Monday, 21 July 2014

New York loves ~ Ice-Cream

Its that time of the month again, when I share some favourites from New York. .... what with it being warm on both sides of the pond I thought I would blog something sweet to keep us cool, so this week its all about Ice-Cream.

I've picked 5 of my favourites either for flavour, ambience, showcasing New York or just theatrical fun.
  • Serendipity ~ famed for its Frozen Hot Chocolate desert, this was the 1st coffee house boutique to open in New York in 1954, offering coffee and desserts it soon became a venue to be seen in. You can easily wait up to an hour to be seated without a reservation... however the wait is worth it as the Hot chocolate dessert is delicious... situated a short walk behind Bloomingdales, its the perfect cool down after a shopping bonanza.
  • Sprinkles ~ the cupcake specialists from LA opened a cupcake parlour a few years ago in New York, this has been joined this year with its ice cream parlour. This is on my "to visit" list this year as I would like to try the Red Velvet cone & ice-cream... if its as good as its cupcake then I am in for a treat...(will post back when I have visited.)
  • Davey's ~ this very cute little parlour in the East Village is the brain child of David Yoo. With the ice-cream made from scratch its become a social media delight this summer... I am really keen to try the 'Brunch' cream - sweet cream ice-cream, with brioche French toast, cinnamon maple syrup & coffee glazed bacon.
  • Emack & Bolio ~ founded in Boston by a lawyer, the name originates from 2 homeless guys that he did pro-bono work for. The funky little parlours are famed for its creative dipped cones. This soho parlour has been open 9 years and is a eclectic cacophony of sprinkles & treats. Next time I visit I am opting for the coffee ice cream float.... mmmm
  • Brooklyn Ice Cream factory ~ situated in an old fire-boat house on the fulton ferry pier underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. This iconic NY parlour not only serves delicious creamy ice cream, but also serves some of the most iconic and fabulous views of the city.... this venue is the perfect treat along with rest point on the waterfront after a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge
 
I hope that these 5 flavours of parlours have cooled you down a little!.... What are your New York Ice-Cream recommendations and why?.... would love to hear so that I can add to my list for my next visit. I hope that you have enjoyed my NY loves post this week Here are my previous posts, pop back next week for London's equivalent Ice-Cream loves.
.... (please note that all views are my own and I have not received any payment for this post)




1 comment:

Pennyblossoms said...

What a fab selection.
When (if) I ever get to NY these places will have to be on my 'to do' list along with a SATC tour!!
I recently bought an ice cream make from Aldi and it is brilliant. My friend an I are conjuring up flavours - his best so far is plum and sloe gin sorbet!!
Zxx

Monday, 21 July 2014

New York loves ~ Ice-Cream

Its that time of the month again, when I share some favourites from New York. .... what with it being warm on both sides of the pond I thought I would blog something sweet to keep us cool, so this week its all about Ice-Cream.

I've picked 5 of my favourites either for flavour, ambience, showcasing New York or just theatrical fun.
  • Serendipity ~ famed for its Frozen Hot Chocolate desert, this was the 1st coffee house boutique to open in New York in 1954, offering coffee and desserts it soon became a venue to be seen in. You can easily wait up to an hour to be seated without a reservation... however the wait is worth it as the Hot chocolate dessert is delicious... situated a short walk behind Bloomingdales, its the perfect cool down after a shopping bonanza.
  • Sprinkles ~ the cupcake specialists from LA opened a cupcake parlour a few years ago in New York, this has been joined this year with its ice cream parlour. This is on my "to visit" list this year as I would like to try the Red Velvet cone & ice-cream... if its as good as its cupcake then I am in for a treat...(will post back when I have visited.)
  • Davey's ~ this very cute little parlour in the East Village is the brain child of David Yoo. With the ice-cream made from scratch its become a social media delight this summer... I am really keen to try the 'Brunch' cream - sweet cream ice-cream, with brioche French toast, cinnamon maple syrup & coffee glazed bacon.
  • Emack & Bolio ~ founded in Boston by a lawyer, the name originates from 2 homeless guys that he did pro-bono work for. The funky little parlours are famed for its creative dipped cones. This soho parlour has been open 9 years and is a eclectic cacophony of sprinkles & treats. Next time I visit I am opting for the coffee ice cream float.... mmmm
  • Brooklyn Ice Cream factory ~ situated in an old fire-boat house on the fulton ferry pier underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. This iconic NY parlour not only serves delicious creamy ice cream, but also serves some of the most iconic and fabulous views of the city.... this venue is the perfect treat along with rest point on the waterfront after a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge
 
I hope that these 5 flavours of parlours have cooled you down a little!.... What are your New York Ice-Cream recommendations and why?.... would love to hear so that I can add to my list for my next visit. I hope that you have enjoyed my NY loves post this week Here are my previous posts, pop back next week for London's equivalent Ice-Cream loves.
.... (please note that all views are my own and I have not received any payment for this post)




1 comment:

Pennyblossoms said...

What a fab selection.
When (if) I ever get to NY these places will have to be on my 'to do' list along with a SATC tour!!
I recently bought an ice cream make from Aldi and it is brilliant. My friend an I are conjuring up flavours - his best so far is plum and sloe gin sorbet!!
Zxx