16 Handles

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16 Handles is a popular frozen yogurt chain based in New York City. It was founded in 2008 by Solomon Choi, and it is known for its self-serve frozen yogurt concept, where customers can choose from 16 different flavors of frozen yogurt and a variety of toppings.

History[edit | edit source]

16 Handles was founded in 2008 by Solomon Choi in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. The name "16 Handles" refers to the 16 flavors of frozen yogurt that the store offers at any given time. The company was one of the first to introduce the self-serve frozen yogurt concept in New York City, which allows customers to serve themselves from a variety of flavors and toppings.

Concept[edit | edit source]

The concept of 16 Handles is based on the self-serve model. Customers are given a cup and can choose from 16 different flavors of frozen yogurt, which are rotated regularly. They can then add their choice of toppings, which include fresh fruits, nuts, candies, and sauces. The price of the frozen yogurt is determined by weight.

Expansion[edit | edit source]

Since its founding, 16 Handles has expanded to multiple locations across the United States, including in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida. The company has also expanded internationally, with locations in the Middle East.

Reception[edit | edit source]

16 Handles has been well-received for its innovative self-serve concept and variety of flavors and toppings. It has been featured in various media outlets, including The New York Times and Time Out.

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