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Someone needs to open up a shop in Ballard!
Posted by D on June 12, 2009 at 2:01 PM · Report this
Collin 2
Ice cream and Beer? That's FANTASTIC.
Posted by Collin on June 12, 2009 at 2:08 PM · Report this
Andy_Squirrel 3
damn full tilt, why you gotta give the south end so much love? The U-District will gladly take you in. If you guys moved in next to Cafe Racer I'd say that block would be the best in town.
Posted by Andy_Squirrel on June 12, 2009 at 2:24 PM · Report this
Oh man, I start a lease in Columbia City in July. I get Lightrail, icecream, pinball, and a real neighborhood. Columbia City is going to explode even more than it has in the last 10 years.
Posted by Phil in Columbia City on June 12, 2009 at 2:27 PM · Report this
yelahneb 5
How does one actually win or lose this ice cream "war"? Do you win by not going out of business?
Posted by yelahneb on June 12, 2009 at 2:34 PM · Report this
Megan Seling 6
@5 Yeah, it's less a war and more a party, actually. It seems all stores are thriving since Full Tilt, Molly Moon's, and Old School Frozen Custard have just (or will be soon) opening a 2nd location.

They say sweets are recession proof, and with all the ice cream booming, and a couple more cupcake shops to boot (Cupcake Royale's coming to the hill, Yellow Leaf opened in Belltown), I think that this is proof.

Ice cream party!
Posted by Megan Seling on June 12, 2009 at 2:47 PM · Report this
At the end of the ice cream war, there will be corpses with sticky hands. Surplus waffle cones will be had for cheap on the black market. Children will be digging up chocolate sprinkles and tiny sample tasting spoons for decades to come.
You will cry every time you think of ice cream. You will try to make "You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream" jokes, but it will be too soon.
All will rue the ice cream wars!
Posted by kirbyvsbear on June 12, 2009 at 3:38 PM · Report this
Full Tilt rocks. Great innovative organic ice creams, vintage pinball and video, live music and a lot of fun.

Take a trip to White Center. Go by nearby Zippy's for the best burger in town and then head to Full Tilt. The south end will rise again.
Posted by westside on June 12, 2009 at 3:44 PM · Report this
Good to hear an ice cream store is opening. Old School custard is tasty but it only comes in like 3 or 4 flavors. Molly Moons is somewhat tasty but again doesn't have many different, innovative flavors and is too expensive.

If Full Tilt is REALLY an ice cream shop - they'll win, easily.

The closest Seattle came to an ice cream shop was the Mix on the Ave - but like Cold Stone, it wasn't really ice cream. Fer f's sake, I go to Baskin Robbins sometimes because they're the only ice cream shop that has a variety of flavors, you know - like an ice cream shop is supposed to!

Full Tilt - bring it!
Posted by fruity oatey bars on June 12, 2009 at 5:31 PM · Report this
There's always Husky in West Seattle - Full Tilt is truly great but Husky has been and continues to be a real ice cream store (among it's many other qualities and talents) - 75 years and still going strong with new flavors like their recent addition: Nutella (huh? I don't even like the nutella butter but the ice cream seems to be drawing a lot of fans).
Posted by Chas Redmond on June 12, 2009 at 6:07 PM · Report this
I wanted to like the Ice Cream at Full TIlt a little more that I did. But this is still good news for people in the south end.
Posted by j-lon on June 13, 2009 at 9:58 AM · Report this
hell yeah! columbia city needs more places this like this. im excited!
Posted by gen on June 14, 2009 at 9:10 AM · Report this
Ice Cream and beer AND Pinball–heaven!
Posted by SolvayGirl on July 15, 2009 at 9:01 PM · Report this

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