Shave Ice

Be Your Own Ice Cream Truck with These Ice Cream Makers, FroYo, Soft Serve & Shave Ice Machines

It’s summer—and National Ice Cream Day on July 21—so obviously you’re gonna want some ice cream. But you don’t have to wander outside of your air-conditioned home (heaven forbid!) or wave down the ice...

Plates Com Tam | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Opened a year ago by the owners of the established Chopstix restaurant, Plates Com Tom offers a more authentic look at Vietnamese homestyle cooking. When I first saw the menu, I was dubious that th...

How to Pebble Rather than Puree Ice in a Vitamix

by EsotericWaffles 2 years ago

Does anyone have any tips on how to get less of a slush and more of a julep-style crush of ice in a standard-style (5200) Vitamix (i.e. just analog with the tall carafe)? Every video I've found jus...

Maui Trip Report (October 2017)

by Andrea_ 3 years ago

I visited Maui with my fiancé for a few days last month. We stayed in a vacation condo in Ekolu Village in Kihei/Wailea, across the parkway from Monkeypod Kitchen. Thanks to u/Kathryn and u/Smil...

Best Shave Ice Near Hyatt Regency Waikiki

by princess00 4 years ago

We will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki for 5 nights in 2017. What are the best Shave Ice spots within walking distance from our hotel? We plan to try the "top" spots I have seen on vario...

Why are there so few posts on Big Island restaurants?

by mmlyip 4 years ago

This board never fails as my go to resource whenever I travel. However, I noticed a lack of post for Big Island restaurants, especially in recent months. One useful thread I found is this list by k...

Looking for a good ice shaver

by AppleSister 11 years ago

I tried out the Hamilton Beach Icy Treats ice shaver, but the texture of the ice is more like a granita/slurpee than the Hawaiian shaved ice/Korean patbingsu I'm going for. Is it impossible to get...

Kansha Creamery: Organic ice cream & good works in Torrance

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Next door to the original Shin-Sen-Gumi Yakitori in the same Gardena strip mall is Kansha Creamery. It offers handcranked Japanese-style shave ice flavored with a featured syrup homemade of local i...

Powder (Taiwanese Shaved Snow), SF - new storefront opens Fri 9/23/16

by hhc 4 years ago

Powder, a Taiwanese shaved snow place, is going to open their new storefront on Fri 9/23/16. They sold as a pop-up at Presidio's Off The Grid so they have fans. Do hounds like their shaved snow? ...

ISO Japanese shave ice in Bergen

by sixelagogo 4 years ago

I'm thinking that there's got to be a place somewhere in the ft. Lee vicinity, but I have yet to find one. Any ideas ?

Maui- Best local food- Kaanapali

by cpak 4 years ago

Hi, My family and I will be traveling to Maui for the first time. We will be staying in kaanapali. We have a 1 year old so we want to stay in the area, but also experience good local food. Can anyo...

Lolita's Antojitos and Ice Cream | Soledad - Salinas Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Two years ago I stumbled upon Lolita's Antojitos & Ice Cream in downtown Soledad, and I've been back a couple times. Most of the other customers seemed to be here to grab an ice cream cone. The ice...

It's only March but...

by hazelhurst 4 years ago

Hansen's opens today, according to the Picayune.. Seems a tad early but whatthehell?

Le Snowflake | San Jose & Dublin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

My third encounter with Taiwanese-style snow ice was at the San Jose location of Snowflake next to Mitsuwa. This time I tried a non-fruit flavor, opting for Milk Tea. This example was a bit more ar...

Mr & Mrs Teahouse | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Yesterday the "Grand Opening" banner drew me into Mr & Mrs Teahouse (544 Clement St, SF). This tiny storefront has but three stools at the side counter. First thing on the menu board that caugh...

With Pa Pa Walk closed, where do you get your shaved snow now?

by JThur01 5 years ago

Salju Dessert? Blockheads? Any others? I couldn't help but notice seemingly every place in Hilton Plaza has signs that they now have shaved snow, apparently trying to capture the market of their fo...

Dale's Snow Cones/Fort Worth

by eatsdc 15 years ago

I am working on a culinary history of going to neat places with my grandmother. I seem to remember a delicious shaved ice or snow cone place called Dale's or something similar. Does this ring any...

Snowdays in Flushing (Shaved Ice Dessert)

by Pookipichu 5 years ago

After dinner at Iki, I headed over to Snowdays for shaved ice. They opened a little over a month ago on Prince Street near Nan Xiang. The place is clean, laid out similarly to some of the nicer...

Shave Ice on Oahu

by AandA 5 years ago

We are vacationing for the week in Kailua. We have loved the shave ice at Local Hawaii across the street from the bowling alley parking lot. The ice is not as fine as Waiola but the syrups are "all...

Wann Yen Report

by notmyrealname23 5 years ago

Checked out Wann Yen today, the shaved ice place that opened last weekend, ran by the people behind Thai Curry Simple. I showed up as the restaurant opened (they actually opened about 10 minutes ea...

New Orleans Snoballs?

by ChoppinBroccoli 13 years ago

Anybody know where to get New Orleans style Snoballs in the area? I think they are also called Hawaiian snoballs. The ice is super-super soft, and just melts in your mouth. Craving some w/ the hot ...