The sun comes out, the temperature rises, and all of a sudden, everyone’s sporting an ice cream cone. But in cities where the sun shines on the daily, ice cream is more of an art to be perfected than a seasonal affair. Los Angeles is Exhibit A. Over in Beverly Hills, the fine folks that brought cupcake to its past glory, Sprinkles, have recently opened a white-tiled, neon-signed ice cream shop.
Last summer, two MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) scientists were studying the effects of yogurt on obesity. What they didn’t expect was to see the mice they were using to grow bigger balls. First of all, the mice started to show a better, ‘luxuriantly silky’ fur. Then they figured out that the yogurt-eaters were having testicles about 15 […]
Europe’s first liquid nitrogen ice cream parlor has hit the streets in London’s Camden town. Well equipped with lab coats and zany goggles, the staff whips, or rather carefully pours, the nitrogen to the custard mixture, creating a cosmic cream for you to enjoy. Ye, we have finally entered the age of The Jetsons! [Photos via Gourmet Traveller]
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 […]
In case you didn’t know, artisanal ice cream is so last year; gourmet popsicles are the new epicurean treat for summer. But Las Paletas in Nashville, Tennessee has been wise to this trend all along.
Nice Cream is a hand-crafted ice cream company, whose flavors change with the seasons. Kris Swanberg stated making ice creams for friends and family when she received an ice cream maker as a wedding present and a year later was producing small batches of this creamy goodness for sale in pint sized servings.
Remember the thrill you’d get to hear the ice cream truck jingling its way through your neighborhood as a kid? Those days may be long gone, but Milkmade Ice Cream wants you to rediscover some of that childhood glee. Now, though, there’s no need to sprint across the street to beat the other kids to the front of the line: these guys bring the goods straight to your front door.
Entrepreneurial 26-year-olds, Diana Hardeman, Pavla Mikula, and Michelle Truong have created a side business (they all have fulltime jobs!) of subscription service icecream delivery. For ten dollars, you can select from five seasonal homemade flavors hand delivered directly to your door. Sign me up!