As being the days get warmer, we dare anyone to resist trying one of these brilliant delicious ice-cream concoctions.
What’s every kid’s dream? How ‘bout 冰淇淋? Well, the new Livermore Frozen Treats Shop delivers around the dream, with Pop-Tart ice-cream sandwiches. Choose your breakfast-pastry flavor, including blueberry, chocolate fudge, and s’mores-along with your favorite soft ice cream. Go completely wild with the addition of a topping (or three).
Creamier than fro-yo (it’s made with real eggs), frozen custard is definitely an East Coast delicacy developed to withstand hot weather. The newest Rita’s Italian Ice in Pleasanton serves old-school style custard-chocolate, vanilla, swirl, and rotating specialty flavors-from a machine. Its house-made specialty flavors possess a gelato-like consistency, including cotton candy confetti and coffee toffee crunch. For a creamy/icy combo, try a Rita’s original, the Gelati, that is a combination of frozen custard and house-made ices. And remain tuned: Rita’s empire is expanding through the entire Tri-Valley, with six new locations from the works.
Originally from Thailand, this dessert involves pouring milk onto a huge and incredibly cold plate, adding fresh fruits or other ingredients, spreading the mix till smooth, and removing it in the plate in long, thin curls by using a scraper. Lucky for people, a couple of shops that serve this crave-worthy treat have sprouted from 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 soft ice cream); your flavor (including cheesecake, horchata, and pineapple); dexlpky89 (such as crystallized ginger, rose petals, or dried blueberries); as well as 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 using a caramel drizzle, and strawberry banana with fresh fruit.