Latest Scoops in Ice Cream

Shot by Joshua Homnick. Edited by Ramon Campos.

Organic ingredients from local farms? Check. Each scoop made fresh to order, using liquid nitrogren? Check. Deliciously smooth, creamy ice cream? Check...

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Photo: Bonnie Tsang, ohjoy.blogs.com
Sprinkles' 24-hour cupcake ATM.

We’ve all been hit by it. Somewhere around midnight — after a night out with friends, or a night in, writing papers — we are inexplicably struck by a powerful craving for something sweet. Fortunately, in this town, there are quality alternatives to rifling around the kitchen for a half-eaten packet of stale Oreos...

Shot by Zao Wang. Edited by Ramon Campos.

Just crowned with a coveted three-star review by The New York Times, Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria is officially New York's hottest spot for imported and homemade Italian specialties...

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Photo: rachelandmaya.wordpress.com
Soda Jerks on the Santa Monica Pier

It’s not very nice to call someone a jerk — unless they work at Soda Jerks on the Santa Monica Pier. A “soda jerk” is an old-fashioned term for...

Shot by Zao Wang. Edited by Xiao Li Tan and Zao Wang

There are few restaurants in Manhattan where an open kitchen provides better theater than at Hung Ry...

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Often I gravitate toward new restaurants and bars so that I can make first-hand recommendations to guests. But every once in a while, I come across a place that begs for a re-visit. Again and again. Such is the case for Goat Town...

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Current Events, Flickr

Delicious ice cream isn’t hard to find in Santa Monica (I’ve already told you about Sweet Rose and N’Ice Cream). But I’m excited that a long-awaited Beachy Cream counter has finally come to town.

You may have noticed their organic ice cream sandwiches at a farmer’s markets or a Whole Foods in SoCal, or spotted the roving Beachy Cream cart out in Malibu....

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Shadow becomes White, Flickr

If there's one street in Hayes Valley that gets people giddy with excitement, I'd have to say it's Linden Alley (or Linden Street to give it its official name). That's mostly because of Blue Bottle Coffee and Miette (stay tuned for my upcoming video on their delectable cakes and candy). Now there's a new fix on the block: Smitten Ice Cream...

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Flavor menu at Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous

It may be March but that means nothing to ice cream junkies like myself when scoops of roasted white chocolate lavender are on the menu. In the past few years, you see, San Francisco has seen a wave of daring, new ice cream parlors...

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Mimi Ritzen Crawford, WSJ

When Hung Ry opened up a few months ago, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect: A Chinese noodle shop with pseudo-industrial décor and a highly experimental menu on one of the trendiest blocks in NoHo...