NORFOLK, Va.--It is a scoop of an unseasonably warm spring day in Norfolk, Va.
Young people are boating on the Elizabeth River. Old timers speak of native son Gene Vincent and there is a be-bop-a-lula in their stroll down Granby Street. The middle-aged dude at the metal record store gets crabby when you ask about calypso vinyl.
This is no time for such sweet nothings.
Something is always sweet at Doumar's, 1919 Monticello Ave.
Doumar's is a drive-in diner that serves North Carolina style barbecue, shakes and fresh-squeezed limeades.
But it is best known for creating the waffle cone at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair......