Sugar Rush: Snocones at Handsome Dan's Stand

Sugar Rush

Your daily dose of something sweet.


[Photograph: Kathy YL Chan]

Handsome Dan's Stand is tucked inside Williamsburg's Mini Mall on 5th Street and Bedford. Snocones are $4 apiece, and come in flavors like Strawberry, Chocolate Milk, Passion Fruit and Double Berry. Though the creamy chocolate milk comes in as a close second, the Earl Grey Cream is my favorite, coupling a liberal pour of housemade earl grey tea syrup with condensed milk drizzled over the top. It's a grown-up sort of snocone, the syrup more about that smoky, bergamot flavor than sweetness and ice fine and fluffy, clumping together only at the very end.

Handsome Dan's Stand

218 Bedford Avenue (inside the Mini-Mall), Brooklyn, New York 11249 (map)