There are many ways to cool off during a hot city summer, and here’s another one: An Icy Introduction, a stand selling Caribbean-style SnoBalls, SnoCreams and Slushes.
Warm weather in New York always means fleets of ice cream trucks hitting the streets peddling soft ice cream to kids, but now they have serious competition. Here a few unique food trucks that will be roaming around offering much more than a frostbitten ice pop.
According to a City Councilman Daniel Drumm, a staple of summer is giving the cold shoulder to peace and quiet in one Queens neighborhood.
They steep giant teabags filled with organic Earl Grey Tea leaves in a special custard. The result is a strong tea flavor in a sweet and creamy ice cream base. There was no tannin or bitterness, as you can sometimes get when drinking hot Earl Grey tea, if it sits around too long.
Whether you are vegan, lactose intolerant or have a dairy allergy, don’t let the lack of milk stop you from cooling down on a hot day.
Coolhaus is all about ice cream sandwiches (or “sammies” as they call them). When you order, you choose a cookie for the sandwich – and there are some pretty interesting ones.
One summer in high school, I worked at a Baskin-Robbins store which very closely resembled a prison mess hall in its operations philosophy. My boss, Norris, a truly miserable human being, would sit in the back room all day long, chain smoking and watching playbacks of the closed circuit security cameras he had installed in order to watch his employees like a hawk.
In response to the ice shortage reported on 1010 WINS Wednesday, Good Humor will be handing out free ice cream this weekend.
Kelvin Slush has unveiled their new “Ice Cube,” which will serve as a permanent location for the vendor in addition to their roaming food truck.
What initially got the attention of NYC foodies are the creative toppings they come up with, as well as the funny names given to the cones. The ice cream at BGICT is creamier than Mister Softee’s, and you can taste the difference.
We’ve already brought you our picks for the best ice cream in Manhattan. With the warm weather in full effect, we thought it best to hit the other four boroughs – and across the Tri-State – in search of the most delectable chilled-out sweets.
Cure those it’s-not-quite-the-middle-of-the-week-yet blues with a free treat from Haagen-Dazs on Tuesday.
Tuesday’s looking a little brighter all of the sudden. Ben & Jerry’s free cone day is back.
A city agency said banning ice cream trucks would have to be done legislatively citywide or statewide. They said to ban the trucks just in Park Slope would be impossible.
New York’s booming food truck scene has plenty of cuisines to choose from, especially when it comes to dessert. From fresh, homemade chocolate chip cookies to soft serve cones stuffed with dulce de leche and dipped in chocolate, these are our favorites.