Originally posted by arfmel: They're giving away "ice cream" cones today for the first day of spring. I just had one. I've never felt more alive.
Driving across country in July, my time through West Texas was only tempered with Dairy Queen stops. I couldn't eat a cone fast enough to stop it from melting, and that was inside the car with AC on full blast. Whew!
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Posts: 4294 | Location: Florida | Registered: August 16, 2009
I love DQ. Where I grew up they only served ice cream though and were seasonal. No dining area either, just an order window. They were open from like May to September or something. I remember the first time I saw a DQ down south that had a dining area and served food I was flabbergasted. Who'da thunk something like that existed???
The rural, old school DQs have very good chicken strips too. They serve 'em the proper way too, with a side of white gravy. The big city DQs seem to be serving a food service grade chicken strip that isn't up to the standards of the rural, old school DQs.
I'm a big fan of the Heath Bar Blizzards too.
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Two salesmen are driving through Arizona when they come to the town of Ajo. Not being from the Southwest and having no familiarity with Spanish, they got in a discussion about the proper way to pronounce the name of the town.
They reached the city limits, and on the left side of the road spotted a familiar ice cream store.
They went to the window and ordered a couple of soft ice cream cones from the young girl working the window. As they were receiving their change one of the salesmen said: "Say, my partner and I were having a discussion; how do you say the name of this place?"
The young girl had a puzzled look cross her face for a moment, looked back and forth at both men, then speaking very slowly and clearly said: "Dair-ee Kween."
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Posts: 6173 | Location: Wyoming | Registered: January 10, 2008