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The Perfect Scoop - Summer 2013

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icecreamgirl Jun 12, 2013 04:47 PM

It's that time of year!!! I'm in search of the perfect scoop of ice cream across the Great Plains.

Who and where are your favorite purveyors of the creamy, delectable stuff? I'm especially interested in Iowa and the St Louis area.

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  1. wekick RE: icecreamgirl Jun 12, 2013 07:28 PM

    Glacé in Kansas City.

    http://www.glaceicecream.com/

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      relizabeth RE: wekick Jun 14, 2013 06:44 AM

      Glace is sublime.

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      tonifi RE: icecreamgirl Jun 14, 2013 11:14 AM

      I'm not so much about the ice cream, but I do think your trip would not be complete without a visit to Crown Candy Kitchen and to Ted Drewes while you are in St. Louis. There is a newish place down on Cherokee Street: http://www.iscreamcakes.com/, I think their custom cakes are the emphasis, but they do scoops and cones, and they do some really interesting flavor combinations.

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        shannonstl RE: icecreamgirl Jun 18, 2013 04:49 PM

        Also, in St. Louis (actually Webster Groves) we have Serendipity which is very cute.
        http://serendipity-icecream.com/

        1. Melanie Wong RE: icecreamgirl Jun 18, 2013 04:56 PM

          Good topic, just in time to prepare for July, National Ice Cream Month.

          Here's my post on Murray's in Kansas City.
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/872854

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            icecreamgirl RE: icecreamgirl Jun 30, 2013 09:46 AM

            I'm going to STL next week. Can't wait to try the recommendations there! The KC ones sound fantastic too. This is off topic, but has anyone been to Winslow's?

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              shannonstl RE: icecreamgirl Jun 30, 2013 10:08 AM

              Yes, I've been to Winslows many times (assuming you mean the one here in STL). It's very cute, one of my favorite lunch spots.

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