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Student gets the scoop on Krisch’s ice cream parlor

A worker at Krisch's ice cream loads up

A worker at Krisch's ice cream loads up a brownie sundae with vanilla topping. Credit: Katie Epifane

If the history of Krisch’s Resturant & Ice Cream Parlour only included easing Massapequa’s sweet tooth since 1955, it would be impressive. But Krisch’s origins date to Brooklyn in 1920, and it endured a dormant period during the Great Depression before serving patrons again and finally finding a permanent home.

Krisch’s story caught the attention of a Stony Brook journalism student, who decided to look into the restaurant’s story.

From the rank-and-file of Massapequa to the likes of Tom Cruise and Jerry Seinfeld, Krisch’s has made its mark.

Check out the full story by Katie Epifane
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