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Ice Cream Parlor

This Clever Miami Ice Cream Shop Celebrates Cuba with Every Sweet Bite

When one thinks of Miami, Cuban food springs to mind, but what about Cuban ice cream? Head to Calle Ocho, the main thoroughfare of the Cuban neighborhood, Little Havana, and you’ll find Azucar Ice Cream...
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Churn Urban Creamery | Portola District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Churn Urban Creamery morphed from pop-ups to a storefront last summer. The location is the former Johnson's BBQ (https://www.chowhound.com/post/pays-listen-chef-johnsons-barbeque-20301), vacant sin...

Gelato Granucci | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Best thing I put in my mouth in my Fall 2019 visit to Palm Springs was Gelato Granucci's Lemon meringue cookie + Pistachio gelato single, $5.25. Intensely fruity/floral lemon woven with biscuity fl...

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) | Uptown Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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...

Leatherby's Family Creamery | Elk Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last month I was back in the Capitol for meetings, and stayed in Elk Grove. For a night cap, I made a first visit to the local branch of Leatherby's Family Creamery to try the famous Alan's Black &...

House of Ice Cream in Lodi

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 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...

Mission Hill Creamery | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Despite having tried and liked Mission Hill's when it opened in 2010 https://www.chowhound.com/post/fabulous-news-ice-cream-groupies-santa-cruz-728967 , some how it took me till Summer 2018 to retu...

Taste & See Creamery | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Another late report from my time in Redding during last year's Carr Fire . . . After buying Furnari sausage, I headed over to the nearby then one-year-old ice cream shop in the alley co-located wit...

Negranti Creamery Scoop Shop | Tin City - Paso Robles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

The temperature finally warmed up on this unusually cool July day ... it’s time for ice cream! We shared a sampler of four flavors, ~$9. From left to right, the sheep’s milk based flavors: blackb...

Hangman's Tree Ice Cream Saloon | Placerville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 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...

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 1 year 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 ...

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 2 years 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 3 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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...