jeni's

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samhanlj
Junior Burger
2009/11/21 01:45:59
Has anyone tried jeni's of Columbus, OH? 
post edited by Tony Bad - 2009/12/03 10:51:22
mar52
Sirloin
Re:jeni's 2009/11/21 01:49:34
Edited.  Sorry,.
post edited by mar52 - 2009/11/21 13:12:48
Tumbleweed365
Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2009/11/21 08:54:47
Jeni's puts out a truly exceptional product.
 
They give out 'tastes' with the tiny spoons, and it's torture trying to figure out which one, or two, to order!

I make it a point to stop by each time I'm in Columbus.
Ralph Melton
Double Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2009/11/21 11:53:13
I went to Jeni's on June 28, 2008, and it was sublime.

I got two scoops: the bourbon butter pecan was splendid with plenty of rich bourbon flavor, and the cherry lambic sorbet was a perfect cool tart refresher for the warm humid day. Lori also loved her lavender wildberry, mango lassi, and dark chocolate ice creams.

I think Jeni's is well worth the attention of ice-cream-loving Roadfooders.
post edited by ralphmelton - 2009/11/21 11:58:20
mar52
Sirloin
Re:jeni's 2009/11/21 13:11:56
Okay, I'll edit my first post.

I should stop doing that!
mar52
Sirloin
Re:jeni's 2009/11/21 13:14:12
One more thing:

samhanlj...  Welcome to Roadfood.

Let's hear about more of your good finds.
Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2009/11/21 14:19:10
Great product and a strange variety of flavors. ...Russ
icecreamchick
Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2009/11/21 14:45:51
I looooove Jeni's. We (ralphmelton and I - I am his wife) go everytime we're in Columbus.  I think the lavender wildberry is my favorite.

Actually, there is lots of great food in the North Market in Columbus.
buffetbuster
Porterhouse
Re:jeni's 2009/11/21 18:09:39
My girlfriend and I are also big fans of Jeni's, although on my last visit, I found a couple of the flavors too intense.  We may be there tomorrrow!
bosco lover
Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2009/12/22 18:36:24
i love jeni's. for me, it's the best ice cream i've ever had.  they  have  as one of their seasonal offerings a brown butter almond brittle that is not to be missed. i'm currently away from my warm florida home  and in the chilly ohio winter instead, and jeni's makes life more bearable
Soccer862923
Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2009/12/22 21:45:47
I feel like I must be the only person who really doesn't care for Jeni's. I get the whole artisanal flavors and unique combinations but whenever I am done I am always feeling unsatisfied. Like I should have gotten more for my money than just a few miserly scoops.

Don't get me wrong I think the flavor of the Salted Caramel is very good but I can't say that it quite makes me want to make a trip out of my way to get some whenever I am in CBus or justifies the cost.
buffetbuster
Porterhouse
Re:jeni's 2010/01/22 08:12:45
I haven't loved everything I have eaten at Jeni's, but what I had this past Sunday at the North Market location was exceptional.  All three flavors of my trio were well above average, but the seasonal Dark Chocolate Peppermint may very well have been the best ice cream I have ever had.  Still kicking myself for not bringing any home with me.
Russ Jackson
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2010/01/22 08:37:13
buffetbuster

I haven't loved everything I have eaten at Jeni's, but what I had this past Sunday at the North Market location was exceptional.  All three flavors of my trio were well above average, but the seasonal Dark Chocolate Peppermint may very well have been the best ice cream I have ever had.  Still kicking myself for not bringing any home with me.


Next time you are in town PM me...Russ
buffetbuster
Porterhouse
Re:jeni's 2010/01/22 09:07:10
Sorry Russ, Travelin Man and myself were just there.  Next time for sure!
Mrs.Crunch
Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2010/01/29 10:58:00
Don't forget that Jeni's ships their ice cream anywhere in the US. My favorite is the Bourbon Pecan, I will say that I don't purchase Jeni's ice cream much, I have a hard time paying $8-10 for one single pint. I too get the whole artisanal, organic, sustainable, community thing but.....damn, that's a lot of $ for 2 cups of ice-cream. 
Nathan G
Junior Burger
Re:jeni's 2011/03/30 15:20:59
I was at the North Market earlier and stopped by Jeni's.  Hard to believe that I've been at Nationwide Arena literally hundreds of times and have never gone to the place that combines two of my favorite things....ice cream and weird combinations.
 
I sampled the Bangkok peanut and Queen City cayenne (both of which were excellent), but went for a waffle cone with a Riesling Poached Pear sorbet.  In addition to outstanding flavor, it even had the texture of a fresh pear.  I'm fairly certain this is the only time in my life that I've bought ice cream and then walked into snow falling outside.
hatteras04
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:jeni's 2011/03/30 15:48:20
My wife loves the Queen city cayenne and I've had a taste or two and enjoyed it but I did not care for the Bangkok peanut.  I'm not sure why, there was just an odd flavor in there that I didn't like.  Sounds simple but the best one I have tried recently was the coffee flavor.  The tag says it tastes like coffee smells and it really does.  My other recent discovery is the ice cream sandwiches.  I don't know why it took so long for me to try those but they are fantastic.