Hot Eats: Ice Cream
Izzy's hosts its People's Flavor Awards, the biennial customer-driven lick-off this Sunday June 28, from 1 - 4:30 pm. In the spring, Izzy's takes submissions from customers for new ice cream flavors, then whip up batches of four favorites in each of six categories and subject them to a public taste test. A ticket gives you an all access pass to flavor samples and one vote in selecting the winning flavor that will earn a place in Izzy's rotation. (Tickets are sold at the shop--advanced tickets are $10.00 for adults, $6.00 for kids 12 and under. They're $12.00 on date of event and kids 2 and under are free.) When I've attended in teh past, even though I didn't love every pick--chocolate-covered potato chip = thumbs up, wintergreen = thumbs down--I appreciated the creativity.
If you aren't able to make it to Izzy's, Rick Nelson has a great roundup of his favorite TC frozen treats--from ice cream sandwiches to Mexican paletas (popsicles)--a cool way to enjoy the 90 degree temps.