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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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The Penny Ice Creamery | Aptos Village

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The newest outpost of The Penny Ice Creamery opened about two months ago in Aptos Village, next to New Leaf Community Market. The shop has outdoor tables and benches, as well as a large expanse of ...

Squatch's | Rohnert Park - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Sorry I missed posting this on August 2, National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, but better late than never. Squatch's is a social enterprise supporting the Sozo Student Center. It's a coffeehouse that al...

La Michoacana Azteca Ice Cream Paleteria | Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

To celebrate July as National Ice Cream Month, I tried to get caught up on posting on the memorable ice cream places I'd sampled over the last year. That included posting about my latest visits to ...

House of Ice Cream in Lodi

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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 Tahoe Time Ice Cream in Kings Beach?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Anyone tried the ice cream here? Sweet Tahoe Time Ice Cream 8636 N Lake Blvd Kings Beach, CA 96143 https://thisisreno.com/2020/07/protest-at-tahoe-ice-cream-shop-after-owner-makes-violent-c...

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...

Helados Mexty Paleteria #1 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After check out and a quick lunch in Port Hueneme on my July 2019 road trip, I continued on to Helados Mexty #1 down the road. This is the original store of the small chain, located in a long strip...

La Michoacana Azteca Ice Cream Paleteria #2 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

In July 2019, I wound down my second night in Oxnard with a post-dinner visit to La Michoacana Azteca #2. My tastes of the mamey, chongos and mint chip ice cream flavors were most intense and rich...

La Garrafa Neveria in La Gloria Market | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After a morning at the farmers market, afternoon at the beach, and three ice cream shops before this one, I had neither the energy nor will to wait in line to taste at La Garrafa Neveria in July 20...

La MIchoacana Reyes Ice Cream Shop | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

My visit in July 2019 to La Michoacana Reyes Ice Cream Shop was in the first week of operation. The grand opening special was $2 paletas and $2 ice cream scoops. I enjoyed the owner's energy and ho...

La Michoacana Gudino Paleteria y Neveria | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Next stop on the July 2019 tour of Oxnard's paleta shops was La Michoacana gudino Paleteria y Neveria. This is the original of two locations in town. The counter guy informed me that this is th...

Rico Tejuino Los Reyes #4 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After shopping at the Sunday morning Channel Islands farmers market in July 2019, I stopped by Rico Tejuino Los Reyes #4. This is a small local chain offering fermented tejuino, handmade Mexican-st...

Michoacanita Ice Cream Company | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Last year after judging barbecue in Harmony (outside Cambria) the 4th of July weekend, I continued south to Oxnard to complete the holiday get-away. Why Oxnard? Well, there are a couple restaurants...

Favorite Bay Area ice creams and frozen treats this year (2020)?

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 months ago

Are you venturing out to ice cream or paleta shops during these months of to-go dining? Personally, I’d love to hear about what’s open and particularly delicious in the East Bay, but please share a...

La Tradicional Ice Cream Shop #2 | College Square Plaza - Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

In March 2019, my brother and I stopped at the new branch of La Tradicional Ice Cream. Two years before we had tried the original across town and felt it was the best of the town's many paleterias....

Milk Money | Midtown - Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After lunch in February 2019 at Beast & Bounty https://www.chowhound.com/post/lunch-beast-bounty-midtown-sacramento-1093317, of course, I had to walk next door to its affiliate, Milk Money, to chec...

La Real Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria | Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

In January 2019, I tried my seventh paleteria in this small town. Santa Maria is paleta-ville central. And new ones have opened since then so I’m not done yet. Not that I'm complaining about this m...

Paciugo Gelato | Hermosa Beach

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After eating mariscos, I always want something sweet. Following lunch at Coni' Seafood in January 2019, https://www.chowhound.com/post/coniseafood-2-people-1015906?commentId=10192045 , we headed to...

Wanderlust Creamery | Old Pasadena

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

In October, I had a chance to celebrate Filipino American History Month with limited edition Pinoy flavors at Wanderlust Creamery's new location in Pasadena. This branch in Old Town had opened five...