Where smoothies and then froyo have failed before, now comes ice cream. Creamistry will take over the space left behind by Yogurt Passion at The Crossroads in Irvine. Yogurt Passion itself replaced Tropical Smoothie Cafe about three years ago. So what distinguishes Creamistry from the Baskin Robbi ... More >>
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She's the envy of college students everywhere. UCI junior Kelsey Lien has won a national Baskin-Robbins contest with her invention of a new flavor called Nutty Cream Cheese Brownie. Her prize: a year's supply of free ice cream. The annual competition invited wannabe ice cream arc ... More >>
ProfessorSalt.comMore flavors than Baskin-Robbins!This week's photo was taken at a place that makes these delicious frozen confections daily, not just your average market that sells them. What are these things called in their native language, and where is the shop that made them?
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Photo by Kevin LaraOur second installment of On The Line explores the people and experiences that shape Peter Stavros of Peter's Gourmade Grill. We delve into a little family history and learn about what makes him speechless. He even recalls the job that caused his foodservice epiphany. To catch ... More >>
Flickr user bettyx1138April could be nicknamed "Cheap Ice Cream" Month because the cool people at Baskin-Robbins are holding the philanthropic 31-cent Scoop Night two weeks after Ben & Jerry's did. In addition to inexpensive dessert, customers have the opportunity to donate to a local fire ch ... More >>
Why yes, it is an olive oil and vinegar store at the Irvine Spectrum. Anne Marie was actually the one who noticed it, being the intrepid explorer she is.Open last week, the store, is sort of like a gourmand's Sweet Factory, where you can mix and match flavors of oil and have it bottled on- ... More >>
baskinrobbins.comWe were just innocently perusing BaskinRobbins.com for more info on the aforementioned 31-Cent Scoop Night when we came across the above image. Yep, that's DJ Pauly D of MTV Jersey Shore "fame," trying to get you to buy a soft serve ice cream--with mix-ins, hilarious!--at B ... More >>
iirraa @ flickr.com CC BY-NC 2.0Want a cheap scoop of ice cream? Baskin Robbins will be having their annual 31¢ scoop night this Wednesday, April 28 from 5-10 p.m. The company will be raising money for local firefighters; certain locations will accept donations (of money, please).Unlike Ben & ... More >>
Throughout September, as well as featuring goodies such as apple pie with a crumble topping and caramel apple cheesecake, the cupcakery (with a branch in Newport Beach) is offering a complimentary applesauce cupcake with cream cheese frosting for any students in pre-school through 6th grade who b ... More >>
Am I the only one who finds the Baskin-Robbins "Ice Cream and Cakey Cake" commercial strangely addictive? From the terminally bonkers song, a snippet of "Ice Cream and Cake" by the Buckwheat Boyz (I'm not making this up), to the ridiculous plastic dinosaurs, the whole thing is hilarious. And ch ... More >>
These past five days, we blogged about organic food, over-salty food and fragrance-free food.We also broke news of Azhak Hussam, who has invented a chocolate-flavored "Ramadan Fasting Tablet" that apparently can help dieters too.And, in the world of frozen dessert, I raged about the love-it-or-hate- ... More >>
First, as much as I like the idea of All-You-Can-Eat gelato, it seems, um, excessive. Face it: even if you could eat your weight in Italian ice cream, would you really want to?So it's not really that part of the equation that excites me about Tutto Amore's event, happening this Thursday night (6PM ... More >>
Three weeks from tonight (That's Wednesday, April 29th), Baskin Robbins will be holding their "31 Cent Scoop Night" from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event honors America's firefighters with a $100,000 donation to the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) National Junior Firefighter Program ... More >>
A few weeks back we brought you news of a survey of America's healthiest fast-food chains (Panera Bread topped the list). Now comes the reverse: America's unhealthiest fast-food restaurants. A report by health and nutrition experts David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, authors of "supermarket survi ... More >>
We may have been thwarted in our attempt to get tickets to see Obama speak at the OC Fair & Event Center later today, but that doesn't stop us from trying to guess where he might fill up on his OC jaunt, should hunger strike. Both Barack and Michelle are known for their love of food. They don't ... More >>
World-Class Beer Tasting Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Enjoy the frites (we prefer them avec mayonnaise) and learn to love something other than Budweiser. Price: $14 Per Person KIMERA 19530 Jamboree Rd. Irvine, CA 92612 949-261-1222 It’s Too Darn Hot: Climate Change Panel, 7 p.m. Special gues ... More >>
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