Posts Tagged ‘frozen custard’

Ice Cream Shops Prepare to Battle the Polar Vortex

How frozen treat purveyors survive the freeze.

Goodies Food Truck Opens Frozen Custard and Soda Bar in National Harbor

Goodies' 1952 vintage van slinging frozen custard and other old-fashioned treats now has a brick-and-mortar counterpart in National Harbor. Founder Brandon Byrd opened his new frozen custard and soda bar over the weekend, just in time for the first day of summer. The menu is an expanded version of what the Goodies truck serves, with an array sundaes, […]

New York’s Tasti-D-Lite Plots Low-Calorie D.C. Invasion

Add another name to the ever-expanding list of New York brands (Carmine's, P.J. Clarke's, Shake Shack, Luke's Lobster, among others) now taking root in the District. Low-calorie frozen dessert chain Tasti-D-Lite, seen on virtually every Big Apple street corner, is opening its first D.C. location next month in Dupont Circle. Expect a second location later […]

Dairy Godmother’s Owner Doesn’t Want the Obama Bump That Ray’s Hell Burger Got

Ever since President Obama and his daughters visited the Dairy Godmother on Saturday, business at the Del Ray custard shop has increased by 20 percent, enough that owner Liz Davis has had to add extra staff to some shifts. Davis, however, thinks the worst is yet to come. "My guess is that it's this weekend […]