Saturday, September 3, 2016
Summersville Edition: Fat Eddie's
I scream, you scream, we all scream ... for Fat Eddie's!
The ice cream shop located at the Summersville Lake (technically in Mt Nebo) is open seasonally, so when I recently had to travel through the area, I had to stop while I had the chance.
Well, is there anything that says simply summer more than an ice cream stand, hot dogs, a hot sunshiney day and a beautiful lake? A group of teenagers doling out ice cream as their summertime job, dirt-cheap prices and overflowing portions? No, no there isn't.
So, I ordered a hot dog (with an English bun) topped with chili, slaw, mustard and onions. When I asked the girl taking my order what her favorite ice cream was, she directed me the "mudslide" storm, which has vanilla ice cream with peanut butter, Heath bar and hot fudge on top.
The hot dog was delicious. I love the toasted English bun, and the toppings were plentiful and perfectly portioned. The mudslide was delicious (mental note: Always listen to the teenagers' ice cream recommendations). It combined a few of my favorite things and ended up in a delicious mix that is even more than the sum of its parts.
Before the last days of summer slip through our fingers, get yourself to an ice cream stand - preferably Fat Eddie's - and treat yourself one last time for the season.