Now Open: Paletas Betty

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The universe is listening to me. Remember me wishing that somebody would start selling homemade paletas, an obviously welcome treat in the middle of the Sonoran summer?

Last week Paletas Betty opened in downtown Chandler (96 W. Boston, Ste. 100), and I can't wait to try it.

Owners Alvin Hong and Betty Alatorre set up their shop in the old yoga studio behind the former Fat Cat after traveling throughout the country, seeing gourmet Mexican popsicle businesses in other cities, and realizing that the Valley could use something like this.

Alatorre was born and raised in the Mexican state of Michoacan -- famous for its popsicles, and the namesake for many brands here -- so she already had the recipes and resources to make it happen.

Her seasonal menu of flavors currently includes 10 selections, including mango, roasted pecan, blackberry-lavender, rice pudding, Mexican hot chocolate, and betabel (beetroot, cinnamon, and orange). There's also one daily flavor made especially for dogs -- cool in more ways that one!

Call 480-779-8080 for info.

Location Info

Paletas Betty

96 W. Boston St., Chandler, AZ

Category: Restaurant

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CACTUSmango
CACTUSmango

Help Warm the Hearts at Phoenix Children's Hospital One Paleta at a time! How so?! Visit Paletas Betty in Tempe or Chandler, on Friday, November 18th...Paletas Betty will donate 30% of all sales from BOTH locations to Phoenix Children's Hospital! Sweet! If you'd like to support a particular runner, Grab a flier in-store or online here at http://tinyurl.com/paletas4pch and be sure to write in the runners name and present at time of transaction.

PORTMAN
PORTMAN

I had the mango and roasted pecan paletas at a party.They were truly delightful and made of good ingredients.Definitely superior to similar products I had from elsewhere.I will go back to try the other flavors.

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