July without ice cream is like peanut butter without jelly or In ‘n Out without fries.
Sunday, July 19 is National Ice Cream Day, the centerpiece of National Ice Cream Month.
If you’re in LA, put down the green smoothie or fro yo and check out these not to be missed frozen confectionaries in SoCal.
Amorino Gelato: This Euro-inspired ice creamery in the heart of BH serves Italian gelato, macaron gelato sandwiches, cakes, shakes, granitas, and more. And the gelato is crafted into these pretty signature flowers! The flave of the month is Lime & Basil sorbet, perfect after spin. Don’t miss Amorino’s Gelato Happy Hour on July 19. From 5 pm to 7 pm, Amorino is toasting National Ice Cream Day with buy one, get one free. All you have to do is post a photo of your gelato creation and tag #TasteAmorino on any of their social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.) Show a salesperson and collect your BOGO gelato!
iPic Theaters and Tanzy Restaurant/Westwood: Trainwreck and a boozy milkshake? Tanzy and iPic Theaters have added a delish new Banilla Boozy Milkshake to the July menu. Created by Exec Pastry Chef Mindy Segal and iPic’s James Beard Award-winning Chef Sherry Yard, the $5 shake is crafted from milk, banana, vanilla ice cream, chocolate fudge syrup, and heavy cream. Add a shot of Atlantico Rum for an additional $5.
Komodo is offering special Bunuelos with Fosselman’s French Vanilla Ice Cream at the Pico location all month long for $5.
Westside Tavern is serving a special by Executive Chef Ben Cohn. His Lee Family Farm’s Summer Peach Cobbler served with Fosselman’s Vanilla Bean Ice Cream is a market board special for $9 all month long in honor of the holiday.
Sprinkles Ice Cream: Cupcake. Ice Cream. Why can’t we have both? Sprinkles Ice Cream locations in Americana at Brand, BH, Newport Beach, and Westlake Village serve rotating flavors of classic and Sprinkle’s favorites like Cap n’ Crunch and a killer Cherry Vanilla along with the July Flavor of the Month, Coconut Almond Fudge. We’re talking Valharona chocolate, Morello cherries simmered in California Pinot Noir, Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla. Heaven is the Sprinkles Sundae, pairing your favorite flavor between a cupcake top and bottom, complete with frosting and that nifty signature circle!
Decisions, decisions, decisions!