Pebble Ice: Friend or Foe?

Jack Schramm

Depending on geographic location and the company you keep, pebble ice goes by a number of names: pellet ice, nugget ice, Sonic ice, or even (erroneously) crushed ice. (Crushed ice is whole pieces of ice pulverized into smaller hard bits, while pebble ice is shaved ice that’s been compressed into rods and broken into crunchy bite-sized bits.) But one thing all parties can agree on is that it’s “the good ice,” so dubbed by The...