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Manayunk FroYo Spotlight: Whirled Peace

Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the area this summer. Have you tried Whirled Peace?

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Is this a chain? There is another location in Paoli and one set for University City.

When did the store open? Earth Day 2011

How many flavors do they carry? 10

Do flavors change? If so, how many and how often? Yes. Owner Jesse Frank said they always carry a variety of sweet and tart and fruit/berry flavors, with other options like seasalt caramel pretzel.

What’s the most popular flavor? Frank said people are most interested in chocolate and vanilla. But peanut butter and coconut are also popular. "I get yelled at if I don't replace the coconut," he said.

Are there toppings? Yes, about 45 different toppings—fresh fruit to sprinkles to many other options.

What is the price per ounce? 50 cents 

Bonus: "We're all fully compostable. Our products are made from corn and plant fibers. They break down in 180 days. Our mission statement is very keen on social and environmental responsibility," Frank said.

In addition, Whirled Peace selects a cause of the week or month to donate proceeds to.

Website

Twitter: @whirled_peace

Facebook Page

Location: 4321 Main St., Philadelphia, PA 19127

Hours—Sunday to Thursday: Noon to 10 p.m. Friday to Saturday: Noon to midnight.

Is there parking? On-street, metered parking

Reviews:

  • Yelp: "This is a Manayunk summer staple. My sweet tooth is absolutely insatiable but Whirled Peace keeps it at bay."
  • Foursqure: "Try to get in there soon for their Lychee flavored frozen yogurt! I hear that its a seasonal flavor! Frown! It is the ultimate flavor, and they offer real lychees as a topping!"
  • LetsCultivateFood.com: "Although the space is a little small, I don't know if it's the lights and paint on the windows, or the friendly crowd but it makes you feel like you are in a little winter wonderland."

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