Sugar Rush: Ice Cream at Je & Jo

Sugar Rush

Your daily dose of something sweet.

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Mint ice cream. [Photograph: Kathy YL Chan]

At recently the opened Je & Jo in Hell's Kitchen, each of the housemade organic ice cream flavors is paired with complementary cookie dough. Packed into fiber cups with pull-tab lids and presented with a wooden spoon, it's decidedly old school chic in the best way possible. The cookie dough isn't chopped and blended into the ice cream, but tucked into the center, like a golden nugget. And for those who worry about eating cookie dough, no worries here—Je & Jo don't use raw eggs in the batter.

For the hottest days of the summer, consider cooling down with their mint ice cream—fresh mint bits are visible both by the eye and taste buds in every perfectly smooth and rich spoonful. When you hit the center, you'll break into the fragrant lemon lavender shortbread cookie dough and be rewarded with its bright flavors. Everything at Je & Jo is fresh made in-house, and it certainly shows in the quality.

Je & Jo

515 W 47th Street, New York, NY 10036 (map) 212-967-4856; jeandjo.com