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Beer Float Los Angeles

Naughty or Nice Beer Float (Drink of the Week)

I’m no stranger to beer floats, but they’re far from an everyday thing, so when the magic words “Naughty Sauce” and “McConnell’s” rampaged my in box, it was inevitable I’d end up at The...
Bartender Los Angeles

Matt Biancaniello + Scoops Collaborate on Ice Cream “Cocktails”

Market-driven bartender Matt Biancaniello joined forces with Matthew Kang (Scoops Westside) and Tai Kim (Scoops) to create ice cream “cocktails” in Los Angeles. This was the second time these palate-bending individuals teamed, and there’s...
Pastry Chef Los Angeles

Interview: pastry chef Shiho Yoshikawa (Sweet Rose Creamery)

Seasonal, market-driven chef Shiho Yoshikawa baked at Tartine Bakery and The Slanted Door in San Francisco, which allowed her to build a substantial knowledge base before opening Sweet Rose Creamery with Josh Loeb and...
Ice Cream Portland

Interview: ice cream maker Tyler Malek (Salt & Straw)

Longtime marketing professional Kim Malek opened Salt & Straw in Portland’s Alberta Arts District in 2011 and tapped cousin Tyler to make the ice cream. He dove right into his ice cream education, learning...
Ice Cream Los Angeles

Top Selling Flavors at Los Angeles Ice Cream and Gelato Shops

I asked people from 12 prominent L.A. ice cream and gelato shops, “What is your top selling flavor, and why do you think that’s the case?” Their responses speak to their varied clientele and...
Ice Cream Santa Cruz

The Penny Ice Creamery: Comforting + Seasonal in Santa Cruz

It didn’t take long to learn whether it was worth the wait at The Penny Ice Creamery, an artisan ice cream parlor from chef Kendra Baker and Zachary Davis in downtown Santa Cruz. We...