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5 Places to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Updated on July 30, 2014

Great Artisan Ice Cream

McConnell's Flavors

Here are some of their flavors in alphabetical order -

Black Coffee Chip

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Churros Con Leche

Dark Chocolate Paso Brittle

Double Peanut Butter Chip

Dutchman's Chocolate

Eureka Lemon & Marionberries

Golden State Vanilla

Island Coconut

Mint Chip

Peppermint Stick

Roadside Raspberry

Salted Caramel Chip

Sweet Cream

Toasted Coconut Almond Chip

Turkish Coffee

Vanilla Bean

1. Free McConnell's Ice Cream

Since 1949, McConnell's Ice Cream has been churning the finest of frozen treats along the Central Coast.

Made in the Old Dairy, ice cream is made from scratch for grass-grazed cows. They work with farms, ranches, orchards and purveyors to include fresh jams and preserves, caramels and chocolates, organic fruit and nuts, and cold brewed coffee.

The ice cream never has stabilizers, preservatives, fillers or additives, gums, starches, or syrups.

Michael Palmer and his family purchased McConnell's Ice Cream in 2011 with the goal of expanding to Los Angeles.

They have kept the tradition of using only the finest ingredients, while expanding the flavors to cater to the sophisticated foodie palate in California.

I am happy to report that McConnell’s iconic ice cream is excitedly coming to Los Angeles by opening a store in the historic Grand Central Market on July 31, 2014.

Get a free scoop of creamy ice cream while visiting the epicenter of food and culture at the Grand Central Market on July 31, 2014 between 6 to 9 p.m.

The store will be open daily scooping ice cream and treats that are unique to Los Angeles and Southern California.

317 S. Broadway (213)624-2378.

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2. RivaBella Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

West Hollywood’s Tuscan-inspired dining hotspot, RivaBella and Executive Chef Luigi Fineowill offer an adult-friendly version of their new tableside dessert—Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream—during the summer and in celebration of National Ice Cream Month. This sweet treat features Bailey's infused vanilla ice cream, the treat is topped with Frangelico, Chambord, and toasted hazelnuts ($15).

For a true dining experience, liquid nitrogen is poured in a fire engine red hand-cranked Kitchen Aid and mixed with milk, cream, vanilla, and sugar to form a frothy vanilla ice cream.

In addition to the alcoholic offering for the month, guests can also opt for a non-alcoholic vanilla version, which is served alongside an assortment of toppings such as Nutella, salted caramel, and macerated strawberries.

RivaBella

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9201 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 (310) 278-2060:
9201 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

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Napoléon’s Macarons Free Ice Cream Sandwich

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Napoléon’s Macarons

They are delicate French cookies filled with luscious buttercream or rich ganache. They are very French and lovingly handmade. The collection includes classic recipes as well as our unique, eclectic flavors of gluten-free French Macarons made with organic products.

Flavors include vanilla, hazelnut, salted caramel, pistachio, raspberry, and lavender.

3. Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

To celebrate National Ice Cream Day on Saturday, August 2, Napoleon’s Macarons in the Americana at Brand is giving away mouthwatering treats between 2 and 4 p.m.

The freebie features a scoop of handmade ice cream in between two long, almond-based macaron shells. It’s a delectable twist on the classic Parisian cookie. Flavors include a raspberry pistachio Maca’Long with pistachio ice cream and strawberry swirl in between two almond shells.

The hazelnut lemon Maca’Long has hazelnut lemon ice cream in between two long, almond shells. They also have a vanilla pecan Maca’Long made with handmade vanilla ice cream with pecans and a mocha Maca’Long made with coffee ice cream and chocolate chips.

608 Americana Way, Glendale (818)291-9160.


4. Coolhaus Ice Cream

Coolhaus trucks are hitting the streets this Saturday, August 2, for National Ice Cream Sandwich Day.

Do you want Coolhaus to show up to your party and pass out free ice cream sammies? Tweet @coolhaus with the hashtags #CoolhausCrashers and #cuisinart and give them a compelling reason for to drive to your house with location details and your party size.

Coolhaus will select a variety of winners in Austin, New York and Los Angeles to deliver ice cream sammies & bars. They also will give away free CRAFT BEER (since it is NATIONAL BEER DAY on August 2 too. You might also get a COOLHAUS COOKBOOK. Select winners will get a CUISINART ICE CREAM MAKER as well!

Applicants can submit tweets until the contest closes on Friday, August 1, at 12 p.m. PST, and winners will receive details through Twitter direct message.

Coolhaus on a Stick

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Coolhaus Flavors

Balsamic fig & mascarpone

Beer & pretzels

Blueberry Sweet Corn

Dirty mint chip

Earl grey fried chicken & waffles

Gin & Tonic

Mint julep

Nutella with almonds

Salted Chocolate

Butterscotch budino

Cinnamon maple bun

Baked apple

The LEED Shore Hotel Offers Ice Cream Treats

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5. Shore Hotel Ice Cream

This August at the Shore Hotel they will featurs a different purveyor from across LA each weekend from bicycle-churned frozen desserts and made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream, to delicious and nutritious cold-press juices and pops.

Ice-Cream Lab will serve made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream using organic, local ingredients. The Lab techs will make custom ice cream creations on the spot from seasonal flavors that rotate weekly based on what they purchase at the farmers’ market. Creations include Salt Lick Crunch, Blue Velvet, and Banilla. Price: $3.00/scoop.

Downtown’s Peddler’s Creamery will serve bicycle-churned dairy and non-dairy ice cream and frozen desserts. They use only organic ingredients and fair trade chocolates featuring handcrafted classics like fresh strawberry and banana chip to creative combos like mint chocolate cookie, candied kumquat, strawberry basil sorbet, and vegan Mexican Chocolate. Price: $3.50/scoop

Pure Pops will serve small batch, handmade Popsicle made with only the finest all natural and organic ingredients. One will find many unique flavors for every palette, including: Avocado Lime, Blueberry Lavender, Grapefruit Tarragon, and Mango Cilantro, among others, and have vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, and gluten free options. Price: $3.00 – $4.00 depending on the pop

Paleta will serve high-quality, cold-press juices, smotthies, and Popsicle made from the highest quality organic produce to maximize the vitality and flavor. Refreshing and healthy combos include: Coco Colada, Kale Kooler, and Key Lime Serran-Aide, among others. Price: $3 for popsicles, $8 for Smoothies, $10 for Juices, $12 for magic-all-nut milkshakes.

New to Los Angeles, Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream scoop truck will serve ice cream made from scratch, using only fresh hormone and antibiotic free milk and cream, cane sugar, egg yolks and the best fruits, chocolates, spices and nuts from small producers locally and around the world. Selections range from Currants and Cream, Pistachio, Ginger, Earl Grey Tea, and other specialty flavors. Price: $5.50/regular; $7.50/large

WHEN: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Detailed schedule below

Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3, 2014 – Ice-Cream Lab

Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10, 2014 – Pure Pop

Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17, 2014 – Paleta

Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24, 2014 – Peddler’s Creamery Ice Cream Cart

Saturday, August 30 thru Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 – Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

The Shore Hotel is a LEED Gold certified property located just steps away from the Santa Monica Pier and beaches.

Shore Hotel is at 1515 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA (800)599.1515

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1515 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401:
1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

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