Tag Archives: Ice Cream

Dondurma Is the Chewy, Stretchy Ice Cream You Need to Know About

Source: Grub Street NY

A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now.

Ice cream is many things: Cooling, sweet, quite possibly the most delicious thing ever invented. But it is not usually stretchy. At least not in the U.S. In Turkey, however, ice-cream vendors can …

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Is Ube the New Matcha?

Source: Grub Street NY

A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now.

The ice cream that’s swirling out of the soft-serve machine at the wildly popular Lower East Side shop Soft Swerve isn’t a pale vanilla or muted chocolate. It looks nothing like what …

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Facts: Cups Are Better Than Cones

Source: Grub Street NY

A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now.

Instagram killed the ice-cream cup.

The giant, dripping ice-cream cone is the status food-photo of the summer. You know the shot — piled high with as many scoops as gravity will allow, held …

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The Absolute Best Ice-Cream Sundaes in New York

Source: Grub Street NY

A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now.

An exceptional ice-cream sundae isn’t a DIY mess of toppings and sauces; it’s a single composed dish that highlights a careful mix of textures and flavors. (Also, sticking with tradition, a sundae involves …

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Washington’s Best Sundaes, Floats, and Other Frozen Treats

Source: Washingtonian Food

Brownie Sundae Find it at: Mintwood Place (1813 Columbia Rd., NW; 202-234-6732). This towering confection has been on the menu at this Franco-American Adams Morgan bistro since day one—and we hope it never leaves. It looks childlike—swirls of whipped cream, spoonfuls of rainbow sprinkles, candy-red cherry on top—but the deeply rich brownie and not-too-sweet chocolate sauce […]

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Here Is Shake Shack’s Master List of Special Custard Flavors

Source: Grub Street NY

A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now.

Many traits set Shake Shack apart from its fast-food competition: Surprisingly warm service, a pretty great hamburger, a possibly even greater chicken sandwich, those little buzzers, and the fabled Custard Calendar, …

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How a Skilled Pastry Chef Makes ‘Real’ Soft Serve

Source: Grub Street NY

A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now.

Classic, swirly soft serve is no longer confined to the Mister Softee truck; chefs like Dominique Ansel, Daniel Humm, and Greg Baxtrom have embraced it, too. Mah-Ze-Dahr‘s Umber Ahmad falls into …

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Gimmicky or Good: We Put 3 Trendy Ice Cream Styles to the Test

Source: Washingtonian Food

Three styles that are about to get hot. Rolled Ice Cream What it is: A Thai-style street snack—you watch your ice cream get mixed with toppings, spread across chilled slabs, scraped, and rolled. Where to find it: Class 520 (5 Dawson Ave., Rockville, 301-637-9791; 4941 Elm St., Bethesda, 240-800-4902). Flavor to try: S’mores. Good or gimmicky? It looks better […]

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The 4 Fanciest Soft-Serve Ice Creams Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Remember when fancy soft-serve just meant extra rainbow sprinkles? In an era when even toast has been artisanalized, so too has this classic frozen treat. At Doi Moi (1800 14th St., NW; 202-733-5131), the kitchen rotates through exotic flavors such as fish-sauce caramel and banana-cocoa. At other restaurants, it’s the toppings that have gotten an upgrade. The […]

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The Secrets of a 25-Year Ice Cream Truck Veteran

Source: Washingtonian Food

Hamidu Jalloh has been an ice cream truck driver in Southeast DC for 25 years. How did you become an ice cream truck driver? When I came to this country [from Sierra Leone], I met my cousin who was doing the same thing, so he advised me to go here and get into the business. […]

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Meet the Harlem Couple That Chased Their Dream to Open NYC’s Most Charming New Scoop Shop

Source: Grub Street NY

A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now.

At some point, everyone fantasizes about dropping everything to open an ice-cream shop, a small place where the main concern is whether there’s enough salted caramel on hand to get through a …

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A Complete Taxonomy of New York Ice-Cream Styles

Source: Grub Street NY

A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now.

New York has always been an amazing town for frozen desserts — it’s just one of the many things we do well — and right now might be the best time in the …

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7 of the Absolutely Best Ice Creams You Can Find Around DC This Summer

Source: Washingtonian Food

Steam Oil—coffee ice cream with green-caramel and chocolate swirls—from Lil City Creamery (114 W. Broad St., Falls Church; 888-569-7849). Rocky Road from Larry’s Homemade Ice Cream (1633 Connecticut Ave., NW; 202-234-2690). Coconut-ginger from Yummy in My Tummy (11252 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring; 301-949-0000). Jameson malt from Great Falls Creamery (766 Walker Rd., Great Falls; 703-272-7609). Blueberry pie from Ice Cream Jubilee (301 Water St., SE, […]

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6 Ice Cream Sandwiches Around DC That Are Totally Worth the Mess

Source: Washingtonian Food

A Baked Joint and Baked & Wired Bypass the pies and brownies at these sister bakeries (it’s hard, we know) for the area’s best frozen sammies. Cookies and ice cream—both house-made—come together in flavors such as peanut butter/chocolate and oatmeal/blueberry swirl. We scream for them all. A Baked Joint, 440 K St., NW; 202-408-6985. Baked […]

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6 Ice Cream Sandwiches Around DC That Are Totally Worth the Mess

Source: Washingtonian Food

A Baked Joint and Baked & Wired Bypass the pies and brownies at these sister bakeries (it’s hard, we know) for the area’s best frozen sammies. Cookies and ice cream—both house-made—come together in flavors such as peanut butter/chocolate and oatmeal/blueberry swirl. We scream for them all. A Baked Joint, 440 K St., NW; 202-408-6985. Baked […]

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Meet South Philly’s Old-Timey Ice Cream Man

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

D’Emilio’s Old World Ice Treats/Yelp

What’s your dream job?

Chris D’Emilio asked himself that question a few years ago. And by any standard, he’s made his dream a reality in record time.

But it didn’t exactly happen overnight.

“I was a casino dealer at SugarHouse for six years,” says D’Emilio. Three years in, at the end of a particularly bad night, he sat at the bar, considering his options. “I was thinking, what’s a job that’s a not-job? And for some reason, ice cream man popped into my head.”

D’Emilio recalled the neighborhood ice cream man from his childhood in ...

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The Best Milkshakes in Philly Right Now

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Jack N’ S’mores shake at Frankford Hall | Photo by Claudia Gavin

It’s high summer here in Philadelphia, and that means it’s hot, sticky, and sweaty out — which is the perfect excuse to duck into your favorite air-conditioned establishment for that holy grail of summertime sips: the milkshake. Part ice cream, part beverage, all cooling, creamy deliciousness to help take your mind off the heat.

We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite spots to indulge in a drinkable midsummer sweet treat. With (multiple!) vegan options, gelato frappés, and even (omg) pie-boosted versions, our list will guide ...

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Is New York Ready for Insect Ice Cream?

Source: Grub Street NY

There are plenty of excellent places to eat ice cream in New York right now — but none, to Grub’s knowledge, have ever offered bugs as a topping. This Sunday, that will change when Fany Gerson adds grasshoppers to the menu at La Newyorkina, her popular Greenwich …

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How to eat your way through National Ice Cream day

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Stacy Wisniewski and Henryk Kumar of Butter & Cream in Decatur created this luscious-yet-light old-fashioned custard ice cream. Perfumed with vanilla and cardamom, it is heady and fragrant and feels just right for spring and summer./ Photo by Chris Hunt.

Sunday is National Ice Cream day and there are plenty of ways to celebrate this delicious holiday. Here are some deals and freebies along with the best places to eat ice cream in Atlanta:

Deals:

Carvel- Customers will recieve a second cup or cone for free when they buy one. This BOGO deal is good all day on July 16.

McDonald’s- ...

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13 Places to Get Next-Level Soft-serve Ice Cream This Summer

Source: Grub Street NY

Is soft serve finally getting some respect? The World’s Best Pastry Chef (at least according to the publishers of the U.K.’s Restaurant magazine), Dominique Ansel, is a big fan. And so are the owners of the World’s Best Restaurant, Eleven Madison Park‘s Daniel Humm and Will Guidara. …

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Chill Out At Reading Terminal Market’s Philly Ice Cream Scoop

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

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Reading Terminal Market already showcases a piece of Philly’s (and the nation’s) rich, creamy food history history: it’s the home of Bassetts, the oldest operating ice cream company in the United States.

On Saturday, July 29th, the market is highlighting all that the city’s frozen treat scene has to offer with the Philly Ice Cream Scoop, a day of ice cream-centric fun.

In addition to Bassetts, Reading Terminal has invited independent frozen treat companies Franklin Fountain, Zsa’s, Little Baby’s, and Li’l Pop Shop to join them for the festivities. More than 15 ...

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This delivery service will bring ice cream right to your door

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Door Dash is now delivering Baskin-Robbins ice cream. / Photo: Door Dash.

July is National Ice Cream month and to celebrate this yummy event Door Dash and Baskin-Robbins have teamed up to bring the sweet frozen treats to your door.

The new service will be available in 22 cities, including Atlanta, and customers can order their favorite Baskin-Robbins treats using the Door Dash app or website.

To celebrate the partnership as well as National Ice Cream month, Baskin-Robbins will be offering free samplings of its mint chocolate chip Polar Pizza (a double fudge brownie crust and mint chocolate chip ...

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Take a tour of the new ice cream shop serving up boozy treats

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

New ice cream shop Suga and Ice in Duluth offers alcoholic-infused ice cream and nonalcoholic flavors. / Photo: Omni Worldwide

Suga and Ice is a new ice cream shop in Duluth that made its debut on June 24. We took a tour of Suga and Ice to taste their alcohol-infused ice cream along with other sugary treats.

Suga and Ice, 3095 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Duluth. 678-731-7211. www.facebook.com/Sugaandiceatl.

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