Monthly Archives: August 2016


Why are people waiting in line for more than an hour for ice cream in Philly?

Updated: AUGUST 21, 2016 — 1:08 AM EDT JONATHAN LAI / STAFF Sweet Charlie's made-to-order rolled ice cream is a hit with customers, some of whom wait more than an hour for their frozen treat. Every day this summer, a line has spilled out of the small ice cream shop, down the front steps, and [...]

Super-cold treats await at Sweet Charlie’s Frosty confections descend on Rehoboth

Lara Buckheit, Special to the Cape Gazette August 25, 2016 Thai-inspired ice cream rolls, including these Off Duty Officer Rolls (premium coffee grounds and a fresh glazed donut hole) are the star of the show at Sweet Charlie’s. Thai-inspired ice cream rolls are the hottest thing in cool treats in Rehoboth Beach this summer. These [...]

Sweet Charlie’s brings Thai-style rolled ice cream to Philly

Photo: Steph DeFeo If you live near Washington Square, you know that the neighborhood is a bit sleepy compared to the hustle and bustle of Rittenhouse. However, there’s a new ice cream shop that is giving Philly residents and tourists a much welcome sugar rush — Sweet Charlie's. Since opening, it’s been pretty hard to miss, [...]

Ice cream’s hottest new craze is all about the rolls

Sweet Charlie's features Thai-style ice cream. It's the first "rolled ice cream" shop to open in the area, with locations in Philadelphia and Rehoboth Beach.   Rehoboth Beach is home to dozens of ice cream, frozen yogurt and gelato shops that serve up delicious scoops. But its newest addition, Sweet Charlie's, is a first of its kind. This [...]

7 Ways to Cool Off with Ice Cream This Season

By Michelle Mass | July 12, 2016 | Food & Drink  What's better than ice cream on a hot summer day? Not much, really. Here, we list seven of our favorite spots to grab a cooling cone this summer. Sweet Charlie’s The newest shop to open on Seventh and Walnut streets, Sweet Charlie’s offers a [...]

Vegan and Visiting Philadelphia? Check Out These Vegan Eateries

Sweet Charlie’s Hours: Sunday–Wednesday, 1–9 p.m.; Thursday–Saturday, 1–10 p.m.  No matter where you go, our city will sustain you with the food offerings from the restaurants we’ve listed. But one more thing, and it’s about dessert. Who doesn’t love dessert? If you’ve been following the trend of Thai rolled ice cream, Sweet Charlie’s has brought [...]