Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.
If you're keeping track, there's a fair amount of ice cream–related crime happening. Earlier this month in Washington, DC, a gunman carjacked an ice cream truck (no ice cream was taken). A month or so earlier, in upstate New York, charges were filed after a turf war broke out between Sno Kone Joe and Mr. Ding-a-Ling (those New York state ice cream vendors have inspired names).
I'd like to focus on the lighter side of ice cream. Specifically, Food & Wine's awesome Best New Pastry Chefs 2013 and their very favorite ice creams, from Pasadena to Brooklyn.
Capogiro: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
21 Choices: Pasadena, California
"Black Dog owner Jessica Oloroso used to just sell at small markets all over Chicago; she recently got her own space. My favorite flavor there is sesame fig."
"And Nielsen's Frozen Custard. Fun fact: Utah has the highest amount of ice cream consumers in the country. This frozen custard place is out in the middle ofnowhere. They only serve three flavors: vanilla, chocolate and one rotatingflavor, like chocolate malted almond. I always get the rotating flavor." - Stephanie Prida of Manresa: Los Gatos, California
Margie's Candies: Chicago, Illinois
The Ice Cream Man: Greenwich, New York
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