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Fruiteria treats at North Side ice-cream shop

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Offerings at 210 Ice Cream range from Frito pie and waffles to The Mangodilly, served with shaved ice, gummy worms, chamoy and more. Photos by Olivier J. Bourgoin

Despite THE Texas heat, new venture 210 Ice Cream isn’t melting away.

Owner Alonso Cardona, originally from Piedras Negras, Mexico, is on a roll.

The bright, neon-colored snack stop at 747 Isom Road, which debuted in April, is the third outing for Cardona’s budding company.

A fourth spot opened on Evers Road in July.

Miriam Ortega, a Clark High School graduate and native of Sinaloa, Mexico, manages the Isom Road locale, just west of U.S. 281 North.

Ortega is enrolled in the culinary-arts program at St. Philip’s College.

Though the shop’s name suggests an ice-cream parlor, its products reflect dishes traditionally found at a fruiteria.

While ice cream is available, other offerings include Frito pie, hot dogs, nachos, Tostitos, cheese-covered Takis Fuego, funnel cakes, banana splits, waffles, cheesecake and brownies.

Asked for a popular item, Ortega cited The Mangodilly, made with shaved ice, pickles, gummy worms, sour belts, chamoy, Lucas spice and lime.

Hours are noon to 10 p.m. daily.

210 Ice Cream

747 Isom Road

For more, call 210-900-9015, email 210icecream.streettacos@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/210-ICE-CREAM-711118412335802/

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