Exterior & interior shots of Humphry Slocombe and one of the proprietors Jake Godby
I finally made it to the ice cream Holy Grail…Humphry Slocombe. Probably not everyone would understand the eccentricity behind the work of co-owners Jake Godby and Sean Vahey from the humoruous tongue-in-cheek names to the unusual flavor combinations [...]
I’m continuing my tradition of making my own mooncakes for myself and my family. (Here is last year’s mooncakes post.) The two main reasons why I’m making my own mooncakes is I know what the heck is in them (especially, I’m hearing/reading a lot of preservatives and odd things are getting into [...]
Inside Victory Garden (with their adorable tip jar)
Victory Garden, is a boutique located in the West Village that specializes in all things goat’s milk, namely its luxuriously creamy goat’s milk soft serve.
This charming boutique has an exposed brick wall one side of the store, while the other side evokes the [...]
Inside the SoHo boutique
For the past three years or so, I’ve been a fan of the Chicago-based luxury chocolate brand, Vosges Haut Chocolat, under the ownership and the head chocolatier, Katrina Markoff. The main reason why I like Vosges is their bacon + chocolate collection, though everything else is fun to [...]
Sidewalk sign, Flavor menu, Open kitchen & Hand scooping cookie dough
Je & Jo is a small batch, artisanal ice cream company that I remembered a while ago a friend of mine mentioned about this cute little stall she saw around the Upper West Side Farmers’ Market about a year ago that [...]
Neon sign of the gelateria; Gelato; Espresso and coffee machines
Back in 2002, when artisan ice creams started to hit its stride in New York City Jon Snyder proprietor of Il Laboratorio del Gelato was located at a tiny storefront at Orchard Street. If you recall a post from The New York [...]
Interior of Amorino
If you remembered my first day in Paris post (seen here), Amorino’s gelati (gelati = plural of gelato) were awesome. Creamy, dreamy, intensely flavorful and dense, like gelato should be. I was lucky to get a sneak preview of Amorino and its offerings earlier this afternoon.