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    Quote Originally Posted by Hipcheck View Post
    Yup, Stricklands is your answer. They only have 3 flavors.....vanilla, chocolate, and a rotating daily flavor.

    Irvine, California | Strickland's Frozen Custard
    I talked to the owner there and he told me it's not the same as they make in their stores back east. It's missing something, I think he said something about Calif food regulations prevented them from matching the real eastern custard. Ask him, next time you're there. It's good but it can't touch real eastern custard (Culver's). Wish it did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WingHater View Post
    I'm there today.
    Beware: they also have a little freezer stocked with pre-packed pints and quarts of leftover flavors of the day. Dangerous.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hipcheck View Post
    Coffee Toffee frozen custard has to be the bomb.
    It is.

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    May finally get the real custard in Mission Viejo. New Italian Ice Cream shop (Rita's) from Philly says:

    Q. Tell me about your custard, which is growing in popularity in Southern California.
    A. It's made from a supplier in New Jersey and shipped all over the world. We use so much butter fat in it. If you're going to indulge, indulge in the best possible you can get. The level of fanaticism is similar, if not equal, to In-N-Out Burger. It is unbelievable.


    Italian ice chain coming to O.C. | restaurant, ice, week - Food - The Orange County Register

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    Whats this? California laws making it difficult for business owners while at the same time ensuring an inferior product? Sorry I am not buying it.



    Quote Originally Posted by mrm55 View Post
    I talked to the owner there and he told me it's not the same as they make in their stores back east. It's missing something, I think he said something about Calif food regulations prevented them from matching the real eastern custard. Ask him, next time you're there. It's good but it can't touch real eastern custard (Culver's). Wish it did.
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    A couple of other places:

    Bruxie

    Theron's

    I haven't tried them, but may soon.
    Last edited by DougW8; January 9th, 2013 at 03:38 PM.

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    I love frozen custard. Everytime I travel to the midwest I get my fix

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    Frozen custard from Ted Drewes in St. Louis was always a favorite of mine when I would visit family there in the summer. I've had Ted Drewes shipped to me too, lol.
    The richest frozen stuff I eat now is gelato maybe once every couple of months.
    I rather eat custard as a creme brulee, creme caramel, a flan or a savory japanese chawanmushi.
    Last edited by Fisch; February 21st, 2013 at 02:30 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fisch View Post
    I rather eat custard as a creme brulee, creme caramel, a flan or a savory japanese chawanmushi.
    i made homemade custard today. i'll post it in the foodie thread!
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    Just spotted a sign for Rita's frozen custard ( started in Philadelphia). Grand opening 7-29 in Mission Viejo at the Kaleidoscope. Hoping it's the real thing (not like Stricklands).

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrm55 View Post
    Just spotted a sign for Rita's frozen custard ( started in Philadelphia). Grand opening 7-29 in Mission Viejo at the Kaleidoscope. Hoping it's the real thing (not like Stricklands).
    Yup.

    https://www.facebook.com/RitasMissionViejo

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