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Food Truck Faves: Sweet Crush

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No matter if aged or youthful, there is nothing at all far better on a warm afternon in the course of the pet dog times of summer than viewing an ice cream truck pull up nearby, with a menu of playful desserts ready to beat the heat with sweet treats. Well, basically one particular factor is better: possessing your possess ice product truck. And that is just what Dion and Lakinya Washington did, turning a aspiration into a neat actuality with their Sweet Crush ice product truck. &#13
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“It all started from a childhood wish my husband experienced,” Lakinya stated. “He is often, from as a baby, stated he required an ice product truck just from looking at them in the neighborhood. So when the prospect turned accessible 6 yrs in the past, we jumped on it.”&#13
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What commenced as a childhood fantasy has, in the Washingtons’ fingers, become a grown-up company over the earlier quite a few decades, hitting streets, festivals and fairs with their frozen wares – including all the favorites. The Sweet Crush ice product truck menu mostly sticks with the time-tested classics, featuring a selection of well-known popcicles – from bomb pops, fruit bars, creamsicles, drive-ups and other fruity flavors – as nicely as a range of beloved ice product treats like ice product sandwiches and bars lined in cookie bits, Heath bar pieces and far more. There is much more than a couple modern twists frequently blended in among the menu, as well, however. &#13
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But arguably the most significant detail served out of an ice cream truck is that sense of nostalgic childhood pleasure and basic sunny fun that’s endured across generations – one that Sweet Crush fortunately dishes out to this working day.&#13
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“I don’t care if you might be three or 93, all people arrives to us and tells us about when they had been escalating up … and all the childhood reminiscences that came together with (the ice product truck),” Lakinya claimed. “And for a 3-calendar year-old, it is really one thing new and anything they’ve under no circumstances viewed in advance of, so they want to get on the truck and search all around. It is really always fun.”&#13
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Without a doubt, no make a difference your age, the Sweet Crush ice cream truck will have you falling in adore with the wonderful Milwaukee summer. 

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Sort of meals: Ice product treats, popcicles and other frosty refreshments – though the Sweet Crush truck also provides some traditional savory summer time snacks as well together with nachos and scorching puppies. &#13
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Vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free choices: According to Lakinya, most of the popcicles on the truck are gluten-free – including two flavors of fruit bar, strawberry and mango, that are gluten-free and clear of any dairy or animal products and solutions. &#13
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Most well known product(s): What take care of tends to make the biggest bang on the Sweet Crush truck? Of training course the traditional red, white and blue bomb pop, in accordance to Washington – even though the truck’s slushies are very well known as very well, topped with sweet and bitter gummy candies for a bonus tart deal with that’ll start any buyer back again into childhood (and into a sugar rush). &#13
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Where can individuals discover the truck this summer months? Sweet Crush’s concentration is mostly on events, so you can uncover the truck at the Skyline Audio Sequence on Tuesday evenings in the course of the summertime as effectively as at several other festivals (like Food stuff Truck Fest!) during the season. To remain up-to-date with the most current destinations and designs, comply with together at Sweet Crush’s Facebook web site. &#13
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If you could park your truck wherever for one working day wherever would it be? “I assume I would consider to just make it truly pleasurable and do like a summer time road vacation and go to distinctive festivals and carnivals in the course of the summertime,” Lakinya reported. Mainly because why pick just one option when you can select all the selections! (Also a robust strategy when buying from a ice product truck like Sweet Crush.)&#13