Posts Tagged ‘frozen yogurt’

Chronicling the Death of Fro-Yo

The trend is losing steam.

Pinkberry Now Has Unfrozen Yogurt

The California-based chain largely credited with popularizing frozen yogurt is unfreezing it. Yes, Pinkberry is now selling unfrozen Greek yogurt. Or, as we like to call it, yogurt. And it turns out you don't have to go to Greece, or even Los Angeles, to sample it: D.C. and Boston are the guinea pigs for Pinkberry's […]

Free Froyo! Giveaways Today at Georgetown’s New Pinkberry

The latest outpost of the rapidly expanding Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain opens Friday in Georgetown. On Thursday, the staff is handing out free samples of the stuff to all passersby from noon until 4 p.m. The first 500 in line are also expected to receive a complimentary cupcake from that neighboring tourist-magnet bakery you might […]

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 […]

Free Froyo! Pinkberry Is Coming to Georgetown

Trendy frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry is opening its second D.C. shop at 3288 M St. NW in Georgetown. With a knack for attracting long lines and being located across the street from fellow lemming magnet Georgetown Cupcake, Pinkberry's arrival promises to make M Street sidewalks even less manageable. The fustercluck worsens tonight. To celebrate the […]

Quick Feeding: Pinkberry Has a Sorority Street Team for Dupont Opening

Restaurant Spawns: Corduroy is planning a "very casual" companion restaurant next door to its 9th Street NW digs that'll offer, among other things, "salads, soups and pizza, as well as features like New Jersey shore hot dogs, pupusas (a Salvadoran street food) and salmon." [WBJ] Surprise! Yes, there are some good bagels in the D.C. […]

Georgetown’s Ice Cream Gap to Be Filled With…Nonfat Frozen Yogurt

On April Fools Day, the planning geeks over at Greater Greater Washington identified D.C.'s vast cupcake desert, parts of town that are not served by lack full-service and non-full-service cupcakeries. Georgetown, naturally, has no shortage of places that peddle frosted treats, but what about ice cream? As Georgetown Metropolitan reports, the stretch of Wisconsin Avenue […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Maybe we should have less food porn on Y&H and more chef porn? Then again, I'm not sure this photo of David Guas qualifies in the latter category, but it would seem to redefine, at least for the readers who flocked to it, the idea of "arm candy." Take a look at your Top 5 […]

Code Pinkberry: Why Does D.C. Have So Much Frozen Yogurt?

Sitting in the fashionable plasticity of Pinkberry in Fairfax, I’m sampling my very first cup of the famous fro-yo, trying to imagine those heady days back in 2005 when the yogurt shop debuted in West Hollywood and created a whole new kind of addict. At the time, Angelenos were willing to suffer parking tickets, neighborhood […]

First Bite: The Original Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt

Earlier this week, I decided to take my tongue out of my cheek and give it a taste of the fro-yo that "launched a 1,000 parking tickets": Pinkberry. I solicited the help of colleague and food historian, Joel Denker, who had written a section in his book, World on a Plate, about the evolution of […]