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Where Can I Find Philly-style Italian Water Ice in the Bay Area?

Peter K Jul 27, 2003 05:41 PM

Anybody who's been to Philly will understand that this product is cut above any of the products typically marketed as "Italian Ices." Can someone help me with a place to fulfill my craving here in the Bay Area?

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    DavidT RE: Peter K Jul 27, 2003 09:30 PM

    Yo! Fuhgetabawtitt!

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      Paulie RE: DavidT Jul 28, 2003 01:43 AM

      I couldn't have put better...Italian ice was a favorite treat in my childhood summers in New Jersey..it was also available in NY...didn't know about Philly, but why not...anyway, you're right...there's no where else to get it.

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        vn RE: Paulie Jul 28, 2003 03:43 AM

        maybe this, stanley says more like sorbet.

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      PegS RE: Peter K Jul 28, 2003 12:47 PM

      Is that the really rock-hard stuff? Safeway used to sell Mama Tish's Italian ice, but no more. It's really too bad, 'cause I loved that stuff. I've never found anything close in the Bay Area; most is soft like sorbet.

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