Dessert holiday: Wednesday was National Root Beer Float Day
Joel LeFevers doesn't consider himself a root beer float connoisseur, but he has tasted the summer treat beyond the borders of the United States.
“I had one in the Bahamas, and it was really good,” said LeFevers, an employee of Stockton Construction Group, who was on lunch break Wednesday at Roberts Drive In in Genoa. “They taste pretty much the same as ones here, though.”
The recipe for root beer floats remains tried and true, and people across the country were happy to celebrate the summer staple Wednesday, which was National Root Beer Float Day.
Sharron Ermilio, assistant manager at Roberts Drive In, said root beer floats are a popular order, no matter the season.
“People usually order them in the evening more than during the daytime, bu