Chill Out At Reading Terminal Market’s Philly Ice Cream Scoop

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Reading Terminal Market already showcases a piece of Philly’s (and the nation’s) rich, creamy food history history: it’s the home of Bassetts, the oldest operating ice cream company in the United States.

On Saturday, July 29th, the market is highlighting all that the city’s frozen treat scene has to offer with the Philly Ice Cream Scoop, a day of ice cream-centric fun.

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Little Baby’s Will Have — Wait for It — Gluten-Free Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches Tomorrow 

Little Baby's non-dairy Thai Iced Tea ice cream sandwiched between a gluten-free macaron | Photo via Instagram

Little Baby’s non-dairy Thai Iced Tea ice cream sandwiched between a gluten-free macaron | Photo via Instagram

I’m not going to lie: I haven’t gotten a whole lot of work done in the past two hours because I’ve spent approximately one hour and 37 minutes of those two hours staring — while occasionally wiping saliva from my chin — at the gluten-free macaron ice cream sandwich filled with non-dairy Thai Iced Tea ice cream that Little Baby’s posted to Instagram earlier today. Yes: A gluten-free macaron ice cream sandwich.

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Quick Bites: New Hai Street, Little Baby’s in DC, The Oval Returns

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Hai Street Sushi Burrito opens in the food court at the Shops at Liberty Place.

Hai Street Kitchen opens its newest location today. The sushi roll fast-serve spot is now serving in the food court at the Shops of Liberty Place. This is Hai Street’s third Philadelphia location. There are also two locations in New York and a food truck roaming Philadelphia.

In other Philadelphia concepts branching out, Little Baby’s Ice Cream has a pop-up in Washington D.C. On Sundays. Washingtonians can get Little Baby’s unusual brand of ice cream on Sundays from 11am to 8pm in the Trickling Springs Creamery booth at Union Market.

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West Philly Runners to Host Little Baby’s Ice Cream Run September 19th

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Little Baby’s Ice Cream | Photo via Facebook

I don’t need to do much editorializing about this upcoming fun run because the description really says it all.

Ahem: “We’ll start our run at Little Baby’s Ice Cream’s Cedar Park Embassy (49th and Baltimore),” says the Facebook post, “and then run to the World Headquarters at 2311 Frankford Ave in Fishtown. Why? Because Ice Cream!” Read more »

The Summer 2015 Affogato Road Show

Affogato-BirchIt was back in the sweltering summer days of 2013 when the first Affogato Days simultaneously caffeinated us and cooled us. The pop-up partnership between Little Baby’s Ice Cream and Elixr Coffee was a natural fit. Perfectly-pulled shots of single origin espresso poured over scoops of ice cream from Philly’s most playful jockeys of the deep freeze. Now, some of the Elixir kids have decamped to start W/N W/N Coffee Bar, but this year, just like Wet Hot American Summer, the gang is getting back together. The menu is the same, ice cream drowned in coffee once again, only this time the team is hitting the road.

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