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All the Ice Cream We Ate During Ice Cream Month in NYC

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Ice Cream Month has been a great journey on Serious Eats, and we're already a little nostalgic for the classic scoop shops, plush soft serve, and silky gelato we ate along the way. Not ready to let go of July? We've collected all our ice cream posts here for one last scoop. More

Daily Scoop: Eddie's Sweet Shop in Forest Hills

Max Falkowitz 3 comments

Lots of professional dessert makers make it their mission to see their customers happy above all else; Eddie's Sweet Shop, the ice cream of my childhood, succeeds with the best of them. More

Street Food: Coolhaus NY

Street Food Christine N Fan 4 comments

The Coolhaus ice cream truck has come a long way since its inception three years ago. As the third ever employee on Coolhaus' payroll, Truck Manager Lisa Dring has been with Coolhaus since its ice-cream-out-of-a-postal-truck days, slinging its famed sandwiches from Coachella to bar mitzvahs, and has noticed some key differences vending between the New York and the company's home in Los Angeles. More

Daily Scoop: Vegan Peanut Chocolate Chip at Lula's Sweet Apothecary

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When people ask me where to go for dairy-free ice cream, I always send them to Lula's Sweet Apothecary, which sells nut-based ice cream so good tastes just incidentally vegan. More

7 Ice Cream Sundaes We Love in NYC

Molly Goldman 11 comments

Some sundaes elicit pure nostalgia with Reddi-wip and Hershey's syrup, while more elaborate ones include rich fudge sauce and massive brownies. Frankly, we love them all. Here are 7 of our favorite sundaes in NYC that we always turn to when that very particular craving hits. More

Daily Scoop: Green Apple and Raspberry Sorbets at Dominique Ansel Bakery

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Dominique Ansel Bakery just keeps making our lives better with their incredible pastries and ever-evolving novelties. To add to the list of things they do so very well: sorbet. More

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Ice Creams in NYC

The Serious Eats Team 9 comments

As National Ice Cream Month draws to a close this week, we'd like to leave our readers with one last icy, creamy, and delicious gift. Here are the SE staffers' favorite ice creams in NYC (although some of us had a hard time deciding on just one). More

Daily Scoop: Zabaglione Gelato at Bklyn Larder

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There are plenty of ways an eggy ice cream with sweet wine can go wrong, but this is fantastic stuff: a good hit of booze, the rich custardy depth of egg, and a sweetness that doesn't overpower the delicate flavor of the grapes. More

Behind the Scenes at Il Laboratorio del Gelato

Behind the Scenes Laura Togut 4 comments

There's no doubt that Il Laboratorio del Gelato is one of our favorite scoop shops here on Serious Eats, so whet better way to celebrate Ice Cream Month than to go behind the scenes and see how their premium gelato is made. More

Daily Scoop: Italian Ices at Famous Ben's Pizza

Max Falkowitz 2 comments

Talk about neglected art forms: who's making great Italian ices these days? Among a few other keepers of the frozen flame, Famous Ben's Pizza still makes great ones, including what may be the best Italian ice I've ever had. More

6 Ice Cream Sandwich Hacks

Erin Zimmer 14 comments

Our lives changed the day we decided to stick some gelato into a kouign amann from two great Soho spots a five minute walk away. It got us thinking: what other great sandwiches could we make around town? And who says an ice cream sandwich must be limited to cookie plus ice cream? More

Mexican Eats: Four Rare Paletas at Tulcingo Deli Grocery in Bushwick

Scarlett Lindeman 2 comments

There are hundreds of flavors frozen into paletas, Mexican popsicles made with fresh fruit, juices, and savory accents. But have you tasted the hard-to-find varieties? Nance, mamey, grosella, and rompope, waiting in a reach-in freezer near you. More

Daily Scoop: My Favorite Flavor Combination at Il Laboratorio del Gelato

Max Falkowitz 4 comments

The problem isn't what to get at Il Laboratorio del Gelato; it's how to make the most of combining those flavors. After plenty of trial and error, I think I've hit on my favorite mix. More

Daily Scoop: Rainbow Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich at Donatella

Max Falkowitz 4 comments

An ice cream sandwich for true lovers of rainbow cookies. Sure, the ice cream is a little incidental, but it's a great cold à la mode of sorts. More

We Chat With: Doug Quint of Big Gay Ice Cream

Jacqueline Raposo 10 comments

Doug Quint is just fun. New Yorkers have known this since the beginning, when the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck was getting press coverage even before it rolled out onto the streets in 2009. Since then Quint and partner Bryan Petroff have kept their signature style—soft serve ice cream piled with inventive toppings and served with a smile—true and consistent as their business expanded to an East Village storefront and a national presence. More

Sugar Rush: Sake Kasu Ice Cream at Yopparai

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

The sake ice cream at Yopparai is delicate and subtle, suggestive of deep rice flavor but refreshing on the finish. More

Daily Scoop: Thai Fighter at Melt Bakery

Max Falkowitz 1 comment

It's hard enough for an ice cream sandwich to balance one-note ice cream and cookie elements; the Thai Fighter juggles four main ingredients admirably well. More

5 Great Places for Frozen Yogurt in NYC

Carey Jones 9 comments

New York, like many other cities, has been overrun with frozen yogurt chains like Pinkberry and Red Mango (and about 100 knockoffs thereof). But where can you find even better frozen yogurt in New York? After tasting our way through a few dozen yogurt shops in the city, we've found five that get our stamp of approval. Here they are. More

Daily Scoop: Corn Gelato at Cones

Carey Jones 4 comments

Argentinian gelato shop Cones is in a tough gelato neighborhood (and ice cream neighborhood in general). But even though we sometimes prefer L'Arte or Grom, Cones has a few killer flavors. More

Daily Scoop: Strawberry at Blue Marble

Sam Levison 1 comment

A scoop of Strawberry ($4 for small) from Brooklyn creamery Blue Marble doesn't look like much in the cup, but don't be fooled by its understated facade—this is serious ice cream. More

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