Posts tagged "ice cream"
I scream for San Francisco Bi-Rite Ice Cream

I scream for San Francisco Bi-Rite Ice Cream

It’s all that creamy goodness and more at Bi-Rite Creamery near Mission Delores in San Francisco.  Bi-Rite Market opened in 1940 and in 2006, pastry chefs Anne and Kris started the ice cream shop right across the street. They bake decadent treats and add them to their organic ice creams, making for dazzling choices.  ...
Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley

Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley

Beaches, upscale food and wine joints and modern lodging only begin to describe Santa Barbara, California.  Formerly a haven for surfers and touted for its perfect blend of Spanish Mission Style architecture, today there’s a mini-fascination with this “American Riviera” situated in Malibu’s backyard. The charming community along California’s Central Coast with a surfeit of...
Mac Nuts and Ice Cream on the Big Island, Hawaii

Mac Nuts and Ice Cream on the Big Island, Hawaii

Back in the 70’s, Hamakua Macadamia Nut Co. owner Richard decided Hawaiian Macadamia nuts needed to continue to grow on the island and limit the importation of nuts. His business, Hamakua Mac Nut Farm, processes and sells 100% Hawaiian nuts. The visitor center is full of flavored nuts, popcorn, chocolate and coffee-all nutty and packaged...
50 loyal years of donuts and ice cream in Vista, Ca

50 loyal years of donuts and ice cream in Vista, Ca

Ice cream and donuts, perfect for a hot day in Vista. Peppertree Corner, 50 years’ worth of family goodness reaching out to the community and making people smile.  Danny’s Donuts, rises to the top with the all-time favorites of apple Betty and glazed blueberry donuts. Allie and Cesar bought the shop two years ago after the...
Fish and chips plus ice cream

Fish and chips plus ice cream

East Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, below the castle is the park where people take leisurely lunches while eating crispy fish and chips from Scott’s little walk up cottage booth and enjoy the sunshine on the grass. Graham and Angela serve ice cream with my favorite Cadbury chocolate flakes from their family business, Mitchell’s ice cream. I love...
July is ice cream month and we set out to prove it!

July is ice cream month and we set out to prove it!

What could make my 14 year old nephew more happy than eating ice cream all over the city!  We made a list of ice cream stores with the criteria they had to make the ice cream in house.  All were independently owned and welcomed customers while  attending to guests eager to try lots of flavors....