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    Fast Food Fro-yo

    Just visited the new Orange Leaf in my neighborhood tonight. Now have that in Ankeny along with a Cherry Berry and Lemon Tree and I think all 3 in the last 2 years. I can't tell a difference other than one time at Lemon Tree the yogurt wasn't completely frozen and came running out of the spigot. Am I missing something?


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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    I swear by Orange Leaf, however we don't have those others you listed in Omaha. We have Peach something (wave i think), and Red Mango, then local shops.

    I think Orange Leaf has the best fro-yo, and by far the best selection. Red Mango has like 5 flavors at a time, and they all suck.



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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    I swear by Orange Leaf, however we don't have those others you listed in Omaha. We have Peach something (wave i think), and Red Mango, then local shops.

    I think Orange Leaf has the best fro-yo, and by far the best selection. Red Mango has like 5 flavors at a time, and they all suck.
    Cherry Berry I think had the least but there were at least 10 flavors. Its been long enough between each trip to each of them that I just don't see the difference.


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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    I prefer orange leaf over yo2go/lemontree/etc



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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    Orange leaf and Aspen leaf in Ames.

    Both very similar.

    I don't really understand why fro-yo is the new thing.


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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    Orange Leaf and Aspen Leaf in Ames are 100% the same thing, but for some reason I prefer Aspen Leaf (though I have nothing against Orange Leaf.)


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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    Cherry Berry is a clear step below Orange Leaf here in DSM. Menchie's isn't bad.



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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    I don't really understand why fro-yo is the new thing.
    Because women and girls perceive fro-yo as a healthy alternative to ice cream, when in reality it is almost exactly the same as far as sugar and calories

    You never (correction: You rarely) see a group of sorority girls on an outing to Coldstone Creamery, but Orange Leaf? All the time.



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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    Didn't know so many so-rawr-ity girls posted on cycfan.



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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Because women and girls perceive fro-yo as a healthy alternative to ice cream, when in reality it is almost exactly the same as far as sugar and calories

    You never (correction: You rarely) see a group of sorority girls on an outing to Coldstone Creamery, but Orange Leaf? All the time.
    The thing that I get a kick out of is that frozen yogurt was the thing back in the early 90's. Surprised it has come back so fast.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    The thing that I get a kick out of is that frozen yogurt was the thing back in the early 90's. Surprised it has come back so fast.
    Whatever happened to TCBY?


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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    We prefer Orange Leaf over Aspen Leaf here in Ames, just personal preference. Aspen Leaf really touted that they were "organic" and Orange Leaf isn't. Give me the chemicals and artificial flavor anyday. ;)

    I will say that as a sorority girl in the 90's, Famous Amos P. Yogurt was a favorite. You could find someone to go with you anytime of the day if you wanted to go.



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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    Froyo is the new fad like gelato was a few years ago. Somehow the Italian word for ice cream was healthier, than when you call it ice cream. I believe froyo is just ice cream with yogurt mixed in, but they use milk instead of mostly heavy cream like cold stone does, making it slightly less fatty.


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    Re: Fast Food Fro-yo

    This fad will be gone in < 5 years.


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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    This fad will be gone in < 5 years.
    I hope it's less than that because my wife and kids are obsessed with this stuff, and that new Orange Leaf in Ankeny is way too close to our house.



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