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Soft ice cream recommendations?

Cate Nov 13, 2009 04:16 PM

Hi all- does anyone have any recommendations for a good place to get soft ice cream? No tasty delight or frozen yogurt or anything like that, just plain, good soft ice cream... preferably available in a chocolate/vanilla swirl... thanks in advance!

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    kathryn RE: Cate Nov 14, 2009 07:31 AM

    You mean soft serve? I'd go to Chikalicious Dessert Club. Their vanilla soft serve is real ice cream and delicious.

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      RCC RE: Cate Nov 14, 2009 07:51 AM

      Momofuku Milk Bar.

      Momofuku Milk Bar
      251 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003

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        orthorunner RE: Cate Nov 14, 2009 07:59 PM

        Ok, caveat is that this is not entirely just "plain ice cream" However, if anything, it tastes even better-thick and creamy: Kyotofu, with rotating flavors, has soft serve ice cream made with soy milk in a variety of flavors. Sometimes a take-off of vanilla and chocolate, other times flavors like lemon custard. SO good! (And trust me, no weird aftertaste of soy....)

        705 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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          Lucia RE: Cate Nov 16, 2009 02:09 PM

          Chikalicious is great. Shake Shack (well, it's custard, but still) is my favorite soft serve. Momofuku Milk Bar is very good, but you have to be willing to forego the chocolate/vanilla.

          Shake Shack
          366 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024

          Momofuku Milk Bar
          251 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003

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            Cate RE: Lucia Nov 17, 2009 06:04 PM

            Thanks everyone, I can't wait to try them. Will report back soon...

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