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Here Are the Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches That Brought L.A. to a Standstill
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Posted on 06/22/2014 3:10:09 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Here's the churro-ice-cream sandwich, invented by Sylvia Yoo, who worked at Jean Georges and wd~50 in New York but now runs a business in Los Angeles called Churro Borough. Less than a week after they were first covered on Chow, news of the novelty was picked up by E! News, which regularly covers glitzier things, like Robert Pattinson's totally untrue Han Solo rumors and news of Katy Perry's vocal coach, so there's that.

churro-ice-cream-sandwich Born in East L.A.Photo: Churro Borough/Facebook

Churros and Cronuts both start with the same letter, which is obvious. Beyond that, well, here we are, summer of 2014, primed to seek out all mash-up foods, saying things like "[the] Cronut is old news," and asking: "Finally, A Worthy Cronut Successor?" We already even know how many calories this thing might contain. ("I see no problem with people enjoying these desserts occasionally," Time's on-call dietitian says.)

churro-ice-cream-sandwich Blueberry, black sesame, and crème fraîche flavors. Yoo also makes a horchata flavor.Photo: Churro Borough/Facebook

In any event, Churro Borough's sandwiches are only available at pop-up events and as part of catered deals right now, but they will be at Tasting Table's West Coast Lobster Roll Rumble in August and, hopefully, at several more events before then.


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To: nickcarraway

My arteries started to harden just looking at them.


2 posted on 06/22/2014 3:16:11 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: nickcarraway

Buy one to PO Moochelle.


4 posted on 06/22/2014 3:19:01 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: nickcarraway

I want


5 posted on 06/22/2014 3:21:36 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Sounds yummy!


6 posted on 06/22/2014 3:27:30 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: F15Eagle
You mean the obama logo with the crescent standing on the flag?
7 posted on 06/22/2014 3:37:52 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro.)
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To: nickcarraway
CHURRO BOROUGH!!!


9 posted on 06/22/2014 3:47:20 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: nickcarraway

Churros with horchata ice cream sound like Mexico’s gift to the world. In spite of the fact that the creator, Sylvia Yoo, is apparently Asian. Fusion food at its greasy best!

When I lived in SoCal, I’d often spend weekends at a health ranch in Mexico, and on the way home, always stopped at the churro stand for a bag of the yummy greasy sugary treats fried in an oil drum. Oh, huge yum.

(As I type, I’m munching on little Mexican wafers, “Maria’s,” spread with mango jalapeño jelly.) Far from Mexico now, I do the best I can. )


10 posted on 06/22/2014 3:48:10 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Organic Panic
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11 posted on 06/22/2014 3:55:22 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: nickcarraway
It's a variation on the It's-It.
12 posted on 06/22/2014 3:56:42 PM PDT by Disambiguator (#cornedbeef)
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To: Gen.Blather
Mine too. Felt GOOD!
13 posted on 06/22/2014 4:07:27 PM PDT by null and void (In this war, the front line is at your front door...)
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To: Veto!

Churros fresh from the grease on a street side stand is truly one of life’s pleasures. The commercial frozen/warmed crap they serve pretty much everywhere in the States isn’t even the same food.


14 posted on 06/22/2014 4:10:09 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: Gen.Blather

They do look good, even though I’ve never had a churro.


15 posted on 06/22/2014 5:02:49 PM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: jocon307

what is a churro?


16 posted on 06/22/2014 5:04:34 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Organic Panic; KC_Lion

Yoo is a Chinese or Korean name or something?


17 posted on 06/22/2014 5:08:41 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

You should ask one of the other posters, but I think they are a fried bread that is coated with sugar and cinnamon. They are long and skinny usually, almost like a licorice stick. I’ve seen ‘em a million times at street fairs etc. but never tried one.


18 posted on 06/22/2014 5:09:43 PM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: GeronL

Mexican donut, only long and rolled.


19 posted on 06/22/2014 5:10:37 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: GeronL

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/churros/


20 posted on 06/22/2014 5:11:36 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Any man who would eat FroYo instead of this bites pillows.


21 posted on 06/22/2014 5:12:47 PM PDT by Clemenza (Lurking)
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To: GeronL
Corn Ice Cream!


22 posted on 06/22/2014 5:44:06 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

Yep... what will they think of next? pizza in a cone? Wait, they have that in Korea already...


23 posted on 06/22/2014 5:54:14 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: jocon307

My grandson had his first one when we were at Disney in LA several years ago. Made on the spot by a street vendor. They became his very fav food.


24 posted on 06/22/2014 6:47:52 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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