New genuine, handmade, homestyle Mexican-style ice cream parlor provides spooky treats

As seen in “Texas Eats” by KSAT 12, Tropicana ice cream serves a taste from the heart of Mexico with fresh handmade ice cream, paletas, fruit cups and snacks in the Alamo City

Everything is made from scratch, including ice cream, paletas, aguas frescas, chamoy, chili and whipped cream on the fresas con crema.

“Our Aguas Frescas are also made in the shop with natural ingredients. Make sure you try them all before you decide on your favorite, ”said Denisse Diaz, General Manager of Tropicana Ice Cream. “We make sure (in the process) that everything we offer our customers is the best it can be.”

On the snack menu, hungry customers can try mangonadas, banana splits, milkshakes, churro splits, fruit cups, nachos with jalapenos and corn dogs.

Since autumn is officially here, Tropicana Ice Cream is introducing its new flavor of pumpkin spice ice cream for all pumpkin spice lovers.

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“This ice cream is also handcrafted with pumpkin puree and our signature pumpkin spice blend, which is sure to make your fall evening a little better,” said Diaz. “I like to eat this delicious pumpkin ice cream with a graham cracker crust and some whipped cream – and boom, it hits exactly the point.”

You can also make your own ice cream biscuit sandwiches. All you have to do is choose an ice cream, pick a topping, and the eatery will roll the biscuit right for you. With so many combinations, it might be a bit difficult to choose, but there is a lot to try.

To get a taste of what the menu has to offer, see below for the wide variety.

Credit: Tropicana Ice Cream Menu

Halloween celebrations at Tropicana Ice Cream

Anyone who visits during Halloween weekend, Friday 29-31 October comes in disguise to Tropicana Ice Cream, regardless of age, receives a free paleta with every purchase over $ 10.

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The store is also hosting a Halloween costume contest on Instagram from October 20-31. Anyone who posts a picture of themselves with the hashtag #tropicanaspookynights takes part in the costume competition.

The rules will be posted on Tropicana Ice Cream’s social media and the first place winner will receive a $ 50 gift card, runner up will receive a $ 25 gift card, and third place will receive a $ 15 gift card U.S. dollar. There will also be prizes for other participants.

The Tropicana Ice Cream is located at 8223 Marbach Road # 119, San Antonio, 78227.

To place an online order from Tropicana Ice Cream, click or tap here.

KSAT’s David Elder has embarked on a new adventure called “Texas eats”, A one-hour program broadcast on Saturdays at 10 a.m. on KSAT 12, KSAT.com and our Streaming app.

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Viewers can “Texas Eats” on Saturday morning at 10am or on KSAT-TV livestream app available on Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and most smart TVs as well as on KSAT.com, and KSATs Youtube channel.

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President Biden Surprises 4-Yr-Previous Twins With Cash For Ice Cream

There were some memorable quotes from President Biden’s Tulsa speech, but for two little girls the memorable moment was just before he spoke.

Lots of people came to Greenwood hoping to spend a moment with President Biden – but only two little girls left with money for ice cream.

The moment came just after the President’s introduction when he – surely – caught sight of the youngest members of the audience. The President stepped off the podium and walked over to a woman with two little girls for a brief interaction that briefly confused the crowd.

Back on the podium, the President declared, “I had to make sure these little girls got an ice cream.”

As the girls and their mother Lisa Madden emerged from the speech, she explained what had happened.

“He came over and gave them something discreetly and I didn’t even see what he gave them and he told them to get some ice cream,” Madden said.

The twins are four and a half and are called Nola and Indie. Madden is on the board of directors at the Greenwood Cultural Center, so they had a front row seat.

The President said the ice cream was their payment.

“My lord, I have to sit out a speech from the president. In my faith we call it purgatory, ”said Biden.

The girls came out with a plan and hit the streets and quickly returned with the ice cream – courtesy of the President – that was worth the day for these two little girls.

Roman-style pizzeria, ice cream store to open in Shelby Park

A new pizza place and ice cream parlor are in the works on the corner of Oak and Shelby Streets. The two new concepts – Square Cut Pizza and Sugar Room – come from Emil and Liz David, the owners of the Hot Buns Food Truck in Louisville. They are expected to open in the former Scarlet’s Bakery at 741 E. Oak St. early this summer. Chef Emil David told me that he and his wife visited Louisville for a wedding for the first time in 2016. At the time he was working as a chef at one of Bobby Flay’s restaurants, but he quickly fell in love with the bluegrass state. He told his wife that they would be back one day, and the couple finally moved here in 2019, David said he immediately set off to open his own restaurant concept in Louisville. But then the real estate market was too hot and he couldn’t find the right property. While they were searching, the Davids launched the Hot Buns Food Truck, a Bao-Bun-centered concept that was relatively new to the area, so they could keep exploring various communities in Louisville. The food truck business has had quick wins since its first year in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky, David said. More than a year (and a pandemic) later, the two said they found the right place to make a permanent footprint in Shelby Park’s Square Cut Pizza, which is in the 4,500-square-foot former bakery, is owned by the place influenced where David cut his teeth in the culinary world: Italy. Roman style pizza is cut into squares (hence the name) and is a different type of thin crust compared to Neapolitan pizza. David explained that it is crispy on the top and bottom, and has an airy center. The pizzeria will also have a salumeria, which means it will also function as an Italian charcuterie shop. David said there will be an open plan kitchen, bar and outdoor dining area for 40 to 50 people with an additional 8 to 10 seats outside. In the meantime, the Sugar Room will be located in a former garage / storage room on the same property. Click here to learn more about Louisville Business First’s new businesses.

A new pizza place and ice cream parlor are in the works on the corner of Oak and Shelby Streets.

The two new concepts – Square Cut Pizza and Sugar Room – come from Emil and Liz David, the owners of the Hot Buns Food Truck in Louisville. They are expected to open in the former Scarlet’s Bakery at 741 E. Oak St. early this summer.

Chef Emil David told me that he and his wife were visiting Louisville for a wedding for the first time in 2016. At the time, he was working as a chef at one of Bobby Flay’s restaurants, but quickly fell in love with the bluegrass state.

He told his wife that they would be back one day, and the couple finally moved here in 2019.

With an extensive background in the restaurant industry, David said he immediately set about opening his own stationary restaurant concept in Louisville. But then the real estate market was too hot and he couldn’t find the right property.

During the search, the Davids launched the Hot Buns Food Truck, a Bao-Bun-centered concept that was relatively new to the area, so they could keep exploring various communities in Louisville. The food truck business has had quick wins since its first year in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky, David said.

More than a year (and a pandemic) later, the couple say they found the right place to create a permanent footprint in Shelby Park.

Located in the 4,500-square-foot former bakery, Square Cut Pizza is influenced by the place where David cut his teeth in the culinary world: Italy.

Roman style pizza is cut into squares (hence the name) and is a different type of thin crust than Neapolitan pizza. David explained that it is crispy on top and bottom with an airy center.

The pizzeria will also host a salumeria, which means it will also function as an Italian charcuterie shop. David said there will be an open plan kitchen, bar and outdoor seating area for 40 to 50 people with an additional 8 to 10 seats outdoors.

In the meantime, Sugar Room will be located in a former garage / storage area on the same property.

Click here to learn more about the new Louisville Business First companies.