August 2017

Icy, Sweet and Instagram-Ready

Icy, Sweet and Instagram-Ready Desserts Designed for Social Media The latest icy desserts to hit Instagram include Thai-style ice cream rolls, soft-serve in fish-shaped cones and Jenga-inspired centerpieces. By JULIA MOSKIN AUGUST 8, 2017 The slushy-sweet frappés at Okamoto Kitchen, a food truck in Los Angeles, begin with ice — not plain, but enriched with heavy cream, milk powder and [...]

July 2017

New ice cream trend sweeps the Ocean City boardwalk, with bold style creating big lines

REBECCA KING  Jul 25, 2017 Updated Jul 26, 2017 On a nightly basis, the line at Sweet Charlie’s, a rolled ice cream shop on the Ocean City boardwalk, stretches out the door, begging the question: why wait for ice cream on a boardwalk full of places that sell ice cream? Well, to start, rolled ice [...]

10 Best Ice Cream Shops Around Philadelphia

by Zagat Staff As far as coping mechanisms for sweltering summers go, ice cream is right up there with a dip in the pool or hunkering down in the air conditioning. Lucky for us, Philly has a number of fantastic parlors that range from historical to avant-garde — and some exceptional gelato purveyors as well. [...]

4 great reasons for food lovers to make the trip to Philly this summer

BY KELLY RONCACE  kroncace@njadvancemedia.com, For NJ.com PHILADELPHIA -- From French cuisine to Thai rolled ice cream, Philadelphia's restaurant scene is introducing a plethora of new and revamped eateries for the summer season. Visit Philly recently compiled a list of the newest fast-service, brewpubs, and fine dining options in the city. Here are just a few of Philly's [...]

June 2017

Boozy Ice Cream Alert: The New Sweet Charlie’s Is Mixing in Alcohol

Philly-born hand-rolled ice cream shop Sweet Charlie’s is rapidly expanding, with three locations already open, five franchise spots in the works, and, as of tonight, a Rittenhouse address with a liquor license. Available only at Sweet Charlie’s 1921 Walnut Street shop, alcohol-infused ice cream will be sold starting mid-June. In the meantime, the soft opening [...]

May 2017

Brothers Bring Ice Cream Sensation to Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, N.J. - https://www.youtube.com/embed/XlOO-UPTGIE   If you’re looking for a new sweet summer treat to cool you down on the beach this holiday weekend, you’re in luck. Two South Jersey brothers who started their own ice cream company   —Sweet Charlie’s — have brought their unique, Thai-inspired, rolled ice cream to the Jersey Shore. Between [...]

Philadelphia Hand-Rolled Ice Cream Shop to Open in South Jersey

Philadelphia hand-rolled ice cream concept Sweet Charlie's will open in South Jersey. A Philadelphia-born hand-rolled ice cream concept is making its way across the Delaware River to set up shop in South Jersey. Kyle Billig was only 18 years old when he first founded his company, Sweet Charlie's, a hand-rolled ice cream shop offering Thai-inspired [...]

Sweet Charlie’s to Bring Rolled Ice Cream to Downtown St. Pete

From New York City to Los Angeles, Montreal to Atlanta, one of the latest food trends to sweep the country is rolled ice cream.  This summer, St. Pete will join the craze as Sweet Charlie's debuts at 1010 Central Avenue in the EDGE District. The movement began last year when ice cream shops started springing [...]

February 2017

Sweet Charlie’s Rolling Into Buckhead Late Spring

Interactive Phenomenon from Philadelphia Bringing Rolled Ice Cream Experience to Atlanta; Lease Signed for 3872 Roswell Road ATLANTA (Feb. XX, 2016) - Sweet Charlie’s, the Philadelphia-based, rolled ice cream and yogurt phenomenon has signed a lease at 3872 Roswell Road in Buckhead (next to Superica). Opening late spring 2017, this will be the first-ever franchise [...]

November 2016

Thai Rolled Ice Cream Headed for Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia PA

Washington Square’s Sweet Charlie’s nabs another great location on Walnut Street Co-owner Kyle Billig and his dog, Charlie When Sweet Charlie’s, the popular Thai rolled ice cream shop by two Cherry Hill brothers, opened in Washington Square, it was an instant hit. Prime right-off-the-Square real estate specializing in 2016’s trendiest dessert drew big crowds and [...]