Thursday, February 21, 2013
Yosl's Frozen Yogurt will open in Bala Cynwyd this spring.
A family-owned frozen yogurt shop will be moving into the former Verizon store in Bala Cynwyd as soon as April. Yosl's Frozen Yogurt, at 137 Montgomery Ave. in Bala Cynwyd, will have 12 flavors of frozen yogurt and more than 50 toppings. "My wife grew up in Penn Valley and we have a lot of family that live in Bala Cynwyd ... we wanted to open the store in Bala and on Montgomery Ave," owner Mark Rubenstein explained in an email. Yosl's will be a family-run business—and its family focus starts with the name: the yogurt shop is named after Rubenstein's father, who passed away three years ago. Rubenstein, his wife Lori, sons Blake and Eric, daughter Tara and husband Jeremy, along with two grandsons—Dylan and Kayden—are all helping, in one way …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Find out what's been going on around the region this week that you might have missed.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Find out which place users chose as their favorite place to get frozen yogurt regionally.
By popular demand, the new Yogo Factory in Newtown Square is the region’s best frozen yogurt. We asked you for your opinions and the new Yogo Factory was the winner. “YoGo Factory - best yogurt, nicest store, not even close!” wrote Jennifer Roman. “The new store in edgmont Yogofactory is awesome. My kids love it.” wrote Robert Crespo. “I have been to a few of these but the one that just opened 1 mile away, yogo factory is much larger, has much more seating, so many more toppings than the other ones, and the yogurt is definitely the best!” wrote Tammy Panaccio. “Been to most of these. The new Yogo Factory has impressed me the most. Tons of flavors no one else has!” wrote Dan Graziano. Yogo Factory opened on August 24, so it’s one of the …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
There are a number of different chains and independent stores vying to be the best. Which frozen yogurt place is best?
There’s no denying the presence of frozen yogurt shops in our area. More than 12 have opened in the last 18 months, two of which opened within the last week and at least five more have plans to go open locally in the next few months. We’ve talked about the frozen yogurt craze hitting our area, so the real question is, who has the best FroYo? Let us know in the comments. One positive comment will be one vote. Please only vote once per person. We’ll take votes through noon on Labor Day Monday. We’ll let you know who won when you get back from the Labor Day holiday. (Tuesday)
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
More than a dozen frozen yogurt shops have opened in the last 18 months and six more are set to open soon.
Frozen yogurt is nothing new, but it is back in style and FroYo has been popping up all over our area in the last 18 months. FroYo is Big Business In 2011, revenue from frozen yogurt stores reached $1.6 billion, according to a report from IBISWorld. Since February 2011, at least 12 frozen yogurt shops have opened in Northwest Philadelphia and the western suburbs, and six more are slated to open in the coming months. Kiwi Yogurt, which opened as Sprinkles, appears to have been the first in the area with a store opening in West Chester in late 2009. Since then, Kiwi has grown into the biggest regional chain in our area with restaurants open in Haverford, and West Chester among many others and Wayne, Newtown Square, Malvern and Exton slated …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the area this summer. Have you tried Top This! on Montgomery Avenue?
Restaurant Name: Top This! Is this a chain? No When did the store open? Aug. 18, 2011 How many flavors do they carry? 12 Do flavors change? If so, how many and how often? Sometimes several times a month Are there toppings? More than 60 Restaurant website: topthis.us Restaurant Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/TopThisFroYo Restaurant Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Top-This-Frozen-Yogurt-and-More/235007426515405 Location? 707 Montgomery Ave., Penn Valley Hours: Opens at 11:30 a.m., seven days a week; closes at 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, at 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 10 p.m. Sunday Is there parking? Street parking and a parking lot Excerpts of reviews on Yelp: Have you tried Top This!? Share your thoughts …