Shave Ice is the new Frozen Yogurt

In the land that launched the frozen yogurt revival (Los Angeles is home to Pinkberry, after all—but let’s face it, the original frozen yogurt craze probably started in Southern California too), there’s a new way to chill out: Shave Ice. In storefronts that used to house Red Mangos (a Korean Pinkberry competitor that lost), “shaveries” are grinding icy treats Hawaiian-style or into super-thin, fluffy sheets of ice cream (how they probably serve ice cream in heaven). Leagues beyond your basic childhood snow cone, these ice palaces will soon be taking over the rest of the country, just wait and see. Continue reading