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Journeys of Discovery: Popsicles re-imagined at Kyle, Texas artisanal La Ola Pop Shop

Paulina and Julian Hernandez share three generations of creative culinary expression through a mind-blowing array of a classic popsicle treats at their Kyle, Texas La Ola Pop Shop.

A killer Mexican vanilla, banana, pistachio, coffee with Oreos and almonds, and a classic Horchata is just a teaser of the unique pop shop's delectable treats that evolved from Paulina’s grandfather’s favorite Paleteros and Heladeros in Old Mexico.

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer and associate producer, Randi Hair at the La Ola Pop Shop in Kyle, Texas for a visit with Paulina and Julian to learn the backs story and their vision for the future.

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Underwriting support provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.

Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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