NEW ORLEANS - At last.
It is happening.
Hansen's Sno-Bliz is open for business.
The line is long.
And for people waiting in the long line, there's no doubt about it. The wait is well worth it.
WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood is in waiting in line with the audience of snoball hungry folks from New Orleans and even around the world. the crowd.
Hansen's has been in business since 1939.
Ernest and Mary Hansen opened up and used the ice shaving machine invented by Ernest, himself.
Mary even made the flavors for the snowballs that people now schedule their lives around.
There's no place like Hansen's Sno-Bliz.
It's at 4801 Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans.
Hansen's is now operated by Ernest and Mary's granddaughter.
Her name is Ashley.
She's expands the snoball menu every year.
It's a long list of choices.
Here's a sneak peak from the online menu at Hansen's Sno-Bliz:
Root Beer (Ernest’s Own)
Sno-Bliz (Mary’s Own)
Brown Pelican (Cream of Root Beer)
Cream of Almond
Cream of Blueberry
Cream of Chocolate
Cream of Coconut
Cream of Coffee±
Cream of Ice Cream
Cream of Nectar
Cream of Peach
Cream of Strawberry±
Cream of Wedding Cake±
Ginger-Cayenne (Sarah’s own)†
±Sugar free option available