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15 Unique Ice Cream Flavors to Try for the Coolest Summer Ever

For years, ice cream shops have been pushing the flavor envelope, so why not try making unusual ice cream flavors at home? These 13 unique ice cream recipes will keep you happy all summer long and are...
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The Penny Ice Creamery | Aptos Village

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 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 ...

La Michoacana Azteca Ice Cream Paleteria | Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 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 ...

Helados Mexty Paleteria #1 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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...

Quintessence Sorbet | Port Costa & Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Members of the Chowhound community experienced the ecstasy of discovering Scream Sorbet at our picnic in 2008 at the launch, and then our collective mourning over its demise in 2013. https://www.ch...

Favorite Ice Cream and Frozen Treats – 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

July is National Ice Cream Month, a legacy of President Ronald Reagan, and 7/21/19 is National Ice Cream Day. Let's hear about new purveyors that have opened up plus your tried and true favorite...

Ice creams; popsicles; and other sweet, frozen treats 2019

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by sallyt 1 year ago

hi everyone, what kind of ice cream are you making for 2019? I know that I can't wait to make DL's malted milk ball ice cream from The Perfect Scoop - a favorite from 2018 - and some strawberr...

Ice creams; popsicles; and other sweet, frozen treats 2018

MmeFleiss
by MmeFleiss 2 years ago

We've already started getting a couple of days in the 80s here in NJ, so it's time to start thinking of desserts to keep us cool. Please post here about the treats you're making to beat the heat. ...

GIO Gelati | Cow Hollow - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years 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...

Favorite Ice Cream and Frozen Treats 2018

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

What’s new in great Bay Area ice cream and frozen treats? I haven’t sampled much yet this summer, but I did recently have a blueberry cobbler at À Coté in Oakland that was served with a memorable, ...

Lodi's Double Dip Gallery: Art and Ice Cream

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years 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...

Salt and Straw | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Salt and Straw from Portland made a big entrance to San Francisco, kicking off with a couple of pop-ups, and then the opening of the Fillmore shop in April. I visited the scoop shop last week after...

Ice creams; popsicles; and other sweet, frozen treats 2017

MmeFleiss
by MmeFleiss 3 years ago

Now that the weather is heating up for those of us in the northern hemisphere, I'm sure a lot of us have started thinking of dishes to keep us cool. Please post here about the treats you're making ...