City-inspired ice cream flavors

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love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
2013/06/09 09:23:35
Apparently Ben & Jerry's recently launched a campaign to get the public to recommend ice cream flavors inspired by certain cities, such as New York, Portland, San Francisco, etc., and I thought this might be a fun topic for us to play with.
 
What flavor(s) would you choose to represent your city or any of the major cities you've visited?
 
RubyRose
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 09:33:51
Birch beer is a very popular carbonated drink in our area so I think a birch beer flavored ice cream with chunks of funnel cake would be luscious and represent the PA dutch flavors of Reading or Lancaster PA.

The places that make their own ice cream around here always have teaberry on the menu. That might be a good flavor for a revival.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 10:02:40
Ralph's Famous Italian Ices (a Staten Island original) has both pistachio & cannoli flavors in the Creme Ice section.

Together they combine to represent...

Holla...

post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/09 10:45:27
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 10:16:54
An oatmeal-flavored ice cream would represent Cedar Rapids, Iowa well, as anyone who's been in the area when the wind's blowing just so will attest.
lleechef
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 11:42:54
Sea salt caramel for us in Columbus.......after all, Columbus did sail the blue in 1492.
mar52
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 13:31:00
Celebrity nut for Hollywood because we have a lot of them.
 
Then in a few weeks you could Make Celebrity Splits.
 
WhoreChatta for our  questionable areas.
 
 
 
 
mar52
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 13:32:13
I won a Dreyer's ice Cream contest with this flavor...
 
Representing the San Joaquin Valley....
 
Almond Love  (Say it a few times)
felix4067
Filet Mignon
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 14:27:50
Hudsonville Ice Cream (made about 45 minutes west of me on Lake Michigan) already has several flavours that represent Michigan cities...Grand Traverse Bay Cherry Fudge (cherries with fudge ripple in vanilla), Mackinac Island Fudge (chunks of fudge and butter fudge swirls in vanilla), Michigan Deer Traxx (peanut butter cups and chocolate fudge in vanilla), Sleeping Bear Dunes Hug (chocolate-covered cashews with fudge swirls in chocolate) that are available all the time. They also have a couple of limited edition flavours...Lake Affection (blue mint ice cream swirled with vanilla) and Pure Michigan Caramel Apple (apple ice cream with chunks of Michigan apples and caramel).
 
If I had to pick something from the Grand Rapids area specifically, it would have to be something with ripples (our name comes from the Grand River, which flows through the center of the city). There isn't really a flavour specific to here that is unique from anywhere else in the state, though.
post edited by felix4067 - 2013/06/09 14:29:13
mar52
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 15:13:57
I forgot French Dip for Los Angeles.
(French Vanilla with a bowl of dipping jus)

Smog
(Licorice flavor)

East Los Angeles... Elote
Best served on a stick

Olvera Streak
(Sugar cones rolled up around avocado ice cream, taquito style)

CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 15:22:13
Nobody would vote against The Big Big Bang ice cream. Even if they did...the votes wouldn't count.
 

CajunKing
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 15:24:48
Cheese Coney Flavored Ice Cream -
 
I will just eat a bowl of Graeter's after the cheese coneys
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 16:00:37
Yesterday we drove up to Utica, Ohio for a visit to Velvet Ice Cream. lleechef had a single scoop of Praline Pecan ice cream on a waffle cone and I had a double scoop of sea salt caramel ice cream on a sugar cone.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 16:03:27
WKR Pecan for Cincinnati.
love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 16:06:43
These are great!!  Keep em coming.
 
I love the birch beer, pistachio & cannoli, Michigan themes, ripples, oatmeal (cookie dough?) and Columbus sea salt--hahahaa 
 
Big Big Bang--what would be in it, CC? 
 
Mar, you've absolutely outdone yourself--I literally laughed out loud.   And congrats on winning the Dreyer's contest!!  Did they ever produce that?
 
Mmmmm... Graeter's.
 
Mmmmm again--praline pecan is one of my all time favorites. 
 
There are many flavors that could fit San Francisco, one of which could be Stone(d)fruit.  Or Fruitcake for all the crazies here.

 
post edited by love2bake - 2013/06/09 16:11:10
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 16:14:25
It's locked in the trunk right now but I'll check ASAP...
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 16:56:28
Sinatra Sriracha for <<<Hoboken>>>

Sriracha-glazed pine nut ice cream.
mar52
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 17:02:56
love2bake,  My Dreyers flavor was an almond base with burnt almonds and pieces of See's marzipan candy throughout.
 
A few months later they came out with an almond ice cream... no pieces of anything and not enough almond flavor. It didn't stay long.
 
 
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 17:10:36
See's marzipan! Yum!

Tehachapi Loop ol' ice cream.

It has to have tracks of somethin'...
1bbqboy
Filet Mignon
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 19:01:01
For my Rogue Valley, I'd combine pears and wine in a nifty sorbet,
and a Blue Cheese and Chocolate Swirl Vanilla with Hazelnuts for the ice cream.
That covers our major food groups, unless I can devise a Pot ice cream. 
Available in ounce containers. :)
post edited by 1bbqboy - 2013/06/09 19:06:49
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 19:19:28
* Matchbooks sold separately.
1bbqboy
Filet Mignon
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 19:28:35
I made those up but the sorbet seems to be a well known recipe.
via Ms. Martha Stewart and others...

The Cooking of Joy: Red Wine and Pear Sorbet

I found blue cheese and pear ice cream in Wisconsin too.
I wanna go to this place:
 Ice Cream Flavors | Kelley Country Creamery
look at all those cool flavors!
post edited by 1bbqboy - 2013/06/09 19:31:07
mar52
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 20:09:39
Vanilla ice cream loaded with caramels and nougat...
 
Chattanooga
post edited by mar52 - 2013/06/10 00:30:36
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 21:07:26
I'll wait until tomorrow to do Ho-Ho-Kus.
billyboy
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 22:49:44
The NYC-based chain, Shake Shack, has a number of "concrete" flavors as a tribute to the neighborhoods that they are in.  The Theater District location has Broadway themed ones such as Pretzel! The Concrete, Jelly's Last Donut and Great White Way flavors.  And proceeds from some of the concretes help fund local programs in the community.  The Brooklyn location has Fudge-eddaboutit.  The new Boston location has a Lobstah Shell concrete with pieces of lobster tail pastry from the North End in it.  
 
Or perhaps City Bakery can slice one of their salty Pretzel Croissants in half, pair it up with some Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory or Ample Hills ice cream and make an ice cream sandwich with it!

 
I'd love to see an ice cream with pieces of Sfogliatelle Italian pastry in it!

 

 
For my home region of Central NY, I think a chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream with pieces of half moon cookies in it would be divine!  


 
OOH, OOH, Turkey Joint ice cream!!!!  What are Turkey Joints, you ask?  A chocolate and brazil nut "bone marrow" center that is enrobed in a shiny and crunchy sugar "bone" outer shell.

 
And maybe even a dark chocolate ice cream with a coconut custard pusty mashed up in it for an "Almond Joy" of sorts!

 
 
 
post edited by billyboy - 2013/06/09 23:24:12
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/09 22:58:49
I vote for Turkey Joints! I'll drink to Jelly's Last Donut.

I won't get a call from the Mob Wives...since they apparently situated Manhattan Newark & the Statue of Liberty to their liking (for the opening)...and eliminated Bayonne in the process.

So bring it...Big Ang!


Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams makes delightful ice cream sandwiches (including macaron) that are a tad spendy...but now that I'm no longer here...there won't be a bill...

http://www.jenis.com/ice-...ich-8-pack-collection/
post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/09 23:38:10
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 02:44:23
Miami rice cream

Orange rum rice pudding
love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 10:43:46
CCinNJ

It's locked in the trunk right now but I'll check ASAP...

Okay--I'm inspired on the Mob Wives ice cream.
 
First, BIG marshmallows in there, and maybe caramel ice cream for the fake tans.  Candy high heel stilettos and rock candy.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 11:08:55
You need the caramel to be a spray mist!

Keep sprayin' it! Don't stop!

If you dare let the vanilla show...you're marshmallows are toasted like Mary Tyler S'mores!
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 11:35:00
You also have to leave the marshmallows on the counter long enough to make them so hard...a quarter will ricochet off 'em with so much force...it will shatter a pane of glass.
post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/10 11:39:19
love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 12:23:00
LOL CC.
 
Billyboy - I want all those items in your photos, whether in or or out of ice cream!!
 
Mar - Chattanooga is hilarious.
 
BBQ - blue cheese and pear ice cream??  Yikes!  I guess it would help if I loved that type of cheese...  Red wine and pear, though, sounds deeelicious.   Kelley looks like a very fun place!!  Pot ice cream by the ounce.
post edited by love2bake - 2013/06/10 12:25:20
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 12:50:09
There's a ghost town (YAY!) in Texas named Grit. It's near Honey Creek.

I only know polenta...
BelleReve
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 16:34:26
creole cream cheese - which Bluebell is doing, but don't know how far the distribution extends or how good it is
 
praline - somebody's probably making it
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 17:18:48
Creole cream cheese sounds like it would be nice on a bagel...too!
 
Sacra...
 
 

 
I like COLD Mentos. They crack in half instead of being chewy.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 18:01:03
Austin Roof Sundae with these peanuts...

http://homesicktexan.blog...r-and-peanuts.html?m=1
billyboy
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 22:15:11
There's a woman here in NYC who runs a seasonal NOLA-inspired Sno-Ball shop called Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls with flavors such as Creole Cream Cheese, Bananas Foster, Hurricane, Mardi Gras King Cake and Praline.  Really good stuff!!
Website:  http://iwsnoballs.com
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/10 23:02:15
Very cool Billyboy!

I have to go to Sigmund Pretzel Shop on Friday...and Gansevoort is a good walk from there. If the weather is nice...it's a Sno-Balll for Lunch!
post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/10 23:06:14
mar52
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 00:09:44
Love2bake...  glad that you "got" Chattanooga!
 
How about tiny pieces of candied cinnamon apple pieces for...
 
Mini-Apple-lis.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 00:33:33
Milwaukee Lime Cheesecake

Marone! Cheese Cake Heaven in Wisconsin has over 90 of them in the rotation...including Key Lime. Champagne as well. Strawberries report to Lake Champlain.

http://www.cheesecakeheaven.com/CHSCK.html
post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/11 00:59:08
billyboy
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 01:01:13
CC, give Imperial Woodpecker a call before you go.  I seem to remember that the owner had mentioned to me in an email that they didn't have a B & M location this summer but that may have changed.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 01:05:08
I'll do that. Thanks Billyboy!

They look great and so cute in the Chinese takeout containers!

http://dessertbuzz.com/im...n-in-the-west-village/
post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/11 01:08:14
billyboy
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 01:15:50
Here's their flavor board:

 
My girlfriend tried their Mardi Gras King Cake flavor which she didn't like (too sweet for her) but I loved it and they really nailed color as well as the King Cake taste.

 
And I had the Tiger's Blood flavor (strawberry syrup and coconut with sweetened condensed milk on top).  These are only the small sizes.  The people at the table next to us had gotten the large size in a Chinese takeout conatainer and it looked far too daunting for me to even attempt!

CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 01:24:34
They are really pretty...and that serving looks like a good size!

Tiger's Bllood sounds delicious ...now that you explained it.

Mardi Gras King Cake. Sip for the prize...sip for the prize.
post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/11 01:36:21
love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 08:39:50
CC - I see the future of foo-foo vodka flavors...
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 09:39:39
Are you a Foofoosayer...or do you know Smirnoff?

That could easily be the future foo-foo vodka All-Star line-up!

All it needs is Skittles vodka to be Mecca...




post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/11 09:47:11
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 10:09:49
Gotta get the pumpkin seeds ready for a big batch of...

New York Seedy!
love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 10:56:50
Hahahahaaa-- New York Seedy   
 
Yeah - it's the foo-ture of vodka.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 11:16:56
The foo-ture of vodka....belongs on a BIG Billboard in Times Square!!

Those lights are really bright...

Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 12:05:48
Considering the fact that Columbus is often called Cowtown, perhaps Jeni Britton Bauer could come out with a fresh manure flavor.
billyboy
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 12:20:57
MH, some ice cream shops in the Adirondack Mountains, have "Moose Tracks" ice cream and some in Maine have "Caribou Tracks".  How about a "Cow Patties" line for Columbus?
Michael Hoffman
Double-chop Porterhouse
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 12:27:10
billyboy

MH, some ice cream shops in the Adirondack Mountains, have "Moose Tracks" ice cream and some in Maine have "Caribou Tracks".  How about a "Cow Patties" line for Columbus?

Excellent! By the way, Moose Tracks is available here. Personally, I'd prefer Caribou, but that's because I love caribou meat. lleechef, on the other hand, is partial to moose..
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 12:56:25
Kow-Tow would be very respected...in the freezer case!
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 14:05:30
Imperial Woodpecker is a vendor @ Hester Street Fair on Saturdays. I'll go on Saturday since it looks like it will be a nice weather day as well (peck on wood)...

http://www.hesterstreetfair.com/


A pre-Sno-Ball Lobsta Roll is a bonus...

http://mobile.newyork.ser...n-lower-east-side.html

http://www.grubstreet.com...nus-hester-street.html
post edited by CCinNJ - 2013/06/11 14:45:55
EdSails
Filet Mignon
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 14:14:51
For Los Angeles/Orange County:
 
Malibu Ice Cream--served in 2 extra large cups
Kogi Ice Cream---Green Tea Ice cream wrapped in Korean BBQ Beef
Newport Beach Ice cream--a sundae topped with two 3 carat diamonds
and.....
Hollywood Ice Cream--vanilla with computer-generated toppings
 
 
EdSails
Filet Mignon
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 14:18:23
Actually, I have discovered Smirnoff's "Whipped Cream" Vodka. I do two things with it:
Mix it with a small amount of triple sec to make an "orangsicle"
Mix it with coke to make a "Vanilla Coke"
mar52
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 14:54:00

Malibu Ice Cream--served in 2 extra large cups

 
Ed Sails wins!
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 15:23:52
Neesa Peterson (owner of Imperial Woodpecker) is so nice she just called me with the 411 on the Sno-Balls. They have private events this Saturday (no Hester Street Fair) and the Gansevoort St. location (I think it's 55 Gansevoort St. ) will be the B&M this season...starting in a few weeks.
CCinNJ
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 16:39:17
For Brooklyn...Everything Bage"L" Train.

NYC cream cheese...jelly...cinnamon raisins...poppy & sesame (not Street ...that's in Queens) seeds.

Hold the onion & garlic.
mar52
Sirloin
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 19:42:19
Port sorbet with chunks of blond brownies.  You guess.
 
 
EdSails
Filet Mignon
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/11 20:44:19
mar52


Malibu Ice Cream--served in 2 extra large cups


Ed Sails wins!

 
Thanks Mar!

love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:City-inspired ice cream flavors 2013/06/12 19:24:23
Mar - I've been trying to figure it out, but can't!  When are you going to tell us??
 
Ed - Malibu Ice Cream is great.
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