Freezy Street Thai rolled ice cream and sno-ball shop will open a second, franchised location in New Orleans East this Saturday, May 26, reports Todd Price. (Ashley and Charles Wilson approached owners Adam Enterkin and Fran LaMagna about franchising after frequenting the original St. Claude location, which opened last summer.)
Eater reported that Thai rolled ice cream was the number one crazy ice cream trend of summer 2015, referring to a small shop selling the novelty in New York’s Chinatown. That same year, the frozen concoction debuted in Austin. Freezy Street’s St. Claude location was the first shop selling the frozen, rolled treat in New Orleans.
Part of the appeal of the Thai style is that the ice cream is made to order with the help of an “anti-griddle” cooled to negative temperatures. The ice cream base is poured onto the surface, along with any flavors and add-ins (like strawberries). Once it hardens, it’s scraped into a roll. Toppings are applied after that.
Freezy Street also sells the ice cream rolls in a waffle shell molded into a hard taco shape.
Opening hours for the NOLA East location are Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday until 10 p.m.
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