ice cream

We Can All Scream for Ice Cream!

This is the story of how I came up with the idea for a peaches & goat milk ice cream sundae. It was Thursday afternoon and I was due at my sister-in-laws house at 7:00 for dinner. I had volunteered to bring dessert but I had forgotten and found myself at home with only the(…)

Rize Coffee Brings Stumptown to Midtown

I’ve worked in midtown east for about five years now. Besides the easy 20 minute commute to Grand Central, there isn’t really much I like about the area. The limited lunch options are usually overpriced and uninspiring. And the coffee, well I think of it as a turn your taste buds off situation. I eventually(…)

Spied it, Tried it: Il Laboratorio del Gelato

A few weeks ago it was HOT in the city. On those days sometimes you just want to eat ice cream for lunch, or in this case, gelato. So for my third installment of my ‘eat all the ice cream’ series (inspired by this article), I headed over to il laboratorio del gelato for the(…)

Karloff: The Best Ice Cream in Brooklyn?

The chalkboard outside Karloff in Cobble Hill makes a bold claim – “Best Ice Cream in Brooklyn.” In a neighborhood that is home to both Blue Marble and Van Leeuwen, the ice cream bar has been set high. When I met two friends there for cold drinks and ice cream, I was skeptical that Karloff(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

  BLAZING HOT: The hallucination-inducing hilarity that is Funkmaster Flex debuting Hov+Yeezy’s “Otis” – it takes 22 minutes! Fleet Foxes covering Whitney Houston. We’ll dance with y’all! Opening Ceremony x Soludos espadrilles – only $35! Snatch em! Fallon x Timberlake x Roots = History of Rap Part 2. You can’t not love this. Emma Watson(…)

Spied it, Tried it: Ginger Creme Brulee Ice Cream from Ronnybrook Milk Bar

In the second installment of the ‘eat all the ice cream’ series inspired by this NYMag article, Dan and I adventured to Ronnybrook Milk Bar in the Chelsea Market. It was one of those days where the heat index was over 100 degrees, and nothing sounded better than delightful ice cream procured in delightful air(…)

Spied it, Tried it: Palm Sugar Ice Cream from Van Leeuwen

When this ice cream round up from Adam Platt of New York Magazine came out a couple of weeks ago we were very excited. The emails were all “Yay, it’s summer! Yay for ice cream! Yay for trying all of them!” And so begins our tough endeavor for the summer: to eat our way through(…)

Warm Weather is Blue Marble Ice Cream Weather

Like all the Power Animals, I’m super into food, especially ice cream. In fact, while many people consider themselves coffee snobs or wine snobs, I’m a self-proclaimed ice cream snob and only settle for the very best, creamiest, and most delicious in frozen treats. Now that the weather is warmer, my favorite ice cream spot(…)