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Product reviews!

I’ve tried some new and exciting things lately, I thought i’d pass on my new discoveries.

 Chocolate Chai Rice Dream

This stuff is pretty tasty. I never did get into the regular chocolate rice dream, but this stuff is good. Flavored milks are fun because you can use them to make flavored puddings without any extra hassle (easy pudding is milk + sugar + thickener). I thought the spice was more like pumpkin pie than chai, but it’s still worth buying.

And hey, I finally figured out how to wrap my text around images in WordPress! That only took two years.

 Woo City Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch

Okay, this stuff is utter crap. Woo City isn’t a vegan brand, they just make a line of tofu based ice cream. It was on sale at Wild Oats, and I always thought the packaging was cool so I have it a whirl.

Y’ever meet someone who’s like, “Oh, i’ve had vegan ice cream/cake/whatever, it’s gross!”, and you wonder where the fuck they got the stuff? That’s what Woo Fu is. It’s the ice cream giving us all a bad name. It’s not sweet at all, so it tastes like straight up cocoa powder. I couldn’t taste peanut butter at all. Plus, it has a weird tofu-y taste. And the ‘crunch’ is super tiny pieces of pistachio nuts. I ended up throwing it into the blender with some almond milk and more peanut butter to make a slightly tolerable smoothie.

 Chocolate Caramel Chai Rice Dream Bars

I always like to get an ice cream bar when I go to Wild Oats, mostly because half the time I forget to take my cooler, so nothing frozen would survive the 45 minute drive home. And I totally did not realize until now that the ice cream bar I got last week is pretty much the same flavor as the rice milk I got this week. Oh well.

This shit’s amaaaaaaaaazing. The texture is to die for. It has a very soft, whipped texture. It’s closer to mousse than to standard ice cream. Plus, I got it for free because no one could find the price for it. Free ice cream always tastes better! If you’re not a chocolate fan, I imagine the vanilla hazelnut bars will have the same texture.

Ha ha, all of that stuff is chocolate. I’m more adventurous with chocolate than anything else.

posted: 07 October 4
under: food, products

  • I am responding to the comments on our Woo Fu. We have formulated this product to strick vegan definition. No animal products or by products. We hope that the product you tasted had not been affected by handling in store. We ask that you contact us directly for further information and permit us to sample some of our 249 flavors.
    Kindly note the following: The packaging you have shown is at least 2 years old. Woo City replaced that in 2005. The code on the bottom of the package will confirm the date manufactured.
    Thank you for your comments!

  • Hi David!

    1. I said the company itself isn’t vegan, so people wouldn’t think that all of your ice creams were soy. If your soy ice cream wasn’t vegan, I wouldn’t have eaten it.

    2. I’m pretty sure no one spit in my ice cream and even if they had, it would’ve only affected the top. I just didn’t like it, and am entitled to that opinion.

    3. The picture I got comes right off of your website.

    Thank you for your comments!

  • Frances

    In NZ and Australia there’s 2 amazing brands of soy icecream, one is lite licks hokey pokey icecream which is totally awesome. The second is sanitarium so good. It really is.

  • Kyle

    I have tried your Woo Fu and I thought it was really good! I am not a vegan by any means and have never liked the taste of tofu; however I loved this product! I did not taste the “tofu-y taste” that Katie was referring to. I do not think that people would have spit in the ice cream and then put it on the shelves, however I have received a bad pint of another brand before too. I went back to the store and they informed me that their freezer was malfunctioning and the temperature affected the quality of the product and they replaced it for me.

    All in all I would highly recommend Woo City to anyone willing to try a high quality ice cream!

    Have a great day everyone.

  • Wow Kyle, it’s an amazing coincidence that you are from the same area in Ohio that houses the Woo City offices! I can tell that your comments are completely your own based on the fact that you zeroed in on this one post of mine that is nearly two months old.

    Seriously, is this a joke? I find it hard to believe that anyone at an ice cream company cares this much about what one person thinks of their products. I try stuff I don’t like all the time, I don’t think that Follow Your Heart is going to leave me spam-like comments if I say that there cheddar style vegan cheese smells and tastes like day old feet. Probably because they have a company to run or something.

    Anyway, thanks for your completely unbiased opinion (wink wink). I’ll be sure to take it into consideration the next time that I am trying to decide what soy ice cream to buy.

  • smoothie

    what is up here? c’mon. make better vegan icecream instead of spending your time on the internet, googling your products. that’s just wierd and cary and makes one less vegan buy your products.

  • damn you, katie! how DARE you not love their ice cream! the horrors!

    ps- i bet soy delicious wouldn’t spam you like this!

  • Kyle

    Ok well thanks for response to what I thought of Woo City. I just really enjoyed it compared to the only other brand I have tried (Tofutti) and was excited to finally have a product I liked! I am new to whole blogging thing and don’t really know what you guys are talking about with spam blogging, but thats ok.
    With some of my friends moving more towards the vegan lifestle I have been tasting more of the vegan foods.I have heard of another vegan product that I have not tried yet but was wondering if any of you have. It called temptation vegan ice cream. I know that I personally cannot stand the flavor of tofutti because of its lack of flavor and wierd after taste and was wondering if this brand eliminates that.

    Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!

  • kyle, no wonder you liked woo. the only band you tried isn’t very tasty either. also, temptation sucks. try soy delicious/so delicious/purely decadent.

    you will be able to put all other vegan ice creams in perspective once you try the best.

    david, you’re creepy. go away. and maybe reformulate or discontinue if it’s really that bad.

  • Saabisu

    This is hilarious.

  • c

    I tried ricedream chocolate chai ricecream. Totaly yuk. Funny texture and taste like cocoa with chai.threw it away.I will stick with soy baced,much better.

  • c

    Hey just read day old feet comment.Haaaaaaaaa.Haaaaaaaaa

  • Jeff

    I believe Woo City is out of business. I tried calling the published 1-800 # and it has been disconnected. The majority must have agreed with you.