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Aug 7, 2006 03:40 AM

Does Sylvan Beach sell their ice cream anywhere else?

I thought I read a blurb somewhere that they were planning to package and market it locally.

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  1. I guess it depends are where ELSE could be. There are two shops run by Sylvan Beach, Mt. Washington and Mt. Vernon. Sylvan Beach is branding the ice cream as City Beach Ice Cream. I mention this because the scoop shop in Mt. Washington will soon change the sign to City Beach, but its the same ice cream as the downtown location, the Sylvan Beach Cafe on Preston Street. Those are the two primary locations for the ice cream.

    There are two other ways to get it. Sylvan Beach does catered ice cream parties and festivals. There is a booth every year at Artscape, FlowerMart etc. and you can book your office party and have a make your own sundae bar.

    Also, there is a growing list of restaurants that carry City Beach Ice Cream, including Maggie Moores, Golden West, and City Cafe. Its great that these restaurants support a local non-profit. I recently went into a great restaurant talked alot about on here. The food was excellent and for dessert: Hershey’s Ice Cream? I couldn't understand it. The chef obviously took great care in selecting fresh local ingredients but then served what amounted to frozen dessert product after the meal.

    Disclaimer repeater: I said this in the past, but I guess I'll do it again on the new board. The Sylvan Beach Foundation is a non-profit that works with at-risk youths in Baltimore city. They provide housing, education and work experience. I am on the board of directors of the non-profit.

    1. Thanks for the heads up. I suppose I should have mentioned that I'm in DC, so I was hoping that there may be plans in the works to distribute it to select stores on the East Coast. Perhaps that was (key lime)-pie-in-sky thinking on my part.

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      1. re: biscuit

        Speaking of pie-in-the-sky, you have to come up in the fall and try the pumpkin pie ice cream. Too good. Both the pumpkin pie and key lime pie are seasonal flavors. I'm not sure how much longer they will have the key lime this summer.