Dippin’ Dots is ice cream in bead form, just as beads are peas in inedible form. Steer clear of unpalatable eats with today’s Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of ice cream at Dippin’ Dots in the Meadowood Mall.
The staff at Dippin’ Dots serve cups of colorful ice-cream beads made from fresh dairy ingredients. Savor the saccharine freshness of mint-chocolate ice cream or practice karate chops on a serving of banana-split ice cream. Sweet-seekers can combine two flavors or indulge in the popular Rainbow Ice, a Technicolor mélange of strawberry, orange, lemon, lime, and blue-raspberry ices. All sweet selections are generously scooped in volumes suitable for all ages and appetites, from kiddie size ($2.79) to large ($5.57).
A science lab calls to mind test tubes, bubbling flasks of chemicals, maniacally laughing men in white coats—but rarely ice cream. But that's exactly where Curt Jones, chairman and founder of Dippin' Dots, came upon the inspiration for the tiny flash-frozen beads of ice cream. A microbiologist, Jones spearheaded the flash-freezing process of cryogenic encapsulation, a method capable of trapping flavor and freshness.
Beginning as a retail shop in Lexington, Kentucky, the ice cream quickly began to quell the tantrums of Fortune 500 CEOs all over the country. Having won numerous awards since he created a new way to enjoy an old treat, Jones stays true to Dippin' Dots’ roots, making the ice cream at the company headquarters in Paducah, Kentucky. New additions to the Dippin' Dots family include Dots ‘n Cream, a treat similar to traditional ice cream.
5000 Meadowood Cir.
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