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‘Stranger Things’ Fans, Now’s Your Chance to Visit Scoops Ahoy!

If you're obsessed with Stranger Things and are near L.A. or Toronto, you can step into Scoops Ahoy (in-show employer of Steve and Robin) for a limited time! Whether it’s Eleven’s obsession with Eggos...
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Hangman's Tree Ice Cream Saloon | Placerville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Honoring the original Hangtown spirit of Placerville, Hangman's Tree houses an ice cream saloon and a loving restoration of the historic building. After a day of wine judging, the inside of my m...

House of Ice Cream in Lodi

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

When I visited Lodi last year, I paid a visit to two of the town's ice cream scoop shops. Apparently there's a new one, House of Ice Cream, based in Stockton opened a second location in Lodi a coup...

Sweet Charlie's rolled ice cream coming to Mamaroneck...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

The founders got their inspiration from street vendors in Thailand. They would prepare ice cream on a very cold surface then roll it up and put it in a cup or cone right before your eyes. Multiple ...

Greg's ice cream shops

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by twoheaded 10 months ago

The Greg's in the Annex is 'closed till early 2019', and there is no information on their facebook page. Google has closed hours for both Annex and Distillery. I am aware they are sold at other sto...

La Tradicional Michoacana Ice Cream Shop | Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

On the way back from Santa Barbara in April, we stopped in Santa Maria for a paleta break. This was my first visit to La Tradicional Michoacana and it's my new favorite in the area. The staff were ...

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) | Uptown Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) opened last summer at Arrive Hotel in Palm Springs. I admired the cute aqua-colored ice cream pedestal dishes and asked that my order be served in one. Sadly, they're for displ...

GIO Gelati | Cow Hollow - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

GIO (Gelato Italiano Originale) opened about six months ago on Union Street. With its own pasteurizer, GIO is making gelato from scratch using Clover milk and traditional recipes. Sorbetti are vega...

Malai Ice Cream: Seriously Incredible

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by migmigmig 1 year ago

There's a pop-up called Malai on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens (they say they have a lease for a more permanent parlor starting in January) scooping the most incredible Philadelphia-style ice cre...

La Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria | Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In March I noticed an ice cream shop, La Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria, on my way to the freeway. The ice creams and frozen desserts are made in-house according to traditional Michoacan recipes. I...

Pacheco's Paleteria y Neveria y Agua | East Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last week I spotted this storefront for Pacheco Paleteria y Neveria y Agua at 1033 E. Alisal St in Salinas. Very exciting since I'm a fan of Pacheco Water Store and Ice Cream in Gonzales for paleta...

Dole Whip @ Bravo! Frozen Yogurt | Toro Park - Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Recently I noticed that the 'net does not turn up anywhere in Salinas to enjoy Dole Whip. Since today in National Soft Serve Day, let me point you to Bravo! Frozen Yogurt in Toro Park as a place to...

Free Scoops & Grand Opening, 7/19, McConnell's Funk Zone, Santa Barbara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Free scoops from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, July 19, at McConnell's Fine Ice Creams new location in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone. McConnell's 120 State St Santa Barbara, CA Details: https://www....

Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab | Enos Ranch - Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The newest location of Doc Burnstein's opened in Santa Maria's Enos Ranch shopping center three weeks ago. I took a look on Thursday. Because there was a longer than expected line, I didn't wait fo...

What's your favorite Toscanini's ice cream flavor? (Boston MA)

BostonBestEats
by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

The Boston Globe has a fun article rating all 32 current flavors. Their #1? Salty Caramel I would pick Burnt Caramel (#8). Although being closer to Morano Gelato (and current temporary Tosc...

Cape Cod - Summer 2018

krystle920
by krystle920 1 year ago

We're visiting Cape Cod in June and wondering where we should stay and eat. We previously lived in CT before moving to Los Angeles a few years ago. When we lived in the East Coast, we enjoyed visit...

Housemade Ice Cream @ Velvet Grill & Creamery | Lodi

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My final stop before leaving Lodi was the Velvet Grill & Creamery to try the housemade ice cream I'd read about. I tasted the peppermint and mocha almond fudge flavors before choosing. The ice crea...

Lodi's Double Dip Gallery: Art and Ice Cream

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Double Dip Gallery offers a full service scooping station of Gunther's ice cream in its art and collectibles gallery. In last weekend's heat, I had a chance to try one of the custom flavors availab...

The Penny Ice Creamery Pleasure Point | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

In the handful of years since The Penny Ice Creamery opened in Santa Cruz, a few times I've failed to drop in when passing through town because of inability to park downtown. This summer part of my...

Scoop of Sonoma | Forestville - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A couple Saturdays ago I finally had a chance to check out Scoop of Sonoma in Forestville. It opened last fall. The ice creams here blew me away, I'd been missing out on something very special. The...

Family food spots

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by jenlamb45 1 year ago

Visiting San Francisco staying in Noe Valley - near Castro. Would you recommend places for breakfast & dinner for family? Or other neighborhoods? Kids love bakery & ice cream too. Thanks.