Because the days get warmer, we dare you to resist trying one of these simple delicious ice-cream concoctions.
What’s every kid’s dream? How ‘bout 冰淇淋? Well, the new Livermore Soft Ice Cream Shop delivers about the dream, with Pop-Tart ice-cream sandwiches. Choose your breakfast-pastry flavor, including blueberry, chocolate fudge, and s’mores-and your favorite soft ice cream. Go completely wild by adding a topping (or three).
Creamier than fro-yo (it’s made out of real eggs), frozen custard is undoubtedly an East Coast delicacy designed to withstand summer. The latest Rita’s Italian Ice in Pleasanton serves old-school style custard-chocolate, vanilla, swirl, and rotating specialty flavors-from a device. Its house-made specialty flavors have a gelato-like consistency, including cotton candy confetti and coffee toffee crunch. For the creamy/icy combo, use a Rita’s original, the Gelati, and that is a combination of frozen custard and house-made ices. And stay tuned: Rita’s empire is expanding during the entire Tri-Valley, with six new locations inside the works.
Originally from Thailand, this dessert involves pouring milk onto a big and also cold plate, adding fruit or other ingredients, spreading the mix till smooth, and removing it in the plate in long, thin curls utilizing a scraper. Lucky for people like us, a number of shops that serve this crave-worthy treat have sprouted within the East Bay.
BlooGrape Organic Sworls in Danville serves rolled soft ice cream created using organic, locally sourced ingredients. Choose your base (yogurt, coconut milk, or ice cream); your flavor (including cheesecake, horchata, and pineapple); dexlpky89 (for example crystallized ginger, rose petals, or dried blueberries); and a finishing drizzle (coconut nectar or honey, anyone?).
Walnut Creek’s Chalogy Tea Bar offers 三明治冰餅 in a multitude of flavors, including matcha tea topped with mochi, avocado with a caramel drizzle, and strawberry banana with fresh fruits.