• Milky Milky Brings Filipino-Inspired Ice Cream — With A Lot Of Ube — To Ravenswood

    Small-batch and hand-packed, Milky Milky's half pints were a pandemic project that turned into a beloved brand for Jojo Ybe.
    by Grace Wong / Block Club Chicago / August 19, 2021

    RAVENSWOOD — When Jojo Ybe saw a deal for an ice cream maker in 2019, she snagged it on a whim.

    Multiple ice cream cookbooks and a commercial machine later, she’s selling small batch, hand-packed ice cream through Milky Milky, bringing flavors inspired by her Filipino background to customers via deliveries, pop-ups and partnerships with local shops.

    “Ice cream just brings such nostalgia to people,” Ybe said. “It puts them in a specific time and place when they have flavors that they recognize or flavors that bring back memories.” Read more HERE



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