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victorboski Dec 9, 2011 07:19 AM

I lived in Hoboken during the 50s. Each park in the city had a hot dog wagon and a yum yum man. The yum yum man had an orange push cart that housed a freezer containing different flavor Italian ice. One was yum yum. It was the best. 10 cents. Years later in the 80s i was at the Seaside boardwalk by the carousel on the south end. In there was in lemom ice counter that listed yum yum among it's flavors. I couldn't believe it. I went to get some and the attendent said it wasn't carried anymore because no on purchased it. ( No one could identify with the flavor ). I guess it was a Hoboken thing.
So maybe it's still around somewhere.

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    Forklaw RE: victorboski Dec 10, 2011 10:46 PM

    Victorboski - check out this earlier thread on yum yum

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/683151

    1. ttoommyy RE: victorboski Dec 11, 2011 06:55 AM

      Forklaw beat me to it, but my first ever post on CH was about yum yum. That stuff was delicious. Great memories victorboski!

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        Applecheeks RE: victorboski Dec 11, 2011 08:02 PM

        Lybdhurst Bakery still sells Yum Yum.

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