Make us your home page
Instagram

Ybor City gets cooler as gourmet pop shop Hyppo expands across Tampa Bay

The flavors of gourmet popsicles at Hyppo can include, from left, pineapple cilantro, bourbon peach and ginger dragonfruit.
 [Times files]

The flavors of gourmet popsicles at Hyppo can include, from left, pineapple cilantro, bourbon peach and ginger dragonfruit. [Times files]

Ybor City has a cool, new spot for icy gourmet treats.

A year after opening on St. Petersburg's Central Avenue, Hyppo Gourmet Ice Pops opened its second Tampa Bay location over the weekend at 1600 E Eighth Ave. in the Centro Ybor complex. The storefront formerly housed Joffrey's Coffee & Tea before that shop moved to a larger space down the street.

The Florida chain is known for its large, rotating menu of ice pops that make use of fresh produce and come in flavors such as carrot ginger, avocado cream, pineapple cilantro and strawberry lemonade.

Ybor marks the eighth location for Hyppo, which also has shops in Gainesville and Jacksonville. Since opening the first location in St. Augustine's historic district in 2010, Hyppo has earned acclaim from publications such as Food & Wine, Southern Living and Travel + Leisure, among others.

Ybor City gets cooler as gourmet pop shop Hyppo expands across Tampa Bay 07/18/16 [Last modified: Monday, July 18, 2016 7:24pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Plan a fall vacation at Disney, Universal, Busch Gardens when crowds are light

    Florida

    Now that the busy summer vacation season is ending, Floridians can come out to play.

    Maria Reyna, 8, of Corpus Cristi, TX. eats chicken at the Lotus Blossom Cafe at the Chinese pavilion at Epcot in Orlando, Fla. on Thursday, August 17, 2017.  Epcot is celebrating it's 35th year as the upcoming Food and Wine Festival kicks off once again.
  2. Ticket window: Shania Twain, Chicago, George Benson

    Music & Concerts

    Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

    LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 01:  Singer Shania Twain performs during the debut of her residency show "Shania: Still the One" at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on December 1, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)
  3. Plan your weekend Aug. 25-27: Craig Morgan, Wearable Art 13, SNL's Pete Davidson, Rodeo Fest

    Events

    Plan your weekend

    USF

    Pete Davidson: Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson will headline this year's University of South Florida Round-Up Comedy Show, a back-to-school tradition at USF. Expect to hear about his recent trip to rehab, since he's known for his confessional …

    The 12th annual Wearable art Fashion Show was held at the Dunedin Fine Art Center on Saturday evening, August 27, 2016.
DAVID W DOONAN | Special To The Times
  4. Pasco Events for Aug. 25-31

    Events

    25 Friday

    Feeding Pasco's Elderly hosts inaugural Leadership Breakfast: The Pasco County Elderly Nutrition Division/Feeding Pasco's Elderly will host this east Pasco event to mirror the Ambassador's Breakfast fundraising event that has been held the past two years on the county's west side. County …

  5. Local craft beer of the week: Cherry Pastelitos, Coppertail Brewing Co. in Tampa

    Bars & Spirits

    On Saturday, Tampa's Coppertail Brewing Co. will celebrate its third anniversary with a Florida weisse festival, showcasing densely fruited tart wheat beers from more than a dozen Tampa Bay area breweries including, of course, many of its own brews in this summer-friendly style.

    Center: Coppertail Brewing’s Cherry Pastelitos. Flanking it are Coppertail’s BOMP (blood orange, mango, passionfruit), left, and Pinky Swear (pink lemonade-flavored).