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 Post subject: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:06 pm 
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I just read about Lula's. Has anyone heard any updates?

I'll cry if it closes, seriously cry. It was the best ice cream I ever had, hands down.

It's even worse if Eddie Confetti's in Asbury Park doesn't come back because of Sandy.

Then I'll have nowhere left to take my son for ice cream. :.(

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:08 pm 
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I heard about it a few months ago and haven't heard anything since, so I hope it's been resolved or it wasn't true or something.

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:24 pm 
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i saw a reference to this in the vegweb thread, what the hell?????
i will absolutely cry.

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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I haven't been by their shop lately, but was encouraged that the Sustainable NYC shop on A has a few flavors in stock. Surely these are being replenished semi regularly? Which would mean product is still being made?


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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torque wrote:
i saw a reference to this in the vegweb thread, what the hell?????
i will absolutely cry.

Thread?

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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I've only been once, but I will actually cry if it closes.

It's not just about the ice cream, but it's about the fact that a place like that exists.
On a sad day, sometimes the very thought that a place like that exists is enough to make me happy.

When T. and I went there in November, it was an experience of pure childlike joy...I felt very innocent and silly with a big banana split. It was a real treat in so many ways.

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 6:59 am 
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Nebraskalaska wrote:
torque wrote:
i saw a reference to this in the vegweb thread, what the hell?????
i will absolutely cry.

Thread?

i screwed that up, it was vegnews. that thread about "nasty breakup"

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Sat May 04, 2013 8:44 pm 
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Ok I'm freaking out a little. Lulas is closed right now and the last fb post was on Thursday to say they were unable to open. I wanted ice cream!

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No no no no no no no. Please don't be forever.

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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Ok I'm freaking out a little. Lulas is closed right now and the last fb post was on Thursday to say they were unable to open. I wanted ice cream!

Yep, I saw that on Twitter and wondered what was going on. aaaaaaaah!


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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This is the worst. I am literally going to NYC in a month. ONE MONTH.

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I went by today, actually excited for ice cream on such a nice day, but alas; they were closed yet again. :(


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Tue May 07, 2013 7:57 pm 
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aw, man. this is the pits. if there are still pints of lula's in the case the next time i go to the coop, i'm buying all of them.

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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oh god, this really sucks!

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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Someone told me that as far as the owner is concerned, this isn't the end for Lula's. So don't worry too much yet.


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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AHHH I'm going to NYC on May 23rd for a long weekend. Man, i've been looking forward to getting a big fat sundae for months. Any updates would be appreciated. I'll try not to get my hopes up...

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http://evgrieve.com/2013/05/a-new-sign- ... ecary.html

new sign out front--scoops available at Sustainable NYC on Ave A


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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That's a shame. This was the first place I stopped when I visited NYC last month, and I'm so glad I had a chance to try it. It was great. Hope they reopen soon.


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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Thanks for that JillW. Anyone know if John's of 12th are still serving Lula's ice cream?


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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It's still on their online menu http://www.johnsof12thstreet.com/pages/Vegan.html

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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 8:24 pm 
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Oh, my. Now I need to go back to eat at John's. That menu looks incredible.


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 10:27 pm 
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Thanks Deearess. I just wondered as if it was temporarily unavailable they probably wouldn't bother altering the menu. I'll report back although I'm more likely to have the cannoli to be honest (sooo tasty, not quite as good as Candle 79 but half the price!)

What do you like at John's zinnia? I recall the first time I had the eggplant parm - I was shocked to get a huge side of pasta!


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 6:37 am 
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rentaghost, I meant I need to go back to NYC and try it out. I saw the sign for it at Lula's when I was there, but didn't have time to go (was able to go to Candle 79, Terri, Pala, and falafel carts, though!) I think I'd get the seitan alla rosa if I went to John's.


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 Post subject: Re: Lula's (and Eddie Confetti's)
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Lula's plans to reopen by Memorial Day and will have a brand new name!


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YAY.

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