Main Liners are just a couple weeks away from enjoying donuts and ice cream at Wayne Bar. In what was the home of the Suburban and Wayne Times. As the name suggests, the store will offer donuts, as well as coffee and for later in the day, ice cream.
The Wayne Donut Bar fills a gaping cavity of sweets in the Main Line town. In recent years the town has lost Dairy Queen, Sweet Daddy’s, Cold Stone and Gumdrops and Sprinkles.
Donuts by Day, Ice Cream by Night [Radnor Patch]
Wayne Bar [Foobooz]
Elixr Coffee and Little Baby’s Ice Cream are coming together to bring us Affogato Days. Affogato is the divine combination of ice cream and espresso and the combination will be on sale at Elixr tomorrow, August 14th as well as Wednesday, August 28th.
The affogato is available all day and is $4.50 a glass.
Affogato Day(s) at Elixr featuring Little Baby’s Ice Cream [Little Baby's Ice Cream]
Little Baby’s is a strange place that serves some of the oddest and most delicious ice creams known to man. And it’s run by strange people—notably, its founders and owners, Pete Angevine, Martin Brown and Jeffrey Ziga. Here, Angevine talks about the new August menu at Little Baby’s World HQ on Frankford Avenue and gives some insight into what makes the weirdness work.
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Zagat’s scoop on the 31 craziest ice cream flavors from around the world–featuring flavors from two Philly restaurants–might literally make you scream for ice cream after reading some of the kooky offerings.
But be warned, you just might scream in disgust or horror instead.
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Uber, the smart-phone-powered way to snag a town car has been saving us from hot Philadelphia cabs for over a year now. And tomorrow, Friday July 19th, they’ll be saving us from the heat. In honor of National Ice Cream Day, you’ll be able to use your Uber app to summon ice cream trucks on demand to request ice cream delivery.
$25 gets you an ice cream bundle from a Mister Softee truck delivered right to you. The bundle includes five ice cream products plus an Uber tank top.
Uber is also offering $20 off people’s first ride if they enter the code ICECREAM. Head to Uber to sign up.
Ice cream trucks will be available on the road from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Uber Ice Cream Goes Global [Uber]
A marriage of awesome outdoor grilling and delicious ice cream is taking place over at Reading Terminal Market this Saturday, July 13th. You’re invited to celebrate both National Hot Dog Month and National Ice Cream Month with a bevy of summer staples–$1 hot dogs, turkey legs, kabobs, shrimp skewers, grilled pizza, hamburgers, Amish sausages, Bavarian pork sandwiches, as well as a variety of ice cream treats. Live music, games, and children’s arts and crafts will round out the event. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Philadelphia magazine’s coolest summer feature is all about ice cream, because adding ice cream makes just about anything better. Find out if you can create the ultimate ice cream combo.
What ingredient, plus ice cream, rocks your taste buds? Submit your own recipe, or click on “view entries” to cast your vote. The top picks will be featured in a blog post on Foobooz.
Look out Little Baby’s Ice Cream. Morimoto and his pastry chef Thomas McCarthy have developed a line of unconventional ice cream and sorbet flavors. And they’re going to be for sale at Morimoto in Philadelphia. Flavors will include such unusual flavors such as Popcorn, Miso Honey and Chicken ‘n Waffle.
The ice cream can be purchased to-go at Morimoto’s host stand as well as from servers at the end of a meal. The ice cream launch this Friday and will cost $10 per container.
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Fairmount’s popular Philly Flavors will soon be opening a location at 44 S 19th Street. The ice cream, Italian ice and frozen yogurt spot sports a similar blue-and-white pinstripe look to its Fairmount neighbor and received its awning this weekend.
The addition of the ice cream parlor should soften the loss of Scoop de Ville on Chestnut Street.
If you haven’t noticed yet, it is brutally hot outside right now and will be for the rest of the weekend. There is only one food out there that can possibly bring down your body temperature to something slightly reasonable in weather like this and that food is ice cream. It is the most summery food there is, and because we’re getting an early taste of the summer heat, it only seems right to tell you where to score the best ice cream in town.
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