Bowls. All the rage in the early 1900s, it was utterly perplexing what an ice cream vendor should do when he ran out at the World's Fair. Lucky for you, a neighboring booth was peddling waffles. A lightbulb illuminates! A rolled-up waffle, the perfect cone! A carefully balled scoop found its host, and the idea of the Drumstick® cone was seeded.