Giolitti

Giolitti Via degli Uffici del Vicario 40 00186 Roma RM Italy TripAdvisor Our search for gelato continues.  We were in love with Grom and hoped for more great things with this famous and ever popular gelato parlour.  The hoards of customers amped up the anticipation. The flavor selection was plentiful compared to the other gelato…

Gelateria Grom

Gelateria Grom Via della Maddalena 30a 00186 Roma RM Italy TripAdvisor I never understood why people made such a big deal about gelato.  It just looked like a softer version of American ice cream.  I’ve had gelato before, and in Italy even, but that was YEARS ago before my love for food really kicked into…

Gelaaati di Marco

Gelaaati di Marco Carrer de la Llibreteria 7 08002 Barcelona, Spain There’s a lot of delicious food to be found in the Gothic district. The key word is FIND. The multitude of snaking alleyways that make up the Gothic quarter can make it challenging. If you’re not really paying attention you could easily get lost…

Momofuku Milk Bar

Momofuku Milk Bar 220 8th Ave New York, NY 10011 (Multiple locations throughout NYC) Yelp   I guess the Weather God wasn’t smiling down upon me during my birthday NYC trip.  It was gloomy, a little cold, and rainy.  So we were glad to finally escape the drizzle when we stepped into Milk Bar.  I…

Cauldron 

Cauldron 1421 W. MacArthur Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92704 Yelp Ice cream falls in the top 5 of favorite desserts (the classic chocolate chip cookie being my first love). I love it even more because it’s something I can get really creative with when I make it at home. The invention of unique flavors is…

Bi-Rite Creamery

Bi-Rite Creamery 3692 18th Street San Francisco, CA 94110 Yelp Ever since I fell in love with the ice cream at Portland’s Salt ‘n Straw, I have been a big fan of ice cream eating and making.  Over the years, that has probably morphed into ice cream snobbery.  I’ve just developed a very discerning preference…

Lab Made

Lab Made 6 Brown Street Tai Hang Hong Kong Since we spent most of our waking hours eating, it was a challenge to ever fit in any superfluous snacks or sweets.  We had a lot of time to kill on our last day in Hong Kong, so we took a bit of a detour to…

Gion Kinana

Gion Kinana Google Maps After discovering kinako ice cream and falling head over heels in love, I was on the hunt for more.  Perpetually Underwhelmed recommended Gion Kinana which is known for its fresh ice creams and parfaits.  It’s located in the heart of the geisha district, a most historic and charming spot to spend…

Maui Sweet Eats

I had a lot of random sweet treats in Maui, which I decided to smush into one entry. Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice multiple locations ululanisshaveice.com Yelp Of course, I had Ululani shaved ice.  It’s like the Starbucks of Maui.  It’s everywhere you turn, on every corner.  It turned out to be better than what I…

Lick Honest Ice Cream

Lick Honest Ice Creams 2032 S. Lamar Austin, TX 78704 ilikelick.com Yelp Boy was my time in Austin a hot one!  Ai ya ya ya!  That’s my “I’m so hot. I’m on fire.  It burns!” onomatopoeia.  What better way to beat the heat than some ice cream?  I actually had more reason to be visiting…

Afters Ice Cream

I’m all over anything ice cream in OC.  I’m trying to scope out the competition for my one-day-some-day-maybe ice cream joint the in the future/in my dreams, haha.  The Yelp reviews were numerous.  Personal friends gave singing endorsements.  One night, my coworker who I’ll call Fishing Zebra Man, had a rough shift at work.  So…

Smitten

My ice cream journey continues with a more interesting way to make ice cream using liquid nitrogen.  Smitten is a cool little shop in a cool neighborhood of SF, Hayes Valley.   I’ll let the pictures do the talking. They use only fresh, all natural ingredients. Making ice cream this way apparently results in a…