La Grange Road in La Grange is sure to please your palate and cool your core.
Walking into Red Mango, you’re not entirely sure what the routine is, so you pretty much need to ask for help and the staff is glad to oblige.
You immediately notice a wall of self-serve yogurt dispensers. Quickly you realize your biggest dilemma of the day will be choosing from the eight different flavors. The popular Madagascar Vanilla and Dark Chocolate are sure to please, but if you’re feeling more adventurous, try the Pomegranate, White Peach or Key Lime.
The Original, is a tart and authentic tasting yogurt, much like Greek yogurt. The best news is that all flavors range from 25 to 30 calories an ounce. Talk about a guilt-free treat!
Red Mango charges 49 cents per ounce, including toppings. The toppings are also self serve, extremely fresh and inviting. When you’re done preparing your yogurt creation, they weigh and you pay.
They clearly want to set themselves apart from other dessert yogurt spots. They use all natural ingredients, the highest quality probiotics for a healthy immune system and it’s gluten-free.
If you’re looking for a heavy duty sweet and creamy ice cream experience, this is not it. After all, it is frozen yogurt. For those who don't want self serve, they also have made-to-order smoothies and parfaits, layered with your choice of fresh fruit and a delicious pumpkin flax seed granola.
Not in the mood for yogurt? Red Mango has a refreshing beverage selection that are guaranteed to quench your thirst, like the Mango Passion Green Tea or the lemonade which is sweetened with real honey.
Kids will love the opportunity to design their own dessert and for all the control freaks, you’ll definitely have a handle on how your final product comes out.