Mar 27, 2024 - Food and Drink

🇪🇨 Ecuadorian dessert rec

two hands holding a smoothie and doughnut holes

Amy from "Love is Blind" tagged husband Johnny in our Instagram post about YAY. Photo: McKenzie Rankin/Axios

Yogurt and Yuca (YAY) is an Ecuadorian dessert shop that opened in South End at the start of the year.

Dig in: YAY specializes in yogurt fruit smoothies, waffles and pan de yuca (cheese bread).

  • The gluten-free bread is made-to-order with yuca flour.
  • The yogurt smoothies are made with real fruit (we tried the mango and blackberry).

What to order: For a salty and sweet combination, try the combo, which comes with a small yogurt sample and three yuca bread rolls ($6.86).

Stop by: YAY is at 1425 Winnifred St., near Morelia Gourmet Paletas and Vitality Bowls.

  • Open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-8pm, and closed on Monday.

Check it out on Instagram


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