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Mar 18, 2008 05:26 PM

ISO of ginger ice cream.

Any idea of where I can get this? My husband had some at a Japanese restaurant and loved it, but I can't seem to find it at any Japanese grocery store. I've checked both Nijiya and Mitsuwa in West LA, Mitsuwa in downtown LA, and on a lark, also looked for it at the Galleria Market in K-town. Where can I find this elusive ice cream?

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  1. Glacier has it from time to time, and it's full of real ginger pieces. You'd have to call to find out if they have an upcoming-flavor-calendar.....or they might check the freezer to see if they have any pints available.

    1. A few years ago I bought some ginger ice cream at Fosselman's. It was in their freezer of pre-packed ice cream, and they didn't appear to be scooping it fresh. Nonetheless it was really good.

      Fosselman's Ice Cream Co
      1824 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

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      1. re: Debbie W

        Fosselman's does still sell the ginger ice cream. I bought some last month, and it's quite good (lots of pieces of candied ginger). I think it costs either $6.50 or $6.75 for a pre-packed half-gallon.

      2. They have it regularly at Chabuya, the noodle place on Sawtelle.

        As for purchasing it, you might try the 99 Ranch Market in San Gabriel. I've seen it there on occasion.

        1. I think I recently had some at the new, double-decker Whole Foods Market in Pasadena.

          1. i've had it at scoops. though i would call beforehand since they rotate their flavors.

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            1. re: greengelato

              Beware: Scoops is awesome, but they rotate flavors frequently.