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THRIFTY ICE CREAM (still kickin' at RITE AID)

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THRIFTY ICE CREAM (still kickin' at RITE AID)

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Zanzibar | | Sep 12, 2004 09:07 PM

While I run the risk of restating the obvious here let me just say that THRIFTY ICE CREAM, beloved by GENERATIONS of Californians is:

1) STILL AROUND (The Thrifty name didn't survive the RITE AID takeover; but, the ice cream sure did HALLELUJAH!!!

2) STILL GREAT! - I am a dyed in the wool super premium ice cream snob (GOD, DO I MISS FRUSEN GLADJE!!!) and I don't know how they do it but, man the THRIFTY stuff is GREAT!! Great texture, wonderful assortment of terrifc flavors, not to mention CHARACTER GALORE!!!
The SCOOPER for starters. It looks like some kind of surgical implement & delivers this aesthetically challenged barrel of ice cream, which (eyesore aside) is a PERFECT "little bit extra" serving of the goods (form follows function baby)
The whole idea of buying ice cream in a drugstore always gets to me; I feel like I am back in Kansas(where I have never been) with the grandmother that I never had...maybe this nostalgia is not exactly a universal one...
Anyway, If you get all misty about an imaginary blue hair doting on you like I do, all the better; if not,
there's still a big ol' oversized scoop of some rockin' ice cream to feed your soul....

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