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cagirlintexas Oct 7, 2006 12:17 AM

I want to thank everyone to your responses to my other posts. I am 5 months pregnant and new to Dallas so I always need help. I was wondering if anyone knew where the BEST ice cream was. I would also settle for a good frozen custard place cause I have never tried that. I am willing to drive to settle a craving.
Thanks again,
Melissa

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    ssh Oct 7, 2006 01:15 AM

    Pacuigo- multiple locations including west village, plano and soon Northpark mall. Great gelato and ices. Flavors change weekly.

    Henry's-in plano. Great creamy high fat goodness.

    Harry's-knox Henderon and 75. Great custard and hot dogs.

    Perhaps this will help

    http://www.guidelive.com/feature/309/

    Im a dessert guy--2-3 with every meal if I can.

    1. vktp Oct 7, 2006 01:18 AM

      I hear good things about Henry's (Plano) http://www.henryshomemadeicecream.com/

      For frozen custard, Harry's is the place to go (Dallas, Knox and McKinney): http://www.wildaboutharrys.com/

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        cagirlintexas Oct 7, 2006 01:28 PM

        Thanks I am thinking Henry's in plano sounds like it might be a good place to try today and then I will try the frozen cutard next week at Harry's.

        Ssh - I am definalty a desert girl too! I exspecially love my ice cream!

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          ssh Oct 7, 2006 07:02 PM

          Here are some of the best desserts in town:

          Perry's: brown bag apple pie (with henry's ice cream!) and chocolate cake ala mode

          Jaspers: rocky road ice cream cookie

          Standard: madalines

          Nobu: Tempura chocolate balls and Pear toban yaki (are they closing?)

          Smith & Wolensky: Trio of Crème Brûlée ala mode with whipped cream)

          Ziziki: baklalva ice cream pie

          Fuse: funnel cake and smores fondue

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            ChristieP Oct 7, 2006 10:21 PM

            Milwaukee Joe's! http://www.icecreamjoe.com/
            They have 2 locations in NE Tarrant County: Southlake Town Center and Harwood & Norwood in Hurst. There's also one on Inwood in Dallas, and it has frozen custard, too.

            AWESOME, creative flavors of the day, and a regular menu that pleases, too! Today's flavor is White Chocolate Oreo...

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              delhiite2 Oct 11, 2006 08:29 PM

              Go to Old Town Creamery in Plano, they have some unique Indian flavours like (Almond, Pistachio, Lichee etc)

              For Frozen Custard, try Sheridans at Preston and Campbell.

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                Scott Oct 11, 2006 09:16 PM

                I'll second the recommendation for Old Town Creamery.

                Scott

              2. air Oct 22, 2006 03:38 AM

                Another vote for Henry's Ice Cream here. I haven't been able to stop by their actual store yet, but I've stopped by their booth during the two times I've been to Taste of Plano and I loved it. Also can't go wrong with Paciugo and it's easy to find since there are locations everywhere.

                Sheridan's: There's nothing special there, don't go out of your way for their mediocre custard. I also say this since I've been spoiled by a place in my hometown (Katy, TX) called Ritter's Frozen Custard.

                I'll make sure to check out Old Town Creamery sometime.

                1. adkim Oct 25, 2006 05:08 PM

                  Sheridan's at Preston and Campbell. Best custard in town. Promise. Just don't get their hot dogs.

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                    Kirk Oct 25, 2006 06:26 PM

                    And I would highly recommend avoiding their custard and ice cream, too.

                    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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                      delhiite2 Oct 26, 2006 06:35 PM

                      Kirk, Were you able to try other flavours at Old Town? They have recently introduced a few more Indian flavours...tasted Falooda and Anjeer and were pretty good...Their Mango is awsome..reminds me of Alphanso Mangoes that i used to hog every summer while I was back home...

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                        Kirk Oct 26, 2006 08:53 PM

                        I haven't been back recently, but will definitely have to check out some of the new flavors.

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                    princesstwee Nov 9, 2006 04:02 PM

                    try Sheridans for frozen yogurt! its really good - i think there's one in frisco and one in richardson off preston and campbell.

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                      missmaggie Dec 13, 2006 09:25 PM

                      Personally, I think Braum's has the best ice cream. My favorite flavors are butter brickle and peppermint (Peppermint milk shakes are good too). Nothing beats their single dip strawberry sundae with almonds. Also, they have the best milk.

                      For ice cream at the store, if you are new to the south, Bluebell's cookies and cream ice cream is really good.

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                        jHphotos Dec 16, 2006 03:53 AM

                        i agree with whoever said paciugo's. great flavors, great shop.

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