Do you remember those “Carvel”:http://carvel.com/ ads growing up? Did you love your Fudgie the Whale and Cookie Puss? I never did, because I thought Tom Carvel sounded so phlegmy and I was afraid that eating his cakes would give me tons of phlegm. But, man, those were some special ads, nothing could ever match them! Well, except for “Schmidt’s Blue Ribbon Bread”:http://www.schmidtbaking.com/blueribbon.html.
Anyway, you might want to grab an ice cream cake at their new location at Pico and Beverwil, in the Ralph’s shopping center. If you drive by there much, they’re in the same location that has a new tenant every 3-4 months, so you might want to go soon. Try some for me! Until then, I’ll leave you with the following Carvel ad goodness:
_(Side note: now that we don’t have very many regional brands left at all, how much culture have we lost in cheesy local-only ads?)_
fn1. Or Cookie O’Puss?
fn2. With their jingle “I like bread and butter, I like toast and jam, I like Schmidt’s Blue Ribbon Bread, it’s my favorite brand. “No lie”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schmidt_Baking_Company!
fn3. Since I can’t have milk, you know.