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Does Maple Walnut ice cream exist anymore in NYC?

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emiloooo Jun 25, 2007 12:09 PM

With all these fancy ice cream places popping up, it's hard to find the tried and true flavors that you remember having as a kid. Case in point: Maple Walnut. I live in Park Slope and neither Uncle Louie G's nor Haagen Daaz nor Maggie Moos scoops this flavor! I'm not looking for Double Chocolate Raspberry Peanut and Cashew Avocado Garlic Caramel Swirl. I'm just looking for plain Maple Walnut! Is that so much to ask? And you would think that Ben and Jerry's being from Vermont and all would carry this flavor, but they don't. Let's get back to basics here, people. Can anyone tell me of a scoop shop that carries Maple Walnut?
I'm going nutty just thinking about it.

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  1. Cheese Boy RE: emiloooo Jun 26, 2007 07:26 PM

    This might have to do ---> http://www.haagen-dazs.com/products/p...

    ... or this ---> http://nymag.com/listings/restaurant/...

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      emiloooo RE: Cheese Boy Jun 27, 2007 09:46 AM

      wow. ...i MIGHT just have to make the trek to staten island.

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        Cheese Boy RE: emiloooo Jun 28, 2007 05:49 PM

        Three locations. ... ... ... ... call before you go.
        Look ---> http://www.yellowpages.com/sp/yellowp...

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      moymoy RE: emiloooo Jun 27, 2007 06:48 PM

      Isn't maple walnut a Carvel flavor? I've only ever seen it at Carvel's.

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        akk RE: emiloooo Jun 28, 2007 08:41 AM

        Emack and Bolio's sometimes has it.

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          akk RE: akk Jun 28, 2007 07:00 PM

          FYI, I walked by Emack & Bolio's on 1st Ave. betw. 81st and 82nd today and noticed that they do have Maple Walnut currently, but I would call before making a substantial trek.
          http://www.emackandbolios.com/locatio...

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          RGR RE: emiloooo Jun 28, 2007 08:43 PM

          Maple Walnut is a favorite of mine. If you're willing to trek to Princeton, NJ, you can find it at Thomas Sweet.

          http://thomassweet.com/

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            njeggy1 RE: RGR Jun 29, 2007 04:59 AM

            Isn't there a Thomas Sweet in New Brunswick? It's a bit more convenient from NYC.

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              RGR RE: njeggy1 Jun 29, 2007 08:28 AM

              njeggy1, I didn't know that, but you're right! I didn't think to click on "Locations" on the website, but doing so now shows four:

              http://thomassweet.com/locations.html

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            haleyjen RE: emiloooo Jun 29, 2007 08:39 AM

            Hinsch's in Brooklyn has it occasionally too. Straight shot on the "R", less of a pain than Staten Island.

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              emiloooo RE: haleyjen Jun 29, 2007 09:36 AM

              where is Hinsch's? in bay ridge?

              Thanks for all the suggestions! I will go on a Maple Walnut tour galore. I can't wait.

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              JMJD RE: emiloooo Jun 29, 2007 07:00 PM

              Since places outside of NYC have already been mentioned, I think Van Dyck's in Ridgewood, NJ has it -- or at least they used to. It was my grandmother's favorite flavor. That's a little closer than New Brunswick or Princeton, I think.

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                emiloooo RE: JMJD Jul 2, 2007 06:45 AM

                Ah thanks. My boyfriend's folks live in the next town over so we'll have to try it. He was talking about that place this weekend b/c the sign outside said something like "homemade again" b/c i guess it wasn't for a while but now it's under new ownership or something. Have you been there this summer yet?

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