Summer Scoop http://kvpr.org en The Three Ingredients Of A Successful Ice Cream Shop http://kvpr.org/post/three-ingredients-successful-ice-cream-shop <p>Valley Public Radio reporters <a href="http://kvpr.org/people/rebecca-plevin">Rebecca Plevin</a> and <a href="http://kvpr.org/people/ezra-romero">Ezra Romero</a> teamed up to look at three ice cream shops that have remained popular and successful across generations. They identified three factors that have allowed these shops to stand the test of time.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:24:32 +0000 Rebecca Plevin & Ezra David Romero 17688 at http://kvpr.org The Three Ingredients Of A Successful Ice Cream Shop On the Way to the Parks, Reimer's Makes For A Tasty Treat http://kvpr.org/post/way-parks-reimers-makes-tasty-treat <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For decades, the summertime family road trip has been an enduring tradition for most Americans. Nearly all of us share memories of piling into the family station wagon, minivan or SUV (depending on your generation) to hit&nbsp;the road in search of the summer fun.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But sometimes the journey can be just as memorable as the destination itself. Roadside attractions, from classic to kitsch, are a vital part of the American road trip tradition.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 00:52:59 +0000 Joe Moore 17570 at http://kvpr.org On the Way to the Parks, Reimer's Makes For A Tasty Treat Homemade Ice Cream Exploits Range From Traumatic to Tasty http://kvpr.org/post/homemade-ice-cream-exploits-range-traumatic-tasty <p></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:27:07 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 17153 at http://kvpr.org Homemade Ice Cream Exploits Range From Traumatic to Tasty A Scoop of Peru In North Fresno http://kvpr.org/post/scoop-peru-north-fresno <p>With the official start of summer just three days away,&nbsp;the Valley Public Radio news team decided to take our weekly meeting out of the the office and into North Fresno.</p><p>We landed at a restaurant with cuisine from the America’s south of the Hemisphere. &nbsp;The place:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;<a href="http://limonfresno.com/index.php">Limón Peruvian Cuisine</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Our meal was wonderful. Between the three of us we ordered a whole chicken spiced with citrus and herbs, sweet potato fries and a tasty sirloin, pea and mushroom risotto.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:51:15 +0000 Ezra David Romero 16996 at http://kvpr.org A Scoop of Peru In North Fresno Big Ice Cream: Valley Factories Lead Nation in Frozen Delights http://kvpr.org/post/big-ice-cream-valley-factories-lead-nation-frozen-delights <p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%;">Consumers nationwide love big ice cream names like </span>Dreyer’s<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%;"> and </span>Haagen-Dazs<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%;">. But do they know that the milk in these ice creams flow from San Joaquin Valley cows? Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:14:48 +0000 Ezra David Romero 16578 at http://kvpr.org Big Ice Cream: Valley Factories Lead Nation in Frozen Delights KVPR Paleta Party Recap http://kvpr.org/post/kvpr-paleta-party-recap <script src="http://storify.com/ezraromero/paleta.js"></script><noscript>[<a href="http://storify.com/ezraromero/paleta" target="_blank">View the story "KVPR Paleta Party Recap" on Storify</a>]</noscript> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 19:41:41 +0000 Ezra David Romero 16412 at http://kvpr.org Valley Public Radio Hosts Paleta Party http://kvpr.org/post/valley-public-radio-hosts-paleta-party <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 16px;">Come enjoy a paleta</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 16px;">&nbsp;-- a Latin American ice pop -- with Valley Public Radio during Art Hop on June 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The party is at La Reina de Michoacan, located at 720 E. Belmont Ave. in Fresno.</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:41:21 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 16221 at http://kvpr.org Valley Public Radio Hosts Paleta Party On Valley Edition: Summer Scoop; Fresno State President; Fresno Bikes; Police Violence http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-summer-scoop-fresno-state-president-fresno-bikes-police-violence <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Valley Edition we talk to the new president of Fresno State, Joseph Castro; kickoff our summer-long series on ice cream traditions in the San Joaquin Valley with a look at small town scoops; question the future of Fresno's plan to become more bicycle friendly and talk about what's being done to prevent miscounduct by law enforcement.</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:18:19 +0000 Joe Moore, Rebecca Plevin & Ezra David Romero 16220 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Summer Scoop; Fresno State President; Fresno Bikes; Police Violence Dipped Cone Delight: Foster's Unites Generations, Community in Dinuba http://kvpr.org/post/dipped-cone-delight-fosters-unites-generations-community-dinuba <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For generations, residents of small towns in the San Joaquin Valley have gathered at Foster's Freeze. Sure, people love Foster's soft-serve ice cream, especially once it's dipped in chocolate. But why has this chain withstood the test of time in rural communities and continues to be the place people flock to to celebrate after the big football game or graduation night? Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:28:18 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 16090 at http://kvpr.org Dipped Cone Delight: Foster's Unites Generations, Community in Dinuba