Battle of the Dishes

Raspado Battle: Realeza Michoacana vs. RaspadoRico

The heat is on, which means it's time to look for those treats that will keep us cool. Smoothies? Been there, done that. Fro yo? Please.

Raspados are a Mexican sweet treat that you're going to wish you knew about sooner. Made with shaved ice and real fruit, think of a raspado as a graduated snow cone. Many raspado spots have been in the Valley for years; others have popped up recently. We tried out one newcomer and one neighborhood staple to see who serves the sweetest raspado around.

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Natalie Miranda