Name of business: Lil' Pop Shop
Chef/Owners: Jeanne Chang, chef & owner, and Vince Tseng, owner
Where are you from: Jeanne comes to Philadelphia via California and Durham. Vince currently lives in London and is also from California.
What kind of food do you serve?: Delicious popsicles
Specialties: Popsicles featuring the best local produce and dairy from the Philadelphia area in unique flavor combinations. Currently on our menu: Cantaloupe Rose, Goat Cheese with Black Raspberries and Honey, Chocolate with Salted Caramel Brownie. In the works: Creamy Corn with Creme Fraiche, Creamy Plum with Lavender and Honey, White Nectarine and Ginger, Mango with Lemon Verbena and Curry, and Blue cheese with Spodee soaked figs.
Tell us something about you or your business that you want the world to know: Lil' Pop Shop is bringing popsicles back from the dark side. No artificial dyes or syrups are used. Our pops are made with seasonal local produce and hormone free local dairy. Our flavors change weekly with the farmers' market bounty.
Why do you deserve to win the Vendys? We believe that popsicles can be better and strive to make the best popsicle for all to enjoy. Whether you are a child and want something more straight forward like Raspberry Yogurt, a health enthusiast searching for a cool healthy treat, or a foodie thrill seeker, we have a flavor waiting for you. Regardless of your palate's preferences, your popsicle will be hand made using only the best ingredients.
The 2012 Vendys are set for Saturday, July 28, 2012, 3:00-7:00 p.m. at The Lot @ 39th and Market. Tickets for the Philadelphia Vendys, which is all-you-can-eat and includes beer, can be purchased at http://phillyvendys2012.eventbrite.com for $55 in advance and $60 day of event.