Ice Cream

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Creamistry Opens In Long Beach

    Creamistry, one of the first nitrogen ice-cream shops to open in OC, is now in the LBC. Belmont Shore to be exact. It opened this week. For those of you reading in Long Beach who haven't been to the original Irvine location, here's what I wrote previously about it:

  • Food

    June 12, 2014

    Where to Buy Ice Cream in OC this Summer

    Sprinkles, Frozen Cow Creamery and other ice cream places to explore and get headaches at this summer

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    March 20, 2014

    Afters Ice Cream: With Doughnuts!

    [Hole In the Wall] This Fountain Valley shop serves dougnuts stuffed with ice cream

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    February 24, 2014

    We Eat It So You Don't Have To: Afters Ice Cream's Ice Cream-Stuffed Donut

    Everyone knows that I hate when people smash two different foods together and call it magic. Cronuts? Meh. Ramen burgers? I don't even want to pick one up. And don't even get me started on Pizookies. So, I had to have been belligerent when I heard about Afters Ice Cream's "Milky Bun," a warm donut ... More >>

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    December 19, 2013
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    June 20, 2013

    La Flor de Michoacán and Its Amazing Paletas

    [Hole In the Wall] This Santa Ana ice cream shop is the best in OC thanks to its rare flavors

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Strickland's Introduces Rose-Flavored Ice Cream For Valentine's Day

    Strickland's Ice Cream, winner of way too many of our Best Of issues and other listicles, is at it again. They're doing what they do which makes us like them so much: introducing a cool new flavor. Just for and only during Valentine's Day, they will be churning out rose ice cream. See also:- A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    A Review of Strickland's Maple Bacon Ice Cream

    Until last night, I had thought that anything that Strickland's Ice Cream churns out of those gleaming machines can do no wrong. But its maple bacon flavor is not what I would consider as Strickland's finest hour. It's not that it didn't taste like it should. It is, in fact, the bacon-iest baco ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012
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    September 9, 2011

    Ben & Jerry's Puts "Schweddy Balls" In Its Ice Cream

    ​Just in time for the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 24 with host Alec Baldwin (arguably the best SNL guest host and who also plays Pete Schweddy in the above clip), the ice cream company that has already given Steven Colbert and Jimmy Fallon their own ice cream flavors ("Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    What's Cool Now: Beer Ice Cream

    Frozen PintsIn the summer, few things bring more joy than beer and ice cream. It seems like destiny that the two should hook up. A group of buddies in Atlanta discovered their calling by accident when someone spilled a bottle of beer next to an ice cream maker. They decided to pour a bottle of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Ice Cream Man, Back Online

    Photo by Craig Hattori​It's almost summer, so you know what that means: Ice Cream Man Matt Allen is back. Officially, too, in the web series called Road Trippin' With Ice Cream Man on Babelgum. The Long Beach resident is going to be at all the music festivals, giving away free ice cream and hangin ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    Ice Cream Man Matt Allen Okay--Baby Ice Cream Truck Not So Much

    icecreamman.comThe Ice Cream Man: Matt Allen.​Since 2004, Long Beach's Ice Cream Man Matt Allen has made a career of giving away ice cream for free at music events nationwide. But news of a possible Ice Cream Man benefit this April at Alex's Bar suggested an emergency meaning it's time to give som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    New Ice Cream Flavors: I Like Where This is Going

    On the Chowhound boards a few years ago, I remember someone asking for tips on where to find green tea ice cream.  We pointed him to the frozen dessert section of 99 Ranch or Mitsuwa. This weekend, I found it green tea ice cream at Vons.  Let me repeat:  AT VONS!!! What's even more amazing was t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    New Zealand Natural Ice Cream Opens in Orange

    A new ice cream shop from New Zealand opened its first U.S. store at the Stadium Promenade in Orange. Appropriately, it's called New Zealand Natural Ice Cream. And though the ice cream may be made from "fresh dairy cream from cows that feed on the green unpolluted pastures of New Zealand", its pre ... More >>

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    July 3, 2008
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    June 16, 2005
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    June 19, 2003

    Checklist Please

    Five frozen fancies

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    August 17, 2000

    Ice Box Memories

    Getting fat, if not phat