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

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  • Peter K Jul 27, 2003 05:41 PM
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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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  1. Yo! Fuhgetabawtitt!

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    1. re: DavidT

      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.

      1. re: Paulie

        maybe this, stanley says more like sorbet.

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    2. 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.