Given the long-standing American passion for chocolate and ice cream and the current rage for Tex-Mex fare, the invention of the Choco Taco was probably inevitable. Created by the Jack & Jill Ice Cream Co. in Philadelphia, this ethnic hybrid provides an intriguing combination of flavor texture contrasts. The basis is a crisp, taco-shaped sugar-cone wafer enfolding fudge-swirled vanilla ice cream. Over that goes chocolate-flavored coating encrusted chopped peanuts. The result is the kind of crunchy novelty snack that children and their dentists dream about. At a suggested 89ยข each, this Choco Taco just might be the summer's...

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