Sweet Treats to Beat the Heat

August is coming to an end and schools are back in session but any hint of fall weather is no where to be found here in Southern California. As temperatures stay high we say treat yourself to something cool, refreshing and delicious! We’ve compiled a list of the best sweet treats to beat the heat right here in South Pasadena.

Spiked Shakes at Twohey’s Restaurant

Calling all grown-ups: We’d like to introduce Twohey’s new summer staple, Spiked Shakes! Indulge in a decadent famous Twoheys milkshake with a little bit of added fun. Each shake is made with alcohol and served in a 16oz glass. They currently have three 3 drink options which can be found on their dessert menu:

  • CALLING ALL MOMS Grand Marnier, chocolate ice cream, orange slice
  • YOU WON’T KNOW JACK Jack Daniel’s, chocolate ice cream, chocolate chips
  • ORANGE YOU GLAD THE DAY IS OVER Orange vodka, vanilla ice cream, orange juice

Of course they have plenty of other non-alcoholic treats to enjoy too. Check the rest of their dessert menu for items like milkshakes, ice cream sundaes and sodas, brownie bites, pies, cakes and more!

Find them at:

424 Fair Oaks Avenue,
South Pasadena, CA

Sunday – Thursday: 9:00am – 8:00pm (CLOSED Tuesday)
Friday & Saturday: 9:00am – 9:00pm

Frozen Mexican Chocolate at La Monarca Bakery

Is it frozen or is it hot chocolate?! La Monarca’s Frozen Mexican Chocolate uses their Scratch-made Mexican Hot Chocolate mix which is then ice blended to creamy perfection. And the frozen goodness doesn’t stop there! Their blended champurrado latte is another big hit. Check out all of their frozen treats on the Ice & Ice Blended section of their menu. And don’t miss out on their Buy One, Get One 50% deal during happy hour (Monday – Friday from 2-5pm).

Find them at:

1001 Mission St.
South Pasadena, CA
(626) 403-6860


Monday – Sunday: 6:00am -8:00pm

What the Melon at Teamorrow Bubble Tea House & Restaurant

Teamorrow has done it again! What the Melon is their light and refreshing seasonal drink for the summer time. Teamorrow’s own description states it perfectly: “The sweetness of fresh watermelon and the lively notes of fragrant green tea make this the perfect poolside treat!” Customize your drink with a variety of optional toppings like boba, lychee jelly and cheese foam. Check out their premium drink menu (labeled Teamorrow X) for the rest of their seasonal selections.

Find them at:

1005A Mission St, 
South Pasadena, CA
(626) 460-6260

Monday – Sunday: 11:00am – 8:00pm

Soda Fountain Treats at Fair Oaks Pharmacy

You can’t beat the tried and true summer time treat – an ice cream float from Fair Oaks Pharmacy! Truth be told, anything on the Soda Fountain menu is sure to be a hit. Enjoy a milkshake, a malt, a phosphate or a float. Serving the community since 1915, Fair Oaks Pharmacy & Soda Fountain has got sweet treats nailed down to a science.

Find them at:

1526 Mission Street
South Pasadena, CA
(626) 799-1414

Soda Fountain & Gift Store Hours:
Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

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