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The Bud’s Ice Cream store in Noe Valley was considered a mecca for ice cream lovers and aficionados during the 1970s.  Situated right at the corner of 24th and Castro Street, Bud’s was the place to go for “premium” ice cream.  As a kid, I remember standing in line for over an hour with my mother, in the fog, among countless other people, just for a scoop.  The long wait and being bundled up was simply part of the experience, part of the ritual.  And it was worth it!  Bud’s made the best ice cream, and their sundaes were to die for, with rich, velvety chocolate syrup, whipped cream, bananas, and of course maraschino cherries!



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