Brittany Jasnoff

The Ultimate: Strawberry Ice Cream

* * * * * Toscanini‘s Our exhaustive search for strawberry ice cream exemplars—with fresh dairy taste, balanced berry flavor, lively tang, and luscious texture—yielded two standouts: Toscanini’s and J. P. Licks. It was such a close call that it…

Seen a Cool Tattoo Lately?

Fast becoming a fixture among the city’s dermally decorated elite, 21-year-old tattoo artist Danny LaFace has inked his life- and death-themed designs on a bevy of local hotshots, including the Celtics’ Gabe Pruitt (a skull with a crown and wings)…

The Ultimate: Hot Chocolate

* * * * * L.A. Burdick Chocolate Café With strong, clean, tongue-coating flavor and complex, fruity undertones, the shop’s not-too-saccharine dark and milk chocolate blends steamroll the competition. An amalgam of piping-hot whole milk, shaved house chocolate (Burdick’s custom…