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yolidog Jul 12, 2012 11:40 PM

Anyone know ice cream places and addresses on the Westside?

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    film_score Jul 13, 2012 12:29 AM

    My house...

    ;-)

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      kevin Jul 13, 2012 04:05 PM

      Are we invited ?

      thanks.

    2. Servorg Jul 13, 2012 05:37 AM

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/846363

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/827331

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        JudiAU Jul 13, 2012 03:19 PM

        My house too. Otherwise I think you are looking for housemade or made in house?

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          Thor123 Jul 13, 2012 03:22 PM

          Just went last week. Saffron and Rose on Westwood Boulevard accross from where Boarders was is off the charts. Crazy good.

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            prawn Jul 13, 2012 04:02 PM

            Really great place to find flavors you normally never see, but I'll be honest, some of the choices were pretty out there, and not things we'd order a second time. Still, if you want a dessert that's not overpoweringly sweet, S&R is a great discovery.

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              kevin Jul 13, 2012 04:05 PM

              what chocies were out there ?

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                Servorg Jul 13, 2012 04:12 PM

                You can get some idea by scrolling through the Yelp photos: http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/l5AhBW...

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                  prawn Jul 13, 2012 04:19 PM

                  There was a cucumber + ? combination we tried that I wouldn't get again, and an avocado with basil that my friend couldn't finish. Loved how some of the flavors smelled though, really refreshing on a hot day.

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                    BrewNChow Jul 24, 2012 10:48 PM

                    They will let you sample any and all of their flavors. Literally. Just ask.

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                      bulavinaka Jul 25, 2012 03:00 PM

                      We did just that a couple of months ago. An out-of-town guest never tried Persian anything before so we made a requisite primer visit to Shamshiri and S and R after. He was skeptical of many of the nontraditional flavors at first but after going thru the line-up, he was impressed. Saffron rosewater pistachio is what he ordered.

            2. sarahbeths Jul 13, 2012 04:20 PM

              Obvious answers are Scoops Westside and Cool Haus. Now Bulgarini is serving their gelato at Treeforest in culver city.... I don't like their gelato personally. I like the gelato at Ugo (it's the only thing I like there) in culver city also. Looking forward to trying S&R!

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                dominicinco Jul 23, 2012 05:45 AM

                Check out BeachyCream off of Wilshire and Euclid St. (13th), they use to be in Santa Monica Place and specialize in ice cream sandwiches. If you have a dog bring it with you, they serve doggy ice cream.

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                  Servorg Jul 23, 2012 06:06 AM

                  http://beachycream.com/icecream.html

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                    dominicinco Jul 23, 2012 11:58 AM

                    Cool, and all their ingredients are organic. Their key lime cocunut ice cream sandwich is one of my faves.

                    I was not a fan of saffron or rose ice cream at the middle eastern ice cream shops in Westwood. If you are a fan of eating perfume, be my guest.

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                      kevin Jul 23, 2012 12:11 PM

                      I dont think it's really about perfume, the ice cream just tastes damn good.

                      To each their own.

                      Does anyone else subscribe to beachy cream ?

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                        Servorg Jul 23, 2012 12:17 PM

                        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8581...

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