Published: September 22, 2010
Several locations, including 7812 Wise Ave., Dundalk, (410) 282-2020
It’s like somebody took into account all of the factors that make a Baltimore sno-ball good—granted, there aren’t that many, but still—optimized each one, and then deployed the resulting product to a grateful public. Icy Delights just needs to expand west, and soon. The ice is shaved, piled a good several inches above the rim, and slightly packed for structural integrity. The syrup is added not just once on top, but twice, sometimes even three times, at various stages of filling the cup with ice. The syrup itself comes from homemade recipes. And it’s all served in a Styrofoam cup with a straw and a spoon. It is, quite simply, the paradigm.