Ice Cream

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3 Little Figs Introduces GoodFat Ice Cream

Fans of Somerville’s 3 Little Figs and owner Katie Rooney’s selections of desserts, breakfast sandwiches, and artisan-roasted coffees (Blue Bottle, Tandem), have another reason to […]

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Uber Delivering Ice Cream Today

Today, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Uber customers can have an ice cream truck pull up right to their home or office. For one […]

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Gracie’s Ice Cream to Open in Union Square

Ben Dryer, owner of Sherman Café in Somerville, and Aaron Cohen, the founder of Eat Boston, will be opening a new ice cream shop in […]

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Precinct Introduces a Clambake Ice Cream Sundae

Precinct Kitchen + Bar has introduced perhaps the most interesting dessert of the summer. Throughout the month of July, guests can stop by to try […]

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Pedro Martinez To Hand Out Free Ice Cream

If you’re not swept up in World Cup fever or are just looking for a break during Thursday’s USA vs. Germany match, head over to […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Ice Cream Truck is Coming to Kenmore Square

Who doesn’t love sweet, sweet caffeine? Or free, for that matter? On April 23, Dunkin’ Donuts will be handing out free iced coffee in Kenmore […]

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Best Ice Cream in Boston

Theories abound as to why New Englanders eat so much ice cream: our high-fat diet thanks to the cold; historical trade patterns; an excess of ice from our frozen lakes and ponds. Whatever the reason, we do love ice cream in these parts, which is why we’ve spent months scouring the area for the creamiest scoops, the frostiest frappes, and the most fully loaded sundaes around.

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Ice Cream: Scoops

The Best Scoops in Boston (Numbers correspond to scoops shown above.) 1. Vanilla Bean | Batch Ice Cream Served at Bee’s Knees, Fort Point Bright and […]

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Ice Cream: Frappes

Straw Poll When it comes to ice-cream-to-mouth delivery, there are those who prefer the spoon, and those who champion the cone. There’s also a smaller—though […]

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Ice Cream: Road Trip

Stands That Deliver With insane portions, awesomely titled flavors (Barnyard Mudslide or Crunchasaurus, anyone?), and an abundance of New England charm, these ice cream stands […]

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Ice Cream: Soft-Serve

One Sweet Swirl Our favorite summertime indulgence? A soft-serve twist in a cone from the Original Boston Frosty, located at the corner of Arlington and […]

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Ice Cream: Sundaes

The Best Sundae in Boston The Dark-Chocolate Brownie Masterpiece at Picco Picco owner (and pastry wiz) Rick Katz has been making brownies for decades, so […]

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Ice Cream: Upscale

The Deconstructed Creamsicle How do you turn a nostalgic childhood treat into a complex fine-dining dessert? Rialto executive pastry chef Jonathan Posiko explains the thinking […]

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Just Add Ice Cream

1. Coop’s Microcreamery Fudge Cardullo’s, Harvard Square 2. Reese’s Pieces Various supermarkets 3. Fat Toad Farm Goat’s Milk Caramel South End Formaggio, South End 4. […]

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From Scratch: Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie

Chocolate with mint is one my favorite combos, so it’s no surprise that a velvety grasshopper pie is right up my alley. To put a […]