For the First Day of Summer, Five Great Options for Snow Cones
3. Whitney Filloon prefers Aunt Stelle's Snow Cones at 2002 Clarendon Drive in Oak Cliff. They originally opened in 1962 and are celebrating their 50th year in the snow cone business. They even have a commemorative calendar to show for it. After you order, be sure to ask about it. Then buy one. They're open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
4. A couple years ago Alice Laussade wrote about Cool and Hot Tacos: "Lemme tell you what I know about heaven." Her feelings about the East Dallas spot at 930 E. 8th St. are unwavering. In addition to delicious tacos, she noted their "honest trashiness" approach to creating comfortable spaces. Tacos and snow cones just might be the perfect summer pairing.
|A grape slushie (possibly) and four brilliant standing tots. Now you want tater tots too, right?|
5. Last but not least, Sonic slushies. Yeah, I said Sonic. It has nostalgia. Sonic reminds me of being a kid and collecting those crazy plastic animal thingys they used as bling on their drinks. Sonic reminds me of grape brain freeze in my mom's huge green clunker of a car. And, Sonic reminds me of the time my dog Buster snatched the wiener from my brother's foot long chili-dog. Funniest shit ever in a Sonic parking lot. Bonus: Half-price drinks all day since it's the first day of summer!
5609 Smu Blvd., Dallas, TX