Archive for the 'chocolate' Tag

The Chocolate Room

This cozy little cafe in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is most famous for its decadent triple layer chocolate cake, but during my most recent visit, I was on a mission to try one of its ice cream sandwiches, hailed by Serious Eats as one of NYC’s top 10 ice cream sandwiches in an article written back [...]

Monday, August 16th, 2010 | No Comments

Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

Yesterday I planned to try a gelato popsicle from Popbar in Greenwich Village, but I was seriously craving a Salty Pimp from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. What to do? Well, do what any normal person would do. Get both.
Was it worth it?
Heck yeah. Because otherwise I would [...]

Thursday, August 12th, 2010 | No Comments

Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream

I found a new love, and it’s Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream in Cambridge, MA. In fact, I loved it so much that I visited the shop no less than 3 times in 5 days. The texture is perfection – smooth and creamy and not too dense. It’s perfectly scoopable ice cream. [...]

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 | No Comments

Humphry Slocombe

I first heard of Humphry Slocombe when its proscuitto ice cream was highlighted in the “Totally Unexpected” episode of Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate”, and since then I’d been dying to make a trip to San Francisco to try it. Some people might have been turned off by the sight of [...]

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 | No Comments

La Maison du Chocolat

Summer is several months away, but it’s never too early to make plans when it comes to food. Especially when it only comes around during the summer, like the ice creams and sorbet offered by La Maison du Chocolat, a gourmet chocolate shop in the heart of Manhattan.
My friend and I were in the [...]

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 | No Comments