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White Tiger at Screaming Mimi's

Junie D Aug 11, 2006 03:27 PM

A bit late for Ice Cream Month but stopped at Screaming Mimi's in Sebastopol this week. The White Tiger ice cream is like the fruitcake of ice cream, in a GOOD way. Grand Marnier, thick ripple of chocolatey fudge, and candied orange peel. I knew I couldn't eat a lot of it so had it paired with a scoop of chewy coffee. With the crumbly cookie it was the most grown-up ice cream I've ever eaten.

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  1. Peter Yee RE: Junie D Aug 12, 2006 12:20 AM

    Heck, with the warmest part of the year yet to come, it's never too late for ice cream.

    Was the White Tiger strong with Grand Marnier, or just lightly flavored?

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    1. re: Peter Yee
      Junie D RE: Peter Yee Aug 13, 2006 03:24 PM

      No, it's never too late for ice cream. The Grand Marnier was neither subtle nor overpowering, but combined with the orange peel packs a strong orange punch, that's why I cut it with coffee. Next time chocolate sorbet?

    2. Melanie Wong RE: Junie D Aug 13, 2006 07:12 PM

      That sounds like a great flavor! I like Screamin Mimi's, but find I have to try a lot of things first before finding a flavor I want to buy. Sounds like a winner.

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