In early 2010, we featured a fledgling company that was dripping with potential. Milkmade was only six-months old at the time, its membership hovered around 50, and its ice cream delivery service was restricted to a handful New York City blocks. Cut to two years later and it’s fair to say that Milkmade is a sensation.
If you can’t bare the lines but crave a creative pint to dig your spoon into, then LA Creamery Artisan Ice Cream may be more your style. Delivered to your doorstep, this all-natural, organic ice cream collection has decidedly more adult overtones. Just check out their line of boozy ice creams in flavors like Chimay, Moonshine + Caramel Corn, Absinthe, and Tennessee Whisky.
Political awareness is not exactly your standard ice cream topping, but it’s what you’ll find when you line up at New York’s new Guerrilla Ice Cream street cart. This pioneering mobile project has paired gourmet frozen custards to political movements around the globe in an effort to temper the trendy with a little social responsibility. Flavours correspond uniquely to their chosen uprising and include such combos as the Velvet Revolution from the Czech Republic, a lemon poppy seed ice cream topped with spiced cookie crumbs and lemon zest.
If you’re shvitzing in all this summer heat, reach for an ice cream with some chutzpah: Chozen Ice Cream. Created by Manhattanite Ronne Fisher and her two daughters, Chozen is an all-natural ice cream inspired by the sweets and desserts of their favorite Jewish holidays. There’s cinnamon ice cream with homemade raisin walnut rugelach, or [...]
Craving marshmallows and mint in your chocolate ice cream, or cayenne pepper and cinnamon in your vanilla gelato? Well, for whatever unique flavor combination you crave, check out Perfect Flavor: a new online gourmet ice cream shop that lets you invent your own pints of ice cream, gelato, and sorbets. Choose a base first, like sweet cream or mousse, then add in a simple flavor like chocolate or coffee, and finish it off with all the artisanal add-ins and sweeties you desire.