Cute name? Check. Awesome location? Familiar flavors of rocky road and vanilla? Check. Check. Offerings of waffle ice cream sandwiches, and faloodeh, Persian shaved ice? Yep.
Yes, Tootsie--an ice cream shop that just debuted on the corner of 3rd & Broadway in Historic Downtown Santa Ana--isn't just an ice cream shop; it's also a faloodeh vendor, a bonafide bastani, which are what ice cream stores are called in Iran.
What is faloodeh? Well, it's a frigid Persian dessert with thin vermicelli-like corn-starch noodles mixed with rose water syrup, served with lime juice and ground pistachios...but don't take my word for it! Try it yourself!
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307 W. 3rd Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701, (714) 480-0320, http://www.tootsieicecream.com Follow Stick a Fork In It on Twitter @ocweeklyfood or on Facebook! And don't forget to download our free Best Of App here!