V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Follow the Bells
The ice cream man returns
By Eric Castillo
Time for recess and refreshment!
V.20 No.12 | 3/24/2011
Food for Thought
Spicy Thirst Destruction
A homemade paleta that’s perfect for spring
By Ari LeVaux
I ordered my first mangoneada because I thought it sounded vaguely like mango-lemonade, which seemed perfect on a warm day. Better Spanish speakers may have realized the word refers to an unscrupulous use of power, like graft or bribery. With my first slurp I began to see why. Mangoneadas are powerful and desirable. On a sunny day, you could bribe Satan with one.
V.19 No.19 | 5/13/2010
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com
How to Be Cool
The art and science of beating the heat, from the Far Northeast Heights to the South Valley, Philly to Michoacán
By Ari Levaux
Pop-Pop’s Italian Ice
Philadelphia doesn’t jump to the top of the list of hot places in the world, but during the peak of summer it can be worse than Albuquerque thanks to its humidity and concrete. Somewhere in the streets of South Philly, the old Italian art of granita became the new science of water ice, also known as Italian ice.
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